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in: Comics, 1972, 1972, September Bronze-Age, Captain America Vol 1, Roy Thomas/Editor-in-Chief, Marie Severin/Cover Artist, Sal Buscema/Cover Artist, John Verpoorten/Cover Artist, Steve Englehart/Writer, Sal Buscema/Penciler, Jim Mooney/Inker, John Costanza/Letterer, Roy Thomas/Editor, William Burnside (Earth-616)/Quotes, Steven Rogers (Earth-616)/Appearances, Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)/Appearances, Nicholas Fury (Earth-616)/Appearances, Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (Earth-616)/Appearances, Sharon Carter (Earth-616)/Appearances, William Burnside (Earth-616)/Appearances, Jack Monroe (Earth-616)/Appearances, New York City/Appearances, Manhattan/Appearances, Gramercy Park/Appearances, Harlem/Appearances, Captain America's Shield/Appearances, Captain America's Uniform/Appearances

Captain America Vol 1 153


Captain America Vol 1 153

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Quote1 Never drop your guard when you're playing for keeps, boy! Quote2
-- Captain America (William Burnside)

Appearing in "Captain America -- Hero or Hoax?"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Cal Trimble (Steve Roger's landlord)
  • Fred
  • Daniels




Solicit Synopsis:Edit

Cap vs. Nick Fury! Sharon quits Shield! While the Falcon - well, wait and see!

  • Preliminary art for this issue's cover was done by Marie Severin.
  • Steve Englehart begins his long tenure as Captain America scribe in this issue. He will continue as writer until Captain America #186.
  • Steve Englehart has noted that the plot concept of the 1950's Captain America and Bucky were ideas from Roy Thomas. Captain America IV and Jack Monroe (Bucky) were last seen in Captain America Comics #78 (1954).
  • As seen on page one, this issue is Story # 910Z.
  • This issue contains a letters page, Let's Rap With Cap. Letters are published from Josephy Randisi, Robert A. Gillis and John Roemer.

See AlsoEdit

  • None.

  • The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #153 [1]


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