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It is providence, Master Steven, that you should be returned to us now. Just when the world has need of such a man as you!
-- Alfred Pennyworth src

Steve Rogers seemingly had a similar history as his Earth-616 counterpart. During World War II, he joined the United States Army and was turned into Captain America to counter Nazi Germany's Red Skull.

Fat Boy

Circa 1945, Captain America was summoned to Gotham City. As he and Bucky arrived at Gotham Municipal Airfield, another plane was hijacked. As Steve went to liberate the plane, he was aided by Batman (Bruce Wayne) and Robin (Dick Grayson). While they interrogated the goons, they succumbed to Joker Venom, making the superheroes realize this hijacking was orchestrated by The Joker. Steve's superiors; however, realized Joker's was just a pawn and believed the mastermind to be Bruce Wayne. They sent him to spy on Wayne and while sneaking around Wayne Manor, Steve misunderstood a conversation Bruce was having with his ward and believed he was working with The Joker. He followed him to his penthouse at Wayne Foundation and tried to arrest him. During their fight, Bruce quickly realized that Steve was Captain America and after revealing this, Steve realized that Bruce was Batman and the two teamed-up.

Batman took the captain and his sidekick to his Batcave where they looked over the evidence on the Batcomputer. Commissioner Gordon of the Gotham City Police Department turned on the Bat-Signal, meaning The Joker had struck again. Not wanting to leave the program running by itself, he sent Rogers in his place. The shore patrol had found a boat drifting near the lakefront carrying five corpses affected by Joker Venom. Steve figured out that Joker had found a hidden military base and stolen a nuclear bomb that was being delivered there. They then visited the shore patrol outpost and found that the officers were killed by Dust of Death, the signature poison of Red Skull. The four heroes took the Batplane to intersect Skull's plane as it left the base. Bruce and Steve broke onto the plane and flew it to the Atlantic Ocean. Shmidt mocked their efforts, as they were still close enough to his target to fulfill his mission. He tried to deploy the bomb, only to find that Joker had betrayed him and damaged the dropping mechanism. Their fight caused the bomb to drop with the two madmen on top of it, exploding over Atlantic.

Suspended Animation

Towards the end of the war, Captain America and Bucky were involved in a battle that threw Rogers into the Atlantic and seemingly killed Barnes. Thanks to the Super-Soldier Serum, Steve entered a state of suspended animation. In 1965, he was found and revived by Batman (Dick Grayson) and Robin (Bruce Wayne, Jr.). He was brought to the Batcave and given a proper welcome back party by Alfred Pennyworth and Bruce Wayne, Sr..

Powers and Abilities

Powers

Seemingly those of the Steve Rogers of Earth-616.

Abilities

Seemingly those of the Steve Rogers of Earth-616.

Paraphernalia

Equipment

Captain America wields a round shield made from an extremely strong, but rare metal known as Vibranium. It is strong enough against almost anything and its frisbee-like build make the shield a boomerang like performance. Managing to bounce back when thrown onto walls and even enemies. It has been destroyed many times; most notably in Avengers: Endgame where in a battle with Thanos who broke it in half with his sword, ending the myth of it's invinciablitiy.

Weapons

Captain America has wielded a variety of weapons. In WWII, he carried a Colt M1911A1 pistol and used it frequently in firefights. At one point, he pick up an enemy carbine and opened fire when he was unable to retrieve his shield during a battle on the S.H.I.E.L.D. helicarrier. But the burden of his weaponry was when he was proven worthy of Thor's hammer, Mjolinir, and used it against Thanos in Avengers: Endgame.

Trivia

  • Steve had Full Security Clearance.
  • Among the martial arts Steve mastered was aki jitsu and okinawn te.
  • Captain America was given an indirect reference in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, where Terry speculates that Joker's return after several decades had passed involved, among other things, him being put under suspended animation in a block of ice, referring to a large part of Captain America's backstory.
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