411 – Bucky Returns!

In Captain America #71 (December 1948), we see some rare glimpses of Marvel continuity when Bucky Barnes is finally healed up in the hospital after being shot six months prior and returns to active duty. I guess it was too premature to call Timely (Marvel) done with boy sidekicks – Bucky was not written out […]

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380 – Bucky Slap!

Batman wasn’t the only superhero to slap his sidekick. In Captain America #65 (October 1947), Steve lashes out at Bucky in order to convince Bucky that their partnership is through. Of course this is just an act on Steve’s part to convince a criminal society, led by a beautiful woman, that Bucky’s life should not […]

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325 – Mr. Rogers’ Classroom

Timely (Marvel) Comics tries to flesh out Captain America’s back story in Captain America #59 (August 1946), with a re-telling of his origin, an updating that Steve and Bucky have been recently honorably discharged from the Army, and then Steve choosing to go back to his role as a school teacher. I blame Stan Lee, […]

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200 – Bucky Balls

Just your average innocent thought bubble from an adventure that Bucky Barnes and Steve Rogers (Captain America) had in a Nazi-infested bowling alley.

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144 – Captain America!

Joe Simon and Jack Kirby have their first hit with Captain America #1 (December 1940). Captain America is the first character to star in his own comic book, not as a try-out feature in another book, and comes complete with a fully-fleshed out (and interesting) origin, a sidekick and an iconic villain (the Red Skull) […]

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