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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 #125
3 stars

Captain America #125

May 1970
"Captured...in Viet Nam!"
Script: Stan Lee
After breaking up with Sharon Carter over a misunderstanding, Captain America is going stir crazy waiting for some kind of action. He hears on the news that Dr. Robert Hoskins, humanitarian physician, is missing in Viet Nam, he determines to find the man. [...]
Captain America #126
3 stars

Captain America #126

June 1970
"The Fate of the Falcon!"
Script: Stan Lee
Returning to the USA, Captain America heads to Harlem to visit the Falcon. Once there however, he hears on the radio that the police have his former partner cornered in a nearby building. The Falcon’s Redwing appears, leading Cap to its master’s hiding place. [...]
Captain America #127
3 stars

Captain America #127

July 1970
"Who Calls Me Traitor!"
Script: Stan Lee
At a SHIELD testing lab, Nick Fury orders Captain America to throw his shield at him. Cap reluctantly complies and his shield bounces harmlessly off of Fury’s new Protecto-Suit. [...]
Captain America #128
3 stars

Captain America #128

August 1970
"Mission: Stamp Out Satan’s Angels!"
Script: Stan Lee
Steve Rogers, despondent at his treatment by Nick Fury when he was suspected of treason, wanders the streets one evening. He spies a crowd in front of a bookstore window and goes over to investigate. The window features a display of old time movie stars, plus a poster of Captain America. [...]
Captain America #129
3 stars

Captain America #129

September 1970
"The Vengeance of the Red Skull!"
Script: Stan Lee
On his videotronic remoti-scanner, the Red Skull watches Steve Rogers on his motorcycle trip around America. The circuit switches over to the Nazi villain’s other target, the visiting King Hassab of Irabia. [...]
Captain America #130
3 stars

Captain America #130

October 1970
"Up Against the Wall!"
Script: Stan Lee
As the story opens, Captain America is engaged in battle with the Hulk atop a mountain. Hulk is dropping boulders on the Avenger and Cap is deflecting them with his shield. When Jade Jaws picks up an enormous rock, Cap uses his shield to cause Hulk to lose his footing. [...]
Captain America #131
3 stars

Captain America #131

November 1970
"Bucky Reborn!"
Script: Stan Lee
The mysterious villain known as The Hood is poring over old photos of Captain America, seeking an idea for how to destroy him. When he comes across a picture of Cap with Bucky, he conceives a scheme to convince Cap that his old partner is still alive. [...]
Captain America #132
3 stars

Captain America #132

December 1970
"The Fearful Secret of Bucky Barnes!"
Script: Stan Lee
As Baron Strucker is taken away to prison, Captain America and his newly-returned partner Bucky Barnes are surrounded by the press, amazed at the sensational story. When Sam (The Falcon) Wilson learns the news, his hopes of becoming Cap’s new partner are dashed. [...]
Captain America #133
3 stars

Captain America #133

January 1971
"Madness in the Slums!"
Script: Stan Lee
Enraged at the failure of the Bucky Barnes android (in the previous issue), MODOK disintegrates his erring scientists with a mind blast. Hating Captain America because the hero is so tall and handsome, while he himself is so grotesque, MODOK vows to make Cap suffer as he has suffered. [...]
Captain America #134
3 stars

Captain America #134

February 1971
"They Call Him Stone-Face!"
Script: Stan Lee
Captain America and the Falcon beat up a couple of punks running a protection racket on a Harlem shopkeeper but the hoods won't talk about their boss Stone-Face, a ganglord nicked from his partially paralyzed face. [...]
Captain America #135
3 stars

Captain America #135

March 1971
"More Monster Than Man!"
Script: Stan Lee
Captain America takes Falcon to SHIELD headquarters to meet Nick Fury. Falcon proves his mettle by going toe-to-toe with Dum-Dum Dugan in the gym. Cap stops by to talk to Sharon but she brushes him off, pleading concern with the new Project Earth-Dig. Meanwhile, SHIELD biochemist Dr. [...]
Captain America #136
3 stars

Captain America #136

April 1971
"The World Below"
Script: Stan Lee
After Captain America and the huge gorilla (actually SHIELD biochemist Dr. Erik Gorbo) plummet into the enormous hole in the Earth, SHIELD personnel are stunned that Cap is certainly dead. Falcon, however, refuses to admit that all is lost and hatches a scheme to attempt a rescue. [...]
Captain America #137
3 stars

Captain America #137

May 1971
"To Stalk the Spider-Man"
Script: Stan Lee
As Captain America and the Falcon are being raised to the surface by Mole Man’s levitation beam, Sharon faints from the stress and is taken to another room to recover. [...]
Captain America #138
3 stars

Captain America #138

June 1971
"It Happens in Harlem!"
Script: Stan Lee
Realizing the Falcon is hiding something from him but unwilling to make an issue of it, Captain America takes leave of his partner. Falcon, hoping for another crack at Spider-Man, is attacked by Stone Face’s hoods; he beats them but is hit by the ganglord’s car and knocked unconscious. [...]
Captain America #139
3.5 stars

Captain America #139

July 1971
"The Badge and the Betrayal!"
Script: Stan Lee
Captain America is in the office of the mysterious figure that whisked him away at the end of the last issue. [...]
Captain America #140
3.5 stars

Captain America #140

August 1971
"In the Grip of Gargoyle!"
Script: Stan Lee
In the stone cutter’s yard, Captain America is attacked by the Grey Gargoyle, whose touch turns men to stone. Leaping away to avoid the villain’s deadly touch, Cap hurls his shield—but it is turned to stone and flung back at him. [...]
Captain America #141
3.5 stars

Captain America #141

September 1971
"The Unholy Alliance!"
Script: Stan Lee
Returning from SHIELD’s hover-carrier, Captain America continues his search for the Falcon and the Grey Gargoyle. At the stone cutter’s yard, he finds Falcon, now turned to living stone and under the villain’s power. [...]
Captain America #142
3.5 stars

Captain America #142

October 1971
"And in the End…"
Script: Gary Friedrich
Captain America and the Falcon wait for the Grey Gargoyle’s petrifying touch to wear off Nick Fury and Sharon Carter. [...]
Captain America #143
3.5 stars

Captain America #143

November 1971
"Power to the People"
Script: Gary Friedrich
Captain America, the Falcon, Sharon Carter and Nick Fury return to New York in the hover-carrier’s life-craft. They take a secret underground train back to SHIELD HQ where Fury summons the agents to a debriefing. Cap and the Falcon head on home to get back to their normal lives. [...]
Captain America #144
3 stars

Captain America #144

December 1971
"Hydra Over All!"
Script: Gary Friedrich
A meeting of the terrorist group Hydra is broken up by the crashing arrival of Captain America and Nick Fury leading a team of SHIELD agents with flying jet packs. The heroes, especially Cap, make short work of the gang. [...]
Captain America #145
3 stars

Captain America #145

January 1972
"Skyjacked!"
Script: Gary Friedrich
Steve Rogers awakens from his restless night (last issue) unaware he is being monitored by the real Hydra, whose masked leader announces plans to destroy Captain America and SHIELD, opening the door for their total takeover of America. [...]
Captain America #146
3 stars

Captain America #146

February 1972
"Mission: Destroy the Femme Force!"
Script: Gary Friedrich
Out of his mind with rage at the thought that Sharon is dead, Captain America attacks the Hydra agent. Val slaps him to snap him out of his frenzy and reminds him that the plane is crashing. [...]
Captain America #147
3 stars

Captain America #147

March 1972
"And Behind the Hordes of Hydra…"
Script: Gary Friedrich
The mysterious leader in Harold Howard’s penthouse watches via a remote viewscreen as his Hydra agents engage in battle against Captain America and the Femme Force. [...]
Captain America #148
3 stars

Captain America #148

April 1972
"The Big Sleep!"
Script: Gary Friedrich
The hidden mastermind behind Hydra is…the Red Skull! [...]
Captain America #149
3 stars

Captain America #149

May 1972
"All the Colors of…Evil!"
Script: Gerry Conway
[...]