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Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Captain America #197 - The Rocks are Burning

Following the "Kill-Derby" battle of the previous issue, this story has Cap and the Falcon battling in the underground lair of the New Society in their search for the "Big Daddy" Madbomb.

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While they fight inside, General Argyle Fist leads the US Army squad looking for the enemy in the desert above. This is a bit of a placeholder issue, though it reads well as part of the overall eight issue story, with a lot of action and one of those great big Kirby devices in the form of a sonic gun. I also like the General, who has some funny overblown dialogue in these issues.

Frank Giacoia inks the story and cover, a great job as usual.

Published 1976

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