James Buchanan Barnes


Disambiguation: Bucky / Winter Soldier / Captain America

First published in: 1941

Bucky Barnes first appeared as Captain America's sidekick, Bucky, in 1941 (Captain America Comics (Marvel, 1941 series) #1 (March 1941). He was seriously injured in Captain America Comics (Marvel, 1941 series) #66 (April 1948) and replaced by Golden Girl (Betsy Ross) as Captain America's sidekick. His first appearance in the Marvel Universe was in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #4 (March 1964), where his apparent death was shown in flashback. He first appeared unnamed as The Winter Soldier in Captain America (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (January 2005); named in issue #8 (September 2005) and later he became Captain America in Captain America (Marvel, 2005 series) #34 (March 2008).

First appearance in:


    James Buchanan Barnes

Additional Names:

  1. Bucky Barnes
  2. Bucky

Appearances With a Character Origin Universe:

Appearances With a Story Universe:


  1. secret identity of - Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes] (p. 1941)
  2. secret identity of - Captain America [James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes] (p. 2008)
  3. secret identity of - Revolution [Bucky Barnes] (p. 2023)
  4. secret identity of - Winter Soldier [James Buchanan Barnes] (p. 2004)
  5. generalization of - James Buchanan Barnes [Earth-64110] (p. 1964) - Earth-64110


  1. republished as - James Buchanan Barnes [Bucky, Winter Soldier] (Dutch)
  2. republished as - James Buchanan Barnes [Bucky, Soldado Invernal, Capitão América] (p. 1943) (Portuguese)
  3. republished as - James Buchanan Barnes [Bucky, Terre-616] (p. 1971) (French)

Group Memberships:

  1. The Sentinels of Liberty [Captain America youth group] (p. 1941)
    1941 - present (formal)
    Notes: President