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| Image = Captain America Vol 1 208.jpg
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| Month = 4
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| Year = 1977
   
'''Volume:''' 1 <br>
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| Editor-in-Chief = Archie Goodwin
'''Issue:''' 208 <br>
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| CoverArtist1 = Jack Kirby
'''Month:''' Month <br>
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| CoverArtist2 = Joe Sinnott
'''Year:''' Year <br>
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| CoverArtist3 = Danny Crespi
   
==Credits==
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| Quotation = Blow it out your mustache!
'''Editor:''' <br>
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| Speaker = [[Steven Rogers (Earth-616)|Captain America (Steve Rogers)]]
'''Writer:''' <br>
 
'''Pencils:''' <br>
 
'''Inker''' <br>
 
'''Colourist:''' <br>
 
'''Letterer:''' <br>
 
'''Cover Art:''' <br>
 
   
==Synopsis==
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| Writer1_1 = Jack Kirby
'''"Story Title!"''' <br>
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| Penciler1_1 = Jack Kirby
Synopsis..<br>
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| Inker1_1 = Frank Giacoia
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| Inker1_2 = John Verpoorten
====='''FEATURED CHARACTER(S):'''=====
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| Colourist1_1 = George Roussos
*[[Captain America (Steve Rogers)]]
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| Letterer1_1 = Jim Novak
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| Editor1_1 = Jack Kirby
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| Editor1_2 = Archie Goodwin
   
====='''SUPPORTING CHARACTERS:'''=====
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| StoryTitle1 = The River of Death
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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.
   
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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)]]}}
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Leila Taylor (Earth-616)|Leila Taylor]]}}
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'''Antagonists:'''
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* {{1st|[[Arnim Zola (Earth-616)|Arnim Zola]]}}
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* {{Death|[[Hector Santiago (Earth-616)|Hector Santiago]]}}
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* {{a|[[Man-Fish (Earth-616)|Man-Fish]]}}
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'''Other Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Donna Maria Puentes (Earth-616)|Donna Maria]]}}
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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}}
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'''Locations:'''
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* Central America
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** {{a|[[Rio de Muerte]]}}
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'''Items:'''
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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]]}}
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'''Vehicles:'''
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====='''OTHER CHARACTERS:'''=====
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| Notes =
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====='''LOCATIONS:'''=====
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* [[Archie Goodwin]] is consulting editor.
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====='''ITEMS:'''=====
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* Inks (story pages): Giacoia pages 1-3, Verpoorten (uncredited) pages 4-17.
*[[Captain America's Shield]]
 
   
====='''VEHICLES:'''=====
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* The [[Hector Santiago (Earth-616)|Swine]] dies in this story.
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* This story introduces [[Arnim Zola (Earth-616)|Arnim Zola]], who remains a thorn in the side of Captain America today.
   
==Notes==
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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''.
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==Trivia==
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| Recommended =
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| Links =
   
==Recommended Readings:==
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* '''The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #208''' [http://www.comics.org/issue/30934/]
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==Related Articles==
 
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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"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

Locations:

Items:

Vehicles:




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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