- In fact, I'm told the metal in the shield has some incredible properties. If only the metalurigal accident which produced it could be duplicated.
Appearing in "The Living Legend"Edit
- Captain America (Appears in flashback and main story)
- Nazis and Saboteurs (Only in flashback)
- Heinz Kruger (Only in flashback)
- Red Skull (Only in flashback)
- Adolf Hitler (Only in flashback)
- Baron Heinrich Zemo (Only in flashback)
- Warrior Woman (Only in flashback)
- Master Man (Only in flashback)
- Baron Blood (Only in flashback)
- Invaders (Only in flashback)
- Avengers (Only in flashback)
- Sarah Rogers (Only in flashback) (First appearance)
- General Phillips (Only in flashback)
- Agent "R" (Only in flashback)
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Only in flashback)
- Sgt. Duffy (Only in flashback)
- Captain America's Triangular Shield
- Captain America's Shield (Appears in flashback and main story)
Synopsis for "The Living Legend"Edit
This is a 40th Anniversary special edition. It details the origin of Captain America and focuses on his early adventures in 1941-42.
- Joe Rubinstein inks the final page of this story. He is credited specifically in the letters page.
- Page one is an homage/recreation of the cover of Captain America Comics #1
- The title of this comics is "Captain America Comics". This is a reference to that 78 issue Golden and Atomic age series. Normally this title is just referred to as "Captain America".
- An important addition to Captain America's history: President Franklin Roosevelt presents Cap with his circular shield. FDR notes that it has incredible properties and was created in a metalurgical accident.
- This issue contain a letters page: Letters to the Living Legend. Letters are published from Eric L. Watts, Tom A. Field, and Rob Imes.
- This issue is reprinted in comics and books, see references for info.
- No trivia.
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Links and ReferencesEdit
- The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #255