(May 2011)

Marvel, 2011 Series
 
Price:
4.99 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
One-Shot
On-sale date:
2011-03-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand:
Captain America 70th Anniversary; Marvel
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jeff Youngquist (Reprint Editor); Joe Simon (Original Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Ching [as BC] (signed)
Inks:
Brian Ching [as BC] (signed)
Colors:
Michael Atiyeh [as MA] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Adolf Hitler; Bucky (inset)

Indexer Notes

The cover design is based on Captain America Comics (Marvel, 1941 series) #1.

..Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

Captain America / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky Barnes; Red Skull; Rathkone; Omar
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.
TOC page introduces the stories and features in text and art for this issue.

Case No. 1 Meet Captain America (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Liederman
Colors:
Rob Schwager
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (introduction, origin); Bucky [Bucky Barnes] (introduction); J. Arthur Grover; Professor Reinstein (introduction, death); President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Synopsis:
The Army is looking for a solution to the threat the Axis Powers pose to the people of America, and they discover the secret answer to their prayers: a super-soldier serum that will create an army of super soldiers! However, only one man receives the serum before it and its creator are destroyed: Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America!
Reprints:

["Here is how you can become a member of... Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An advertisement inviting readers to join Captain America's "Sentinels of Liberty".

[Case No. 2] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
Andres Mossa
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Betty Ross; Sando [Von Krantz] (introduction, villain); Omar (introduction, villain)
Synopsis:
Captain America and Bucky set out to solve the riddle of the connection between a wave of sabotage sweeping the U.S. defense industries and a strange little man who predicted it would happen!
Reprints:

Captain America and the Soldiers' Soup (Table of Contents)

Captain America / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon ? (illustrations); Jack Kirby ? (illustrations)
Inks:
Joe Simon ? (illustrations); Jack Kirby ? (illustrations)
Colors:
Fabio D'Auria
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky; The Crusher (villain); Slinky (villain)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky uncover a plot to poison an entire Army post by saboteurs.
Reprints:

The Chess Board of Death (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
Veronica Gandini
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Admiral Perkins (dies); Sgt. Mike Duffy (introduction); Rathcone (introduction, villain); Herr Kameleon (introduction, villain); Strangler (introduction, villain)
Synopsis:
A weird figure has carved wooden chess figures of people who must be eliminated before he launches the mightiest blitzkrieg the would has ever seen. Unfortunately for him, two of those figures are Captain America and Bucky!
Reprints:

The Riddle of the Red Skull (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Red Skull [George Maxon] (villain, introduction); Major Croy (dies); General Manor (dies)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky come face to face with a villain who scares the wits out of his victims, then injects them with a poison that convinces others that he has killed them with his eyes!
Reprints:

[USA Comics] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Promotional advertisement for USA Comics and its features, which goes on sale about January 20th.

Murder Ltd. (Table of Contents)

Hurricane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
Matt Milla
Letters:
Jack Kirby
Editing:
Joe Simon (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hurricane [Mike Cury] (introduction); Pluto (villain); Piggy Perroni (villain)
Synopsis:
Alarmed at the gangland murders in a coastal town, Hurricane decides to "join" the gang in order to be in a position to halt their crimes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story is a reworked Mercury (the character from Red Raven Comics) story.
Inks credit from Greg Theakston.
Letters credit identified by Greg Theakston and later Harry Mendryk on the Jack Kirby Museum web page http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/2369, 31 October 2008 (retrieved 15 December 2014).

Stories from the Dark Ages (Table of Contents)

Tuk Caveboy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
Fabio D'Auria
Letters:
Jack Kirby

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Tuk (introduction, origin); Phaidor (introduction, dies in flashback); Rhaya (introduction, dies in flashback); Tanir (introduction, villain, dies); Goreks (villain, introduction, dies)
Synopsis:
Before his death, wise old Ak relates to Tuk about how he was the survivor of the hairless ones who once came to the jungle. Later, he meets up with Tanir, and they decide to team up and travel together.
Reprints:
Keywords:
barbarian

Indexer Notes

Letters credit identified by Greg Theakston and later Harry Mendryk on the Jack Kirby Museum web page http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/2369, 31 October 2008 (retrieved 15 December 2014).

[Credits and Masthead] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon (illustration); Jack Kirby (illustration)
Inks:
Joe Simon (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Back cover promotional] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (Promotional text)
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. ..Table of Contents
    Captain America
  3. 2. Case No. 1 Meet Captain America
    Captain America
  4. 3. ["Here is how you can become a member of... Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty..."]
    Captain America
  5. 4. [Case No. 2]
    Captain America
  6. 5. Captain America and the Soldiers' Soup
    Captain America
  7. 6. The Chess Board of Death
    Captain America
  8. 7. The Riddle of the Red Skull
    Captain America
  9. 8. [USA Comics]
  10. 9. Murder Ltd.
    Hurricane
  11. 10. Stories from the Dark Ages
    Tuk Caveboy
  12. 11. [Credits and Masthead]
    Captain America
  13. 12. [Back cover promotional]
    Captain America
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