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Captain America (Steve Rogers)

Appearing in "The Great Bear"

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Synopsis for "The Great Bear"

Darkstar, Ursa Major, and Vanguard all lie in Avengers Mansion in a coma after being betrayed by the other Soviet Super Soldiers. Captain America makes a special trip to Russia to find out the cause of the betrayal. While there he is escorted by Red Guardian on a tour of Moscow. Suddenly a dark beast appears and wreaks havoc in Russia. Cap discovers it is the life essence of the three betrayed heroes who have come back to Russia for revenge. Cap convinces them to not kill the other Soviet Super Soldiers for their betrayal.


  • This issue contains a letters page, American Graffiti. Letters are published from Norbert Gmerindl, Aaron Banks, Jon George, Tiamat Kam'en'ehar, and Aaron Atwood.


  • Two Buildings in the Soviet Union has the names "Simon" and "Kirby" written on them. This is a tribute to Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, the creators of Captain America.
  • Dr. Kinkaid has appeared in several issues of "The Mighty Thor" and has been Thor's rival for the affections of the Thunder God's sometimes romantic interest Jane Foster. Dr. Kinkaid married Jane Foster and they have a child. The two are presently separated.

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Links and References

  • The Grand Comics Database: Captain America Vol 1 353 [1]


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