Appearing in "The Ghosts of Greymoor Castle"
Other Characters in 1941 Flashback
Synopsis for "The Ghosts of Greymoor Castle"
Memories of past adventures bring Captain America to England's Greymoor Castle. As Cap makes his way through the decrepit castle an armored figure attacks him, sending Cap into the reopened Z-Ray pit. Cap saves himself but lands hard, knocking himself out. The armored figure brings Cap to safety and reveals himself as Cedric Rawlings. Cedric believes ghosts of the past are haunting him in the castle, so Cap investigates some noises. When a stone gargoyle almost crushes him, Cap discovers the Druid is responsible. Druid reveals he is searching the castle for an arcane source of alchemical knowledge, and their battle leads back to the Z-Ray pit. Cedric saves Cap by knocking Druid into the pit, but he almost falls in as well. Cap saves Cedric and discovers the ancient texts Druid was looking for. Cedric tells Cap to take the books, and Cap considers having Scarlet Witch translate them.
- This story is a continuation of the World War II tale told in Tales of Suspense Vol 1 #69 through #71.
- Greymoor Castle was detonated, burned, and destroyed in Tales of Suspense #71. How it was restored complete with hidden arcane treasure is never revealed.
- Cedric Rawlings was last seen in Tales of Suspense #71.
- This issue contains a "Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation".
- In this issue Captain America discovers an ancient Arcane book which he gives to Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff). The continuing tale of her encounter with the book is told in Vision and the Scarlet Witch Mini-Series.
- This issue contains a letters page: Letters to the Living Legend. Letters are published from Bob Holland, Larry Gentry, Joseph Finley, Todd Benedict, Jay Nemo, Gene McTague, and Tommy O'Brien.
- Al Milgrom inked pages 12-21. Frank Giacoia inked pages 22-27. Dave Simons inked pages 1-11, and pages 28-30.
Links and References
- The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #256