Captain America

Discover the origins of Marvel's mightiest heroes in this epic story collection featuring The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America, Ant-Man, Spider-Man and more!



ISBN: 1760157732

Category: Superheroes


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The Courageous Captain America

Tells the story of a man named Steve Rogers, who takes part in a secret military program to create a super soldier to fight the Nazis in World War II, and how he takes on the name Captain America to fight for his country and its ideals.

Author: Rich Thomas

Publisher: Spotlight (MN)

ISBN: 1614790086

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 48

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Tells the story of a man named Steve Rogers, who takes part in a secret military program to create a super soldier to fight the Nazis in World War II, and how he takes on the name Captain America to fight for his country and its ideals.

Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

As Cooksey argues, “Webster and Scratch embody two conflicting interpretations of America and American history, ... Billy's origin story in Secret Origins no. ... For more information, see the entry for Captain Marvel Adventures no. 42.

Author: Brian Cremins

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 9781496808790

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 219

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Billy Batson discovers a secret in a forgotten subway tunnel. There the young man meets a wizard who offers a precious gift: a magic word that will transform the newsboy into a hero. When Billy says, "Shazam!," he becomes Captain Marvel, the World's Mightiest Mortal, one of the most popular comic book characters of the 1940s. This book tells the story of that hero and the writers and artists who created his magical adventures. The saga of Captain Marvel is also that of artist C. C. Beck and writer Otto Binder, one of the most innovative and prolific creative teams working during the Golden Age of comics in the United States. While Beck was the technician and meticulous craftsman, Binder contributed the still, human voice at the heart of Billy's adventures. Later in his career, Beck, like his friend and colleague Will Eisner, developed a theory of comic art expressed in numerous articles, essays, and interviews. A decade after Fawcett Publications settled a copyright infringement lawsuit with Superman's publisher, Beck and Binder became legendary, celebrated figures in comic book fandom of the 1960s. What Beck, Binder, and their readers share in common is a fascination with nostalgia, which has shaped the history of comics and comics scholarship in the United States. Billy Batson's America, with its cartoon villains and talking tigers, remains a living archive of childhood memories, so precious but elusive, as strange and mysterious as the boy's first visit to the subway tunnel. Taking cues from Beck's theories of art and from the growing field of memory studies, Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia explains why we read comics and, more significantly, how we remember them and the America that dreamed them up in the first place.

Marvel Action Origins Vol 1

From Spider-Man to Loki, and more faces in between, these kid-friendly stories put the action, adventure, and fun of big budget Hollywood in the palm of your hand.

Author: Chris Eliopoulos


ISBN: 1684057930


Page: 120

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From Spider-Man to Loki, and more faces in between, these kid-friendly stories put the action, adventure, and fun of big budget Hollywood in the palm of your hand. Discover the secret histories of the Marvel heroes you love and the villains you love to hate! New takes on the classic origin stories of your favorite characters, suitable for young readers. A science exhibit and a spider bite change Peter Parker's life forever when he becomes Spider-Man! The seemingly unstoppable cosmic conqueror Thanos embarks on his path to take over the galaxy! Pilot Carol Danvers finds a new destiny as the strongest Avenger, Captain Marvel! Norman Osbourne begins a life of crime as the sinister Green Goblin! Plus the Hulk, Venom, and more! MCU fans of all stripes can find their favorite characters in these middle-grade adaptations of the famous origin stories of Marvel Comics' most iconic heroes and villains. Collects Marvel Action: Origins #1-5.

The American Superhero Encyclopedia of Caped Crusaders in History

Captain Marvel (a.k.a. SHAZAM!), 114–117; Adventures of Captain Marvel, The (1941 film), 116; allies, 104, 159, 196; Captain Marvel (2019 film), 201; crossover DC story lines, 116; in Justice League reboot, 116; Kid Super Power Hour ...

Author: Richard A. Hall

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440861246

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 370

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This compilation of essential information on 100 superheroes from comic book issues, various print and online references, and scholarly analyses provides readers all of the relevant material on superheroes in one place. • Examines in detail how superheroes and superheroines have appeared in comics and other media over the decades • Shows how superheroes and superheroines have reflected the hopes, fears, and values of American society at any given period • Provides scholarly material that gives readers additional important historical context in five essays • Ensures that diverse and obscure superheroes and superheroines are given equal coverage

Make Ours Marvel

Captain America: The First Avenger, for example, takes up the World War II origins of its protagonist by turning Steve Rogers into a ... By depoliticizing this origin story and fictionalizing it as a lighthearted part of the narrative, ...

Author: Matt Yockey

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9781477312506

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 369

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Tracing the rise of the Marvel Comics brand from the creation of the Fantastic Four to the development of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this volume of original essays considers how a comic book publisher became a transmedia empire.

History Of The Marvel Universe

--THE WOMANWONDER CALLED MS.MARVEL . " SO LET THE WAR BEGIN HERE / VW / AND KNOW YOU , AVENGERS , THAT YOU'VE BROUGHT THIS UPON ... Her origin story then continues in Spider - Woman # 1 ( 1978 ) and Marvel Spotlight # 32 ( 1977 ) .

Author: Mark Waid



Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 216

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It’s the greatest tale ever told — and you’ve never seen it like this! Writer Mark Waid and artist Javier Rodríguez weave together a sprawling, interconnected web of stories into one seamless narrative that takes you from the dawn of the Marvel Universe all the way to its end! Far more than a collection of moments you may already know, this is a new tale featuring previously unknown secrets and shocking revelations, connecting dozens of threads from Marvel’s past and present! From the Big Bang to the twilight of existence, this sweeping saga covers every significant Marvel event, providing fresh looks at characters of all eras!

Marvel Year By Year A Visual History New Edition

CONTENTS MARCH STARS AND STRIPES “We shall call you Captain America, son! ... Writer Joe Simon and artist Jack Kirby established virtually all of this in their origin story in the first issue of Captain America Comics.

Author: Tom DeFalco

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241603956

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 3196

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Deep dive into the full story of Marvel Comics in a single, beautifully illustrated volume. Created in full collaboration with Marvel, this fan-favorite title, last published in 2017, now covers more than 80 years of Marvel history, from the company's first incarnation as Timely Comics to the multimedia giant it is today. Includes artwork from the original comics, this chronological account traces the careers of Marvel Super Heroes such as The Avengers, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Iron Man, Black Widow, and Guardians of the Galaxy, and the writers and artists that developed them. It also charts the real-life events that shaped the times and details Marvel landmarks in publishing, movies, and TV. © 2022 MARVEL

Marvel Graphic Novels and Related Publications

As a result of the serum, Isaiah has the men- tal ability ofa child, and Captain America gives Isa- iah's Captain America costume back to him. This volume puts a new spin on the story of Cap- tain America's origins.

Author: Robert G. Weiner

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786451159

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 399

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This work provides an extensive guide for students, fans, and collectors of Marvel Comics. Focusing on Marvel’s mainstream comics, the author provides a detailed description of each comic along with a bibliographic citation listing the publication’s title, writers/artists, publisher, ISBN (if available), and a plot synopsis. One appendix provides a comprehensive alphabetical index of Marvel and Marvel–related publications to 2005, while two other appendices provide selected lists of Marvel–related game books and unpublished Marvel titles.

Superhero Culture Wars

DeConnick also wanted to change the character's origin story, which is, like many, accidental in nature: Danvers is ... For DeConnick, updating Captain Marvel's origins was about rewriting canon to acknowledge the sexist assumptions ...

Author: Monica Flegel

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350148666

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 208

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The reactionary Comicsgate campaign against alleged “forced” diversity in superhero comics revealed the extent to which comics have become a key battleground in America's Culture Wars. In the first in-depth scholarly study of Marvel Comics' most recent engagement with progressive politics, Superhero Culture Wars explores how the drive towards greater diversity among its characters and creators has interacted with the company's commercial marketing and its traditional fan base. Along the way the book covers such topics as: · Major characters such as Miles Morales's Spider-man, Kamala Khan's Ms. Marvel, Jane Foster's Thor, Sam Wilson's Captain America and the Secret Empire series' turncoat Captain America · Creators such as G. Willow Wilson, Jason Aaron, Nick Spencer and Michael Bendis · Marketing, the Marvel Universe, and online fan culture Superhero Culture Wars demonstrates how the marketing of Marvel comics as politically progressive has both indelibly shaped its in-world universe and characters, and led to conflicts between its corporate interests, its creators, and it audience.