Brooklyn Plans to Celebrate Captain America With a 13-Foot-Tall Bronze Statue

Captain America
Captain America
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Captain America is turning 75 this year and Brooklyn plans to honor his legacy by erecting a giant bronze statue.

Marvel Comics is sending the 13-foot-tall bronze Captain America statue to Prospect Park for a dedication ceremony on August 10th after being part of the San Diego Comic-Con.

For the past 75 years, Captain America has inspired generations of fans serving as the ultimate global icon for freedom, strength and doing the right thing.

The statue will feature the movie quote “I’m just a kid from Brooklyn” — from the movie Captain America: The First Avenger.

Planned Captain America Statue
Planned Captain America Statue
Photo: Marvel

via io9

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