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The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time  

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List Rules Decide on the best versions and interpretations of Captain America.

Captain America is one of the most prolific and long-running comic book heroes in history, both as a solo act and as a charter member of Marvel's The Avengers. As such, there are many different variations of the character and dozens of formats the character has been utilized in. Be it video games, films, animated series, or alternate versions of the man himself in comic books, Captain America is in SO many forms of pop culture, in one way or another.

We've decided to compile some of our favorites here. Do you like to play as Cap in tactical multiplayer gameplay like Ultimate Alliance, or do you like playing as him in beat-em-ups like Marvel Vs. Capcom 3? Is the current Marvel NOW run of Captain America your favorite or is the classic golden age Captain America comics more your style? Are you a Steve Rogers as Captain America fan or is Bucky your Cap?

Here's the chance to see where it all lines up. What are the greatest interpretations of Captain America ever? Vote up your favorites!
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Captain America: The Win... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Film
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios ...more

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Captain America: The Fir... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Film
Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is ...more

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The Avengers: Earth's Mi... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
TV Program
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! is an American animated television series by Marvel Animation in cooperation with Film Roman, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. The ...more

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Captain America (Vol. 6)... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Captain America (Vol. 6) Comic Book Series
 #1-19 (September 2011 - December 2012)
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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Film
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Captain America (Vol. 4)... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Captain America (Vol. 4) Comic Book Series
#1-32 (June 2002 - December 2004)
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Captain America (Vol. 5)... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Captain America (Vol. 5) Comic Book Series
#1-50 (January 2005 - July 2009)
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Ultimate Avengers 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Film
Ultimate Avengers 2 is an animated action/science fiction film, superhero film and the sequel to Ultimate Avengers. It is loosely based on The Ultimates, the limited comic book series by Marvel ...more
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Captain America Comics ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Comic Book Series
 #1-78 (March 1941 - September 1954)
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Captain America (Vol.1) ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Captain America (Vol.1) Comic Book Series
#100-454 (April 1968 - August 1996)
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Tales of Suspense is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
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Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Age of Ultron Comic Book Series
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Captain America #600-619... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Captain America #600-619 Comic Book Series
Bucky Cap
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Captain America and Hawk... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Captain America and Hawkeye #629-632 Comic Book Series
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James Buchanan (Bucky) B... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
James Buchanan (Bucky) Barnes Fictional Character
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Marvel vs DC is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Comic Book Series
DC vs. Marvel Comics was a comic book limited series crossover published by DC Comics and Marvel Comics from April to May 1996. The series was written by Ron Marz and Peter David, with art by ...more
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Earth X is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Comic Book Series
Earth X is a 1999 comic book limited series written by Jim Krueger with art by John Paul Leon and published by Marvel Comics. Based on Alex Ross' notes, the series features a dystopian future ...more
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Captain America and Buck... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Captain America and Bucky #620-628 Comic Book Series
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Captain America (Vol. 3)... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Captain America (Vol. 3) Comic Book Series
#1-50 (January 1998 - February 2002)
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Ultimate Captain America... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Fictional Character
Ultimate Captain America is a fictional comic book superhero appearing in books published by Marvel Comics. He is an alternative version of the mainstream Marvel continuity Captain America that ...more
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Ultimate Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
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Cyclops is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
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Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Winter Soldier Comic Book Series
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Marvel's Avengers Assemb... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
Marvel's Avengers Assemble TV Program
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Deadpool Merc with A Mou... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Captain America Versions Of All Time
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