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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 #150
3 stars

Captain America #150

June 1972
"Mirror, Mirror…!"
Script: Gerry Conway
The cosmic being paralyzes all present with a wave of his hand and proceeds to tell his tale: he is not the Stranger but merely impersonating him. [...]
Captain America #151
3 stars

Captain America #151

July 1972
"Panic on Park Avenue"
Script: Gerry Conway
A dejected Steve Rogers walks the streets at night, brooding over his rejection by Nick Fury and the loss of Sharon Carter, when he is jumped by the Scorpion and Mister Hyde. Steve takes them by surprise with his strength and agility and manages to escape. [...]
Captain America #152
3 stars

Captain America #152

August 1972
"Terror in the Night!"
Script: Gerry Conway
On a dark and rainy night, the Falcon intercepts a truck of stolen chemicals and interrogates the driver as to its purchaser, while Captain America continues a fruitless search for Sharon Carter, who is being held hostage by the Scorpion and Mister Hyde in their plan of vengeance against SHIELD. [...]
Captain America #153
4 stars

Captain America #153

September 1972
"Captain America—Hero or Hoax?"
Script: Steve Englehart
Captain America, Sharon and the Falcon return to Cap’s hotel to find a shadowy figure waiting for them. The flick of a light switch reveals an angry Nick Fury, demanding a showdown with Cap. Sharon and the Falcon leave, and she hurriedly calls Val. [...]
Captain America #154
4 stars

Captain America #154

October 1972
"The Falcon Fights Alone!"
Script: Steve Englehart
In a Harlem alley, the Falcon is severely beaten by a pair of anti-black bigots who resemble Captain America and Bucky, who want to know where the Falcon’s Cap, whom they consider an impostor, can be found. (He’s vacationing in the Bahamas with Sharon, standing up to a beach bully. [...]
Captain America #155
4 stars

Captain America #155

November 1972
"The Incredible Origin of the Other Captain America!"
Script: Steve Englehart
[...]
Captain America #156
4 stars

Captain America #156

December 1972
"Two into One Won’t Go!"
Script: Steve Englehart
When the 1950s Captain America lands the seaplane off the coast of Miami Beach, the original Captain America, the Falcon and Sharon Carter burst into the cockpit to fight for their freedom. The battle spills out onto the wing of the plane and a Coast Guard cutter comes near to investigate. [...]
Captain America #157
3 stars

Captain America #157

January 1973
"Veni, Vidi, Vici: Viper!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Captain America has been summoned to a secret meeting with the Police Commissioner at a small precinct house in Hell’s Kitchen. On the way he is ambushed by a trio of thugs working for the Cowled Commander. [...]
Captain America #158
3.5 stars

Captain America #158

February 1973
"The Crime Wave Breaks!"
Script: Steve Englehart
The poisoned Captain America struggles to get his hands on the antidote. With superhuman effort he manages to grasp the vial and swallow some of the contents. Recovering quickly he gives the rest to the Falcon. [...]
Captain America #159
3.5 stars

Captain America #159

March 1973
"Turning Point!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Steve Rogers returns to consciousness to find himself bound in an empty room with Sgt. Muldoon and Bob Courtney accusing him of being a traitor. Muldoon vows to force Steve to confess that he is behind the framing of several police officers on corruption charges. [...]
Captain America #160
3 stars

Captain America #160

April 1973
"Enter: Solarr!"
Script: Steve Englehart
The newly super-strong Captain America and the Falcon are foiling an armored car robbery by the last remnants of the Cowled Commander’s gang. When Cap takes out all the crooks nearly single-handedly, the Falcon feels like Cap no longer needs him. [...]
Captain America #161
3 stars

Captain America #161

May 1973
"…If He Loseth His Soul!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Captain America blames himself for the Falcon’s leaving, his newly-found super-strength seeming to demote his proud partner to the status of sidekick. [...]
Captain America #162
3 stars

Captain America #162

June 1973
"This Way Lies Madness!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Captain America, the Falcon and Sharon Carter battle Nazis in the streets of Paris at the end of World War II though the phony German accents of the enemy soldiers tip off Cap that it is some sort of staged event. A sudden scream from the veiled woman, which Dr. [...]
Captain America #163
4 stars

Captain America #163

July 1973
"Beware of Serpents"
Script: Steve Englehart
The Eel and the Viper escape from prison in a jailbreak engineered by the Cobra who plans for them to team up as the Serpent Squad! Meanwhile, the Carters return to their Virginia estate with Sharon and their now-cured daughter Peggy, with Captain America and the Falcon as their guests. [...]
Captain America #164
3.5 stars

Captain America #164

August 1973
"Queen of the Werewolves"
Script: Steve Englehart
In a dank dungeon, Captain America is being overwhelmed by an army of werewolves directed by a leather-clad woman called Nightshade. As the victim is carted off, we see that "Cap" is an impostor, a man dressed in the red-white-and-blue costume to provide practice for the monsters’ real mission…. [...]
Captain America #165
4 stars

Captain America #165

September 1973
"The Yellow Claw Strikes"
Script: Steve Englehart
Outside Grimrock Prison, Nick Fury is angry at Captain America and the Falcon for interfering with SHIELD’s raid, allowing the Yellow Claw to escape, ending with him ordering Cap to stay out of SHIELD business. The Falcon elects to leave the Yellow Claw to Fury and his gang and head back to Harlem. [...]
Captain America #166
4 stars

Captain America #166

October 1973
"Night of the Lurking Dead"
Script: Steve Englehart
Having been tricked into savagely beating Nick Fury by the gloating Yellow Claw, Captain America finds the SHIELD leader is still alive, thanks to his having pulled his punches. [...]
Captain America #167
4 stars

Captain America #167

November 1973
"Ashes To Ashes"
Script: Steve Englehart
With the evil Egyptian Princess Fan-Le-Tamen revived in the body of Suwan, the Yellow Claw now has a willing partner in his schemes of world conquest. Captain America and the Falcon attempt to break free and battle the Claw’s hulking servitors but are quickly subdued. [...]
Captain America #168
4 stars

Captain America #168

December 1973
"...And A Phoenix Shall Arise!"
Script: Tony Isabella
As Captain America and the Falcon are out on late-night patrol, Cap is brooding about his place in the modern world, prompted by his clash with his 1950s replacement and the return of Peggy Carter. [...]
Captain America #169
4 stars

Captain America #169

January 1974
"When a Legend Dies"
Script: Steve Englehart
The Falcon is walking down the street one evening when a car tries to run him down. Dodging, he is knocked down but only slightly injured, and Morgan’s hoods jump out of the car and pile on the hero. Steve Rogers hears the commotion, changes into his Captain America outfit and leaps into the fray. [...]
Captain America #170
4 stars

Captain America #170

February 1974
"J'Accuse"
Script: Steve Englehart
As Captain America stands over the body of John Robert Keane, alias the Tumbler, Quentin Harderman accuses the hero of murder. Cap suspects a set-up engineered by the slick executive but must flee the police so he can clear his name. [...]
Captain America #171
3 stars

Captain America #171

March 1974
"Bust-Out!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
A costumed gang calling itself the Sanitation Unit tries to break Captain America out of jail but Cap refuses, choosing to put his faith in the due process of the law. [...]
Captain America #172
3 stars

Captain America #172

April 1974
"Believe It or Not: The Banshee!"
Script: Steve Englehart
As Moonstone stands gloating over the fallen figures of Captain America and the Falcon, preparing to kill them with his laser blasts, he is stopped by his boss Quentin Harderman, who explains that the death of Captain America must be a public disgrace. [...]
Captain America #173
3 stars

Captain America #173

May 1974
"The Sins of the Secret Empire!"
Script: Steve Englehart
As Captain America and the Falcon are meeting with Professor X and company about making common cause against their mysterious enemy, the group is suddenly surrounded by SHIELD agents and State Police, led by Nick Fury calling on the wanted heroes to surrender. [...]
Captain America #174
3 stars

Captain America #174

June 1974
"It's Always Darkest...!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Captain America and the Falcon, disguised as working men, are admitted to the Ultimate Lair of the Secret Empire, beneath the desert. [...]