Captain America has fallen into a clash with his government and his friends, and the people close to him are paying the price. The life of Cap's girlfriend, Agent 13, is torn apart as her superiors use her divided loyalties against her. Elsewhere, a new villain emerges; the Red Skull begins to make himself known; and the Winter Soldier again comes face-to-face with Cap. But which side will he choose? Plus: James Buchanan Barnes, Captain America's one-time partner Bucky, faces his first Christmas of the 21st century - and the truth of the terrible things he was forced to do as the Winter Soldier. And with Cap caught in a conflict he can neither take a side of - or understand - what moves can he make to try to redeem himself?!
Collecting Captain America #22-24 and the Winter Soldier: Winter Kills one-shot.
Thrust into a bizarre, inhospitable world far from home, the all-new, high-adventure, mind-melting, tough-as-nails, sci-fi , pulp-fantasy era of Captain America starts NOW! Arnim Zola's ambitions leave Captain America stranded in the upside-down territory known as Dimension Z. With no country and no allies, what's left for the Senti nel of Liberty to protect? Just the one thing his foe values most: Zola's son! Steve has saved the boy's life, but can he keep him alive against the savage barbarians of Phrox - with the fate of a world hinging on his victory? And when Zola's terrible experiments on the indigenous creatures give birth to a terrible new foe, the Odd War of Dimension Z begins!
Transformed by the Super Soldier Serum from a 97-pound weakling into Captain America, Steve Rogers led the charge to liberate the world from the Axis powers. But before World War II's end an accident left him frozen in suspended animati on and his sidekick Bucky dead. The world turned on for decades. When the Avengers finally resuscitated him, Steve Rogers was greeted by a world vastly changed. He was a man out of time tormented by the death of his partner, but no less committed to the cause of fighting evil in all its forms.
The spy-fi , high-flying adventures of Sam Wilson - the all-new Captain America - begin here! Hydra has infiltrated society completely. Cap's new partnership with Nomad is tested as they race to uncover the Sect of the Unknown, but Hydra gathers Steve Rogers' old rogues' gallery to take down the new heroes! The all-new Captain America battles Sin and Baron Blood, and uncovers Hydra's ultimate goal - but is it too late? Millions of innocent souls hang in the balance - but broken and nearly dead from Hydra's gauntlet, can Cap stop the Great Leveling?
A midnight call to duty brings Captain America aboard the S.H.I.E.L.D Heli-carrier to identify the corpse of his most feared adversary: the Red Skull! The shocking murder of Cap's oldest enemy may not be the end of the Skull's plans, however, because whoever shot the Skull has stolen his final project: an unfinished Cosmic Cube with the potential power to alter reality itself. Adding to the imminent danger, a cadre of the Skull's followers has already set in motion a plan to ignite bombs in the hearts of Paris, London and Manhattan - causing untold death and destruction. Racing against these bombs' rapidly ticking clocks, the Star-Spangled Avenger must not only solve the mystery of his nemesis' murder, but find the Cube before it can be used in the Red Skull's malevolent plot against the United States! Then, the questions plaguing Captain America's dreams and memories have been answered in the most brutal way possible. And in the wake of this brutality, General Lukin makes his first all-out assault - tearing open old wounds and threatening to make new scars that will never heal!
Collects Captain America #1-9 & #11-14.
Six months ago, Crossbones kidnapped the Red Skull's daughter, Sin, from a government re-education facility and disappeared into the night. Now, he and his spawn of infinite evil have come to the American Midwest to tear a new hole in A.I.M. - but none of them counted on Cap and Agent 13 stumbling into the mix.
In this inaugural Silver Age Captain America collection Stan Lee and Jack Kirby bring you the rebirth of an American icon in issue after issue of trend-setting Marvel magic. You'll read the classic origins of Cap, Bucky and the Red Skull; see the first appearances of such cornerstone creations as the cosmic cube and the beautiful Sharon Carter; and watch Cap face off against Baron Zemo's Army of Assassins, the Sleepers, Batroc the Leaper, and his Nazi nemesis the Red Skull!
The Serpent Society has come in to possession of one of the most vicious weapons on Earth: a device that causes instant madness. The result? Hundreds - potentially thousands - of otherwise normal citizens scratching, clawing, fighting and dying in a melee of epic proportions. It's the kind of threat Cap has faced before - but now, his worst nightmares are coming true. Is Steve really devolving into the 98-pound weakling he was before taking Dr. Erskine's Super-Soldier Serum? Does the secret to saving him lie in a cure - or in his own mind?
After the death of a dream comes the return of a legend! Captain America--Steve Rogers is reborn, but is he the hero we know and love? Or is the new Captain merely a pawn of the Red Skull or perhaps something worse? That's what his friends including Sharon Carter, Bucky Barnes, the Black Widow, the Falcon and more must find out before the Skull's master plan comes to fruition! And perhaps worse than the Skull, what is Norman Osborn doing lurking on the fringes?
In the waning days of World War II, Steve Rogers - Captain America - seemingly sacrifices his life to save his nation. But decades later, he finds himself revived, thrust into a strange new America he barely recognizes. As he meets the heroes his legend inspired, Cap comes to understand what his sacrifice has meant. But it doesn't change one fact: His partner and friend, Bucky, is dead - and Cap may have the means to return to the past and save him. For the sake of the timestream, the Avengers must do everything in their power to stop him! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: MAN OUT OF TIME #1-5 and AVENGERS (1963) #4.
These stories are character-driven tales in which much of the action-packed scenes unfold in colorful, fully-illustrated sequences, while the character and story development is conveyed in the clean, simple exposition that's perfect for ...
Criminals are being targeted by a mysterious murderer called the Scourge! Multiple villains have been gunned down, and no one seems to know what's happening or why! Captain America and USAgent dig deep into the roots of the mystery, finding clues that tie back to one of Marvel's oldest heroes.
The landscape of the Marvel Universe is changing, and it's time to choose: Whose side are you on? A conflict has been brewing from more than a year, threatening to pit friend against friend, brother against brother - and all it will take is a single misstep to cost thousands their lives and ignite the fuse.
A ragtag Special Forces unit brings Captain America on his first mission during World War II! Their orders? Don't get him killed! But when the low-profile assignment draws the attention of Baron Strucker, the future Red Skull and half the Nazi army, it'll be a crash course in super heroics for Marvel's first Avenger! Plus: An evil from the Sentinel of Liberty's earliest days reemerges in the modern era to exact vengeance on Cap and the Avengers! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIGHTING AVENGER #1, MARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS #3 and #37, and MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES (2010) #5
What has brown fur, fangs and a star-spangled shield? Why, it's Capwolf! When old Cap foes Dredmund Druid and Deadly Nightshade begin mass-producing werewolves, Captain America investigates-only to become one himself! How will the world's greatest Avenger get out of this one? Featuring a rare battle between Cap and Wolverine, and guest-starring Cable, Wolfsbane and Doctor Druid!
Bucky Barnes is the prisoner of a private war. Fighting for good against consummate evil during WWII, he learned the deadly skills of warfare--only to have these tools exploited by the Soviets' Cold War machine. Memories of his time as a brainwashed assassin haunt him still, never more so than when he dons the star-spangled uniform once worn by Steve Rogers. And just when he thougt he could break free of the chains of his history, he is thrust into a new nightmare: a Russian prison camp housing a handful of his most vicious and revenge-minded Cold War peers. For Bucky, each ponderous minute that ticks by in the gulag brings another new threat to his life. But for his friends--Steve Rogers, Sharon Carter and Black Widow--it is a race against time to undo the wicked conspiracy that has used Bucky's past as the Winter Soldier to trap him in a life of cruelty worse than any he's ever experienced.
COLLECTING: CAPTAIN AMERICA 617-619; and material from 616
Zemo and Bucky - two characters linked through history whether they like it or not. And now Zemo has set his sights on Bucky and plans to destroy our new Captain American one step at a time. It's the hardest hitting Captain America story ever by the awesom team of Ed Brubaker and Butch Guice.
Bucky has survived his first major trial as the new Captain America, but now a villain from his past - both as Bucky in WW2 and as the Winter Soldier during the Cold War - has come to the U.S. and he'll have to face his history just as he's finding his feet in the present. The beginning of a gripping war and espionage tale, with some familiar faces for long-term Cap readers, as the New Captain America moves further into the Marvel U.
Captain America: the First Avenger was Marvel Studios' breakout smash hit fi lm of 2011. Now, relive all the shield-slinging excitement with the film's official screenplay! As World War II rages across Europe, frail Steve Rogers' indomitable drive to fight injustice leads him to volunteer for an incredible experiment. Witness Steve's titanic transformation into Captain America, the world's first super-soldier! Thrill to Cap's wartime adventures behind enemy lines alongside his best friend Bucky Barnes! Swoon as Rogers falls for tough-as-nails secret agent Peggy Carter! And gasp at Cap's final confrontation with Hydra and the villainous Red Skull! Delve deep into the First Avenger's screenplay, and experience Cap's origins in a whole new way!
Where has the Captain America from the '50s been the past few months, and what part of our modern world has welcomed him? And what will Steve and Bucky do when an old enemy tries to become a revolutionary? By best-selling writer Ed Brubaker with art by Luke Ross. Plus, Steve Rogers has returned, but Bucky Barnes is the current Captain America and has come into his own in the role. Will there be two Captain Americas? Will Bucky go back to being the Winter Soldier? What will happen?
Captain America #602-605, Who Will Wield The Shield? One-Shot
Baron Helmut Zemo is obsessed with raising his father, Heinrich, from the dead, and he's determined to fi nd the fragments of the powerful Bloodstone to do it! Join Captain America and Diamondback as they fi ght underground, in the air, in the ocean and through the jungle to stop Zemo and mercenaries Batroc, Zaran and Machete! Including fi ghts with cannibals, sharks, snakes, mummies and the undead in one of Cap's greatest adventures ever! Plus: When Crossbones kidnaps Diamondback to Madripoor, only Cap can save her!
William Nasland and Fred Davis aren't household names, yet they were the patriots who carried on the legacy of Captain America and Bucky after the original heroes went missing in action during the final days of World War II. Decades later, Nasland is dead, and only an elderly Davis remains to tell their tale. But a deadly villain from the Invaders' past has found his way to the future and marked Davis for death, setting up a mystery that ties together generations of heroes - one Steve Rogers and the original Human Torch must solve before the legacy of Captain America is usurped by evil! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY #625-628 and WHAT IF? (1977) #4.
Leaping from the final pages of Civil War, this is the biggest Cap story that Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting have yet to tell - guaranteed to stun readers and send shockwaves through the entire Marvel Universe!
As repercussions ripple outward, the Winter Soldier finally chooses a side - his own. But what are the Red Skull and his minions up to behind the scenes?
Strap on your shield, and prepare for a barrage of Stan and Jack's best! It's page after page of Captain America classics from the Marvel Masterworks! Take a front-row seat as Cap goes head-to-head with the likes of the Super-Adaptoid, the robotic creation with the combined powers of the entire Avengers; cast your vote in the court of public opinion when the Red Skull attempts to convince the people of America that Cap's turned traitor; and meet the horrendous head of A.I.M. - the one and only M.O.D.O.K.! And as if that wasn't enough, the man who murdered Bucky - Baron Zemo - returns in a saga guest-starring Nick Fury, the Black Panther and Sharon Carter that culminates in the debut of Cap's solo series! Reserve your star-spangled copy today! Collecting TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #82-99 and CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #100.