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Kid Dressed As Captain America Meets Returning Soldier Dad Dressed As Captain America



One solider had the greatest idea to surprise his son on his birthday. The father, just home from Afghanistan, came to their home dressed up as the Marvel hero Captain America. His son opened the door, also dressed up like Captain America. And had no idea it was his dad. The charade went on for a while with them playing (the kid’s little march is the BEST) until finally the boy’s mom thought it was time to make the big reveal. Watch and “awww.” I’d just like to know when a superhero is going to show up at my door…

(via Best Week Ever)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."