Template talk:Captain America

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Characters like Cap, but not from Cap series.[edit]

I had removed a number of articles from "Supporting characters" section that were either minor characters or not supporting characters. Some of these could be looked at as either "Derived from" or "Similar to" Cap.

Is it reasonable to include a "Derived characters" or "Similar chracters" line?

Jack Flag, Josiah X, Patriot (comics), and U.S. Agent (the last at least as a character name) are articles that don't fit as "Supporting characters" but are on characters that Marvel patterned on Cap - there for "Derived characters".

"Similar characters" would include those four as well as other characters that Marvel owns that are thematically similar to Cap but weren't patterned after him. And of the three or four characters I can think of that fit, Marvel has made attempts to link them to Cap after the fact.

- J Greb (talk) 16:29, 20 February 2011 (UTC)

May I add new people to the Template, mostly Josiah X and Patroit 2/Elijah Bradley?? (JoeLoeb (talk) 20:54, 7 March 2012 (UTC))

You mean the contentious edit you made that was reverted or just a rubber-stamp for you concurrent edits with this request that is identical to that edit?
Bluntly: The are not supporting characters. Period.
If, and this is unlikely, Marvel makes them "Captain America" for a time in actualt published stories, they might be reasonable to add to "Alter Egos". Might.
- J Greb (talk) 22:33, 7 March 2012 (UTC)
Okay, thank you. (JoeLoeb (talk) 01:54, 10 March 2012 (UTC))
Jack Flag was a supporting character as he and Free Spirit were his trainees/partners when he was losing mobility at the end of Gruenwald's run on Captain America. Spshu (talk) 14:13, 30 July 2014 (UTC)


I find it very curious that MODOK appears as a villain in the Iron Man template and not here. To my knowledge, MODOK has always been first and foremost a Captain America foe. His first appearance was in a Cap story and he has appeared in more issues of "Captain America" than any other comic - especially Iron Man, where he only popped up three times. I think we should strongly consider including MODOK in the villains section of the template. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:55, 9 May 2011 (UTC)


Can we expand the storylines section? They currently only list post-Civil War stories (2005-pres). Fighting Chance, War & Remembrance, Operation: Rebirth etc. (talk) 12:29, 22 August 2012 (UTC)