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Dum Dum Dugan

Appearing in "Diverging"

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Synopsis for "Diverging"

This story ties up a lot of loose plot threads. There is no real villain in this story. Dum Dum Dugan is recovering in a hospital. At his bedside, he is promoted to Deputy Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. by Nick Fury. Cap and Nomad work on an extreme domestic violence situation. Jeffrey Mace, The Patriot, appears to be succumbing to his battle with cancer.

Solicit Synopsis

Destinies are "Diverging" as Cap and Bernie face a turning point in their relation while the Nomad seeks his future.


  • This issue contains a letters page: Letters to the Living Legend: Letters are published from D.M. Pratt, Stephen Gawronski, Karl Hiller, R. Rabb, and John Brittan.


  • Long time Captain America/Marvel artist Sal Buscema is guest artist for this issue as well as next issue.
  • As unreal as this may seem in today's world, Nick Fury is seen smoking a cigar in the hospital room of his best friend, Dum Dum Dugan who is recovering from a heart attack!

See Also

Links and References

  • The Grand Comics Database: Captain America #284 [1]


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