How Captain America Is Practically Biblical

By Published on May 1, 2015

When Marvel’s Avengers assemble for Age of Ultron this May, moviegoers will be re-introduced to a bevy of practically divine beings: Tony Stark and his supercharged Iron Man suit; god-like Thor and his mighty hammer; Hulk and his mean, green, invincible anger. Fellow Marvelites Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, and Vision are rumored to be joining the team, too — bringing with them their own daunting array of superpowers.

The man who leads this titanic team is, by comparison, just a little bit better than your average Joe — a heck of an Olympic athlete, but no Olympian god. He’s not the smartest Avenger. He’s not the fastest. He’s certainly not the strongest.

But when the chips are down and the whole world is assaulted by alien invaders or sentient robots, who calls the shots? Captain America, that’s who.

Funny what a little moral authority can do for a superhero.

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