If you are the type of fan that likes to plan ahead, and you’re looking for something to do on Independence Day this year, why not carve out ten to twelve hours to enjoy the early 70’s adventures of Captain America and The Falcon!
Captain America Omnibus Vol. 3 features more than 40 issues from 1972 to 1975 (Captain America (1968) #149-192, Giant-Size Captain America (1975) #1, and FOOM (1973) #8) starring the Star-Spangled Avenger and his flying partner, The Falcon. The 976 page volume includes writer Steve Englehart and artist Sal Buscema’s historic run on the title as Cap opposes Doctor Faustus, Yellow Claw, and even S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Captain America and Bucky of the 1950s.
Englehart and Buscema’s most famous storyline when Cap becomes disillusioned with the direction his country is headed and gives up the identity of Captain America and adopts the new alias of Nomad is also included in this volume.
Other writers and artists whose work is collected in Captain America Omnibus Vol. 3 include: Gerry Conway, Steve Gerber, Roy Thomas, John Romita, Gil Kane, Frank Robbins, and others.
Each issue has been painstakingly restored and also includes the original letters pages. Captain America Omnibus Vol. 3 will be available in comic shops on July 28 and other retailers a week or two later. It comes with the classic #154 cover or a new tribute to the classic run by Iban Coello. Retail price of the volume is $125.00.
If you are looking for the continuation of the Captain America saga following this volume, Jack Kirby’s return to the titles starting in issue 193 and the rest of his run is collected in the Captain America by Jack Kirby Omnibus (which will be available in a new printing on March 23, 2021).
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