Captain America

Marvel Madness: 9-4-17 – Captain America #117 (1968)(bc)

Marvel Madness: 9-4-17 – Captain America #117 (1968)(bc)

With Hurricane Harvey still lingering around at time of recording, we postponed this week’s show/issue. Yet still bring you this week’s Marvel Umlimited pick which is September’s book club pick as well. Mike brings us this pick to you. This week’s pick is Captain America #117 (Sept. 1969).

Editor-in-Chief Stan Lee
Cover Artists Gene Colan
Joe Sinnott
John Romita Sr.

“The Coming of…The Falcon!”
Writers Stan Lee
Pencilers Gene Colan
Inkers Joe Sinnott
Letterers Sam Rosen
Editors Stan Lee

The Red Skull has used the Cosmic Cube to switch bodies with his hated enemy Captain America. In an attempt of final revenge, he has Captain America teleported to Exile Island in the hope that his former minions, the Exiles will kill Captain America over the Red Skull’s most recent betrayal of them. As Captain America tries to find cover, the Red Skull pores over the Cosmic Cube watching the events unfold with eager eyes. When the Exiles walk the beach bemoaning the fact that the Red Skull stranded them on the island, Captain America tries to hide in a tree, however the Red Skull uses the Cosmic Cube to break his cover, forcing him to have to fight the Exiles.

While Captain America has the superior fighting skills, he is not used to fighting in the Red Skull’s body and is soon overpowered by the group attack. Amused and believing that Captain America will meet his end, the Red Skull decides that he’s seen enough and decides to amuse himself by parading around as Captain America some more. This proves to be the Red Skull’s mistake, as Captain America gets the aid of an unlikely ally:…

Source: Marvel Database

Notes

    • First appearance of the Falcon.
    • This issue is reprinted in Essential Captain America 2.
    • John Romita Sr. redrew Captain America’s head for this cover.
    • General Ching is mistakenly misspelled “Chang” in this story.
    • This issue contains a letters page, Let’s Rap With Cap. Letters are published from Marty Lyon, Neal Seale, James Van Hise, Bill Cantey, David Koopman, Joe Jenkins and Bentano Haleen.

Solicit Synopsis:

Introducing Marvel’s newest and possibly most dynamic fighting hero — the Falcon! Also see Cap battle, single-handed, against the deadly Exiles! Better buy it fast!

Mighty Marvel Geeks 129: Ghost Rider In The Car

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Now, to Mighty Marvel Geekness, SDCC2016 style! Mike kicks off the show with what has been seen and what we hope to see come from Marvel. With much to be discussed from there, Kylan jumps in with the trailer for Luke Cage  and the teasers for Iron Fist and The Defenders. So much epic goodness!! From there, the Trio had to eat some crow and embrace the fact that Ghost Rider is coming to Season 4 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. It did not tase good at all…but it may bode well for the series. Mike then shared more awesome SDCC news in the form of a major classic character returning to their own series! Then, Kylan finished the news off with some upcoming coloring books that will lock your weekends down!! Where did we loose control?

 

The fellows, same as always then take a trip to the comic shop for the P.O.W.(Picks of the Week). The Eric is up for the Marvel Unlimited P.O.W.!!

Star Wars The Force Awakens Adaptation #2 (Of 6)(Mike Mayhew Regular Cover)

Drax #9

Howard The Duck #9 (Joe Quinones Regular Cover)

The Haunted Mansion #5

The Mighty Thor #9

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #9

Black Panther #4

Captain America: Steve Rogers #3

Civil War II #4

 

Marvel Unlimited

Ghost Rider #50(1973)

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MMG Issue 83: Give Pesci A Chance

mmg 2014 2The agents you love are back with another issue of Mighty Marvel Geeks. This week we cover a bit of MCU news with rumors coming from the Marvel’s Doctor Strange film with Mads Mikkelsen playing one of the villians, And sides have possibly been revealed for Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War and with the possibility of Marisa Tomei possibly appearing in the gang makes the statement, “All we are saying, Give Pesci a chance.” as they are hopeful foe Joe Pesci to be cast as Uncle Ben. Secret Wars expands to nine issues and they help Marvel celebrate #Kirbyweek by presenting Marvel’s top 10 Kirby characters. Also some news about Diamondback form marvel’s Luke Cage and more. Mighty Marvel Geeks NCBD picks for September 2, 2015 are: JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – SHATTERED EMPIRE #1, Figment 2 #1, Thors #3, Agent Carter: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary #1, Groot #4, Planet Hulk #5, Scarlet #9, Deadpool Vs. Thanos #1 and Daredevil #18 and the Marvel Unlimited book of the week is: Excalibur #1

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MMG Issue 43: September 13, 2014

mmg 2014 2With Ken’s computer being taken over by Hydra, Eric Allen of The SorCom Review joins Mike on this weeks issue of Mighty Marvel Geeks. The guys talk about stories involving Guardians of the Galaxy ( check here for the casting of the Guardians in the Walt Disney Japan’s Marvel Disk Wars: Avengers) and our agreeing there needs to be a Black Widow movie. Did you know the season premire of MAoS is going to be guest star packed, the guys discuss that as well. The Mighty Marvel Geeks NCBD picks for September 17, 2014 are: Thor: God of Thunder #25, Nova #21, Daredevil #8, Deadpool Bi-Annual #1, Edge of Spider-Verse #2 and Elektra #6

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MMG Issue 41: August 30, 2014

mmg 2014 2The Mighty Marvel Geeks are back with another jam packed issue. In movie news, the guys discuss new heroes at the end of Avengers 2, Captain America 3 to feature more heroes? And Kraven and Mysterio maybe in Sinister Six. Is everything with Josh Trank and Fantastic Four a hacked job or a publicity job and Joaquin Phoenix as Doctor Strange? All this and more. Mighty Marvel Geeks NCBD picks for September 3, 2014 are: Superior Foes of Spider-Man #15, Rocket Racoon #3, Death of Wolverine #1, Hawkeye vs Deadpool #0, Figment #4 and Captain America #24, and Amazing Spider-Man #304 in Marvel Unlimited.

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MMG Issue 38: August 9, 2014

mmg 2014 2Mike returns with another issue of Mighty Marvel Geeks. He discusses Guardian of the Galaxy (SPOILER) Easter Eggs, a Marvel magical moment for Rocket Raccoon creator, Bill Mantlo, More MAoS casting news and the Fans top stories from Marvel’s 75 year history. Sebastian Stan as Captain America and a Female lead Spidey movie? All this and more in this week’s issue! Mighty Marvel Geeks NCBD picks for August 13, 2014 are: Nova Special #1, Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet #6, Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble #11 and Captain America #23

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MMG Issue 35: July 19, 2014

mmg 2014 2Mike and Ken are in a state of confusion of why the new Thor will be a female named Thor. They also discuss the new Captain America will be Sam Wilson with Steve Rogers acting like an adviser. Iron Man moves to San Fransico in Superior Iron Man, and a new casting announcement for Daredevil and more. Slow week in new releases but here are Mighty Marvel Geeks NCBD picks for July 23, 2014: All-New Doop #4, Uncanny Avengers #22 and 100TH Anniversary Special #1

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