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Captain America Vol 1 140


Captain America Vol 1 140

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Quote1 Rogers! Come here you gold-brickin' goof off! I've been lookin' for ya. Quote2
-- Sgt. Muldoon

Appearing in "In the Grip of Gargoyle!"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Reverand Garcia (as stone statue only)
  • NYPD Commissioner
  • Thor (Vision)
  • Iron Man (Vision)




Synopsis for "In the Grip of Gargoyle!"Edit

According to Travis Starnes' Website, it states," With a touch that can turn any man into stone, the Grey Gargoyle battles the Falcon and Captain America. He makes a strategic retreat with hopes of creating an army of living statues, and culminating his plan by stealing Element X." - See more at:

  • This issue's cover is signed by artist John Romita.
  • The Grey Gargoyle/Paul Duvall is "Pierre DuVal" in this issue. "Pierre" is later revealed to be Duvall's middle name.
  • This issue features a letters page, Let's Rap With Cap. Letters are published from Ed Sauder, Rick Mackler, Dennis Harten, and Michael E. Berger.
  • As seen on page one, this issue is Story #654Z.
  • This issue is reprinted in other comics and books, see references for more info.[1]

    Solicit Synopsis:
  • His touch means death - yet Cap and the Falcon must battle the Grey Gargoyle, with millions of lives at stake! It's dynamite, all the way!

  • No trivia.

See AlsoEdit

  • None.

  • The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #140 [1]


  1. This story is reprinted in the following comics/TPB's:

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