Medium: Oil on Fine Art Linen Canvas
Size: 28"x20", 70x50cm
Artist: Mike S. Mall
High resolution close-up
photos of all artwork are available upon request.
In choosing a framing option for this painting, We
recommend this be done in cooperation with a
custom frame shop in accordance to one's own
Return to gallery
Captain America is an American fictional character, a superhero who appears
in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by Joe
Simon and Jack Kirby and first appeared in Captain America Comics #1 (March
1941) from Marvel Comics' 1940s predecessor, Timely Comics.
As an American soldier in World War II he was given a serum that transformed him into a physically perfect human. He wears a patriotic costume, wields an indestructible circular shield, and fights for American ideals of liberty and justice.
In 1940, writer Joe Simon conceived the idea for Captain America and made a sketch of the character in costume. Simon recalls: "I wrote the name 'Super American' at the bottom of the page, but then realized it didn't work as there were too many 'Supers' around, 'Captain America' had a good ring to it, and there weren't a lot of captains in comics so It was as easy as that".