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Comic Book: Captain America (2012 series)

What This Book is About:
New writer Rick Remender relaunches the series with a science fiction angle as Cap is trapped in Dimension Z.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Nov 2012 to Oct 2014
2012
1

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Falcon
Falcon

(Sam Wilson)
Plus: Jet Black, Arnim Zola, Ian, Iron Nail.

Comics Index

Total: 25

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Captain America #1
4 stars

Captain America #1

November 2012
"Castaway in Dimension Z, Chapter One"
Script: Rick Remender
The tale opens in the Lower East Side of New York City in 1926. As a young Steve Rogers cowers under the kitchen table, his drunken father slaps his mother around for nagging him to quit drinking and stay sober at work. When she refuses to back down after the beating, Rogers storms out ashamed. [...]
Captain America #2
4 stars

Captain America #2

December 2012
"(Castaway in Dimension Z, Chapter Two)"
Script: Rick Remender
One year has passed since Captain America, trapped in Dimension Z, crashed in the wilderness with the baby he rescued from Arnim Zola’s lab. A weary Cap has been struggling to survive while protecting the boy, whom he has named Ian, from the horrors that inhabit this wilderness. [...]
Captain America #3
3.5 stars

Captain America #3

January 2013
"(Castaway in Dimension Z, Chapter Three)"
Script: Rick Remender
Switzerland 1929: Dr. Arnim Zola is interrupted by the visit of a villager looking for his missing wife and dog; Zola denies having seen them and sends the man away, then returns to his lab where he resumes work on the dog—with the woman’s head attached. [...]
Captain America #4
4 stars

Captain America #4

February 2013
"(Castaway in Dimension Z, Chapter Four)"
Script: Rick Remender
Eleven years have passed since the last issue: Captain America is now the leader of the Phrox tribe. He is training his adopted son Ian in the art of hunting with the shield to bring back meat for the tribe. [...]
Captain America #5
4 stars

Captain America #5

March 2013
"(Castaway in Dimension Z, Chapter Five)"
Script: Rick Remender
Having discovered the map of Zolandia (last issue), the long-stranded Captain America is racing toward the exit back to his own world, with his adopted son Ian in tow. As he flies the jet-cycle, he warns Ian to kill him at the first sign the Zola-consciousness within him seems to be taking over. [...]
Captain America #6
4 stars

Captain America #6

April 2013
"(Castaway in Dimension Z, Chapter Six)"
Script: Rick Remender
In Dimension Z, Jet Black prays for forgiveness to an image of her father/god, Arnim Zola, for her feelings about Captain America. She feels she is being tested by witnessing Cap’s power and compassion, which she found strangely attractive…. [...]
Captain America #7
3 stars

Captain America #7

May 2013
"Ashes of our Fathers"
Script: Rick Remender
Two years ago, Captain America (Steve Rogers) and his adopted son Ian were lounging by the river near the Phrox village in Dimension Z. Ian asked Cap whether he missed his old life; Steve replied that he was focused not on what he didn’t have but what he did, and with that he was happy. [...]
Captain America #8
3 stars

Captain America #8

June 2013
"(Castaway in Dimension Z, Chapter Eight)"
Script: Rick Remender
Captain America is beaten savagely by the brainwashed Ian and a hulking Cap clone, as they bring up all his doubts and insecurities to torture him psychologically as well as physically. [...]
Captain America #9
2.5 stars

Captain America #9

July 2013
"(Castaway in Dimension Z, Chapter Nine)"
Script: Rick Remender
Captain America, devastated by the death of his adopted son Ian, is rescued by Sharon Carter who tells him that his memories are false and he has been in this underground world for only thirty minutes. They fight their way past mutate guards to aid Jet Black who is battling her father Arnim Zola. [...]
Captain America #10
2.5 stars

Captain America #10

August 2013
"Man Further Out of Time"
Script: Rick Remender
Jet Black is reeling from the death of her father and the news that her brother Ian is dead too. Arnim Zola’s battle station is taking off through the portal so Sharon Carter prepares to detonate the explosives she planted in it. [...]
Captain America #11
3.5 stars

Captain America #11

September 2013
"A Fire in the Rain"
Script: Rick Remender
Captain America has just returned from spending twelve years in Dimension Z while only a few hours have passed in the real world. [...]
Captain America #12
3.5 stars

Captain America #12

October 2013
"(No title given)"
Script: Rick Remender
Atop Mount Everest in 1968, a young man named Ran Shon employs a lion statuette to gain entrance into the lair of Fin Fang Foom. He requests of the dragon great power and is granted it…. [...]
Captain America #13
3.5 stars

Captain America #13

November 2013
"(No title given)"
Script: Rick Remender
1969: At a SHIELD hub station, Nick Fury and Dum Dum Dugan interview Agent Ran Shen who was assigned to go undercover in Mao’s government in Red China. Ran explains that secrecy kept him from reporting in but Fury does not believe him. [...]
Captain America #14
3.5 stars

Captain America #14

December 2013
"(No title given)"
Script: Rick Remender
In Nrosvekistan, Captain America has spent hours in a brutal fight with the renegade super-soldier Nuke. Cap’s anger and grief slows his responses so that Nuke gets the upper hand. [...]
Captain America #15
4 stars

Captain America #15

January 2014
"(No title given)"
Script: Rick Remender
Alexander Tarin, one of the millionaires kidnapped by the Iron Nail and forced to slave away in the mines, attempts to escape but is caught by the villain. [...]
Captain America #16
4 stars

Captain America #16

February 2014
"New Friends"
Script: Rick Remender
On a gloomy winter’s day in New York, Jet Black moves above the city, barely concealing her contempt for the ugly, chaotic, and weak world she was raised by her father to rule. Suddenly she hears the sounds of violence. [...]
Captain America #17
4 stars

Captain America #17

February 2014
"The Iron Nail: Part 1"
Script: Rick Remender
Frank Simpson returns from the war to a hero’s welcome; Captain America is there to greet him and so is his father. His dead father. Simpson Sr. tells Frank he is proud of him—then draws a gun and shoots him… This is an illusion granted to the dying Nuke by Dr. Mindbubble to ease his passing. [...]
Captain America #18
4 stars

Captain America #18

March 2014
"The Iron Nail: Part 2"
Script: Rick Remender
SHIELD agents led by Maria Hill descend upon the secret base in the Sahara Desert where the new Helicarrier Gungnir is docked. Entering, they are met by the mad Dr. Mindbubble who has  brainwashed Nick Fury Jr into aiding him. [...]
Captain America #19
3.5 stars

Captain America #19

April 2014
"The Iron Nail: Part 3"
Script: Rick Remender
Captain America has boarded the hijacked new Helicarrier Gungnir only to see it come under attack by the rest of SHIELD’s forces. As he looks on in horror, the massive craft shoots down two other Helicarriers and several planes. [...]
Captain America #20
2.5 stars

Captain America #20

May 2014
"The Iron Nail: Part 4"
Script: Rick Remender
Steve Rogers, his mind full of doubt and uncertainty about his choices in life, awakens in a hospital bed. Around him are his friends, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Jet Black, Nick Fury Jr., and Maria Hill. [...]
Captain America #21
3 stars

Captain America #21

June 2014
"Super-Soldier No More [The Iron Nail Part 5]"
Script: Rick Remender
The SHIELD supercarrier Gungnir has transformed into a humongous fighting robot to destroy the tiny nation of Nrosvekistan in accord with the Iron Nail’s scheme to disgrace America. Dum Dum Dugan, knowing his colleagues are aboard, reluctantly gives the order to destroy it…. [...]
Captain America #22
3 stars

Captain America #22

July 2014
"(No title given)"
Script: Rick Remender
One fine morning a portal opens up in New York’s Central Park and Arnim Zola’s tower appears, spilling his deadly mutates into the city to cause havoc. A lone armored warrior leaves much more quietly on a mission of his own…. [...]
Captain America #23
4 stars

Captain America #23

August 2014
"(No title given)"
Script: Rick Remender
The mysterious armored warrior from Arnim Zola’s ship crashes through the doors of Avengers Mansion. He is confronted first by Iron Man, then Thor, and lastly the Hulk. He is able to avoid their attacks through his superhuman agility and penetrate deeper into the mansion. [...]
Captain America #24
4 stars

Captain America #24

September 2014
"(No title given)"
Script: Rick Remender
Arnim Zola is reporting to the Red Skull that all is going according to schedule when his rebel daughter Jet Black arrives to oppose him. Zola reveals that she has been his pawn all along, that even her turning against him was part of his plan. [...]
Captain America #25
4 stars

Captain America #25

October 2014
"(No title given)"
Script: Rick Remender
The Falcon has apparently sacrificed his life to ensure that Arnim Zola’s Omega Bomb detonates in the stratosphere. As he plummets to Earth, Iron Man catches him and lowers him softly to the ground. All of his friends and comrades mourn…. [...]