From the John Paul II Messenger Press comes this inspiring article combining two of my favorite things – comic book heroes and Catholicism. I wasn’t exposed to Captain America until the recent Marvel movies, but I quickly came to love him as a character. Here was a man who was a hero before he got his powers. Despite his weak and small stature, Steve Rogers new how to stand for the good and the true. The super serum merely amplified the heroic nature he already had and allowed him to make a bigger stand against the forces of evil.
In a blog post on Parishable Items, Captain America is compared with St. Thomas Moore and the early apostles as examples of the power men have when they are “rooted in the truth.”