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"Edit

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Synopsis for "The Living Legend"Edit

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

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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.


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  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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