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Captain America, Vol. 2: The Extremists (Captain America, Vol. 4 #2)
For more than 60 years, Captain America has safeguarded the red, white and blue against all who seek to destroy the United States. He is the living embodiment of patriotism, the spirit of unity and support among all who call America their home. Captain America clashes with Redpath, an adversary that shares his ideal of a powerful and unified America, but lacks his morality ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published June 16th 2003 by Marvel Comics Group
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Overall, this was a good story about Captain America questioning his place in the world and the people he works with. A good Captain America story has him dealing with all kinds of people, and this one did that. Steve's values shine through, and it has personal elements as well as large-scale ones. While I also appreciated that Cap had the sense to call in Thor when it got rough, I really didn't think Thor was characterized very well, and the metaphor he used was awful, and just kept going and g ...more
Oct 25, 2015 Mitchell rated it really liked it
I tripped over Marvel Knights probably while looking for reprints of Marvel Fanfare and decided to give it a shot. If this was a fair example, I'll be hunting down more. Generally I'm not a fan of Captain America, but this one made pretty good use of the man and the costume. It didn't really add to his back-story, it just fleshed out what kinds of choices he would continue to make. With pretty good art and better than typical writing. 4.5 of 5.
John Ney Rieber is an American comic book writer. He has written for the comics The Books of Magic, Captain America, G.I. Joe and Tomb Raider.More about John Ney Rieber...
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