Real Name: Rick Jones

Identity/Class: Human, mutate

Occupation: Super-hero

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Avengers (Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Giant-Man, Wasp) (dream versions)

Enemies: Baron Heinrich Zemo (dream version)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Avengers Mansion, New York

First Appearance: Captain America I#221 (May, 1978)

Powers/Abilities: Captain Avenger possessed superhuman strength.

History: (Captain America I#221/2) - Rick Jones leapt into the Avengers' meeting room one day and inadvertantly flung himself into their viewscreen, electrocuting himself(!). Rising from the wreckage, Rick found that he was now a super-hero, clad in a colorful costume and possessing superhuman strength. He decided to call himself "Captain Avenger." Just then, Baron Zemo burst in with an army of his agents, and they froze the Avengers in place with a ray gun. Only Rick was unaffected, and he attacked Zemo, destroying his gun. Zemo laughed at this, explaining that the gun was the only way to restore the Avengers to normal.

Just then, Rick woke up and realized it had all been a dream.

Comments: Created by Scott Edelman, Steve Leialoha and Al Gordon.

This story was set between Avengers I#14 and 15.

Sheesh, what a crummy story. Go back to DC's Silver Age where you belong, imaginary story!

by Prime Eternal

Captain Avenger should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Captain America I#221, page 26, panel 4

Captain America I#221 (May, 1978) - Scott Edelman (writer), Steve Leialoha (pencils), Al Gordon (inks), Archie Goodwin (editor)

First Posted: 05/07/2005
Last updated: 05/04/2005

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