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For detailed information about this series, see: Captain Commando on Wikipedia

Captain Commando, the main protagonist of the series

Captain Commando is a series of side-scrolling beat'em up video games by Capcom.

Video Games

  • Captain Commando (November 1991). Arcade. Later released on SNES and PlayStation.

Manga

  • Captain Commando (1994), a 2-volume manga series written by Kenkou Tabuchi and illustrated by Kotomi Tobashi, originally published as part of the Gamest Comics series. Translated by UDON Studio in 2013.

Other Media

  • Captain Commando Challenge Series (1986-1989). An unifying term created by Capcom USA which appeared in the packaging of several of their NES games. This is Captain Commando's actual origin media, depicting him as a space-faring super hero thanking the player for purchasing the game in question.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


4Arrow L.png 194X 198611 November 1986 The NES ports of 1942 and 1943: The Battle of Midway are part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
4Arrow L.png Commando (Capcom) 198611 November 1986 The NES port of Commando is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
4Arrow L.png Ghosts 'n Goblins 198611 November 1986 The NES port of Ghosts 'n Goblins is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
4Arrow L.png Trojan 198702 February 1987 The NES port of Trojan is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
5Arrow R.png Section Z 198707 July 1987 The NES port of Section Z is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. The English manual also states Captain Commando to be the main character. 1
4Arrow L.png Mega Man 198712 December 1987 Mega Man and Mega Man 2 are part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
4Arrow L.png Gun.Smoke 198802 February 1988 The NES port of Gun.Smoke is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
4Arrow L.png Bionic Commando 198812 December 1988 The NES port of Bionic Commando is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
4Arrow L.png Willow 198906 June 1989 The NES version of Willow is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
4Arrow L.png Strider 198907 July 1989 The NES version of Strider is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
4Arrow L.png DuckTales 19890914 September 14, 1989 Capcom's DuckTales for the NES is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
4Arrow L.png Final Fight 199111 November 1991 Ginzu from Captain Commando has ties to Guy from Final Fight. The setting of Captain Commando is a future version of Metro City, the setting of Final Fight, and a bust of Haggar appears as an item. 1
4Arrow L.png Nausicaä 199111 November 1991 The boss character "Monster" in Captain Commando looks remarkably similar to the Heedra from Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind. 3
5Arrow R.png Adventure Quiz 199207 July 1992 Adventure Quiz: Capcom World 2 features characters from Captain Commando. 1
5Arrow R.png Marvel Super Heroes (Capcom) 19970618 June 18, 1997 Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter features references to Captain Commando. 2
5Arrow R.png Marvel vs. Capcom 19980112 January 12, 1998 Captain Commando is a playable character in Marvel vs. Capcom and Marvel vs. Capcom 2. 1
5Arrow R.png SNK vs. Capcom 19991021 October 21, 1999 Various Captain Commando characters are featured in SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters games. 2
5Arrow R.png Namco × Capcom 20050526 May 26, 2005 Namco × Capcom features characters from Captain Commando. 1
5Arrow R.png Capcom Classics Collection 20060322 March 22, 2006 Captain Commando is included in Capcom Classics Collection Remixed and Capcom Classics Collection Volume 2. 2
5Arrow R.png Tatsunoko vs. Capcom 200812 December 2008 Baby Head makes a cameo in PTX-40a's ending in Tatsunoko vs. Capcom. 1
5Arrow R.png Lost Planet 2010511 May 11, 2010 "Captain Commando" is one of the unlockable Nom de Guerres in Lost Planet 2. 2
4Arrow L.png The Punisher 201208 August 2012 In Volume 2 of the UDON release of the Captain Commando manga, "Frank Castle" appears in a list of researchers. 3
4Arrow L.png X-Men 201208 August 2012 In Volume 2 of the UDON release of the Captain Commando manga, "Kurt Wagner", "Katheryne Pryde" and "Henry McCoy" appear in a list of researchers. 3
4Arrow L.png Daredevil (Marvel) 201208 August 2012 In Volume 2 of the UDON release of the Captain Commando manga, "Matthew Michael Murdock" and "Elektra Natchios" appear in a list of researchers. 3
4Arrow L.png Fantastic Four 201208 August 2012 In Volume 2 of the UDON release of the Captain Commando manga, "Jonathan Storm" appears in a list of researchers. 3
4Arrow L.png Spider-Man 201208 August 2012 In Volume 2 of the UDON release of the Captain Commando manga, "Peter Parker" and "Felicia Hardy" appear in a list of researchers. 3
4Arrow L.png Captain America 201208 August 2012 In Volume 2 of the UDON release of the Captain Commando manga, "Steve Rogers" appears in a list of researchers. 3
4Arrow L.png Captain Britain 201208 August 2012 In Volume 2 of the UDON release of the Captain Commando manga, "Brian Braddock" appears in a list of researchers. 3
4Arrow L.png Batman 201208 August 2012 In Volume 2 of the UDON release of the Captain Commando manga, "R. Dick Grayson" and "Timothy Drake" appear in a list of researchers. 3
5Arrow R.png Street Fighter 20131119 November 19, 2013 Captain Commando makes a cameo appearance in the intro of Street Fighter × All Capcom; additionally guests costumed as Captain Commando and Ginzu the Ninja make cameos in Street Fighter Alpha 2 and the moves and combat armor of Crimson Viper from Street Fighter IV are inspired by Captain Commando's and Nash receives a costume of the Captain in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. 1.25a
5Arrow R.png Minna to Series 20131119 November 19, 2013 Captain Commando makes a cameo appearance in the intro of Street Fighter × All Capcom. 1.25a
5Arrow R.png Dead Rising 2014069 June 9, 2014 Captain Commando is featured as a costume for Chuck Greene in Super Ultra Dead Rising 3' Arcade Remix Hyper Edition Ex Plus Alpha, along with his actual moves, and later as a costume for Frank West in Dead Rising 4. 1.25a
5Arrow R.png Skullgirls 20150417 April 17, 2015 One of the alternate color palettes in Skullgirls is based on Captain Commando. 3
5Arrow R.png Project X Zone 20151112 November 12, 2015 Project X Zone 2 features characters from the Captain Commando series. 1
5Arrow R.png Capcom Beat'em Up Bundle 20180918 September 18, 2018 Captain Commando is included in Capcom Beat'em Up Bundle, and the Captain makes an actual appearance in the game's commercial. 1.25a
5Arrow R.png The Knights of Avalon 20181107 November 07, 2018 Characters from Captain Commando appear as cards in The Knights of Avalon as part of a Capcom limited promotion. 2
5Arrow R.png Resident Evil 20200403 April 03, 2020 A movie poster referencing Captain Commando appears in Resident Evil 3.
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