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Captain Britain


Real Name
Brian Braddock
First Appearance
Captain Britain (Vol. 1) #1 (October, 1976)
Chris Claremont, Herb Trimpe
Team Affliations
Secret Avengers, MI-13, Excalibur, Captain Britain Corps, Knights of Pendragon, Hellfire Club, Illuminati
Base of Operations
London, England
Superhuman strength, speed, endurance, agility, durability, reflexes, and senses, Force fields, Energy beams, Flight
Skills and Abilities
Scientist with a Ph.D in physics
Tools and Weapons
Star Sceptre

Captain Britain (Brian Braddock) is a superhero in the Marvel universe and a founding member of the superhero team Excalibur. He also had a sister: Psylocke from the X-Men.


Following a near fatal accident, Brian Braddock is given a second chance by Merlin, and is offered a choice: take the Amulet of Right or the Sword of Might.  Upon choosing the Amulet of Right, Merlin gives Brian fantastic powers to fight for the good of all mankind as Captain Britain.


Brian Braddock was born in Maldon, Essex to Lord James Braddock and Lady Elizabeth Braddock. He grew up in his family's ancestral home alongside his younger sister Betsy and older brother Jamie.  An acceptionally bright boy, he went on to graduate early and went onto get a graduates degree in physics in Thames University.

In other Media[]

He appeared in an episode of the Super Hero Squad Show cartoon in which it was established that Captain America is part of a team of characters similar to him like Captain Britain.