Quote1 In fact, I'm told the metal in the shield has some incredible properties. If only the metalurigal accident which produced it could be duplicated. Quote2
-- Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Appearing in "The Living Legend"

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Synopsis for "The Living Legend"

This is a 40th Anniversary special edition. It details the origin of Captain America and focuses on his early adventures in 1941-42.


Continuity Notes

Chronology Notes

A flashback in this story affects the chronology of the following characters:
Captain America (Steve Rogers)

Sarah Rogers

General Phillips

Agent R

Dr. Anderson

Dr. Abraham Erskine

Heinz Kruger

Publication Notes

  • This issue contain a letters page: Letters to the Living Legend. Letters are published from Eric L. Watts, Tom A. Field, and Rob Imes.
  • This issue is reprinted in comics and books, see references for info.


See Also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
  2. This story is reprinted in the following comics/TPB's:

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