There is no doubt that Captain America is one of the most iconic and recognized roles of Chris Evans. During the entire time that Chris played Steve Rogers, the actor had the opportunity to captivate audiences with one of the most beloved comic book superheroes in the world.
However, being Captain America is not the only comic book character that Chris has embodied on screen. The talented and handsome actor has given life to six more characters who were born in the pages of comics and later, thanks to him, found a new home in the cinema.
#1 Johnny Storm / Antorcha Humana
More than five years before debuting in the MCU as Cap, Chris Evans gave life to another renowned Marvel superhero: Johnny Storm, also known as Human Torch.
Evans played this member of Fantastic 4, comic created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1961, in the two films produced by 20th Century Fox: Fantastic 4 (2005) and Fantastic Four and Silver Surfer (2007).
#2 Nick Gant
Captain America and the Human Torch aren’t the only superheroes Evans has played in the movies. On Push (2009), gave life to Nick Gant, a young man with the power of telekinesis who teams up with other boys with superhuman abilities to stop a government agency that wants to create an army of super soldiers.
The story of Push It is born from a comic book miniseries published by WildStorm, a publisher of DC Comics, which mainly serve as a prequel to the film.
# 3 Lucas Lee
In 2010, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, A film based on the Canadian graphic novel of the same name, it featured Chris Evans as Hollywood skateboarder and actor Lucas Lee, who is listed as Ramona Flowers’ second ex-boyfriend and Scott Pilgrim’s big opponent.
# 4 Captain Jake Jensen
The comic The Losers, published by Vertigo, one of the most successful publishers of DC Comics, was the source of inspiration for the film of the same name that was released in 2010 and introduced us to Evans as Captain Jake Jensen, a skilled hacker who is part of The Losers, an intrepid elite team of the US Special Forces.
#5 Curtis Everett
Two years after first playing Captain America, Chris Evans starred in The Express of Fear, film based on the French graphic novel The Transperceneige, which tells us about the action that takes place inside the Snowpiercer, a train that saved humans after a climatic catastrophe.
In this film directed by Oscar winner Bong Joon-ho (director of Parasites), Evans plays Curtis Everett one of the train’s lower-class passengers who leads a group of rebels who try to rebel against the elite.
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Comic characters played by Chris Evans: Captain America, Human Torch, Lucas Lee