Captain America #400 [Direct]
(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: 1)

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: 2)

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: 3)

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: 4)

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 Captain America off planet, Falcon and U.S.Agent answer the call.

Crossing Back (Table of Contents: 5)

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 the 25th hour 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: 6)

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: 7)

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: 8)

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: 9)

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: 10)

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.
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Editing
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Series Information
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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