April 28, 2017 | Updated at 12:53 PM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Marvel Makes Captain America President in New Comic

Marvel Comics is going to make a new issue featuring Captain America as President of the United States.

By Dexter Keyton, EnStars on Sep 19, 2012 12:57 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Photo Credit: Marvel Studios
Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans in Marvel Studios' "The Avengers" (Photo : Marvel Studios)

After decades of upholding the truths of freedom and justice, Captain America is getting a promotion of sorts.

In the newest Marvel Comics issue of "The Ultimates" due out Wednesday, Captain America will win the election for the oval office. Steve Rogers, the man behind the shield, will become President of the United States after being a write-in on the ballet giving the American people of the Marvel universe the leader they need.

"Cap is answering the call of the people," said Marvel writer Sam Humphries about the Captain's new job.  "This is not the first time he's stood up for an America in crisis. This is a further evolution in his role as America's defender, from soldier to superhero to president." 

A lot can be said about the costumed crusader Captain America who started work fighting Nazi soldiers in the 1940's. With his famous shield and patriotic costume he's fought public enemies, super foes and social issues throughout the decades.

The comic book character has seen a major resurgence from being transitioned into the movies with "Captain America: The First Avenger" and his role in "The Avengers". A sequel is in production titled "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" due out in April 2014 through Disney and Marvel studios.

The storyline in "The Ultimates" revolves around a world caught in turmoil and Captain America as the one with the power for change.

"He didn't ask for this position, but if it helps him reunite America, then he'll take on the job," said Humphries. "Cap has been elected to do a job, and he's going to do whatever it takes to reunite America. This will result in a unique and thrilling presidency we've never seen before, in history or in fiction."

© 2017 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt’s mom allegedly moves in with him following divorce with ex-wife Angelina Jolie

Reports have emerged claiming that Brad Pitt's mom, Jane Pitt, has allegedly moved in with the actor following the divorce with ex-wife Angelina Jolie

North Korean Missile Launch

North Korea promised to continue nuclear tests as long as US gets in the way

The tension between the United States and North Korea continues as a government official from the East Asia country recently revealed that it will not stop its nuclear tests as long as the US continue its 'aggressive acts.'

Disney movies

‘Indiana Jones 5’ moved to 2020; ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Lion King’ live-action release dates revealed

Disney officially announces the new premiere date for "Indiana Jones 5" while "Frozen 2" and "Lion King" live-action finally have release dates

Acer Iconia Dual Touch Screen

Acer Aspire Switch 3 Pro design & specs leaked ahead launch

Acer Aspire Switch 3 Pro's design and specification leaked ahead of the Taiwanese tech company's event.

18th CPC National Congress

China's first domestic aircraft carrier embarks

China has launched its first homegrown aircraft carrier.

Real Time Analytics