Captain America #393 (October 1991)

This issue serves as a transition between "The Superia Stratagem," which ended in the last issue, and the beginning of a five-part storyline focused on the Red Skull (with "Operation Galactic Storm" looming on the horizon beginning with issue #398). We're also introduced to Captain America's German counterpart, Hauptmann Deutschland, seen on the cover... but... Continue Reading →

Captain America #391-392 (September 1991)

These two issues complete the "Superia Stratagem" storyline that began in issue #387, when Diamondback and her friends were abducted from her Brooklyn home and taken to the cruise ship of Superia, who had gathered a motley crew of female supervillains for nefarious purposes. At the end of the last issue, Captain America and Paladin... Continue Reading →

Captain America #387-388 (July 1991)

These two issues are the beginning of "The Superia Stratagem," a six-part story published biweekly over the next three months. It is... not great, but nonetheless we will have interesting things to highlight regarding Captain America's ethical behavior, more of them in the first two issues than in the rest (when we will have assorted... Continue Reading →

Captain America Annual #10 (June 1991)

This annual was the third and final installment (after 1991's Daredevil and Punisher annuals) in "The Von Strucker Gambit," in which Baron von Strucker sends three bounty hunters to track three superhuman agents who escaped from Hydra after being subject to experimental treatments. Captain America does not appear in either of the first two parts... Continue Reading →

Captain America #385 (May 1991)

This is the first part of a two-issue storyline about one of Captain America's former neighbors in Brooklyn, who now runs with a new crew, some of whom you can see on the cover—and the romantic machinations of a certain Ms. Bernie Rosenthal continue. The issue begins with the Watchdogs—the right-wing extremist group that debuted... Continue Reading →

Captain America #383 (March 1991)

This issue celebrates Captain America's 50th anniversary, based on the March 1941 cover date of Captain America Comics #1. Of course, Cap didn't appear regularly for all of those fifty years, as he acknowledges at one point in the main story—and it wasn't always Steve Rogers wielding the shield—but it's still a notable date to... Continue Reading →

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