The Corporal James Newman wiki last edited by blindfaith311 on 04/11/15 08:08AM View full history

Origin

James Newman is a corporal in the United States Marine Corps. He hails from Earth-7116, home to the Marvel MAX series Captain America: The Chosen.

Creation

James Newman was created by David Morrell and Mitch Breitweiser. His first appearance was in Captain America: The Chosen #1 (November 2007).

Captain America: The Chosen

Corporal James Newman is a member of the United States Marine Corps, stationed in Afghanistan. Having enlisted in order to end the attcks by zealots who use hate to spread their message, Newman hopes to make America safer for his wife Lori and five-month old son Brad. However, the war is grating on the San Francisco native, as he questions how he can discern his allies from the enemy.

During a firefight, Corporal Newman sees the legendary Captain America appear to aid the ambushed troops. Alongside the Captain, Newman saves his squad. Yet when the dust settles, the members of his unit claim to have only seen Newman in action; Captain America was never there.

Due to the Super-Soldier serum in his body finally breaking down, Steve Rogers is using an experimental government facility to project his consciousness to those in need. Corporal Newman appears to be the most receptive to the project, becoming inspired by the hero to fight the good fight.

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