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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 #175
3 stars

Captain America #175

July 1974
"...Before The Dawn!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Gloating over the deaths of the heroes, Number One of the Secret Empire orders their corpses dumped in the dungeon like so much garbage. [...]
Captain America #176
3 stars

Captain America #176

August 1974
"Captain America Must Die!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Captain America mentally reviews his origin, how he was chosen for the experiment that made him the embodiment of the nation’s ideals during the dark days of World War 2. [...]
Captain America #177
3 stars

Captain America #177

September 1974
"Lucifer Be Thy Name"
Script: Steve Englehart
Captain America and the Falcon are fighting their way through a horde of armed guards to reach the top floor of a castle. Arriving there they discover the Brain-Blaster, the largest bomb Cap has ever seen. [...]
Captain America #178
3 stars

Captain America #178

October 1974
"If The Falcon Should Fall--!"
Script: Steve Englehart
As the Falcon is sitting quietly on a roof feeding Redwing, he is attacked by the twin Lucifers. The hero holds his own against his foes until some fallen electric wires separate the combatants. The Lucifers leave, warning Falcon they will return and finish the job. [...]
Captain America #179
3 stars

Captain America #179

November 1974
"Slings and Arrows!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Steve Rogers and Sharon Carter are enjoying an afternoon shopping trip, with Steve reveling in his new private life. As Steve mulls over the need to tell Peggy that it is Sharon he loves, an arrow suddenly rips apart his shopping bag. [...]
Captain America #180
3 stars

Captain America #180

December 1974
"The Coming of The Nomad!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Having resigned as Captain America, Steve Rogers walks the streets pondering Hawkeye’s advice to adopt a new costumed identity. [...]
Captain America #181
3 stars

Captain America #181

January 1975
"The Mark of Madness!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Nomad, the former Captain America, stands before the seated statue in the Lincoln Memorial, pondering Lincoln’s words about freedom and tyranny. Suddenly he turns to find Namor, the Sub-Mariner behind him, demanding to know the whereabouts of the Warlord Krang. [...]
Captain America #182
3 stars

Captain America #182

February 1975
"Inferno!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Nomad, the former Captain America, arrives in Seattle, where police are besieging the hideout of Viper and Cobra. Attempting to intervene, he is seized by the cops and knocked unconscious as they have no idea who he is. [...]
Captain America #183
3 stars

Captain America #183

March 1975
"Nomad: No More!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Having returned to New York, Nomad—the former Captain America—is engaged in a deadly rooftop battle with the Gamecock and his henchman who are out to kill the Falcon. A third shadowy figure appears on an adjacent rooftop and fires a bazooka at the combatants. [...]
Captain America #184
3 stars

Captain America #184

April 1975
"Cap's Back!"
Script: Steve Englehart
Captain America—Steve Rogers again—breaks into the warehouse the Red Skull had been using as a hideout and finds it deserted except for a raven. The bird presses a button with its beak, turning on a viewscreen with a videotaped message from the Red Skull. [...]
Captain America #185
3 stars

Captain America #185

May 1975
"Scream the Scarlet Skull!"
Script: Steve Englehart
A distraught Steve Rogers dreams that, as Captain America he is facing all of his old enemies; he outruns them but is unable to escape his greatest foe: a masked giant who claims to be his opposite…. [...]
Captain America #186
4 stars

Captain America #186

June 1975
"Mind Cage!"
Script: Steve Englehart
The Red Skull reveals to Captain America that the Falcon was his creation, under his control from the start. To demonstrate, he orders the winged hero to imitate a chicken and Falcon does it. [...]
Captain America #187
3 stars

Captain America #187

July 1975
"The Madness Maze!"
Script: John Warner
Standing over the body of the comatose Falcon, Captain America is still reeling from the shock of the Red Skull’s revelation that his crimefighting partner was a pawn of the Skull all along. As Gabe Jones and Peggy Carter watch in horror, Cap is suddenly snatched away by a mysterious oblong craft. [...]
Captain America #188
3 stars

Captain America #188

August 1975
"Druid-War"
Script: John Warner
Captain America, having been imprisoned in the center of the Maze of the Ancients, finds himself facing the Alchemoid, a super-strong artificial creature whose body secretes a caustic chemical. [...]
Captain America #189
3 stars

Captain America #189

September 1975
"Arena For A Fallen Hero!"
Script: Tony Isabella
Captain America arrives at SHIELD HQ but is prevented from seeing his injured partner the Falcon by the Contessa and Eric Koenig. Agency Co-Director Jeff Cochren explains that it is a security measure since the Falcon’s identity is still uncertain. [...]
Captain America #190
3 stars

Captain America #190

October 1975
"Nightshade is Deadlier the Second Time Around!"
Script: Tony Isabella
Captain America and his still-amnesiac partner the Falcon find themselves surrounded by the male SHIELD agents whose minds are under the control of Nightshade. She announces her plans to use the security agency to conquer the nation and offers to make Cap her king. [...]
Captain America #191
2 stars

Captain America #191

November 1975
"The Trial of The Falcon!"
Script: Bill Mantlo
As the tale opens, Sam Wilson, alias "Snap" Wilson, alias the Falcon, is found guilty of drug-related crimes committed in his mysterious former life as a mobster…. [...]
Captain America #192
3 stars

Captain America #192

December 1975
"Mad-Flight!"
Script: Marv Wolfman
Steve Rogers, still upset and confused over the discovery that the Falcon was a pawn of the Red Skull all along (revealed in issue #186), heads to the airport to catch a flight back to New York to think things over. [...]
Captain America #193
2 stars

Captain America #193

January 1976
"The Madbomb Screamer in the Brain!"
Script: Jack Kirby
Relaxing after the trial of the Falcon, Captain America and the Falcon are having an arm-wrestling match in Leila’s kitchen. Suddenly the two heroes are overwhelmed by feelings of hate and anger and begin to fight in earnest; quickly they manage to overcome these strange emotions. [...]
Captain America #194
2 stars

Captain America #194

February 1976
"The Trojan Horde"
Script: Jack Kirby
To prepare for their mission to uncover the source of the Madbombs, Captain America and the Falcon are subjected to brain-blasts designed to render them immune to the sinister weapons. [...]
Captain America #195
2 stars

Captain America #195

March 1976
"1984!"
Script: Jack Kirby
Imprisoned by the Royalist Forces of America in their underground complex, Captain America and the Falcon break out and do battle with the guards, reaching their objective: the "Treatment Room. [...]
Captain America #196
2 stars

Captain America #196

April 1976
"Kill-Derby"
Script: Jack Kirby
Captain America comes to in the locker room at the Arena, where it has been decreed he must be placed on one of the competing teams in the Derby. When he struggles against the players, he is gassed and his shield confiscated. [...]
Captain America #197
2 stars

Captain America #197

May 1976
"The Rocks Are Burning!"
Script: Jack Kirby
In the deadly underground Derby, Captain America hurls himself into the thick of the armored players to recover his shield. Cap’s determination enables him to withstand his foe’s blows and electric shock weapon to beat the man to the ground. [...]
Captain America #198
2 stars

Captain America #198

June 1976
"Captain America's Love Story"
Script: Jack Kirby
While Captain America and the Falcon assist the Army in the mopping up operation at the Royalist complex, they are disappointed to find no trace of the "Big Daddy" Madbomb. [...]
Captain America #199
2 stars

Captain America #199

July 1976
"The Man Who Sold the United States"
Script: Jack Kirby
Searching the conspirators’ house after the SHIELD raid, Captain America is ambushed by a trio of thugs but his lightning-fast reflexes and an assist from the Falcon save the day. [...]