Real Name: Michael Stephen Barnes
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First Appearance: Legend of the Shield #1 (Impact Comics, July 1991); (as Shield) Black Hood 5, Crusaders 5-7, Fly 9, Jaguar 9, Legend of the Shield 13-15; (as American Shield) Crucible 3-6, American Shield 1
History: When the first Shield, Joe Higgins, quit, the army assigned the role to First Lieutenant Michael Barnes. However Higgins returned to the role, and Barnes adopted the new identity of the American Shield during the Crucible incident.
Comments: Created by: Mark Waid & Grant Miehm
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