75 years ago Steve Rodgers was introduced as Captain America, and the Brooklyn-born hero has been given the homecoming he deserves.
Marvel built a 13′ tall statue and debuted it at San Diego Comic-Con before he made the cross-country trip to Brooklyn, where he was born.
Inscribed with “Hometown Pride” and “Est. 1941 – Celebrating 75 Heroic Years”, the statue also contains a quote of Rodgers’
I’m just a kid from Brooklyn
The statue is currently in Prospect Park (next to the Carousel) and will make it’s way to the Barclays Center (September) and Sunset Park (in front of BB&B in October) before they announce a permanent location somewhere in the Borough.