Captain America #616 [Steve Epting Variant]
(May 2011)

Marvel, 2005 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
108
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2011-03-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Captain America 70th Anniversary
Barcode
759606056521 61621
Editing
Tom Brevoort (Editor); Lauren Sankovitch (Associate Editor); Axel Alonso (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Glossy interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[variant cover] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Epting (signed)
Inks
Steve Epting (signed)
Colors
Steve Epting

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain America / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker
Pencils
Travis Charest
Inks
Travis Charest
Colors
Justin Ponsor
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Joe Caramagna

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The world's first super-soldier.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (origin); Professor Erskine; Red Skull [Johann Schmidt]; Baron von Strucker
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[Credits and Indicia] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints
  • from Captain America Comics (Marvel, 1941 series) #1 (splash page of the first story)

Gulag [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain America / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker
Pencils
Mike Deodato Jr.
Inks
Mike Deodato Jr.
Colors
Rain Beredo
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
James Buchanan Barnes [also as Winter Soldier (in flashback)]; Ursa Major; Steve Rogers (flashback); Warden; Nicolai; Yuri Petrovich [also as Crimson Dynamo (in flashback)]
Synopsis
Bucky finds himself not only amongst indifferent jailers, but also in close contact with someone who holds a personal grudge against him.
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Must There Be a Captain America? (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain America / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker
Pencils
Ed McGuinness
Inks
Dexter Vines; Ed McGuinness
Colors
Val Staples
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steve Rogers [also as Captain America (in flashback)]; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes] (flashback); Agent 13 [Sharon Carter]; Sgt. Nick Fury (flashback); Red Skull (flashback); Invaders [Human Torch [Jim Hammond] (flashback); Toro (flashback); Sub-Mariner [Namor] (flashback)]; Master Man (flashback); Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye; Quicksilver]; Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom]; Falcon [Sam Wilson]; Redwing; Wally Young
Synopsis
Steve thinks back to the reasons why there has to be a Captain America.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain America / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed); Curt Swan (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Seventy years ago this month...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
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Indexer Notes

Aparo's sketch is dated: '99.
Swan's sketch is dated: 3 '94.

Opaque Shadows (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Howard Chaykin
Pencils
Howard Chaykin
Inks
Howard Chaykin
Colors
Edgar Delgado
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Norman Rockwell; Mrs. Jennifer Grimaldi; Mike Grimaldi; Jenny
Synopsis
Steve goes to buy a piece of artwork from his past and finds an old sweethearts' granddaughter.
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Indexer Notes

The wartime flashbacks occur in 1945, a "few weeks" before Cap disappears.
The flashback plot (a wounded US soldier is replaced by a Nazi agent) is similar to the League of Hate plot in the first story in Captain America Comics #49 (August 1945).

Spin (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Cullen Bunn
Pencils
Jason Latour
Inks
Jason Latour
Colors
Rico Renzi
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Nate; Lisa; Darla; Jimmy; Mr. Haney; Mr. Haney's son
Synopsis
Cap comes to help a community from storm damage, but finds the damage had been done a long time ago.
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Operation: Tooth Fairy (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Benson
Pencils
Paul Grist
Inks
Paul Grist
Colors
Lee Loughridge
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Invaders [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Toro]; Viktor Oberheuser; Baron Blood; Nazis; Dr. Leo Jacobson
Synopsis
The Invaders are after Baron Blood, but he gets his fangs into Cap instead.
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The Exhibit (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Tieri
Pencils
Paul Azaceta
Inks
Paul Azaceta
Colors
Matt Wilson
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Master Man (as drawing); Baron Zemo (as drawing); Red Skull (as drawing); Baron Strucker (as drawing); Steve Rogers [as Captain America (in flashbacks)]; Edmund Heidler; Sharon Carter; Adolf Hitler (flashback); Hate-Monger (flashback); Arnim Zola (flashback)
Synopsis
Steve meets up with a man who may or may not be a clone of Adolf Hitler.
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Crossfire (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain America; Union Jack / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Kyle Higgins; Alec Siegel
Pencils
Pepe Larraz
Inks
Pepe Larraz
Colors
Chris Sotomayor
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Union Jack [John Fallsworth]
Synopsis
In June 1944, Cap and Jack get stuck in a French town sieged by German troops.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [variant cover]
    Captain America
  2. 1. ["The world's first super-soldier."]
    Captain America
  3. 2. [Credits and Indicia]
    Captain America
  4. 3. Gulag [Part 1]
    Captain America
  5. 4. Must There Be a Captain America?
    Captain America
  6. 5. ["Seventy years ago this month..."]
    Captain America
  7. 6. Opaque Shadows
    Captain America
  8. 7. Spin
    Captain America
  9. 8. Operation: Tooth Fairy
    Captain America
  10. 9. The Exhibit
    Captain America
  11. 10. Crossfire
    Captain America; Union Jack
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