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* Captain Literature/HoratioHornblower - Good. Hornblower's sidekick eventually becomes Captain William Bush - also good. In fact even the 'evil' Captain Sawyer was really a figure of pity due to his increasing insanity, and had been good until he [[ShellshockedVeteran cracked from]] the [[WarIsHell stress of war.]]

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* Captain Literature/HoratioHornblower - Good. Hornblower's sidekick eventually becomes Captain William Bush - also good. In fact even the 'evil' Captain Sawyer was really a figure of pity due to his increasing insanity, and had been good until he [[ShellshockedVeteran cracked from]] the [[WarIsHell stress of war.]]war]].



* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'''s Captain Malcolm Reynolds: Tries to be a {{Jerkass}}. [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold But underneath]] [[HonorBeforeReason it all....]]

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* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'''s Captain Malcolm Reynolds: Tries to be a {{Jerkass}}. [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold But underneath]] [[HonorBeforeReason it all....]]all...]].



** In Season 5, Captain Lochley -- Good, but much more ambiguous due to her being an unknown to the rest of the crew and obviously keeping [[MysteriousPast secrets about her past.]] It is revealed that [[spoiler: she is Captain Sheridan's ex-wife.]]

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** In Season 5, Captain Lochley -- Good, but much more ambiguous due to her being an unknown to the rest of the crew and obviously keeping [[MysteriousPast secrets about her past.]] past]]. It is revealed that [[spoiler: she is Captain Sheridan's ex-wife.]]ex-wife]].



* VideoGame/CaptainCommando: Good. Equal opportunity employer, as evidenced by partners being ninja, mummy and infant.
* ''VideoGame/FZero'''s Captain Falcon: Good. Will [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Knee]] you in the face if you say anything about his outfit.
* ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea|HourOfDarkness}}''[='=]s '''Captain Gordon, Defender of Earth!''': Good, but kinda [[TheDitz dumb]]...and [[LargeHam hammy]].

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* VideoGame/CaptainCommando: Good. Equal opportunity employer, as evidenced by partners being ninja, mummy and infant.
* ''VideoGame/FZero'''s
''VideoGame/AceCombat 5'''s Captain Falcon: Good. Will [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Knee]] you in the face if you say anything about his outfit.
* ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea|HourOfDarkness}}''[='=]s '''Captain Gordon, Defender of Earth!''': Good, but kinda [[TheDitz dumb]]...
Bartlett, "[[PlayerCharacter The]] [[{{AFGNCAAP}} Captain]]", [[TheLancer Captain Nagase]], [[TheBigGuy Captain Davenport]] ([[spoiler:post-humously promoted to Lieutenant Colonel]]), [[EnsignNewbie Captain Grimm]], and [[LargeHam hammy]].[[SixthRanger Captain Snow]]. All good.



* ''VideoGame/{{Pikmin}}'''s Captain Olimar: Good, teamed up with Captain Falcon in the [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Subspace Emissary]].
* VideoGame/CaptainNovolin -- Real, Good, but bad concept...
* ''VideoGame/ValkyriaChronicles'''s Captain Eleanor Varrot -- Good. Boss of the young leader of TheSquad.
* ''VideoGame/CityOfVillains'''s Cap'n Mako -- AxCrazy.



* ''VideoGame/CaptainComic'': Good.
* ''VideoGame/CaptainCommando'': Good. Equal opportunity employer, as evidenced by partners being ninja, mummy and infant.
* ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea|HourOfDarkness}}''[='=]s '''Captain Gordon, Defender of Earth!''': Good, but kinda [[TheDitz dumb]]...and [[LargeHam hammy]].
* ''VideoGame/CaptainNovolin'' -- Real, Good, but bad concept...
* ''VideoGame/CityOfVillains'''s Cap'n Mako -- AxCrazy.
* ''VideoGame/ComicJumper'''s Captain Smiley: Self-absorbed idiotic Jerkass.



* ''VideoGame/FZero'''s Captain Falcon: Good. Will [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Knee]] you in the face if you say anything about his outfit.
* ''Franchise/MassEffect'''s Captain David Anderson: Good. Mentor to [[PlayerCharacter Cmdr. Shepard]], who is [[SlidingScaleofIdealismVersusCynicism varying degrees of good]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Pikmin}}'''s Captain Olimar: Good, teamed up with Captain Falcon in the [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Subspace Emissary]].



* ''Franchise/MassEffect'''s Captain David Anderson: Good. Mentor to [[PlayerCharacter Cmdr. Shepard]], who is [[SlidingScaleofIdealismVersusCynicism varying degrees of good]].
* ''VideoGame/CaptainComic: Good.
* ''VideoGame/ViewtifulJoe'''s Captain Blue! [[HenshinHero Henshin a go-go, baby!]] [[spoiler:Evil, until his HeelFaceTurn at the end of the first game.]] [[note]]Was previously good, then was warped by [[TrappedInTVLand his entrapment in Movieland]]; shows some signs of his former moral fiber when playing SpiritAdvisor to Joe, but how genuine that was is up for debate.[[/note]]
* ''VideoGame/ComicJumper'''s Captain Smiley: Self-absorbed idiotic Jerkass.
* ''VideoGame/AceCombat 5'''s Captain Bartlett, "[[PlayerCharacter The]] [[{{AFGNCAAP}} Captain]]", [[TheLancer Captain Nagase]], [[TheBigGuy Captain Davenport]] ([[spoiler:post-humously promoted to Lieutenant Colonel]]), [[EnsignNewbie Captain Grimm]], and [[SixthRanger Captain Snow]]. All good.

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* ''Franchise/MassEffect'''s ''VideoGame/ValkyriaChronicles'''s Captain David Anderson: Eleanor Varrot -- Good. Mentor to [[PlayerCharacter Cmdr. Shepard]], who is [[SlidingScaleofIdealismVersusCynicism varying degrees Boss of good]].
* ''VideoGame/CaptainComic: Good.
the young leader of TheSquad.
* ''VideoGame/ViewtifulJoe'''s Captain Blue! [[HenshinHero Henshin a go-go, baby!]] [[spoiler:Evil, until his HeelFaceTurn at the end of the first game.]] game]]. [[note]]Was previously good, then was warped by [[TrappedInTVLand his entrapment in Movieland]]; shows some signs of his former moral fiber when playing SpiritAdvisor to Joe, but how genuine that was is up for debate.[[/note]]
* ''VideoGame/ComicJumper'''s Captain Smiley: Self-absorbed idiotic Jerkass.
* ''VideoGame/AceCombat 5'''s Captain Bartlett, "[[PlayerCharacter The]] [[{{AFGNCAAP}} Captain]]", [[TheLancer Captain Nagase]], [[TheBigGuy Captain Davenport]] ([[spoiler:post-humously promoted to Lieutenant Colonel]]), [[EnsignNewbie Captain Grimm]], and [[SixthRanger Captain Snow]]. All good.
[[/note]]



* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'''s Captain Butch Flowers: Good, and disturbingly nice towards his men- until it turns out he was actually EvilAllAlong and his kindness was an act. (No word on whether his captaincy was faked too)

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* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'''s Captain Butch Flowers: Good, and disturbingly nice towards his men- until it turns out he was actually EvilAllAlong and his kindness was an act. (No word on whether his captaincy was faked too)too.)



* ''Webcomic/{{Girly}}'''s Captain Fist: Dumb as a box of hammers, but he means well.



* ''Webcomic/CaptainSNES'': Good, a JerkAss.
* Captain Heroic in ''Webcomic/EvilInc'': Usually good.
* ''Webcomic/{{Girly}}'''s Captain Fist: Dumb as a box of hammers, but he means well.



* Webcomic/CaptainSNES: Good, a JerkAss.
* Captain Heroic in ''Webcomic/EvilInc'': Usually good.



* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'''s The ''other'' Captain Bravo: good. [[IdiotHero Well, he thinks he's good, but he's a pinhead.]] And he's not allowed to use the "captain" part of his codename until he graduates from [[SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy]] and earns the title in the military. Titles from the military, nobility are academic titles must be earned the hard way before they can be used in a codename.

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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'''s The ''other'' Captain Bravo: good. [[IdiotHero Well, he thinks he's good, but he's a pinhead.]] pinhead]]. And he's not allowed to use the "captain" part of his codename until he graduates from [[SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy]] and earns the title in the military. Titles from the military, nobility are academic titles must be earned the hard way before they can be used in a codename.



* ''WesternAnimation/DrawnTogether'':
** Captain Hero: [[IdiotHero Dumb as a box of hammers]], doesn't mean so well.
** But there's also Captain Hero from ''VideoGame/SimCity'': Definitely Good -- if he decides to show up.



** [[EvilKnockoff Captain Pollution: Evil.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/WordGirl'''s Captain Huggy Face: The NonHumanSidekick , because EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys.

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** [[EvilKnockoff Captain Pollution: Evil.]]
Evil]].
* ''WesternAnimation/WordGirl'''s ''WesternAnimation/DrawnTogether'':
**
Captain Huggy Face: The NonHumanSidekick , because EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys.Hero: [[IdiotHero Dumb as a box of hammers]], doesn't mean so well.
** But there's also Captain Hero from ''VideoGame/SimCity'': Definitely Good -- if he decides to show up.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheOctonauts'': Captain Barnacles Bear - Good.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheOctonauts'': Captain Barnacles Bear - Good.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'''s Captain Rex: Good... Which very likely changes with Order 66. [[spoiler: Preserved, actually. As of Rebels, it is confirmed that Rex had nothing to do with Order 66, as he'd had his inhibitor chip removed beforehand. He's now working with the Rebellion.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheOctonauts'': Captain Barnacles Bear - Good.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'''s Captain Rex: Good... Which very likely changes with Order 66. [[spoiler: Preserved, actually. As of Rebels, it is confirmed that Rex had nothing to do with Order 66, as he'd had his inhibitor chip removed beforehand. He's now working with the Rebellion.]]Rebellion]].
* ''WesternAnimation/WordGirl'''s Captain Huggy Face: The NonHumanSidekick , because EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys.
18th Dec '17 4:19:51 PM Bassball_Batman
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* Captain Nazi: A hero of his nation, but as his nation was [[VillainByDefault Nazi Germany, evil]].
** In ''ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica'', the current Captain Nazi leads a squad of other Nazi villains, many of whom are also Captains. This gets {{lampshaded}}.



* ''ComicBook/{{Empowered}}'': [[GratuitousSpanish Capitan]] Rivet: Good, and one of the few Superhomies who at least tries to avoid openly laughing at Empowered.



* The Captain of ''ComicBook/{{Nextwave}}'': Grand mockery of this trope.
** ''HIS NAME IS THE CAPTAIN!!!''
* Hauptmann Deutschland, Marvel Comics' German equivalent to Captain America. Good. Despite this name directly translating to "Captain Germany," when issues featuring him were licensed and translated in Germany, they changed his name to Freiheitskämpfer ("freedom fighter") to avoid any implications of Nazism. Later on he was renamed Vormund ("legal guardian") in America.
* Captain Jan Haring from ''ComicBook/{{Jommeke}}'': Good.
* Captain Oliepul from ''ComicStrip/{{Nero}}'': Good.
* Captain Skæg from ''ComicStrip/RasmusKlump'': Kindhearted.



* Captain Haddock from ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}'': Good.
* Captain Wal Rus from ''ComicBook/TomPoes'': Good, but grouchy.



* Captain Nazi: A hero of his nation, but as his nation was [[VillainByDefault Nazi Germany, evil]].
** In ''ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica'', the current Captain Nazi leads a squad of other Nazi villains, many of whom are also Captains. This gets {{lampshaded}}.
* The Captain of ''ComicBook/{{Nextwave}}'': Grand mockery of this trope.
** ''HIS NAME IS THE CAPTAIN!!!''
* ''ComicBook/{{Empowered}}'': [[GratuitousSpanish Capitan]] Rivet: Good, and one of the few Superhomies who at least tries to avoid openly laughing at Empowered.
* Hauptmann Deutschland, Marvel Comics' German equivalent to Captain America. Good. Despite this name directly translating to "Captain Germany," when issues featuring him were licensed and translated in Germany, they changed his name to Freiheitskämpfer ("freedom fighter") to avoid any implications of Nazism. Later on he was renamed Vormund ("legal guardian") in America.
* Captain Jan Haring from ''ComicBook/{{Jommeke}}'': Good.
* Captain Oliepul from ''ComicStrip/{{Nero}}'': Good.
* Captain Skæg from ''ComicStrip/RasmusKlump'': Kindhearted.
* Captain Haddock from ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}'': Good.
* Captain Wal Rus from ''ComicBook/TomPoes'': Good, but grouchy.



* ''Film/CaptainZoom'': Initially reluctant, but heroic in the end.
* ''Film/CKDezerterzy'': Captain Wagner, AFatherToHisMen. His book counterpart, Captain Zivancic, is also stated to be a ProfessionalSlacker with pretty much no interest in the war.
* In ''Film/GodzillaFinalWars'', Captain Gordon: Good, and a incredibly huge badass. The man defeated Godzilla by burying him in ice, successfully lead a resistance against the massively powerful alien force with just his crew and Godzilla and killed aliens with a katana and his bare hands, and even at the end of the movie when Godzilla brought down he still is prepared to fight him with just a sword.
* ''Film/HornetsNest'': Has the [[AntiHero morally gray]], [[BadassMustache mustached]] American Army Captain Turner, and the [[CulturedWarrior refined, no-nonsense]] [[AntiVillain but not entirely unreasonable]] Captain Friedrich von Hecht, as well as [[ObstructiveBureaucrat Captain Kreuger]].
* In ''Film/{{MASH}}'', Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce, "Duke" Forrest, and "Trapper" John [=McIntyre=] are all Captains. They're not quite as good as their [[Series/{{Mash}} television counterparts]], but they're much better than their counterparts in the [[Literature/{{Mash}} novel]].



* Film/CaptainZoom: Initially reluctant, but heroic in the end.
* In ''Film/GodzillaFinalWars'', Captain Gordon: Good, and a incredibly huge badass. The man defeated Godzilla by burying him in ice, successfully lead a resistance against the massively powerful alien force with just his crew and Godzilla and killed aliens with a katana and his bare hands, and even at the end of the movie when Godzilla brought down he still is prepared to fight him with just a sword.

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* Film/CaptainZoom: Initially reluctant, but heroic in the end.
* In ''Film/GodzillaFinalWars'',
''Film/TheReturnOfCaptainInvincible'' Captain Gordon: Good, and a incredibly huge badass. The man defeated Godzilla by burying him in ice, successfully lead a resistance against the massively powerful alien force with just Invincible: Disillusioned, [[HowDoIShotWeb out of practice]], [[DrowningMySorrows alcoholic]]...unambiguously good [[HesBack once he gets out of his crew and Godzilla and killed aliens with a katana and his bare hands, and even at the end of the movie when Godzilla brought down he still is prepared to fight him with just a sword.funk]].



* In ''Film/{{MASH}}'', Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce, "Duke" Forrest, and "Trapper" John [=McIntyre=] are all Captains. They're not quite as good as their [[Series/{{Mash}} television counterparts]], but they're much better than their counterparts in the [[Literature/{{Mash}} novel]].
* ''Film/TheReturnOfCaptainInvincible'' Captain Invincible: Disillusioned, [[HowDoIShotWeb out of practice]], [[DrowningMySorrows alcoholic]]...unambiguously good [[HesBack once he gets out of his funk]].
* ''Film/HornetsNest'': Has the [[AntiHero morally gray]], [[BadassMustache mustached]] American Army Captain Turner, and the [[CulturedWarrior refined, no-nonsense]] [[AntiVillain but not entirely unreasonable]] Captain Friedrich von Hecht, as well as [[ObstructiveBureaucrat Captain Kreuger]].
* ''Film/CKDezerterzy'': Captain Wagner, AFatherToHisMen. His book counterpart, Captain Zivancic, is also stated to be a ProfessionalSlacker with pretty much no interest in the war.
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* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' gives us [[TheAce Captain]] [[TheStoic Levi]], though while he's undeniably on the 'good' side, Levi is a surefire case of GoodIsNotNice and GoodIsNotSoft - and though he has plenty of [[WorldsStrongestMan brawn]] he also seems to have shades of TheStrategist to back it up.



* The Captain from ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'': Evil because he's a Nazi, but shows occasional helpfulness to the goodies.
** On the other hand, Captain Pip Bernadotte stays on the good side to the end... and even after that.
* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': Captain Viral -- Became captain of the Chouginga Dai Gurren after his HeelFaceTurn.
* [[ANime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha Captain Nanoha Takamachi]] - Good. Likes to [[DefeatMeansFriendship befriend]] people.



* Captain [[Anime/IrresponsibleCaptainTylor Justi Ueki Tylor]]: Good for the most part. Now, whether this is through sheer [[AchievementsInIgnorance dumb]] [[BornLucky luck]] or [[MagnificentBastard the most brilliant]] [[ObfuscatingStupidity tactical mind]] or [[TakeAThirdOption some combination of the two]] [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation is up to debate]].
* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' gives us [[TheAce Captain]] [[TheStoic Levi]], though while he's undeniably on the 'good' side, Levi is a surefire case of GoodIsNotNice and GoodIsNotSoft - and though he has plenty of [[WorldsStrongestMan brawn]] he also seems to have shades of TheStrategist to back it up.

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* The Captain [[Anime/IrresponsibleCaptainTylor from ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'': Evil because he's a Nazi, but shows occasional helpfulness to the goodies.
** On the other hand, Captain Pip Bernadotte stays on the good side to the end... and even after that.
* ''Anime/IrresponsibleCaptainTylor'': The titular
Justi Ueki Tylor]]: Tylor -- Good for the most part. Now, whether this is through sheer [[AchievementsInIgnorance dumb]] [[BornLucky luck]] or [[MagnificentBastard the most brilliant]] [[ObfuscatingStupidity tactical mind]] or [[TakeAThirdOption some combination of the two]] [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation is up to debate]].
* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' gives us [[TheAce Captain]] [[TheStoic Levi]], though while he's undeniably on ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'': Captain Nanoha Takamachi - Good. Likes to [[DefeatMeansFriendship befriend]] people.
* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': Captain Viral -- Became captain of
the 'good' side, Levi is a surefire case of GoodIsNotNice and GoodIsNotSoft - and though he has plenty of [[WorldsStrongestMan brawn]] he also seems to have shades of TheStrategist to back it up. Chouginga Dai Gurren after his HeelFaceTurn.



* ComicBook/CaptainAmerica: Good. Was briefly "Nomad" and later "The Captain" before Nextwave's version, but went back to America. Still good. Was actually a Captain in the US Army before getting frozen and being listed as MIA.
* ComicBook/CaptainAtom: Good, but occasionally falls into KnightTemplar; led to the accidental destruction of Kansas in ''ComicBook/KingdomCome''. Note that he originally actually had the rank of Captain in the Air Force, but was later promoted to Major.
* ComicBook/CaptainBritain: Good.

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* ComicBook/CaptainAmerica: ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'': Good. Was briefly "Nomad" and later "The Captain" before Nextwave's version, but went back to America. Still good. Was actually a Captain in the US Army before getting frozen and being listed as MIA.
* ComicBook/CaptainAtom: ''ComicBook/CaptainAtom'': Good, but occasionally falls into KnightTemplar; led to the accidental destruction of Kansas in ''ComicBook/KingdomCome''. Note that he originally actually had the rank of Captain in the Air Force, but was later promoted to Major.
* ComicBook/CaptainBritain: ''ComicBook/CaptainBritain'': Good.



* Captain Cold: Enemy of ComicBook/TheFlash, Evil.
** Captain Boomerang: Enemy of ComicBook/TheFlash, Evil.
** The above two led to a LampshadeHanging in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode "Flash and Substance," where they teamed up, and the Trickster laments that they never bought into his ideas, saying, "Maybe if I were a ''captain'' they'd listen to me."

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* ''Comicbook/CaptainCarrotAndHisAmazingZooCrew'' -- Captain Cold: Enemy of ComicBook/TheFlash, Evil.
** Captain Boomerang: Enemy of ComicBook/TheFlash, Evil.
** The above two led to a LampshadeHanging in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode "Flash and Substance," where they teamed up, and the Trickster laments that they never bought into his ideas, saying, "Maybe if I were a ''captain'' they'd listen to me."
Carrot: Also good.



* [[ComicBook/{{Dynamo5}} Captain Dynamo]]: Good.
* Kapitan Krieg ''(ComicBook/JackStaff)'': A Third Reich SuperSoldier, but more of a German patriot than a Nazi and hence a NobleDemon / WorthyOpponent.
* Captain Liberty ([[ComicBook/TheTick New England Comics]]): Employed as a hero by the US government. Purposely given a name that would make people assume she's a man.
* [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]] (Franchise/TheDCU. Currently known as {{Shazam}}): Good.
* [[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell Captain Marvel]] (MarvelUniverse. Multiple Incarnations): Good, although the Genis-Vell incarnation was a KnightTemplar and completely off his rocker.

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* [[ComicBook/{{Dynamo5}} ''[[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell Captain Dynamo]]: Good.
* Kapitan Krieg ''(ComicBook/JackStaff)'': A Third Reich SuperSoldier, but more of a German patriot than a Nazi and hence a NobleDemon / WorthyOpponent.
* Captain Liberty ([[ComicBook/TheTick New England Comics]]): Employed as a hero by the US government. Purposely given a name that would make people assume she's a man.
* [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]] (Franchise/TheDCU. Currently known as {{Shazam}}): Good.
* [[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell Captain Marvel]]
Marvel]]'' (MarvelUniverse. Multiple Incarnations): Good, although the Genis-Vell incarnation was a KnightTemplar and completely off his rocker.



* Captain Metropolis (''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''): Good... but bigoted.

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* ''[[http://www.heromachine.com/2008/07/23/captain-rectitude/ Captain Rectitude]]'' was not actually a made-up example. Bad. Also badly dressed.
* ''ComicBook/{{Dynamo5}}'': The titular Captain Dynamo -- Good.
* Enemies of ''ComicBook/TheFlash'':
** Captain Cold: Evil.
** Captain Boomerang: Evil.
** The above two led to a LampshadeHanging in the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode "Flash and Substance," where they teamed up, and the Trickster laments that they never bought into his ideas, saying, "Maybe if I were a ''captain'' they'd listen to me."
* ''ComicBook/JackStaff'': Kapitan Krieg is a Third Reich SuperSoldier, but more of a German patriot than a Nazi and hence a NobleDemon / WorthyOpponent.
* ''[[ComicBook/TheTick New England Comics]]'': Captain Liberty -- Employed as a hero by the US government. Purposely given a name that would make people assume she's a man.
* ''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}'': Captain Marvel (Franchise/TheDCU. Currently known as {{Shazam}}): Good.
* ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'':
Captain Metropolis (''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''): -- Good... but bigoted.



* Captain Nazi: A hero of his nation, but as his nation was [[VillainByDefault Nazi Germany, evil.]]

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* Captain Nazi: A hero of his nation, but as his nation was [[VillainByDefault Nazi Germany, evil.]]evil]].



* [[http://www.heromachine.com/2008/07/23/captain-rectitude/ Captain Rectitude]] was not actually a made-up example. Bad. Also badly dressed.
* [[GratuitousSpanish Capitan]] [[ComicBook/{{Empowered}} Rivet]]: Good, and one of the few Superhomies who at least tries to avoid openly laughing at Empowered.

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* [[http://www.heromachine.com/2008/07/23/captain-rectitude/ Captain Rectitude]] was not actually a made-up example. Bad. Also badly dressed.
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''ComicBook/{{Empowered}}'': [[GratuitousSpanish Capitan]] [[ComicBook/{{Empowered}} Rivet]]: Rivet: Good, and one of the few Superhomies who at least tries to avoid openly laughing at Empowered.



* Captain Jan Haring from ''ComicBook/{{Jommeke}}'': Good.
* Captain Oliepul from ''ComicStrip/{{Nero}}'': Good.
* Captain Skæg from ''ComicStrip/RasmusKlump'': Kindhearted.



* Captain Jan Haring from ComicBook/{{Jommeke}}: Good.
* Captain Oliepul from ComicStrip/{{Nero}}: Good.
* Captain Wal Rus from ComicBook/TomPoes: Good, but grouchy.
* Captain Skæg from ComicStrip/RasmusKlump: Kindhearted.
* ''Comicbook/CaptainCarrotAndHisAmazingZooCrew'' -- Captain Carrot: Also good.

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* Captain Jan Haring from ComicBook/{{Jommeke}}: Good.
* Captain Oliepul from ComicStrip/{{Nero}}: Good.
* Captain Wal Rus from ComicBook/TomPoes: ''ComicBook/TomPoes'': Good, but grouchy.
* Captain Skæg from ComicStrip/RasmusKlump: Kindhearted.
* ''Comicbook/CaptainCarrotAndHisAmazingZooCrew'' -- Captain Carrot: Also good.
grouchy.
11th Sep '17 8:25:00 AM CosmicFerret
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-->-- '''[[TheFlash Trickster]]''', ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Justice League Unlimited]]''

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-->-- '''[[TheFlash '''[[Franchise/TheFlash Trickster]]''', ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Justice League Unlimited]]''
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* Captain Cold: Enemy of TheFlash, Evil.
** Captain Boomerang: Enemy of TheFlash, Evil.

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* Captain Cold: Enemy of TheFlash, ComicBook/TheFlash, Evil.
** Captain Boomerang: Enemy of TheFlash, ComicBook/TheFlash, Evil.
15th Jul '17 1:26:31 PM nombretomado
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There is a definite prejudice in {{Superhero}} comics towards using force rather than reason to sort things out. As a result, a fighting man with a military-sounding background gets more respect than a thinking man with a [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate doctorate or a medical qualification]]. This is probably an inheritance from the early days of comics, where the patriotic WorldWarII setting made military good guys obvious. The rank of "Captain" probably became common as, in the Army, it is low-ranking enough to be approachable and avoid the [[WeHaveReserves inevitable moral ambiguity]] of the most senior ranks, but high enough to deserve some respect.

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There is a definite prejudice in {{Superhero}} comics towards using force rather than reason to sort things out. As a result, a fighting man with a military-sounding background gets more respect than a thinking man with a [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate doctorate or a medical qualification]]. This is probably an inheritance from the early days of comics, where the patriotic WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII setting made military good guys obvious. The rank of "Captain" probably became common as, in the Army, it is low-ranking enough to be approachable and avoid the [[WeHaveReserves inevitable moral ambiguity]] of the most senior ranks, but high enough to deserve some respect.
16th May '17 7:08:34 AM Rotide
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* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'''s Captain Butch Flowers: Good, and disturbingly nice towards his men.

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* ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'''s Captain Butch Flowers: Good, and disturbingly nice towards his men.men- until it turns out he was actually EvilAllAlong and his kindness was an act. (No word on whether his captaincy was faked too)
1st Jan '17 6:01:58 PM ncfan
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'''s Captain Rex: Good... Which very likely changes with Order 66.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'''s Captain Rex: Good... Which very likely changes with Order 66. [[spoiler: Preserved, actually. As of Rebels, it is confirmed that Rex had nothing to do with Order 66, as he'd had his inhibitor chip removed beforehand. He's now working with the Rebellion.]]
1st Jan '17 6:43:10 AM YT45
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The upshot of this is that [[CaptainSuperhero characters whose names begin with "Captain"]] are almost always good, unless explicitly subverting this or a Nazi. (In the case of a Nazi, or in the case of German officers from many other periods, the correct title ''Hauptmann'' could occur.[[note]] Until 1945 cavalry and some artillery captains were properly called ''Rittmeister''. From the 17th to early 19th century infantry and foot artillery captains could also be called ''Kapitän'' in many German armies.[[/note]] If the Nazi Captain is referred to as Kapitän we might have a research mistake, since Kapitän exclusively refers to the navy (Kriegsmarine) and merchant marine. Another trap for the unwary is referring to an SS officer of this rank as ''Hauptmann'' when he would in fact be a ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hauptsturmf%C3%BChrer Hauptsturmführer]]''.)

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The upshot of this is that [[CaptainSuperhero characters whose names begin with "Captain"]] are almost always good, unless explicitly subverting this or a Nazi. (In the case of a Nazi, or in the case of German officers from many other periods, the correct title ''Hauptmann'' could occur.[[note]] Until 1945 cavalry and some artillery captains were properly called ''Rittmeister''. From the 17th to early 19th century infantry and foot artillery captains could also be called ''Kapitän'' in many German armies.[[/note]] Also, ''Hauptmann'' was specifically a ''Heer/Luftwaffe'' rank. A captain in the SS was called a ''Haupsturmführer''[[/note]] If the Nazi Captain is referred to as Kapitän we might have a research mistake, since Kapitän exclusively refers to the navy (Kriegsmarine) and merchant marine. Another trap for the unwary is referring to an SS officer of this rank as ''Hauptmann'' when he would in fact be a ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hauptsturmf%C3%BChrer Hauptsturmführer]]''.)
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* In ''Film/GodzillaFinalWars'', Captain Gordon: Good, and a incredibly huge {{badass}}. The man defeated Godzilla by burying him in ice, successfully lead a resistance against the massively powerful alien force with just his crew and Godzilla and killed aliens with a katana and his bare hands, and even at the end of the movie when Godzilla brought down he still is prepared to fight him with just a sword.

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* In ''Film/GodzillaFinalWars'', Captain Gordon: Good, and a incredibly huge {{badass}}.badass. The man defeated Godzilla by burying him in ice, successfully lead a resistance against the massively powerful alien force with just his crew and Godzilla and killed aliens with a katana and his bare hands, and even at the end of the movie when Godzilla brought down he still is prepared to fight him with just a sword.



* ''Literature/AubreyMaturin'': Captain Jack Aubrey - Good Dude, {{Badass}}.

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* ''Literature/AubreyMaturin'': Captain Jack Aubrey - Good Dude, {{Badass}}.Badass.
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