- Our people need heroes, not handouts.
- -- Leila Taylor
Appearing in "The Badge and the Betrayal!"
- Sgt. Muldoon (First appearance)
- Sgt. Duffy (Only in flashback)
- Figaro (Sam Wilson's Cat)
- Reverend Garcia
- Captain America's Shield
- Captain America's Uniform
- Falcon's Hawk Hook (First appearance)
- S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier
Synopsis for "The Badge and the Betrayal!"
- Synopsis not yet written.
A special landmark issue as Cap begins a brand new life! Lee and Romita at their greatest! Cap at the crossroads! And - what of the Falcon?
- Mortellaro is uncredited.
- The Falcon introduces his new "Hawk Hook" this issue. The grappling device propelled from his right gauntlet allows him to swing from rooftop to rooftop. He will continue to use this device until he receives "wings" in Captain America #170.
- This is the first appearance of Leila Taylor. She will become Sam Wilson's romantic interest and will become a long-time recurring character. Her last name is revealed in Captain America #188.
- Sgt. Muldoon is introduced in this issue. He is a police sergeant who berates Steve Rogers similarly as Sgt. Mike Duffy did during World War II. Muldoon will be a recurring character until Captain America #159.
- From John Romita Sr.: Muldoon is a update for Sgt. Duffy. Romita used Jack Kirby as the model for the character. From: Alter Ego, Vol 3, #35 (2004).
- This issue features a letters page, Let's Rap With Cap. Letters are published from James C. Fish, Nils Osmar, and Jim Haney. This issue also features an advertisement for Iron Man #39.
- As seen on page one, this issue is Story #624Z.
- This issue is reprinted in other comics and books, see references for more info.
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Links and References
- The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #139 
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