Fans of Captain America and the Avengers turned out in their droves for a rare sale of memorabilia linked to the superhero in Chicago, Illinois at the weekend (14Apr12).
Profiles in History's Captain America: The First Avenger auction was a huge success with 217 of the 219 items snapped up for a total $1.1 million (£688,000).
Some of the highlights included the Captain America Hero Costume, which Chris Evans wore in advertising and promotional materials for the 2011 film, and the original full-scale screen-used Mark II Autopsy suit from Iron Man 2. The former went under the hammer for $228,000 (£142,500) and the latter for $132,000 (£82,500).