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Comic Book: Captain America (2004 series)

What This Book is About:
Volume 5: after the events of AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED, Ed Brubaker was assigned to restart the series yet again. He introduced the Winter Soldier, leading up to the momentous Death of Captain America storyline. And then, Bucky Barnes wielded the shield to become the new Captain America.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Nov 2004 to Jun 2009
2004
N/A

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

Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Black Widow
Black Widow

(Natasha Romanoff)
Falcon
Falcon

(Sam Wilson)
Iron Man
Iron Man

(Tony Stark)
Red Skull
Red Skull

(Johann Shmidt)
Winter Soldier
Winter Soldier

(Bucky Barnes)
Plus: Aleksander Lukin, Crossbones.

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Captain America #26
4 stars

Captain America #26

May 2007
"The Death of The Dream, Part Two"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Late one night, Sharon Carter and the Contessa are on their way to the uptown bar where a wake for Captain America is being held. Sharon tells Val about her meeting with the New Director of SHIELD, Tony Stark: it did not go well. [...]
Captain America #27
4 stars

Captain America #27

June 2007
"The Death of The Dream, Part Three"
Script: Ed Brubaker
At a press conference Tony Stark declares that Captain America will not be replaced. Bucky (Winter Soldier) Barnes arrives at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington to visit the new Captain America exhibit; he’s really there to check out the security measures. [...]
Captain America #28
4 stars

Captain America #28

July 2007
"The Death of The Dream, Part Four"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Late night in a bar: as the bartender expounds his theory of a government conspiracy behind the assassination of Captain America, Bucky Barnes, the Winter Soldier, debates his next step in investigating Cap’s murder. [...]
Captain America #29
4 stars

Captain America #29

August 2007
"The Death of The Dream, Part Five"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Tony Stark reviews the surveillance video of Sin’s successful mission to free Crossbones from SHIELD custody. He is outraged at the fact that SHIELD agents apparently let her team into the high security base, and other guards are now missing. Tony concludes there must be a mole inside the agency. [...]
Captain America #30
4 stars

Captain America #30

September 2007
"The Death of The Dream, Part Six"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Tony Stark discovers the sole link between all the SHIELD agents who have gone missing is that they had psychiatric consultations with Dr Benjamin. [...]
Captain America #31
4 stars

Captain America #31

October 2007
"The Death of The Dream: Act 2 - The Burden of Dreams: Part One"
Script: Ed Brubaker
A distraught Sharon Carter walks the streets, fighting against the hypnotic suggestion in her head until she finally gives in and goes to join the Red Skull. [...]
Captain America #32
4 stars

Captain America #32

November 2007
"The Death of The Dream: Act 2 - The Burden of Dreams: Part Two"
Script: Ed Brubaker
The gun Bucky Barnes fired was loaded with blanks, as he suspected but he chanced a shot at Dr Faustus anyway. He is knocked unconscious and taken to a cell. Back at SHIELD HQ Tony Stark learns that a positive pregnancy test was found in Sharon Carter’s apartment and it is apparently real. [...]
Captain America #33
4 stars

Captain America #33

December 2007
"The Death of The Dream: Act 2 - The Burden of Dreams: Part Three"
Script: Ed Brubaker
The Red Skull berates Dr Faustus for his failure to retrieve the Winter Soldier and announces plans to move up the timeline for his scheme. Meanwhile Bucky is in custody aboard the SHIELD Helicarrier; Black Widow keeps watch over his cell. [...]
Captain America #34
4 stars

Captain America #34

January 2008
"The Death of Captain America Act 2 - The Burden of Dreams: Part Four"
Script: Ed Brubaker
In the wake of Aleksander Lukin’s reported death, Kronas names Vladmir Morovin the new CEO and he announces plans to double oil prices, while the corporation’s financial arm forecloses mortgages, creating an economic crisis in America. [...]
Captain America #35
4 stars

Captain America #35

February 2008
"The Death of Captain America: Act 2 - The Burden of Dreams: Part Five"
Script: Ed Brubaker
The Falcon locates the abandoned clinic Dr. Faustus was using as a base but the current crisis prevents them from following up any leads. [...]
Captain America #36
4 stars

Captain America #36

March 2008
"The Death of Captain America: Act 2 - The Burden of Dreams: Part Six"
Script: Ed Brubaker
In the halls of the Capitol, Captain America fights for his life against the Serpent Squad led by Sin, the Red Skull’s daughter. He manages to gun down Sin and Viper, but Crossbones suddenly appears shooting him in the back. [...]
Captain America #37
4 stars

Captain America #37

April 2008
"The Death of Captain America: Act 3 - The Man Who Bought America: Part One"
Script: Ed Brubaker
August 1944: at the Liberation of Paris, the Red Skull watches from his hiding place, observing the jubilation of the America army led by Captain America with disgust, and determines that, however long it takes, he will bring the American empire crashing down. [...]
Captain America #38
5 stars

Captain America #38

May 2008
"The Death of Captain America: Act 3 - The Man Who Bought America: Part Two"
Script: Ed Brubaker
[...]
Captain America #39
5 stars

Captain America #39

June 2008
"The Death of Captain America: Act 3 - The Man Who Bought America: Part Three"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Senator Gordon Wright, third-party candidate for President of the United States, and the Red Skull’s pawn, is giving a speech to his assembled supporters, while the phony 1950s Captain America watches from the shadows, waiting for his cue. [...]
Captain America #40
5 stars

Captain America #40

July 2008
"The Death of Captain America: Act 3 - The Man Who Bought America: Part Four"
Script: Ed Brubaker
The insane 1950s Captain America hurls the new Cap—Bucky Barnes—through a window, and pursues him to the roof below, shouting, "Murderer!" At this point Bucky realizes that he should have listened to the Falcon when he warned him not to go rushing in to anything…. [...]
Captain America #41
5 stars

Captain America #41

August 2008
"The Death of Captain America: Act 3 - The Man Who Bought America: Part Five"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Bucky Barnes (the new Captain America) and Sam Wilson (the Falcon) are playing cards in a cheap motel room, keeping an eye on their quarry, the 1950s Captain America. They spot an A.I.M. tactical squad surrounding the diner he’s in. [...]
Captain America #42
5 stars

Captain America #42

September 2008
"The Death of Captain America: Act 3 - The Man Who Bought America: Part Six"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Captain America crashes through the window of the booth where the would-be assassin Sin is stationed. He fights off her backup team as she makes her getaway. On the roof she realizes she ruined her father’s schemes. [...]
Captain America #43
3 stars

Captain America #43

October 2008
"Time's Arrow - Part 1 of 3"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Shanghai, China, 1942: Captain America, Bucky, and the Human Torch are on an undercover mission. Their contact shows them to a factory; quickly changing into costume, they burst in and do battle with the soldiers standing guard…. [...]
Captain America #44
3 stars

Captain America #44

November 2008
"Time's Arrow - Part 2 of 3"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Beijing, 1968: Bucky Barnes, the Winter Soldier, invades a well-guarded Chinese facility on orders from his Soviet masters; his objective: assassinate Professor Zhang Chin…. [...]
Captain America #45
3 stars

Captain America #45

December 2008
"Time's Arrow - Part 3 of 3"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Beijing, 1968: Winter Soldier is fighting for his life against The Man with No Face, a failed Chinese attempt at a super-soldier which left the subject a ghost of a man, fading in and out of shadows, unable to be touched. [...]
Captain America #46
3 stars

Captain America #46

January 2009
"Old Friends and Enemies, Part 1 of 3"
Script: Ed Brubaker
At the laboratory of Professor Zhang Chin, the now-aged scientist studies the remains of the original Human Torch while planning with The Man with No Face for their other objective: capturing the Winter Soldier, who is now Captain America. [...]
Captain America #47
3 stars

Captain America #47

February 2009
"Old Friends and Enemies, Part 2 of 3"
Script: Ed Brubaker
In Taipei, The Man with No Face informs his master Professor Zhang Chin that the Winter Soldier has been seen in the city; he is blazing a path of violence and destruction, hoping to be caught and taken to his quarry. [...]
Captain America #48
3 stars

Captain America #48

March 2009
"Old Friends and Enemies, Part 3 of 3"
Script: Ed Brubaker
The Human Torch virus slowly affects the sedated Namor as Zhang Chin explains to Bucky his ultimate goal: population control though global pandemic, saving the ecosystem—while he takes revenge against the Winter Soldier for the murder of his wife. [...]
Captain America #49
3 stars

Captain America #49

April 2009
"Daughter of Time"
Script: Ed Brubaker
Sharon Carter lives in Virginia near the  Larkmoore Clinic for the elderly where her aunt Peggy, who dated Captain America in the 40s, is institutionalized. [...]
Captain America #50
4 stars

Captain America #50

May 2009
"Days Gone By"
Script: Ed Brubaker
It is Bucky's (James Buchanan Barnes) 80th (or something) birthday and while fighting the Watchdogs, wearing his Captain America uniform, he remembers how he celebrated his 16, 18 and 20th birthdays. [...]