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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)
Iron Man
Iron Man

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

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Captain America #248
4 stars

Captain America #248

August 1980
"Dragon Man!"
Script: Roger Stern
A SHIELD scientist examines the remains of the Baron Strucker robot fought by Captain America (last issue), astonishing Nick Fury with revelations of its sophistication. A movement in the eye alerts Cap that the thing is still spying on them and likely booby trapped. [...]
Captain America #249
4 stars

Captain America #249

September 1980
"Death, Where Is Thy Sting?"
Script: Roger Stern
…Captain America is being crushed to death in the clutches of the massive monster Dragon Man, goaded into a rage by the floating Gadget-12 of the sinister Machinesmith. Unable to get any leverage to break the hold, Cap hurls his glove into his opponent’s eye causing the monster to drop him. [...]
Captain America #250
4 stars

Captain America #250

October 1980
"Cap for President!"
Script: Roger Stern
One Saturday morning, a gang of terrorists have invaded a hotel suite and taken hostage a congressman and his campaign staff. Suddenly Captain America busts through the door and, in a few swift assured moves, dispatches the bad guys. After the dust has cleared, Samuel T. [...]
Captain America #251
3 stars

Captain America #251

November 1980
"The Mercenary and the Madman"
Script: Roger Stern
Having finally recovered his true memories, Captain America looks over the New York skyline, reflecting on his history: super-soldier, frozen in ice, Avenger, partner to the Falcon, romance with the now-deceased Sharon Carter…. [...]
Captain America #252
3 stars

Captain America #252

December 1980
"Cold Fire!"
Script: Roger Stern
Captain America has been captured by the villainous team of Mr. Hyde and Batroc and chained to the front of the Roxxon oil tanker set on a collision course for the New York docks. As a final gesture of triumph Hyde attempts to break Cap’s shield. [...]
Captain America #253
3 stars

Captain America #253

January 1981
"Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot"
Script: Roger Stern
In a small English village, a young woman is found dead, her throat mutilated and her blood drained—the third such victim in a month. Dr. Cromwell heads to the local manor house to inform Lady Crichton of the tragedy. [...]
Captain America #254
3 stars

Captain America #254

February 1981
"Blood on the Moors"
Script: Roger Stern
…The occupants of Falsworth Manor arrive just in time to see Baron Blood about to sink his fangs into the throat of Captain America. [...]
Captain America #255
2 stars

Captain America #255

March 1981
"The Living Legend"
Script: Roger Stern
June 1941: President Roosevelt examines the dossier on Operation: Rebirth to learn more about its test subject Steve Rogers. He grew up in Depression-era Brooklyn, a sickly youth with a talent for art, who was the target of bullies. [...]
Captain America #256
3.5 stars

Captain America #256

April 1981
"The Ghosts of Greymoor Castle!"
Script:
Before retuning to America after the adventure with Baron Blood (issues #253-254), Captain America visits Greymoor Castle, scene of a wartime mission. Bucky Barnes had been captured to lure Cap to the castle by Cedric Rawlings, British scientist working for the Nazis. [...]
Captain America #257
2.5 stars

Captain America #257

May 1981
"Deadly Anniversary!"
Script: Mike W. Barr
Sinister figures enter the hotel room of Dr. Bruce Banner and gas the sleeping figure, spiriting him away to an unknown location…. [...]
Captain America #258
4 stars

Captain America #258

June 1981
"Blockbuster!"
Script: David Michelinie
Steve Rogers and Bernie Rosenthal go out for a night on the town, dancing at the Roseland Ballroom and dinner at a fine restaurant, and a carriage ride around the park; Steve is having trouble with old memories reminding him how much older than Bernie he is. [...]
Captain America #259
3.5 stars

Captain America #259

July 1981
"Rite of Passage!"
Script: David Michelinie
An odd sensation awakens Steve Rogers in the wee small hours of the night. [...]
Captain America #260
3 stars

Captain America #260

August 1981
"Prison Reform!"
Script: Al Milgrom
Captain America is escorted into a prison accompanied by the jeers of the convicts—and summarily tossed into a cell, his shield confiscated. [...]
Captain America #261
3 stars

Captain America #261

September 1981
"Celluloid Heroes!"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
Steve Rogers is having a good time at a bar with his friends Sam (the Falcon) Wilson and Josh Cooper. They are all a bit tipsy when they leave; they witness a mugging in a nearby alley. Steve and Sam take on the two thugs and have a little trouble beating them because of their drunken state. [...]
Captain America #262
3.5 stars

Captain America #262

October 1981
"Death of a Legend?"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
TV newsman Will Brynner reports on the encounter of Captain America and the new Nomad with terrorists from the Nihilist Order at the airport (last issue). His story is slanted to make Nomad out to be the real hero and Cap an incompetent glory-seeker. [...]
Captain America #263
3.5 stars

Captain America #263

November 1981
"—The Last Movie!"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
Captain America is prisoner of the Red Skull, who engineered the entire Nomad/movie scheme to lure the hero into his clutches. The skull takes control of the Ameridroid (not killed by the ray gun blast last issue) and has the unwilling Lyle Dekker try to kill Cap. [...]
Captain America #264
4 stars

Captain America #264

December 1981
"The American Dreamers!"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
At an abandoned hotel in Upstate New York, four people, eyes wide and staring, are hooked up to a complex device in the basement, and they are dreaming dreams…. Diplomat Captain America returns from negotiating the unification of North and South America for President Kennedy… Wait, what? [...]
Captain America #265
3.5 stars

Captain America #265

January 1982
"Thunderhead!"
Script: David Anthony Kraft
Peter Parker is on his way home after a late night party at the Bugle when he sees another partygoer accosted by a band of hoods. [...]
Captain America #266
4 stars

Captain America #266

February 1982
"Flight from Thunderhead!"
Script: David Anthony Kraft
So Nick Fury is being pulled through the air by a nuclear missile heading for Washington while Captain America and Spider-Man find themselves plummeting from the airborne Thunderhead Island, lair of the villainous Sultan. Spidey manages to web onto the floating island but he can’t reach Cap. [...]
Captain America #267
3 stars

Captain America #267

March 1982
"The Man who Made a Difference!"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
Captain America is addressing a high school assembly on pursuing dreams and making a difference. When the floor is opened to questions, a hostile punk asks about all that is wrong with America—then he pulls a gun. [...]
Captain America #268
4 stars

Captain America #268

April 1982
"Peace on Earth—Good Will to Man"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
As the story opens, the Defenders (Hellcat, Valkyrie, Gargoyle, and Kyle "Nighthawk" Richmond) are unconscious in a darkened room. Roman soldiers remove Kyle and he awakens to see August Masters, who has a part for him to play in his sinister scheme…. [...]
Captain America #269
3 stars

Captain America #269

May 1982
"A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste!"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
One morning Steve Rogers is having breakfast in Anna Kappelbaum’s kitchen along with pals Josh Cooper and Mike Farrel. The landlady gives Steve some advice about his awkward relationship with Bernie Rosenthal, and she becomes quite upset hearing about Neo-Nazis in the news. [...]
Captain America #270
4 stars

Captain America #270

June 1982
"Someone who Cares"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
Out for an evening stroll, Steve Rogers and Bernie Rosenthal are having a talk about the complicated nature of their relationship. They are interrupted by the arrival of Steve’s boyhood friend Arnie Roth. [...]
Captain America #271
3 stars

Captain America #271

July 1982
"The Mystery of Mr. X"
Script: David Kraft
Steve Rogers brings a pizza over to the apartment of his girlfriend Bernie Rosenthal and is surprised to find she is a big fan of All-Star Wrestling on TV. [...]