5 Facts You Didn’t Know about Captain America

03. 05. 2016

Today, we all recognize Captain America as one of the Avengers.  However, did you know that this character gathered recognition nothing but because of movies?  Here are few facts that you didn’t know about the America’s greatest Captain!

  1. Captain America is a comic’s character, which gained popularity in 1941. The picture where the captain appeared produced a lot of praise, but also negativity. On the drawing the hero was punching Adolf Hitler. Having such a dual meaning the creator of the hero had to be protected by police as he was receiving a lot of threats.

  2. Captain America was so revolutionary at its time, that it introduced the first Afro-American Marvel hero. It happened in 1969 and created a lot of noise around the American values.

  3. When the character was being invented, it was first given the name Super America. Shortly after, “Capitan” replaced “Super”, as it was considered the world has too many superheroes and not enough good captains.

  4. Captain America did not always use his shield. This hero was seen used various weapons and has finally settled down with the shield after it was seen as a physical shield created on orders of President D. Roosevelt for World War II.

  5. Chris Evans rejected playing the role of Captain three times. Even after the actor finally accepted the role, he had doubts about it and had a meeting with the producer, where he finally got convinced.




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