45th out of 97 books — 9 voters
Essential Captain America, Vol. 6 (Essential Captain America #6)
by Jack Kirby, Dave Cockrum, Sal Buscema, Mike Zeck, George Tuska, Roy Thomas, Don Glut, Steve Gerber , more…David Anthony Kraft, Peter Gillis …less
Captain America and the Falcon continue their partnership against some of their greatest foes and some of their most bizarre! Featuring guest appearances by the Hulk, Nick Fury and Sharon Carter! Plus: the debuts of the Constrictor and the Super-Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Collecting: Captain America #206-230, Annual #4; Incredible Hulk #232
Paperback, 512 pages
Published April 6th 2011 by Marvel
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A cheap reproduction including half of jack Kirby's 1970's era run on Captain America, including the storyline where he is blinded by the Red Skull. The rest of the book is pretty shoddy. The Kirby work is amazing, my favorite part is a dream sequence at the end of is run that is so beautifully written and filled with energy, despite Kirby's reputation as an incoherent writer.As Captain America ,in his dream ,fights his way across a battlefield he vows" The dead cry out for VENGENCE! The living...more
I know I skipped a few books, but I really don't care. This reprints #206-230 & features the first appearance of the Constrictor & Arnim Zola. This even includes (If I remember correctly) the story where Red Skull blinds him. Cap's fighting his usual foes & encounters some new ones...And in particular that changes Cap forever: the nefarious Bio-Fanatic, Arnim Zola. This robotic weirdo debuts in issue #208 & is expanded upon in #209. He attacks the Star-Spangled Avenger with mutat...more
Jack Kirby (born Jacob Kurtzberg) was one of the most influential, recognizable, and prolific artists in American comic books, and the co-creator of such enduring characters and popular culture icons as the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, the Hulk, Captain America, and hundreds of others stretching back to the earliest days of the medium. He was also a comic book writer and editor. His most common nick...moreMore about Jack Kirby...