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{{Marvel Database:Comic Template
 
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| Image = Captain America Vol 1 208.jpg
 
| Month = 4
 
| Month = 4
 
| Year = 1977
 
| Year = 1977
   
 
| Editor-in-Chief = Archie Goodwin
 
| Editor-in-Chief = Archie Goodwin
| CoverArtist1 = Jack Kirby
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| CoverArtist1 = Jack Kirby
| CoverArtist2 = Joe Sinnott
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| CoverArtist2 = Joe Sinnott
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| CoverArtist3 = Danny Crespi
   
| Quotation = Blow it out your moustache!
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| Quotation = Blow it out your mustache!
 
| Speaker = [[Steven Rogers (Earth-616)|Captain America (Steve Rogers)]]
 
| Speaker = [[Steven Rogers (Earth-616)|Captain America (Steve Rogers)]]
   
| StoryTitle1 = The River of Death
 
| Synopsis1 = [[File:CA 208 p1.jpg|right|frame]]
 
| Editor1_1 = Jack Kirby
 
 
| Writer1_1 = Jack Kirby
 
| Writer1_1 = Jack Kirby
 
| Penciler1_1 = Jack Kirby
 
| Penciler1_1 = Jack Kirby
 
| Inker1_1 = Frank Giacoia
 
| Inker1_1 = Frank Giacoia
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| Inker1_2 = John Verpoorten
 
| Colourist1_1 = George Roussos
 
| Colourist1_1 = George Roussos
 
| Letterer1_1 = Jim Novak
 
| Letterer1_1 = Jim Novak
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| Editor1_1 = Jack Kirby
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| Editor1_2 = Archie Goodwin
   
| Appearing1 =
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| StoryTitle1 = The River of Death
'''Featured Characters:'''
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| Synopsis1 = As Cap follows the Rio De Muerte searching for a village, a monster emerges from the water and attacks him. Prison guards chase the "Man-Fish" away and capture the now-weakened Cap. At the SHIELD regional office, Nelson tells two agents about File 116, which is cataloging a spate of monster appearances. He adds that, with the recent appearance of a "Digger," the file is getting ever larger. Meanwhile, the Falcon searches the coastlines all the way to South America. Veering inland, he comes upon a giant bird's nest. In Central America, Cap escapes the guards who throw dynamite at him, steering his flight so that he falls into a pit. As the Swine prepares to roast the trapped Cap with a flame thrower, Donna Maria intervenes. The Swine tosses her into the pit with Cap. Just then, the Man-Fish attacks, killing the Swine and his men. Cap and Donna Maria escape the pit but the Man-Fish attacks them, then suddenly returns to the river after prodded by the mental command device wielded by its master, Arnim Zola.
* [[Steven Rogers (Earth-616)|Captain America (Steve Rogers)]]
 
* [[Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)|Falcon (Sam Wilson)]]
 
   
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| Appearing1 =
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'''Featured Characters:'''
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* {{apn|[[Steven Rogers (Earth-616)|Captain America (Steve Rogers)]]}}
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* {{a|[[Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)|Falcon (Sam Wilson)]]}}
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
* [[Leila Taylor (Earth-616)|Leila Taylor]]
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* {{a|[[Leila Taylor (Earth-616)|Leila Taylor]]}}
'''Villains:'''
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'''Antagonists:'''
* [[Arnim Zola (Earth-616)|Arnim Zola]] {{1st}}
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* {{1st|[[Arnim Zola (Earth-616)|Arnim Zola]]}}
* [[Hector Santiago (Earth-616)|Hector Santiago]] {{Death}}
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* {{Death|[[Hector Santiago (Earth-616)|Hector Santiago]]}}
* [[Man-Fish (Earth-616)|Man-Fish]]
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* {{a|[[Man-Fish (Earth-616)|Man-Fish]]}}
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
'''Other Characters:'''
* [[Donna Maria (Earth-616)|Donna Maria]]
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* {{a|[[Donna Maria Puentes (Earth-616)|Donna Maria]]}}
* Regional SHIELD Director (name not revealed)
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* {{a|[[Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division (Earth-616)|S.H.I.E.L.D.]]}}
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** {{Unnamed|[[Kurt Jacobson (Earth-616)|Kurt Jacobson]]}} {{g|S.H.I.E.L.D. Regonal Director}}
 
'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
 
* Central America
 
* Central America
** Rio de Muerte <br/>
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** {{a|[[Rio de Muerte]]}}
 
'''Items:'''
 
'''Items:'''
* [[Captain America's Shield]]
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* {{a|[[Captain America's Shield]]}}
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* {{a|[[Captain America's Uniform]]}}
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* {{a|[[Falcon's Wings]]}}
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* {{1st|[[Arnim Zola's Robotic Body|Zola's Robotic Body]]}}
 
'''Vehicles:'''
 
'''Vehicles:'''
 
* <br/>
 
* <br/>
 
   
 
| Notes =
 
| Notes =
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* [[Archie Goodwin]] is consulting editor.
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* Inks (story pages): Giacoia pages 1-3, Verpoorten (uncredited) pages 4-17.
   
 
* The [[Hector Santiago (Earth-616)|Swine]] dies in this story.
 
* The [[Hector Santiago (Earth-616)|Swine]] dies in this story.
   
* This story introduces [[Arnim Zola (Earth-616)|Arnim Zola]] who remains a thorn in the side of [[Captain America]] today!!
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* This story introduces [[Arnim Zola (Earth-616)|Arnim Zola]], who remains a thorn in the side of Captain America today.
   
* This issue contains a letters page, '''Let's Rap With Cap'''. Letters are published from ''Henry Lipput, Bruce Canwell,'' and ''Robert Sodaro''.
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* This issue contains a letters page, '''Let's Rap With Cap'''. Letters are published from ''Henry Lipput, Bruce Canwell,'' and ''Robert Sodaro''.
   
 
| Trivia =
 
| Trivia =
 
| Recommended =
 
| Recommended =
 
| Links =
 
| Links =
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* '''The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #208''' [http://www.comics.org/issue/30934/]
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}}
 
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Latest revision as of 10:34, April 11, 2020


Quote1 Blow it out your mustache! Quote2
-- Captain America (Steve Rogers)

Appearing in "The River of Death"

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Other Characters:

Locations:

Items:

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Synopsis for "The River of Death"

As Cap follows the Rio De Muerte searching for a village, a monster emerges from the water and attacks him. Prison guards chase the "Man-Fish" away and capture the now-weakened Cap. At the SHIELD regional office, Nelson tells two agents about File 116, which is cataloging a spate of monster appearances. He adds that, with the recent appearance of a "Digger," the file is getting ever larger. Meanwhile, the Falcon searches the coastlines all the way to South America. Veering inland, he comes upon a giant bird's nest. In Central America, Cap escapes the guards who throw dynamite at him, steering his flight so that he falls into a pit. As the Swine prepares to roast the trapped Cap with a flame thrower, Donna Maria intervenes. The Swine tosses her into the pit with Cap. Just then, the Man-Fish attacks, killing the Swine and his men. Cap and Donna Maria escape the pit but the Man-Fish attacks them, then suddenly returns to the river after prodded by the mental command device wielded by its master, Arnim Zola.

Notes

  • Inks (story pages): Giacoia pages 1-3, Verpoorten (uncredited) pages 4-17.
  • The Swine dies in this story.
  • This story introduces Arnim Zola, who remains a thorn in the side of Captain America today.
  • This issue contains a letters page, Let's Rap With Cap. Letters are published from Henry Lipput, Bruce Canwell, and Robert Sodaro.

See Also

Links and References

  • The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #208 [1]

Footnotes



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