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Captain America Vol 1 157


Captain America Vol 1 157

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Quote1 Ring around the collar, Falcon? It means your dying!!! Quote2
-- Viper (Jordan Dixon

Appearing in "'Veni, Vidi, Vici': Viper!"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Viper (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Morgan
  • Quint
  • NYPD Commissioner
  • Mona
  • Captain Ferris
  • Figaro (Falcon's cat)




Synopsis for "'Veni, Vidi, Vici': Viper!"Edit

Cap and Falc battle the Viper, who has been ordered to kill them at the request of The Cowled Commander. The two heroes battle the Viper on a New York rooftop and the Viper poisons them both and leaves the heroes for dead.

  • No special notes.

  • It has come full circle for this issues co-writer Steve Gerber. His fan letter was printed a few years prior in Captain America 119.
  • This issue featurs a letters page, Let's Rap With Cap. Letters are published from Steve Leavell, Gary S. Mann and Tom Orzechowski.
  • "Ring around the Collar?" was a popular jingle at the time for Wisk detergent.

See AlsoEdit

  • None.

  • The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #157 [1]


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