This week we look at the patriotic world of Captain America. First up is a really good Red Skull followed by the American Dream or a distaff Captain America. The true Red Skull was Johann Schmidt (who employed American industrialist [of course he is] George Maxon to act as Red Skull on his behalf). The history of Johann Schmidt is detailed wonderfully in the fantastic mini series Red Skull: Incarnate but as Red Skull he with the Nazi party and was Hitler's right hand man as well as a constant thorn in the side of Captain America. The American Dream is Shannon Carter and part of the side continuity MC2 which had the good (Spider-Girl) and the terrible (the grunge, flanneled son of the Juggernaut). Growing up idolizing Captain America she picked up an indestructible shield of her own and became the American Dream and a member of A-Next.
The Red Skull has a ton of detail including a Cosmic Cube, a full German uniform and a very well made mask. Plus it looks like he's wearing a Nazi armband, which takes a bit of balls. Granted it's in character but you never know who will be offended and to what degree. The second I don't know if it truly is the American Dream or not. She lacks a mask and carries a triangular shield which is Cap's old style shield. So it doesn't add up in that sense but the costume is well made (looks to be a combination of spandex and leather) and the player showed up in shape so props to that.