13-foot-tall Captain America statue coming to Prospect Park

The Captain America statue will mark the 75th anniversary of his first appearance in print.

The Captain America statue will mark the 75th anniversary of his first appearance in print. (7/7/16)

PROSPECT PARK - A boy from Brooklyn is getting a big honor on the 75th anniversary of his first appearance in print.

Captain America is getting a 13-foot-tall bronze statue.

The statue is being unveiled at the San Diego Comic Con this month. 

The one-ton captain is then heading on a cross country road trip, before taking up watch in Prospect Park next month.

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