Ian Rogers (Marvel)
Ian Rogers is a male comic character who features in Marvel Comics.
Leopold Zola was a genetically engineered male human who was bred as the son of Arnim Zola with the boy having an older sister named Jet Zola. (Captain America v7 #6)
He was being bred within his tank when Captain America escaped from the fortress where he believed the child was an victim of Arnim Zola. (Captain America v7 #1)
He was then dispatched to infiltrate a hidden Hydra cell that were developing a doomsday weapon. Disguised as a Hydra agent, he came to learn that the 'weapon' was actually a young boy whose blood was being weaponised. Nomad then assisted the new Captain America Sam Wilson when they stuck at the hidden base. The pair then battled with the mercenary Batroc the Leaper with Nomad knocking the villain over the ledge in order to save Wilson. (All-New Captain America v1 #1) Ian and Sam later got separated with the new Nomad later being captured by Baron Zemo and his High Hydra sect. Whilst being interrogated, Helmut Zemo told him about his plans to sterilise the Earth population using a newly activated Inhuman's blood with only those treated with the cure immune to its effects. The captive Ian then had his neck slit by Zemo who had decided to reveal his plans to the hero just before he seemingly killed him. (All-New Captain America v1 #2)
Personality and attributes
It was said that his biological father Arnim had intended to name him Leopold after the father of his old love Mary as that was the name she had intended to give their child. However, the boy had only ever known the name of Ian that was given to him by his adoptive father Steve Rogers. (Captain America v7 #6)
He was taught that if someone was attacking his comrade then he had to protect them no matter the cost. This meant he was perfectly willing to allow a foe to die in order to save his comrade. (All-New Captain America v1 #1)
Ian had a sister by the name of Jet Black who was hailed as Princess Zola. (Captain America v7 #4) She was gifted with amazing omnisenses that allowed her to sense everything through her skin. (Captain America v7 #3)
Powers and abilities
- Ian Rogers was created by Rick Remender, John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson where he made his first appearance in Captain America v7 #1 (January, 2013).
- The character later took the name of Nomad in Captain America v7 #10 (October, 2013).
- Captain America v7:
- All-New Captain America v1: