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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 #224
3 stars

Captain America #224

August 1978
"Saturday Night Furor!"
Script: Peter Gillis
Two early-morning joggers find an unconscious Captain America floating in the river. They rescue him and carry him home where he awakens. [...]
Captain America #225
3 stars

Captain America #225

September 1978
"Devastation!"
Script: Steve Gerber
A bitter Captain America surveys the wreckage of the train destroyed by the Animus in its attempt to kill Cap (issue #223). Nick Fury approaches him and tries to persuade him to abandon this search for his identity which is only distracting him from his primary duties. [...]
Captain America #226
3 stars

Captain America #226

October 1978
"Am I Still Captain America?"
Script: Roger McKenzie
His body drained of the Super-Soldier Serum that gave him his powers, the now-scrawny Captain America has the need to prove himself. He does this by entering a SHIELD training room and fighting a huge robot called Impact-739. [...]
Captain America #227
3 stars

Captain America #227

November 1978
"This Deadly Gauntlet!"
Script: Roger McKenzie
The rejuvenated Captain America is aboard the SHIELD Helicarrier with every agent aboard having been turned into a surrogate Red Skull, so the craft is now a floating death trap. Cap must run a deadly gauntlet of Red Skulls who are gunning for him with every weapon in the SHIELD arsenal. [...]
Captain America #228
3 stars

Captain America #228

December 1978
"A Serpent Lurks Below"
Script: Roger McKenzie
At Avengers Mansion, a somber Captain America confides in Iron Man that he has no private life anymore. In contrast to his teammates who are enjoying themselves all around him (especially the Beast who has a hot date), Steve Rogers has nothing to do when Cap isn’t needed. [...]
Captain America #229
3 stars

Captain America #229

January 1979
"Traitors All About Me!"
Script: Roger McKenzie
A team of SHIELD agents led by Jasper Sitwell searches the old HQ which was just demolished as they moved to a new location after this one was compromised by a Corporation spy in their midst. The object of the search? [...]
Captain America #230
3 stars

Captain America #230

February 1979
"Assault on Alcatraz!"
Script: Roger Stern
A disguised Captain America, Marvel Man, and the Vamp take a ferry to Alcatraz along with a group of tourists. Their mission is to locate the Falcon, who is a hostage of the sinister Corporation. Unbeknownst to Cap, there was a second traitor on the team of SHIELD Super-Agents: the Vamp…. [...]
Captain America #231
3.5 stars

Captain America #231

March 1979
"Aftermath!"
Script: Roger McKenzie
Having been rescued from the villains’ clutches by Captain America (in INCREDIBLE HULK #232), the Falcon takes leave of his former partner with thanks. [...]
Captain America #232
3.5 stars

Captain America #232

April 1979
"The Flame and the Fury"
Script: Jim Shooter
Hearing the explosion of Peggy Carter’s car, Captain America rushes back to find that Peggy, thrown clear by the blast, is still breathing. He then quickly takes down the National Force hitmen and turns them over to the police. [...]
Captain America #233
3.5 stars

Captain America #233

May 1979
"Cross Fire"
Script: Roger McKenzie
On a Harlem street, Captain America is caught between the forces of gang boss Morgan and his gunmen and the fanatical National Force—one of whom is the brainwashed Sharon Carter. [...]
Captain America #234
4 stars

Captain America #234

June 1979
"Burn, Cap, Burn!"
Script: Roger McKenzie
There’s a race riot in Harlem! Captain America plows into the rioters, clobbering criminal black men left and right, while spouting racist rhetoric about how White America must be purified of filth and scum. Cap then flashes a shield bearing a swastika! Confused? [...]
Captain America #235
3.5 stars

Captain America #235

July 1979
"To Stalk the Killer Skies!"
Script: Roger McKenzie
Captain America and Daredevil, trapped in the hideout of the National Force, are fired on with flamethrowers. As the building blazes, Dr Faustus orders his men out of there, leaving the two heroes to burn. [...]
Captain America #236
4 stars

Captain America #236

August 1979
"Death Dive!"
Script: Michael Fleisher
Captain America, leaping from a biplane piloted by Daredevil in hopes of intercepting the dirigible hijacked by the National Force, finds himself drifting out of range. He adopts a skydiver’s stance and manages to drift closer to the airship—and he misses, plunging past his target. [...]
Captain America #237
4 stars

Captain America #237

September 1979
"From the Ashes…"
Script: Roger McKenzie
A weary Captain America addresses the press, explaining how he had been brainwashed into fighting for the fanatical National Force. [...]
Captain America #238
4 stars

Captain America #238

October 1979
"Snowfall Fury"
Script: Peter Gillis
The story opens with Captain America climbing the sheer cliff face of an icy mountain. He is attacked by guards mounted on giant hawks firing laser weapons at him. The treacherous winds cause one bird to crash into the cliff face so the commander orders them away. [...]
Captain America #239
4 stars

Captain America #239

November 1979
"Mind-Stains on the Virgin Snow!"
Script: Peter Gillis
At the mountaintop entrance to the secretive Dovecote, Captain America has been overcome by the brutish fighter Widowmaker. Over an intercom, the baddie receives orders to stop what he is doing, distracting him so Cap can knock him out. [...]
Captain America #240
3.5 stars

Captain America #240

December 1979
"Gang Wars!"
Script: Alan Kupperberg
Steve Rogers is walking along the beach late at night when he spies thugs from the Coney Island Cruisers threatening an old man. Donning his Captain America outfit he plows into the hoods and drives them off. [...]
Captain America #241
4 stars

Captain America #241

January 1980
"Fear Grows in Brooklyn!"
Script: Mike W. Barr
Captain America comes to the rescue of a man being assaulted by a couple of thugs on a bright Brooklyn morning. Cap turns the defeated punks over to the police who recognize them as a pair of mobsters in town for a secret meeting. [...]
Captain America #242
3 stars

Captain America #242

February 1980
"Facades!"
Script: Steven Grant
Answering a call for help apparently from Peggy Carter, Captain America walks into a trap where he is attacked by Nick Fury and Dum Dum Dugan. He is then threatened with disintegration by Peggy who is seeking revenge for the death of her sister Sharon. Confused? [...]
Captain America #243
4 stars

Captain America #243

March 1980
"The Lazarus Conspiracy!"
Script: Roger McKenzie
Captain America goes against a gang of orange-clad criminals who are attempting to steal the Master Matrix (the device SHIELD uses to create Life Model Decoys) from the courthouse. [...]
Captain America #244
3.5 stars

Captain America #244

April 1980
"The Way of All Flesh!"
Script: Roger McKenzie
Captain America is facing the warped and twisted "Adonis" housing the brain of evil industrialist Eric Cameron, who is bent on revenge against his son Brady whose scheming was responsible for his disaster. [...]
Captain America #245
3 stars

Captain America #245

May 1980
"The Calypso Connection!"
Script: Roger McKenzie
After helping the police clean up the after effects of his encounter with Adonis (last issue), Captain America stops by a late-night diner for a slice of apple pie. His appearance causes a sensation and soon the diner owner is mounting a huge sign that reads "Captain America ate here. [...]
Captain America #246
3 stars

Captain America #246

June 1980
"The Sins of the Fathers!"
Script: Peter Gillis
Late one night, School Board member Martin Harris is pursued though the dark streets and brutally beaten by a costumed villain…. At home, Steve Rogers has a visit from neighbor Josh Cooper. [...]
Captain America #247
4 stars

Captain America #247

July 1980
"By the Dawn's Early Light!"
Script: Roger Stern
Early one morning Captain America is seen racing across the Brooklyn Bridge on his way to SHIELD headquarters. He leaps atop a bus which carries him all the way to midtown Manhattan, paying the fare to a startled driver, and departs over the rooftops toward his destination. [...]