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Captain Britain The Birth of a Legend TPB Vol 1 1
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Appearing in 1st story

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #1.

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  • Reaver (First appearance) (Main story and flashback)

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Synopsis for 1st story

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #1.

On Darkmoor, Captain Britain battles for his life against the Reaver's men, and remembers the fateful events that made Brian Braddock into Britain's newest superhero...

Appearing in "From the Holocaust ... a Hero!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #2.

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Synopsis for "From the Holocaust ... a Hero!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #2.

The cataclysmic conclusion of Captain Britain's origin, as Brian Braddock makes a fateful choice: the Amulet of Right or the Sword of Might? The only problem is, Brian having taken the Amulet leaves the Reaver to claim the sword, leading to Captain Britain's first challenge!

Appearing in "Mayhem on a Monday Morning!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #3.

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  • Dora (waitress) (First appearance)
  • Bank employers
  • Bank customers

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Synopsis for "Mayhem on a Monday Morning!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #3.

Captain Britain stops a bank robbery, but Detective Chief Inspector Dai Thomas is in no mood to be grateful to him. And, we meet Brian Braddock's classmates at Thames University! But waiting in the wings is a new threat: Hurricane...

Appearing in "Hour of the Hurricane!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #4.

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Synopsis for "Hour of the Hurricane!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #4.

Hurricane comes after Captain Britain, believing that destroying Britain's only superhero will establish his reputation. Unfortunately, he chooses Thames University as his battleground, endangering Brian Braddock's friends...

Appearing in "Captain Britain has been beaten!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #5.

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Synopsis for "Captain Britain has been beaten!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #5.

Captain Britain goes on the offensive after mateur photographer Sandy York unwittingly discovers the secret of Hurricane's power-when a set of ruined photos reveals the villain is emitting radiation!

Appearing in "Havoc at Heathrow!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #6.

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  • Heathrow Airport security and workers
  • airport security

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Synopsis for "Havoc at Heathrow!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #6.

Captain Britain battles Hurricane at Heathrow Airport, and ends up chained over the air intake of a Concorde, facing a horrific and messy death when Hurricane starts its engines...

Appearing in "Wind of Death!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #7.

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  • Heathrow Airport security and workers

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  • Albert Potter colleagues (Only in flashback)
    • Thompson (First appearance) (Only in flashback)
  • Sailors (Only in flashback)

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Synopsis for "Wind of Death!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #7.

The final battle with Hurricane, as the mad meteorologist's origin is revealed at last. What drove twisted genius Albert Potter to become a supervillain?

Appearing in "Riot on Regent Street!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #8.

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Synopsis for "Riot on Regent Street!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #8.

Captain Britain saves D.I Fraser from the Vixen's mob and learns the tragic history of Dai Thomas, and we meet both a new supervillain-the diabolical Dr. Synne-and Brian Braddock's twin sister, Betsy!

Appearing in "Demon-Fire!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #9.

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  • Mick (Only appearance)[1] (Braddock Manor groundskeeper)
  • Butler (Only appearance)[1] (Unnamed Braddock butler)

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Synopsis for "Demon-Fire!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #9.

Captain Britain-alone against the demon dreams of Dr. Synne! Plus, we meet Brian Braddock's older brother, Jamie...

Appearing in "Dagger of the Mind!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #10.

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Synopsis for "Dagger of the Mind!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #10.

Captain Britain finds himself facing a foe he cannot fight; his own sister, mind controlled by Dr. Synne!

Appearing in "Burn, Witch, Burn!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #11.

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Synopsis for "Burn, Witch, Burn!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #11.

As a result of Dr. Synne's machinations, a young girl is about to be burned at the stake by a crazed mob. Can Captain Britain save her in time?

Appearing in "...To Die a Superhero!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #12.

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Synopsis for "...To Die a Superhero!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #12.

Beginning the final, fateful battle between Captain Britain and Dr. Synne, as Betsy Braddock wakes up at last. And what exactly is that machine in the basement of Braddock Manor?

Appearing in "From the Ashes!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #13.

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Synopsis for "From the Ashes!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #13.

The final fate of Dr. Synne, and the villain's secret revealed! The diabolical Doctor's power is technological, not magical-and when the Braddock's cleaning lady, Emma, switches off power to a computer in James Braddock's abandoned lab, Synne loses his power and dies, the fast fading 'villain' revealing that he was under the control of the computer all along-and if not stopped, the computer will destroy the world!

Appearing in "The Malevolent Menace of Mastermind!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #14.

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  • James Braddock Sr. (First appearance) (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only) (Death)
  • Lady Elizabeth Braddock (First appearance) (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only) (Death)
  • Valerie Campbell (First appearance) (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only)

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Synopsis for "The Malevolent Menace of Mastermind!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #14.

Captain Britain faces the mysterious Mastermind, and learns how his parents died-murdered by a computer of James Braddock's own creation, while his wayward son Brian was canoodling with a girlfriend in his car...

Appearing in "...Once Upon a Death Wish!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #15.

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  • Mastermind (Braddock's sentient computer)
  • Dr. Ramsey (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only)

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Synopsis for "...Once Upon a Death Wish!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #15.

Captain Britain learns Mastermind's secret: he is a hologram created by the computer! He destroys the hologram and flees Braddock Manor with the injured Emma Collins, but runs straight into hero hating cop Dai Thomas. Meanwhile, Nick Fury sends Captain America to locate a suspected Communist created computer complex in Britain. Yep, you guessed it...

Appearing in "A Hero Unmasked!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #16.

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Synopsis for "A Hero Unmasked!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #16.

Captain Britain faces off against Captain America, until he learns that the star spangled Avenger has come to seek answers about the computer in Braddock Manor. Meanhile a sinister figure spies on them from afar; the Red Skull!

Appearing in "The Revenge of the Red Skull!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #17.

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Synopsis for "The Revenge of the Red Skull!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #17.

Captain's Britain and America battle the forces of the Red Skull, while Nick Fury meets Prime Minister James Callaghan alongside S.T.R.I.K.E leader Tod Radcliffe-in fact, one of the Skull's agents!

Appearing in "S.H.I.E.L.D. Strikes Out!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #18.

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Synopsis for "S.H.I.E.L.D. Strikes Out!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #18.

Captain America and Captain Britain battle the Red Skull, who is holding Betsy and Jamie Braddock hostage, while Fury discovers Radcliffe's treachery-but too late to stop him from apparently bombing Braddock Manor to the ground!

Appearing in "Two Died With Honour!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #19.

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Synopsis for "Two Died With Honour!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #19.

With Captain Britain and Captain America apparently dead, Nick Fury battles to the death with the traitorous Radcliffe. But the Red Skull is still at large, and his plan is taking shape...

Appearing in "While the World Gently Weeps!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #20.

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Synopsis for "While the World Gently Weeps!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #20.

Nick Fury of SHIELD and Lance Hunter of STRIKE are ordered by Prime Minister James Callaghan to find the Red Skull, while Captains Britain and America finally resurface, alive after all...

Appearing in "They’ve Kidnapped the Prime Minister!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #21.

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Synopsis for "They’ve Kidnapped the Prime Minister!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #21.

While Brian Braddock is reunited with his brother and sister, the Red Skull kidnaps Prime Minister James Callaghan, much to the horror of STRIKE and SHIELD!

Appearing in "Mayhem at Midnight!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #22.

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Synopsis for "Mayhem at Midnight!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #22.

Captain Britain and Captain America track down the Red Skull but are forced to surrender when they discover that he is holding the Prime Minister hostage. Meanwhile, Lance Hunter takes a desperate gamble after tranquilizing Nick Fury to ensure that he does not interfere...

Appearing in "The Night Big Ben Stood Still!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #23.

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Synopsis for "The Night Big Ben Stood Still!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #23.

Captains Britain and America and Prime Minister James Callaghan narrowly escape execution at the hands of the Red Skull, while Lance Hunter fights to save Parliament from a bomb in the clock tower.

Appearing in "The Fall of the Fourth Reich?"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #24.

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Synopsis for "The Fall of the Fourth Reich?"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain Britain #24.

With Captain America and the Prime Minister still prisoners of the Red Skull, Captain Britain is in a race against time to save them, but Chief Inspector Dai Thomas does not believe him...

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Footnotes

  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks



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