Captain America #400 [Direct Edition]
(May 1992)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.25 USD; 2.70 CAD; 1.10 GBP
Pages:
88
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Editing:
Ralph Macchio (Editor); Pat Garrahy (Assistant Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Double Gatefold cover.
Flip-book with a reprint of Avengers #4 on the opposite side.


Operation: Galactic Storm Part 15 (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rik Levins (signed)
Inks:
Dan Panosian (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Red Skull; Crossbones; Viper [Madame Hydra]; Cobra; Flag Smasher; Batroc
Reprints:

[Captain America Comics #1 cover] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky Barnes; Adolf Hitler
Reprints:

[Cover Gallery] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Jim Steranko; Marie Severin; John Romita; Gil Kane; Ron Wilson; Frank Miller
Inks:
Syd Shores; Jim Steranko; Frank Giacoia; John Romita; Mike Esposito; Dan Green; Bob McLeod
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Black Panther; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Agent 13; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Bucky [Rick Jones]; HYDRA; Madame Hydra; Alchemoid; MODOK; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes]; Falcon [Sam Wilson]; Red Skull; Constrictor; Punisher [Frank Castle]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside gatefold cover.

Murder By Decree! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Rik Levins
Inks:
Danny Bulanadi
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hercules; Crystal; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Sersi]; Kree; Supreme Intelligence; Red Skull (illusion); Crossbones (illusion); Viper [Madame Hydra] (illusion); King Cobra (illusion); Flag Smasher (illusion); Batroc (illusion)
Synopsis:
The Avengers flee the Kree homeworld but are forced to leave Cap behind. Cap is brought before the Supreme Intelligence who forces him to fight six of his greatest foes. The Kree leader wants Cap dead so he can absorb his essence but Cap has other ideas.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 15 of Operation: Galactic Storm.
Continued from Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #446. Continued in Quasar (Marvel, 1989 series)#34.
For a complete Operation Galactic Storm checklist, please see Part 1 of the series in Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #398.

Out in the Cold (Table of Contents)

Falcon; U.S.Agent / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Larry Alexander
Inks:
Kathryn Bolinger
Colors:
Marie Javins
Letters:
Steve Dutro

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Falcon; U.S.Agent; D-Man; The Avengers [Wonder Man; Mockingbird; Wasp; Hank Pym; She-Hulk; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]]; Flag-Smasher; ULTIMATUM; Peggy Carter (on monitor)
Synopsis:
When the Flag Smasher captures D-Man, he sends a challenge to Captain America to come and rescue his friend. With Cap off planet, Falcon and U.S.Agent answer the call.

Crossing Back (Table of Contents)

Diamondback / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Rik Levins
Inks:
Dan Panosian
Colors:
Gina Going
Letters:
Steve Dutro

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Diamondback (origin); Mrs. Leighton (Diamondback's mother, introduction, Flashback); Willy Leighton (Diamondback's brother, introduction, death, flashback); Ricky Leighton (Diamondback's brother, introduction, death, flashback); Danny Leighton [Cutthroat] (Diamondback's brother, flashback); Crossbones (origin); Savage Crims (introduction, flashback)
Synopsis:
In hour twenty-five of her captivity, Diamondback gets a chance to kill the sleeping Crossbones but, even as she reflects on the way he wrecked her life and her family in the past, she realizes that she can't do it.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Graffiti / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Lysle Kapp, Dolores Banks, Stefan Schultheiss and Howard W. Stangroom.

[Captain America Lives Again! [Avengers #4 cover]] (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Flip book cover.

[Tales of Suspense #58 cover] (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Reprints:

[Cover Gallery] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne; Mike Zeck; Ron Lim
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; John Beatty; Paul Neary; Klaus Janson; Danny Bulanadi; Jim Lee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Dragon Man; Baron Blood; Union Jack; Deathlok; Red Skull; Crossbones
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside gatefold back cover.

Captain America Joins... the Avengers! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos (uncredited)
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz (recoloring)
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers] (joins); Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp]; Rick Jones; Teen Brigade; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Atlanteans; D'Bari alien; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes] (flashback); Hulk (flashback)
Synopsis:
Namor attacks a group of eskimos and throws their god into the sea. When the ice melts, the figure trapped within turns out to be Captain America. The Avengers rescue Cap but a mysterious figure turns our heroes to stone. Cap meets Rick Jones and they enlist the help of the Teen Brigade in trying to find the man responsible. The man is an alien and he agrees to restore the Avengers if they agree to help him recover his space ship. The Avengers pull the ship from the ocean but are attacked by Namor. The restored spaceship blasting off drives off Namor and his men. Cap joins the team.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Operation: Galactic Storm Part 15
    Captain America
  2. 1. [Captain America Comics #1 cover]
    Captain America
  3. 2. [Cover Gallery]
    Captain America
  4. 3. Murder By Decree!
    Captain America
  5. 4. Out in the Cold
    Falcon; U.S.Agent
  6. 5. Crossing Back
    Diamondback
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Graffiti
  8. 7. [Captain America Lives Again! [Avengers #4 cover]]
    The Avengers
  9. 8. [Tales of Suspense #58 cover]
    Iron Man
  10. 9. [Cover Gallery]
    Captain America
  11. 10. Captain America Joins... the Avengers!
    The Avengers
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