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Isaiah Bradley (TRUTH: Captain America) Custom Action Figure

 
 
Custom #:42753  
Name:Isaiah Bradley (TRUTH: Captain America)
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Marvel Legends
Creator:spider-man59  
Date Added:September 15, 2012
Base Figure:Captain America (body) / Black Vulcan (head)
Height:6.00 inches
Completion Time:4.00 hours
Started with a Capt. America body added a Black Vulcan head and Patriot (from Young Avengers) gloves. Went the oppisite of most and painted with bright colors. For the bandana look in the back, took a twist tie, stripped the center , folded in half, drilled a hole in the back of his head and glued in. Comments and Suggestions welcomed.
Isaiah Bradley (TRUTH: Captain America)
Project: Rebirth began as a collaboration between US, British and German eugenicists led by Dr. "Josef Reinstein" (real name Dr. Wilfred Nagel), and Dr. Koch. When World War II began, Koch took over the German program and Josef Reinstein took over the American program. Each was attempting to recreate the super soldier serum which had previously turned Steve Rogers into Captain America a year prior to Pearl Harbor. Reinstein's early attempts to refine the formula were tested on African-Americans. Three hundred of these soldiers were taken from Camp Cathcart and subjected to potentially fatal experiments at an undisclosed location in an attempt to re-create the Super Soldier formula, as seen in Truth: Red, White & Black. Only five subjects survived the original trials. In the name of secrecy, US soldiers executed the camp's commander and hundreds of black soldiers left behind at Camp Cathcart. The government told the families of the three hundred subjects that their loved ones had died in battle.

Due to field missions in Europe as well as internal strife, Bradley emerged the sole survivor of his test group. He stole a spare costume and a shield intended for Captain America before he engaged in a suicide mission to destroy the Super-Soldier efforts of the Nazis at the Schwarzebitte concentration camp. There, he was also able to assassinate Koch. The mission ended when the Germans captured Bradley. Nazi interest in the American supersoldier was high; he was even brought before the Führer himself, who decided to dissect him in order to reverse engineer his powers but send the spare parts back to America as a message to the government. Bradley was later rescued by German insurgents, only to be court-martialed and imprisoned at Leavenworth around 1943. In 1960, Bradley was pardoned by President Eisenhower and released.

Considered to be the "Black Captain America", Isaiah Bradley became an underground legend among much of the African-American community in the Marvel Universe. A number of the most noted Africans and African-Americans of the twentieth century's last four decades visited Bradley as a sign of respect and, in many cases, hero worship. His visitors have included Malcolm X, Richard Pryor, Muhammad Ali, Angela Davis, Alex Haley, Nelson Mandela, and Colin Powell.[3] Outside the Black community, however, he remains largely unknown. When he arrived as a special guest to the wedding of Storm and the Black Panther, several African-American heroes were awestruck, including Luke Cage (who described him as "the first me"), Goliath (Bill Foster), Monica Rambeau, Triathlon, and the Falcon.


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Hilltop Creations - Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Just what our country needs more of "TRUTH". Great job
NeCrollector - Saturday, September 15, 2012
Awesome paint job!!! Looks awesome!
a9j8tgh6yhnf456m - Saturday, September 15, 2012
nice! the blue looks great
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