Glen Weldon Glen Weldon is a regular panelist on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. He also reviews books and movies for NPR.org and is a contributor to NPR's pop culture blog Monkey See, where he posts weekly about comics and comics culture.
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Actor Andrew Garfield asks a question from the audience wearing a Spider-Man costume during the Sony panel presentation of The Amazing Spider-Man at Comic Con last Friday. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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The American Way: A military genetics experiment transforms 98-pound weakling Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) into the iconic red, white and blue crusader. Cap must balance superheroics with his patriotic duty to sell war bonds. Jay Maidment/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Cover of 1941's Captain America Comics #1, on which Cap puts der fist to der Fuhrer. Marvel (Timely) Comics hide caption

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