One should do a meta-human to population measurement: are Canadians more likely to be superheros?
To be fair, I don't think the Guardian counts as a Captain America rip off. He has Iron Man like powers and the mere fact that he is a patriotic hero doesn't count. If that did, then Cap himself is a knockoff. There are plethora, solely American, patriotic heroes. To name a few, Liberty Belle, Star Spangled Kid (and Stripesy), Uncle Sam. Each is unique enough that the only similarity is the patriotism. Now, Union Jack is most definitely a Cap ref as is Cap Canuck. Captain Britain embodies the spirit of England and has no powers away from the isle.I think the key think in a "copy" is that the theme and origin are similar. So...How many of these are the creation of a "super soldier serum" or program.
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