Check out a detailed break down of the Marvel villain's history in comics, as he is set to make his big screen debut in Captain America : The Winter Soldier where he will be brought to life by Frank Grillo.

First Appearance

Crossbones (Brock Rumlow) is a fictional character, a supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe. He was created by writer Mark Gruenwald and artist Kieron Dwyer in Captain America #359-360 (1989). Crossbones usually appears as a henchman of the Red Skull.

Young Brock Rumlow led the Savage Crims gang on New York's lower east side. After he brutalized fifteen year old Rachel Leighton, two of her brothers assaulted Brock, and the elder brother was killed.

Rumlow fled, entering Taskmaster's school for criminals. Within three years, he became an instructor there under the name Bingo Brock. Rumlow impressed the Red Skull, Johann Schmidt; who gave him the codename: “Crossbones.”

Notable event: During Marvel's Civil War event, Captain America and his Anti-Registration heroes surrendered to Iron Man and his Pro-Registration heroes. While being led from Federal Courthouse, Captain America was shot in the shoulder by Crossbones, who was taking orders from Red Skull.


Skeleton Crew



Looks and Costumes

Alternate Realities / Alternate Versions

In the House of M reality Crossbones joined the Hood's gang of super powered criminals.

Live Portrayal/s

Captain America : The Winter Soldier

Frank Grillo is set to play Crossbones.

Powers and Abilties

Formerly; Energy blasts

Crossbones is one of the world's best hand-to-hand combatants, with extensive training in street-fighting, military combatants, various forms of martial arts, He has trained extensively with the Taskmaster.

Crossbones is also a superior marksman with guns, crossbows, and throwing knives.

He also has some experience with torture and brainwashing.

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