Captain America #408 (October 1992)

This issue serves several functions: It provides the aftermath to the "Man-Wolf" storyline that began in issue #402, resolving the entire Capwolf fiasco; it wraps up one of Cap's missing-person cases; it is the title's sole "Infinity War" tie-in (thankfully); and it reunites former partners as it sets up the next storyline. (And that's not... Continue Reading →

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 →

Avengers #346 and Iron Man #279 (April 1992)

"Operation: Galactic Storm" marches on with two more installments featuring Captain America, both featuring the subset of the team (including Cap and Iron Man) that is trying to talk to the Kree leadership in hopes of defusing the conflict between them and the Shi'ar that threatens Earth's sun. In Avengers #346, Cap strikes a very... Continue Reading →

Captain America #354 (June 1989)

Looking at the cover, you might think Captain America is back as "The Captain"... but didn't he just reclaim his original identity four issues ago? Maybe it's someone else in the red, white, and black costume? But whoever could it be? I mean, sure, there's that "other guy," but he's dead, isn't he? This issue... Continue Reading →

Captain America #350 (February 1989)

This is it: the issue we've been waiting for ever since Steve Rogers resigned his identity of Captain America to the Commission on Superhuman Activities in issue #332 and the Commission replaced him with the former Super-Patriot, John Walker in the following issue. Whatever else happens in this issue—I'll get to it in a second,... Continue Reading →

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