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The son of Captain America's co-creator says Capitol Hill rioters misrepresented the superhero

January 14, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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The son of the co-creator of comic book hero Captain America said he was "appalled" and "disgusted" when he saw Capitol Hill rioters wearing t-shirts and shields referencing the superhero.

(CNN)The son of the co-creator of comic book hero Captain America said he was "appalled" and "disgusted" when he saw Capitol Hill rioters wearing t-shirts and shields referencing the superhero.

"Captain America is the absolute antithesis of Donald Trump," Neal Kirby told CNN's Jake Tapper in a statement Wednesday.

"Where Captain America is selfless, Trump is self-serving.

Where Captain America fights for our country and democracy, Trump fights for personal power and autocracy. "

America t-shirt" and believes he "caught a quick glance of someone with a Captain America shield" -- images he said he finds disgusting.

The duo created Captain America for Timely Comics, Marvel's predecessor and the comic was a huge hit during World War II.

Captain America stood up for what was right without backing down, and for the underdog, Kirby said.

"My father, Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, the creators of Captain America and WWII veterans, would be absolutely sickened by these images," Kirby said.

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