Captain America #401 (June 1992)

This issue of Captain America serves as a coda to the "Operation: Galactic Storm" event that started in issue #398 and ended in last month's Avengers #347. It's also one of the most significant comics we've covered so far at this blog—and if you've been following along in recent posts, you can guess why. After... 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 #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 →

Captain America #381-382 (January-February 1991)

These two issues wrap up the three-part story about the "trial" of Diamondback (aka Rachel Leighton) by the Serpent Society, who accuse of her treason for consorting with Captain America. In the last issue, they convicted her to death, but their former leader Sidewinder appeared before her execution and transported her away. Meanwhile, Cap was... Continue Reading →

Marvel Super-Heroes #3 (September 1990)

In its first volume, the title Marvel Super-Heroes introduced Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell) and the Guardians of the Galaxy, and told Doctor Doom's first solo story, along with reprinting stories (which it did exclusively after it first twenty issues). In its second volume, it became a quarterly anthology title; its third issue features Captain America in... Continue Reading →

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