If you haven’t yet seen the previews, or are
unfamiliar with the comic book, Steve Rogers
starts off a short, scrawny private, then becomes
a buff super-soldier through science, and is
promoted to captain. But even though he becomes
a legend, what is it about Cap that specifically
shows he’s still a regular Joe in the U.S. Army?
Captain America Is Still in the Army
9> Wears headgear that affords zero eye protection from the sun.
8> You can’t ask where he got the colorful outfit, because he
7> He was drafted. Duh.
6> The flashy uniform is nice, but it still doesn’t command
respect like the four gold stripes of a Navy captain.
5> Unlike bell-bottom-wearing sailors, has absolutely no fashion
4> The shield is obviously Army — Salvation, that is.
3> He’s a less-than 90-day OCS wonder who thinks he can do the
2> Wears ostentatiously tacky clothes when off duty.
Selected from 19 submissions from 7 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:
Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC — 1, 2, 3, 4 (4-day pass!),
Banner tag (29th #1!)
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA — 3, 5, 9 (3-day pass!)
Edward Rodman, St. Marys, GA — 6
Mark Weiss, Austin, TX — 7
Chuck Cooke, Austin, TX — 8
Colonel Howie, The Pentagon, VA — Topic
Kilroy, Washington, DC — Graffitist