Bucky did a pretty good job filling in for Steve, but, this being superhero comics, Steve eventually came back.
However, Steve felt that wielding the shield was good for Bucky and insisted that he continue on as Captain America until his apparent death in the storyline, Steve will be forced to hand over the title of Captain America to his old partner Sam Wilson, the Falcon, after the Super Soldier Serum is removed from him, turning him into an old man.
Injected with Super Serum and bombarded with radiation, Rogers' treatment proved a complete success with his scrawny body suddenly enhanced to the maximum human potential.
Unfortunately, a Nazi spy immediately assassinated Dr.
In addition to having a bio-mechanical left arm and a new armored costume, he also carries a gun.
Prior to being the Winter Soldier, Bucky was often cited as one of the three people in comics who would always stay dead.
have lasted as long, been as influential, became as famous, or transcended their original time better than him.
As a skinny orphan artist who grew up in The Great Depression, Steve Rogers Jumped at the Call, but the US Army declared him 4-F (unfit for service), and handed him over to Operation: Rebirth, an Allied Powers project headed by Professor Erksine to create a Super Soldier for the war effort.
For instance, when American ideals were shaken by the Vietnam War and Watergate, Rogers reflected that disillusionment in the 1970s when he abandoned his Cap persona to become Nomad, a man without a country, until he realized he could champion America's higher ideals as Cap instead.Cap's mantle was taken up in 2008 by Bucky Barnes, Steve Rogers' WWII boy sidekick who, rather than dying at the hands of Baron Zemo was brainwashed into the Soviet killing machine Winter Soldier and kept in Suspended Animation much of the time that he wasn't on missions to explain his age.