- For the concept of enhanced warriors in general, see Supersoldier
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|First appearance||Marvel Versus DC #3 (April 1996)|
|Created by||Mark Waid
(based upon Siegel & Shuster's Superman and Simon & Kirby's Captain America)
|Alter ego||Clark Kent|
|Team affiliations||Judgment League Avengers
All-Star Winners Squadron
|Abilities||Similar to Superman's, use of an unbreakable shield|
Super-Soldier (Clark Kent) is a fictional character, an Amalgam Comics superhero who first appeared in Marvel Versus DC #3 (April 1996). Super-Soldier is an amalgamation of DC Comics' Superman and Marvel Comics' Captain America.
Sometime before World War II, the United States government discovers a spacecraft that contains the corpse of a dead alien being. When World War II breaks out, the government uses the dead alien's DNA to develop a serum that will create the ultimate superhuman soldier to fight the Axis powers.
Chosen for the project is a scrawny man named Clark Kent (who, in this world, has blond hair similar to Marvel's Steve Rogers). Injecting him with the only sample of the serum, in combination with a solar radiation treatment, gives him superhuman strength, invulnerability, flight, and super-vision. With his newfound powers, Clark becomes a symbol of freedom during World War II as Super-Soldier, the Man of War.
In 1942, Super-Soldier is frozen in ice while fighting the robotic menace Ultra-Metallo (an amalgamation of DC's Metallo and the Ultra-Humanite with Marvel's Ultron). Revived fifty years later, he finds that his powers are fading due to fallout from K-Bombs (constructed from the alien element, Green K) exploded by his archenemy, Lex Luthor.
Powers and abilities
Super-Soldier has powers and abilities similar to Superman, including superhuman strength, endurance, senses, speed, and stamina; flight; heat-ray vision; and ice breath. He also has a "danger sense." Super-Soldier carries an unbreakable shield in the shape of the traditional Superman "S" emblem.
- Super-Soldier #1 (April 1996)