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 #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 →

West Coast Avengers #64 (November 1990)

This issue of West Coast Avengers (or Avengers West Coast, tom-ay-to tom-ah-to) is a done-in-one in the spirit of the recent Captain America #379 and Avengers #325, and is also a Captain America/Human Torch team-up book in spirit (if not execution). Any time Cap gets to interact with one of his fellow "Big Three" Invaders... Continue Reading →

Captain America #375 (August 1990)

This issue not only continues the "Streets of Poison" storyline begun in issue #372, but it also follows up on Captain America's appearance in Daredevil #283, which took place in middle of Captain America #374. (Got it?) There, Cap and Matt had a deep conversation about the state of America in 1990, but in this... Continue Reading →

Captain America #368 (March 1990)

We continue to take a well-deserved breather from crossover event tie-ins (and very long posts!) with this focus on a single issue of Captain America—although to some extent it feels like an aftermath to "Acts of Vengeance" with Magneto prominently featured on the cover (as he was in the last issue, albeit for very different... Continue Reading →

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