Captain America is a fictional character created by American comics cartoonists Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. He appeared first in Captain America Comics #1 on March 1941. He fights the axis powers of World War II. He was mostly popular during the wartime period. He is armed with a shield that’s indestructible and his uniform bears an American flag. His alter ego is Steve Rogers. He is a long time leader of The Avengers. His arch-nemesis is the Red Skull. He has appeared in 3 films including: Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and will appear in the new film Avengers: Age of Ultron. Captain America is portrayed by actor Chris Evans.