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Captain Nazi

Captain Nazi
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Real Name
Current Alias

Identity

Alignment

Affiliation
Fourth Reich, formerly Third Reich, formerly Adolph Hitler, formerly Monster Society of Evil, formerly The Society

Relatives
Wolf Krieger (brother), Madame Liberine (granddaughter)

Universe

Base Of Operations
Mobile

Characteristics
Gender

Height
6' 4"

Weight
225 lb.

Eyes

Hair

Unusual Features
Facial Scarring

Status
Citizenship

Marital Status

Occupation
Super-Villain

Education
Unknown

Origin
Origin
Originally though to be Genetically altered by his father during WW II to serve Hitler's Third Reich. He has revealed he is the living avatar of National Socialism given physical form and that so long as there are Nazis in existence, he would exist.

Place of Birth

Creators

First appearance

Master Comics #21

Contents

History

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World War II

The super-strong Captain Nazi (real name Albrecht Krieger) was genetically altered by his scientist father, and developed into the "perfect specimen" in order to fight for Adolf Hitler and the Axis Powers during World War II. Nazi was in opposition to both Captain Marvel and Bulletman. During the second half of his battle with Marvel, Nazi attacks two innocent bystanders who happened to be fishing near the scene of the battle. One of them, an old man named Jacob Freeman, is killed, but the old man's teenage grandson, Freddy Freeman, is saved by Captain Marvel and becomes Captain Marvel, Jr.

Junior, crippled in his Freddy Freeman form by the attack, continued to hold a vendetta against Nazi, and the two frequently battled one another. Nazi also served as a member of Mister Mind's Monster Society of Evil during the WWII years.

Modern Era

In the modern era, Nazi had been active during the 1940s, battling WWII-era heroes such as Bulletman, Minute-Man, and Spy Smasher, but placed himself in suspended animation so that he could emerge in modern society and revive the Third Reich. Nazi's brother, scientist Wolf Krieger, and his granddaughter, a superpowered villainess named Madame Libertine who possessed mind-controlling powers, carried on Nazi's legacy in the 1990s and resurrected their hero from his suspended animation chamber.

After the Marvel Family captures and defeats Nazi, he is sent to Europe to be tried for war crimes committed during World War II.

Captain Nazi eventually joined Lex Luthor's new Secret Society of Super-Villains, where he was working with them to torture the Secret Six. He was then blinded during the escape of the Secret Six when Catman plunged syringes into his eyes.

Captain Nazi met his apparent end while fighting Batman and the Red Hood. The Captain and two other Society members had been lent out to the villain Black Mask to aid his attempt to assassinate The Red Hood. During the fight, The Red Hood apparently killed Captain Nazi by jamming a taser-like weapon into his cybernetic eyes (the only vulnerable part of his body). However, it was revealed that Nazi had survived. At the behest of the Society, Nazi appeared in Khandaq to release all of the captives in its prisons and fought Khandaq's ruler and former Secret Society member, Black Adam. During the battle, Black Adam confronted Nazi about how he seemingly survived being killed, at which time Captain Nazi cryptically proclaimed that previous origins about him were wrong and that the villain wasn't even human; that he was the living avatar of National Socialism given physical form and that so long as there are Nazis in existence, he would exist. Despite this revelation, Black Adam easily defeated Captain Nazi. (Note: In George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, the Thought Police agent O'Brien states that "Big Brother cannot die, for he is the manifestation of The Party, and the Party will never die".)

He has since appeared as leader of a Nazi team in Justice Society of America named "The Fourth Reich" after the "One Year Later" jump.

Powers and Abilities

Powers

Superhuman Strength

Superhuman Speed

Superhuman Stamina

Flight

Invulnerability

Enhanced Senses

Abilities

Expert Combatant

Trivia

  • Captain Nazi was indirectly responsible for the creation of Captain Marvel, Jr.
  • Captain Nazi has cybernetic eyes.

See Also

Links and References

Footnotes


This article uses material from the "Albrecht Krieger (New Earth)" article on the DC Comics wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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