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Comic Book: Captain America (1968 series)

What This Book is About:
Captain America's flagship title. Continuing TALES OF SUSPENSE, this title ran for decades, establishing Cap as the Living Legend of World War 2 whose adventures continued into the present day as the nation's greatest hero.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Apr 1968 to Aug 1996
1968
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Falcon
Falcon

(Sam Wilson)
Red Skull
Red Skull

(Johann Shmidt)
Iron Man
Iron Man

(Tony Stark)
Plus: Diamondback (Rachel Leighton), Crossbones, Peggy Carter.

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Captain America #371
4 stars

Captain America #371

June 1990
"Cap’s Night Out"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Returning from their battle upstate with the Red Skull, Captain America walks Diamondback to her apartment on the Upper West Side. He says, "Well, see you around," and she throws a fit, expecting more after what they’ve been through. [...]
Captain America #372
4 stars

Captain America #372

July 1990
"Sold on Ice!"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America patrols the Manhattan night on his new Sky-Cycle. He spies Boomslang of the Serpent Society on a rooftop spying on a building across the street. Cap lands silently and confronts the villain who panics and runs. [...]
Captain America #373
4 stars

Captain America #373

July 1990
"After Blow"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America had entered the Manhattan warehouse which was the supply center for the street drug Ice, and now the building has exploded and is burning out of control. Cap’s sidekick John Jameson contacts Peggy Carter with the news. [...]
Captain America #374
4 stars

Captain America #374

August 1990
"Falling Out"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
In the ruined warehouse, Captain America dodges the flashlight thrown by Bullseye but is speared in the thigh by the shovel. Cap’s agility keeps him on the defensive and he recognizes by the pinpoint accuracy of the thrown weapons that his opponent is Bullseye, whom he knows only by reputation. [...]
Captain America #375
4 stars

Captain America #375

August 1990
"The Devil You Know"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Diamondback has been gunned down, an innocent bystander in a drug-related drive-by shooting. John Jameson discovers that she is alive, protected by her Kevlar-lined costume. He is stunned that she would risk her life to save his, belying her shady past…. [...]
Captain America #376
4 stars

Captain America #376

September 1990
"Cross Purposes"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Daredevil, injured and groggy after his beating at the hands of a drug-crazed Captain America (last issue), is discovered by Crossbones. The brutish villain mocks the wounded hero then heads off to complete his assignment. [...]
Captain America #377
4 stars

Captain America #377

September 1990
"The 100% Solution"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
As the Red Skull calls Crossbones on the carpet for his failure to kill the Kingpin, Bullseye waits on the balcony for his opportunity to strike. When the burly henchman leaves the room, the expert assassin crashes through the window and shoots the Red Skull point blank in the face. [...]
Captain America #378
4 stars

Captain America #378

October 1990
"Grand Stand Play!"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
The now de-powered Captain America rides into the night on his Sky-Cycle, determined to discover whether it is the drug or the man that makes him a hero. On the way, he conveniently summarizes the story arc for latecomers…. [...]
Captain America #379
3 stars

Captain America #379

November 1990
"Moonstruck"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Steve Rogers, Wendell (Quasar) Vaughn, and John Jameson are jogging through Central Park when Steve gets a call to investigate a “superhuman incident” at the courthouse. [...]
Captain America #380
3.5 stars

Captain America #380

December 1990
"With Friends Like These…"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Diamondback awakens in a dark chamber, her arms and legs shackled. King Cobra enters to announce that she will be put on trial for treason against the Serpent Society…. [...]
Captain America #381
3.5 stars

Captain America #381

January 1991
"This Gun’s for Hire"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Sidewinder arrives back at his apartment with the rescued Diamondback; she begs him to go back and save her friends Black Mamba and Asp. Sidewinder refuses, having already put his own life in jeopardy of revenge by the Serpent Society. [...]
Captain America #382
3.5 stars

Captain America #382

February 1991
"Why Does It Always Have to Be Snakes?"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Captain America is dangling over the edge of a roof, held by the ankle by Rock Python. Puff Adder and Anaconda of the Serpent Society look on as Python drops the hero to his (probable) death. [...]
Captain America #383
3 stars

Captain America #383

March 1991
"I am Legend"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Late one rainy night, Captain America is pursing a sinister fellow who calls himself Father Time. Suddenly the baddie opens up a portal in the air and dashes in; Cap follows… …to find himself in an apple orchard with Johnny Appleseed. [...]
Captain America #384
4 stars

Captain America #384

April 1991
"Lair of the Ice-Worm"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
During a regular physical from Avengers physician Dr. Kincaid, Captain America learns that the Super-Soldier Serum has regenerated in his body since having it removed in issue #378. [...]
Captain America #385
4 stars

Captain America #385

May 1991
"Going to the Dogs"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Members of the right-wing urban terrorist group the Watchdogs have invaded the offices of a hip-hop music firm, spreading gasoline. When they set the bomb, Mike, a rookie member of the gang, spies a sleeping janitor and realizes he can do nothing to save him before the explosion. [...]
Captain America #386
4 stars

Captain America #386

June 1991
"For Righteousness’s Sake"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Bernie Rosenthal, captured by the right-wing urban terrorist group the Watchdogs, is to be used by them as bait in a trap for traitor Mike Farrel and taken to their Vermont lodge for safekeeping…. [...]
Captain America #387
3 stars

Captain America #387

July 1991
"Maiden Voyage"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America races to Diamondback’s apartment to find the ceiling destroyed and Rachel missing (see the back-up stories in issues #385-386 for details). Cap contacts Paladin who doesn’t have any answers but chooses to join Cap on his mission. [...]
Captain America #388
3 stars

Captain America #388

July 1991
"Deep Sixed"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America and his companions Paladin and John Jameson have been shot down over the Atlantic by the deadly MODAM. Cap rescues the unconscious Jameson while Paladin shoots at MODAM, damaging her hover-chair so that she must rush off to affect repairs…. [...]
Captain America #389
3 stars

Captain America #389

August 1991
"Pageant of Power"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Under attack at sea by Moonstone and Blackbird, Paladin rescues Captain America from drowning and is able to shoot down Moonstone; Cap revives just in time to seize Blackbird by the foot. She pulls him through the air until he is able to choke her into unconsciousness. [...]
Captain America #390
3 stars

Captain America #390

August 1991
"When Women Wage War!"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Aboard the S.S. Superia, Captain America and Paladin face a concentrated attack by fifty female costumed villains. The battle is totally chaotic (and it occupies most of the issue). [...]
Captain America #391
3 stars

Captain America #391

September 1991
"No Man’s Land"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
On the island of Femizonia, Superia has Captain America and Paladin as prisoners and is immersing them in chemical baths designed to transform them into women. Her second-in-command Nightshade thinks it unwise to keep Cap alive but she holds her tongue…. [...]
Captain America #392
3.5 stars

Captain America #392

September 1991
"Superia Unbound"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Superia informs Captain America that she has launched a rocket which carries a bio-weapon that will sterilize every woman on Earth, leaving her to seize power and create a feminist utopia. [...]
Captain America #393
3 stars

Captain America #393

October 1991
"Skullbound"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
The Red Skull and his Skeleton Crew are prisoners of the German government which seeks to prosecute and execute the Skull to exorcise the nation of its Nazi past. As the trial starts, Machinesmith manages to free himself and the others; the villains take the judge and prosecutor hostage. [...]
Captain America #394
3 stars

Captain America #394

November 1991
"The Crimson Crusade"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America and Hauptmann Deutschland have just discovered the dead body of the Red Skull, apparently murdered by the Scourge of the Underworld. A search of the area revels the bodies of Mother Night and Crossbones, similarly executed. [...]
Captain America #395
3 stars

Captain America #395

December 1991
"Rogues in the House"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
While Captain America is going over Avengers business in the office, he fields a call from FBI Agent Freeman who gives him the results of the autopsy on the Red Skull: the corpse matches Cap''s fingerprints. [...]