Captain Assyria (Character)

Created by: Fabian Nicieza and Mark Bagley

1st appearance: New Warriors #11, (August 1991)

Real Name: unknown

Nationality: unknown

Legal Status: unknown

Team Affiliations: The Avengers

Weight: 230 lbs    Height: 6’4

Eyes: Brown           Hair: Black

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and Abilities: Expert hand to hand combatant. He’s also a competent military strategist and is the chief enforcer of the Sphinx.

Powers: Captain has superhuman strength and agility and all his physical traits are superhuman. He also carried a shield reminiscent of that carried by Captain America.

Biography

Assyria is the alternate timeline counterpart of Captain America/Steve Rogers in a world where the Sphinx is supreme ruler of the world. In this world time diverged when Cleopatra and her army conquered Rome. Thus Egypt and Africa became a worldwide super power and spread their influence over the world. Cap was the leader of his world’s version of the Avengers who fought Night Thrasher and his New Warriors. When Sphinx was defeated he and his world ceased to exist.

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