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Who is Crossbones?

Who is Crossbones?

 Crossbones is a Marvel villain known for battling Captain America.  He is played by actor Frank Grillo in Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier and Captain America 3: Civil War.

First Appearance: Captain America #359

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From the Vault: Captain America #359 first appearance of Crossbones 

Crossbones Multimedia:
Hydralab Cool Pix: Crossbones!   

Brock Rumlow is the brutal, thug leader of the Savage Crims gang on New York's lower east side.  After killing a man Rumlow flees the authorities and joins Taskmaster's school for criminals.  Showing great skill in fighting, assassination, guns, and piloting vehicles he quickly is elevated to an instructor at the school.

For a time he works as a mercenary under the Red Skull.  The Red Skull is impressed when Rumlow is the only member of his team to survive an attack on Arnim Zola's Swiss Chateau.  After this Red Skull gives Rumlow the name Crossbones and makes him into his full time henchmen.

As one of the primary henchmen of the Red Skull he takes part in numerous plots and battles with the Captain America.  He is very loyal to the Red Skull.  Crossbones even assembles a team of former Red Skull henchmen to search for the Skull when he goes missing.

During the Fallen Son Story line Crossbones assassinates Captain America with a rifle.  However, it is revealed that a mind controlled Sharon Carter fired the fatal shot from close range.

Skills/ Powers:
Highly skilled in hand to hand combat, and a large variety of weapons and fire arms.
Skilled pilot
Highly skilled with explosives

Actor Frank Grillo plays Brock Rumlow in Captain America 2 the Winter Soldier.  Initially, Rumlow appears to be a loyal SHIELD agent and part of a special commando unit.  However, Rumlow is revealed to be part of a large group of Hydra sleeper agents within SHIELD.   He attempts to hunt down and kill an AWOL Captain America and Black Widow.  In the film's climax he battles the Falcon as the building they are in (The Triskelion) collapses.  Though badly burned and injured he survives the collapse.

You can now see the Brock Rumlow's new Crossbones appearance from the set of Captain America 3: Civil War
First pictures of Crossbones in the MCU - Captain America 3 Civil War

Spoilers: Crossbones vs Cap GIFS from set of Captain America Civil War set

From the Vault: Captain America #359 first appearance of Crossbones 

Hydralab Cool Pix: Crossbones!  

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