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

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Captain America #421
3 stars

Captain America #421

November 1993
"Gantlet"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Continued from NOMAD (Vol. 2) #18. At the Miami estate of the mob boss known as the Slug, Captain America has just stopped the brainwashed Nomad/Jack Monroe from killing the gangster. [...]
Captain America #422
4 stars

Captain America #422

December 1993
"Going Ballistic"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
The story open with a pair of hitmen drawing a bead on Captain America and firing—at the Cap statue in Central Park. As he is out jogging with his pal Dennis “D-Man” Dunphy, Steve Rogers gets the call about the incident. [...]
Captain America #423
3.5 stars

Captain America #423

January 1994
"War Zones"
Script: Roy Thomas
Early 1941, before America has entered World War 2, Captain America and Bucky are doing battle with a band of Nazi saboteurs. The two heroes defeat the baddies and save a railroad bridge (and train) from destruction, then they hustle off to a meeting with the President.... [...]
Captain America #424
4 stars

Captain America #424

February 1994
"The Last Operation"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
At Avengers Mansion, Captain America and Diamondback enjoy a happy reunion—when he last saw her, she was in a coma in a hospital in Wakanda (issue #418) and he felt guilty about leaving her. She assures him she is completely healed; he informs her he is moving into his own place soon…. [...]
Captain America #425
4 stars

Captain America #425

March 1994
"Fighting Chance, Part One: Super Patriot Games"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
A mysterious client arrives at the workshop of Phineas Mason, the Terrible Tinkerer, requesting a weapon that will give him an edge in a personal crusade against Captain America. The Tinkerer has the perfect item: an exact copy of Cap’s shield. [...]
Captain America #426
4 stars

Captain America #426

April 1994
"Graven Images"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
The story opens late at night in a cemetery. Super-Patriot and his partner-in-crime Lou Dexter are robbing the grave of one Roland Burroughs. [...]
Captain America #427
4 stars

Captain America #427

May 1994
"Enemy Fire"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
As the papers are reporting Captain America’s battle with Solarr, Steve Rogers is upset: it is an impostor out to ruin Cap’s reputation by battling supposedly dead villains recklessly. The worst part is that Cap can never reach the scene before the impostor vanishes. [...]
Captain America #428
4 stars

Captain America #428

June 1994
"Policing the Nation"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
In Maryland, a couple of punks in a stolen car (and with a kidnap victim in the trunk) are pulled over by a high-powered police pick-up. When the officer demands to see his license, the driver shoots him in the face and zooms off. [...]
Captain America #429
4 stars

Captain America #429

July 1994
"The Beaten Path"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
As Captain America finds himself in police custody, the chief suspect in the murders committed by Americop, he begins to wonder whether cooperating with the authorities was really a good idea. [...]
Captain America #430
4 stars

Captain America #430

August 1994
"Cop Out"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
In the stalemate at Damon Dran’s mansion in New Orleans, Americop refuses to surrender his weapon, even though it means the deaths of hostages Rachel (Diamondback) Leighton and Zack Moonhunter. [...]
Captain America #431
4 stars

Captain America #431

September 1994
"The Next Generation"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
The latest examination by Dr. Kincaid reveals that Captain America’s deterioration (since #425) is occurring more rapidly than he had expected. Kincaid wants to consult with Hank Pym on the case but Cap says no, he doesn’t want to be an object of pity. [...]
Captain America #432
4 stars

Captain America #432

October 1994
"Baron Ground"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America and Diamondback are in the castle of Baron Zemo, surrounded by the missing children who have been brainwashed into accepting Zemo’s warped "family values. [...]
Captain America #433
4 stars

Captain America #433

November 1994
"Diamonds Aren’t Forever"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America is stranded above a vat of Adhesive X in Baron Zemo’s castle in Mexico. His muscles have locked up because of the effects of the Super-Soldier Serum and he is at the mercy of a giant artificial man called a Plastoid. [...]
Captain America #434
4 stars

Captain America #434

December 1994
"Snake Bites"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Watching Baron and Baroness Zemo go to their apparent deaths in a vat of Adhesive X recalls to Captain America the time Zemo escaped him in a similar manner (issue #179). [...]
Captain America #435
4 stars

Captain America #435

January 1995
"Snake, Rattle, & Roll"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
At the Serpent Society Compound in Arizona, Jack Flag, the vigilante hero, has infiltrated the criminal organization on a mission to destroy it. Having successfully completed the test to steal a painting from Mr. [...]
Captain America #436
4 stars

Captain America #436

February 1995
"Everybody Hurts Sometime"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America is carried out of a drainage pipe leading from the Serpent Society’s compound and deposited in the Arizona desert. Cobra and Mr. Hyde follow a moment later and Cap strikes quickly, fearing the loss of his abilities that will result from his degenerative disease. [...]
Captain America #437
4 stars

Captain America #437

March 1995
"If I Should Die Before I Wake"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America is back during the War, facing the Red Skull for the first time. He is ably assisted by his faithful sidekick Bucky Barnes—but when Bucky unmasks the Nazi villain and sees the face of death beneath, he crumbles into dust…. [...]
Captain America #438
3.5 stars

Captain America #438

April 1995
"The Bombs Bursting in Air"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America, paralyzed by the effects of his Super-Soldier serum, now wears an armored suit devised by Tony Stark and Hank Pym. He trains with it, aided by Iron Man and Giant-Man, testing the armor''s capabilities. [...]
Captain America #439
4 stars

Captain America #439

May 1995
"O'er the Ramparts We Watched"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Falcon spies the presumably-dead Nighthawk soaring through the skies and pursues; Nighthawk notices this unwelcome companion and fires a beam which sets a building on fire, forcing Falcon to stop and tend to the problem.... [...]
Captain America #440
4 stars

Captain America #440

June 1995
"Dawn's Early Light"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Story continued from AVENGERS #386. The armored Captain America descends into the tunnels under New York to locate Zerotown; there he asks his old pal D-Man to join him in his mission to A.I.M. island. D-Man declines, citing his commitment to the Night People.... [...]
Captain America #441
4 stars

Captain America #441

July 1995
"Through the Perilous Fight"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Story continued from AVENGERS #387. On A.I.M. Boca Caliente base, Captain America and the strangely alive Bucky Barnes watch as the resurrected MODOK rises into view. The villain uses a power beam to literally blow a hole through Bucky''s chest, but the hero is not injured and attacks the foe. [...]
Captain America #442
2.5 stars

Captain America #442

August 1995
"Broad Stripes and Bright Stars"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
German heroes Vormund, Zeitgeist, and Blitzkrieger are in South America to investigate the murders of several of that continent''s superheroes. The killer is revealed on page 1 to be Zeitgeist, who kills Blitzkrieger and vanishes.... [...]
Captain America #443
4.5 stars

Captain America #443

September 1995
"Twilight's Last Gleaming"
Script: Mark Gruenwald
Captain America, weighed down by his armor, crashes down into an alley while chasing Nefarious. The Native American mystic Black Crow helps him up—and informs him that he has had a vision that Cap will die in 24 hours. [...]
Captain America #444
4 stars

Captain America #444

October 1995
"Hope And Glory"
Script: Mark Waid
The Avengers (Black Widow, Giant Man, Quicksilver, Hercules, Crystal, and Deathcry) are called to Washington D.C. by FBI Agent McElroy. [...]