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|“||Captain America is not just for the good days. He can't be. I can't be. If Captain America can't stand for the Dream on the very worst day-- When America is fallen-- Then there is no Captain America. Because our worst day is where we start from. Where we rise from. And if the man in the flag is too special to fall and rise and struggle with the rest... Then God help us all.||„|
|~ Sam Wilson|
Falcon (Samuel Thomas Wilson) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was introduced by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Gene Colan in Captain America #117 (September 1969), and was the first African-American superhero in mainstream comic books.
As the superhero Falcon, Wilson uses mechanical wings to fly, and has limited telepathic and empathic control over birds. Following Steve Rogers's retirement, Wilson becomes the newest Captain America in All-New Captain America #1 (January 2015) and leader of the Avengers. Wilson's deceased nephew was the Incredible Hulk's sometime-sidekick Jim Wilson, one of the first openly HIV-positive comic-book characters. Jim Wilson's father Gideon Wilson would go on to join the Gamma Corps.
Anthony Mackie portrays Sam Wilson / Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man (both 2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and in the Disney+ series, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021).
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- A version of Sam Wilson / Falcon appears in Ultimate Marvel: Earth-2. This version is a teenager who went on a summer trip in Africa to experience a life of adventure. During his trip, he came across an artifact called the Mask of Horus. Just then, Sam was given a vision of bird life and woke up learning he gained a superhuman intellect, enhanced eyesight, and the ability to communicate with birds. He soon participated the Wakanda Air Games hosted by Zuri, and won first place in every single event. Impressed by his skills, the Wakandans nicknamed him "Ukhozi" (a Xhosa word which means "falcon"). He was awarded by T'Challa and Shuri a Wakandan flight suit with special functions and arsenal, and artificial Vibranium wings which can be summoned at will. Sam now operates as the superhero Falcon, and is one of Spider-Man's hero companions and Captain America's trainee and occasional sidekick.
- Falcon appears in Marvel: All New, All Different Chronicles, voiced by Bumper Robinson. Along with the same history as his counterpart from Ultimate Marvel: Earth-2, he is a member of the New Champions, and a top student at Baxter Institute. He is also friends with Princess Shuri.
- Falcon appears as a playable character in Marvel/DC Heroes Unite!, voiced by Bumper Robinson.
- Redwing is also playable when player has Falcon summon him.