Thanks in part to Steve Rogers, the nationalistic superhero is one of the key archetypes of costumed super-fiction. Of course, not every nation has the same level of representation… but we’re here to help! Welcome to Ten Things!
Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’, and Police Chief Marge Gunderson, Presents:
TEN SWEDISH SUPERS!
10) CAPTAIN SWEDEN
Sometimes, our Ten Things topics are super-easy, and sometimes, they require one to scour the depth and breadth of superhero fiction to find the requisite heroes. Case in point: Captain Sweden, a hero seen in ‘Fun And Games’ magazine in the 1970s, as part of a puzzle also feature Captains Britain, America and several others, where the goal was to identify the flags of many nations. Though this is the sole appearance of all these characters, soon enough they’ll be back as part of a pitch by Warren Ellis or Kurt Busiek, and will be fully revamped…