Captain America #233 (May 1979)

As we continue the story, begun in issue #231, of Captain America fighting the white nationalist Grand Director and his National Front, we finally learn the identity of the person behind the hate movement (who was glimpsed in silhouette in the last issue) as well as a hint as to who the Grand Director himself... Continue Reading →

Black Panther #14-15 (March and May 1979)

This pair of comics, featuring Captain America and several other Avenger teammates of the Black Panther, are the last two issues of T'Challa's first series under his own name, written and pencilled by co-creator Jack Kirby for the first twelve issues (at the same time that he was also writing and drawing Captain America and... Continue Reading →

Marvel Team-Up #13 (September 1973)

This comic is the first team-up book featuring Captain America, and serves better as an example of how Marvel did team-up books versus DC than a meaningful Cap story as such. Future issues of Marvel Team-Up with Spidey will do much better by Cap (I cited both #106 and #128 in my book), and his... Continue Reading →

Captain America #144 (December 1971)

This issue sees a split (of sorts) in Captain America and the Falcon's partnership—as you may have guessed from the subtle hint on the cover—as well as Sam's new costume (also on the cover). Plus... Femme Force! We open on what is apparently a Hydra meeting, which is soon broken up by Cap and agents... Continue Reading →

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