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Captain America to become president in Marvel Comics "Ultimate Comics" line

“Ultimate Comics Ultimates” No. 15 goes on sale Wednesday, features Captain America becoming President Elect
by Matthew Price Modified: September 18, 2012 at 10:50 am •  Published: September 18, 2012

The Ultimates imprint is separate from Marvel's bigger universe. The line debuted in 2000 with “Ultimate Spider-Man.” The “Ultimate” version of Captain America debuted in “Ultimates” No. 1 by Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch in 2002.

The Marvel Universe Captain America faced the possibility of running for president back in issue No. 250 of “Captain America,” in 1980, but Captain America ultimately declined the nomination.

A follow-up story, featuring what might have happened if Captain America had won the election, was published in “What If” Vol. 1 No. 26.

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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