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Living Legend is the ninth episode of Season One of Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and the overall series.


After Captain America's frozen body is discovered in the Arctic by the aftermath of World War II and losing Bucky but the Allies won the war against the Red Skull and Hydra. Arnim Zola unleashes Doughboy on Ellis Island, New York City to distract the Avengers while Baron Zemo battles Captain America.


While searching for the Hulk, the Avengers ask some fishermen if they have seen him. They point and they proceed. Iron Man picks up a life sign, but it is faint and tells Wasp to find it. She flies off saying if it is an evil snow monster, she will be ticked. Instead, she stumbles upon the frozen body of Captain America; who is still alive thanks to the Super Soldier Serum. They bring him onto the Quinjet and thaw him out as he had PTSD about losing his partner Bucky Barnes, the Red Skull's triumph and attacks the Avengers, thinking HYDRA captured him. He mistakes Iron Man for a HYDRA automaton and attacks him. Thor tries to calm him down, but Cap attacks him furiously and jumps out of the quinjet. In the meantime, Black Panther sneaks into the Avengers Mansion and finds more status about the Avengers. At Ellis Island, Captain America lands on the Statue of Liberty and is confronted by Wasp. He thinks she is one of Baron Zemo's experiments. The tourists from the cruise boat take pictures of him and he is confused of what happened. Wasp takes him to a war memorial statue of him and Bucky. It also reveals that Cap, Bucky, Wolverine, Jack Fury, Dum Dum Dugan and their allies have won the war and the Red Skull has been defeated with Hitler fallen in suicide. He says if he is alive that Bucky might be too, but Iron Man says there is no trace of him. They take Cap to the Avengers Mansion and he is given a room. At a HYDRA base, Baron Zemo breaks in and Baron Strucker is surprised to see his escaped too and Zemo destroys Grim Reaper's arm. A HYDRA agent reports to them that Captain America is alive. Zemo then leaves and goes to the base of Arnim Zola. He is confronted by Doughboy, who is happy to see him. Zemo tells Zola of the situation and Zola treats him to keep him alive. Doughboy is sent to attack the Statue of Liberty which causes Iron Man, Thor, & Ant-Man to go and attack him. Wasp tries to convince Cap to join, but they are attack by another Doughboy and Zemo in the mansion. Wasp battles Doughboy while Captain America is taunted by Zemo that he is better, smarter and faster. Zemo is about to tell Cap let the Red Skull have Bucky to become the Winter Soldier and give him the death blow of his sword but Black Panther throws Cap his shield to save his life. Zemo throws a grenade right in front of Wasp that is about to go off and he leaves. Cap jumps in front of Wasp and shields her with his shield. Wasp takes him to Ellis Island where Giant Man discovers that Arnim Zola's pets are weakened by Wasp's bio-energy and he changes his helmet to match the energy signature and tells Iron Man to do the same. Doughboy is defeated. Back at Avengers mansion, Iron Man welcomes Cap to the Avengers as a co-leader. Captain America tells Tony that he wonders when can he meet the man in a black cat suit who saved his life from Zemo's wrath. At Zola's base, Enchantress and Executioner murdered Arnim Zola and welcome Zemo into the Masters of Evil by Loki's orders.


  • Thor smashing Captain America's shield is like the reference of "The Avengers (2012)" movie in 2012.
  • This episode is also a reference to the Avengers Comic #4 named "Captain America Lives Again!" in 1964.