Steve Rogers was
once a weak youth who was rejected for military duty during World War Two.
Possessing a fierce patriotic spirit, he jumped at the chance to aid his
country and volunteered for the secret Super Soldier program. Rogers was
injected with a serum that turned his once weak body into a perfect physical
specimen. Outfitted with a red, white and blue costume and a matching shield,
Rogers became Captain America, the symbol of liberty during the war.
the war, he was believed lost but was actually frozen in a glacier. Recovered
in the late twentieth century, Captain America became a new symbol in these
new times. His courage and leadership skills earned him the honor of leading
the Avengers, a group of super heroes dedicated to preserving peace. Still
armed with his indestructible shield, Captain America stands ready to conquer
evil no matter what form it takes.