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 →

The Adventures of Captain America #1 (September 1991)

This amazing four-part miniseries—the first devoted solely to Captain America—is written by Fabian Nicieza and drawn by master of facial expressions Kevin Maguire, and elaborates significantly on Cap's earliest days, providing additional details and emotional weight to Steve Rogers' desire to serve his country, the Project Rebirth procedure and the training that preceded and followed... Continue Reading →

Infinity Gauntlet #1-6 (July-December 1991)

This incredible six-part miniseries from the second half of 1991 was the inspiration behind the last two Avengers films, Infinity War and Endgame, especially Thanos's infamous snap (seen in the middle of the first issue of the series rather than the halfway point). Captain America's role in this story is limited but important—he is not... 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 →

Uncanny X-Men #268 (September 1990)

This seminal issue of Uncanny X-Men establishes that Captain America met a fella named Logan and a young girl named Natasha early in World War II—a story that would be elaborated upon in Wolverine Origins: Our War—and also that the Black Widow is much older than previously believed (which enabled her to meet a newly... Continue Reading →

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