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Essential Captain America Volume 2by Stan Lee
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Eager to serve his country during World War II, Steve Rogers was transformed into a physically perfect man by the government's Super Soldier Program! Armed with an indestructible shield and the physical prowess of an Olympic athlete, Rogers fought valiantly to uphold the ideals and principles of democracy. At the end of the war, he was accidentally frozen in a block of ice and preserved for decades until discovered and revived by the Avengers.
Now a man out of time, he is ever vigilant in his battle to protect the innocent and uphold the beliefs upon which America was founded. Willing to sacrifice his own life for the greater good, Steve Rogers is the physical embodiment of truth, justice, and honor. He is...Captain America!
This volume reprints Tales of Suspense #59-99 and Captain America #100-102, written by Stan Lee and illustrated by Jack Kirby. B&W.
This extraordinary volume features inexpensive b&w reprints of 43 never-before-collected stories: Tales of Suspense #59-99 and Captain America #100-102!
These were the first Cap stories after he was resurrected by Marvel in Avengers #4. And it was an opportunity for Jack Kirby, co-creator of Cap with Joe Simon in 1941, to devise a modern-day take on his wonderful creation. These stories are based back in the WWII era, complete with Cap's partner Bucky and the infamous Red Skull. Includes two stories by Gil Kane and some pencils and inks by George Tuska, Dick Ayers, John Romita, and Jack Sparling.
In 1940, as America prepared for war, a frail young man volunteered for an experiment that transformed him into the ultimate physical specimen. From the Pacific Theater to Eastern Europe, World War II was in full swing; the United States entered the flay with Captain America, star-spangled Sentinel of Liberty, as its standard-bearer!
Steve Rogers battled Nazis until a freak mishap trapped him in suspended animation for decades. When he awakened, Captain America was truly a man out of time, though no less committed to fighting the evils of this perilous new era. Today, he is a cornerstone of the Avengers, Earth's Mightiest Heroes ... and a living legend who inspires awe in friends and foes alike!
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