Patriot (Marvel)(01 - Jeff Mace)
Real Name: Jeffrey Mace
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Jeffrey Mace was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was a reporter inspired to become a superhero after seeing Captain America in action. As the Patriot, Mace becomes one of several superheroes who fight Nazi saboteurs and supervillains during World War II, sometimes alongside sidekick Mary Morgan, a.k.a. Miss Patriot. He helps found the superhero team the Liberty Legion, billed as "America's home front heroes" who fight saboteurs, Fifth Columnists and other wartime threats within the United States.
After the war, the Patriot continues to fight crime on a regular basis, eventually helping the All-Winners Squad prevent the assassination of a young Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy in 1946. The skirmish costs the life of the second Captain America, William Naslund, formerly the Spirit of '76. Mace is recruited to be the third Captain America, retiring in 1949. He marries Betsy Ross, who as the superhero Golden Girl had briefly been the post-war sidekick of his Captain America, and in modern times succumbs to cancer at an old age.
He was occasionally accompanied by fellow reporter Mary Morgan, who briefly gained superhuman senses as Miss Patriot.
First Appearance: The Human Torch (1940) #3
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All-New Invaders (2014)
#13 Avengers/Invaders (2008)
- 'The Enemy of My Enemy'
#12 Captain America (1968)
- 'The Last Full Measure.'
Captain America (2005)
#4 Captain America (2011)
- 'Out Of Time Part 4'#50
#19 Captain America And Bucky (2011)
- 'The Final Issue of Captain America'
Captain America: Patriot (2010)
#1 Fantastic Four (1961)
- 'Part One Born On The 4th of July'#2
- 'Part Two All-Winners'
Marvel Comics Presents (1988)
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939)
Marvel Premiere (1972)
#29 Marvel Two-In-One (1974)
- 'Lo, the Liberty Legion!'#30
- 'Hey, Ma! They're Blitzin' the Bronx!'
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2008)
The Avengers (1963)
The Human Torch (1940)
The Invaders (1975)
#6 The Marvels Project (2009)
- '... And Let the Battle Begin!'#35
- 'Havock on the Home Front'#36
- 'Crushed by the Iron Cross'#37
- 'The Liberty Legion Busts Loose'#38
- 'U-Man Comes To Town'#41
- 'Beware The Super Axis!'
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
#14 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
- 'Book of the Dead and Inactive 2 : Marvel Boy to Zuras'
#19 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Golden Age (2004)
- 'Book of the Dead (Nuke to Obadiah Stane)'
The Saga of the Original Human Torch (1990)
#2 The Twelve: Spearhead (2010)
- 'The World on Fire'#3
- 'Out of the Ashes'
Timely Presents (1999)
Human Torch What If? (1977)
- 'Timely Comics Presents: The Human Torch'
#4 Young Avengers Presents (2008)
- 'What If... The Invaders Had Stayed Together After World War Two?'#20
- 'What If?...The Avengers Had Fought the Kree-Skrull War Without Rick Jones?'
Daily Bugle (Marvel)
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