Captain America [James Buchanan; Bucky Barnes]; Matthew Fritchmann (on television); Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; A.I.M. agents; R.A.I.D. agents; Mr. Secretary; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; S.H.I.E.L.D.; Red Skull [Johann Schmidt; Aleksander Lukin]; Arnim Zola; Dr. Faustus; Molly (television reporter)
Winter Soldier (Bucky) dons the new Captain America suit and stops some A.I.M. and R.A.I.D. agents together with Black Widow. Tony Stark is trying to convince the Secretary of State that the Kronas Corporation is led by the Red Skull. At the Skull's behest, Dr. Faustus unleashes his sleeper S.H.I.E.L.D. agents.