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With Captain America: The First Avenger charging into theaters this week, there's no better time to catch up on Cap!

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With Captain America: The First Avenger charging into theaters this week, there's no better time to catch up on some of Cap's classic crusades.

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New Adventures!
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE ART OF CAPTAIN AMERICA THE FIRST AVENGER HC written by Matthew K. Manning

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE ART OF CAPTAIN AMERICA THE FIRST AVENGER HC
Written by Matthew K.Manning

Continuing their popular Art of series of movie tie-in books, Marvel presents their latest blockbuster achievement, The Art of Captain America: The First Avenger. Featuring exclusive production artwork, behind-the-scenes photography and in-depth interviews with the cast and crew, The Art of Captain America: The First Avenger provides an insider’s look into the making of the highly anticipated film directed by Joe Johnston and starring Chris Evans and Hugo Weaving. Written by comic-book writer and historian Matthew K. Manning with dynamic page designs by Mike Zagari.
224 PGS./All Ages …$49.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5509-6
Trim size: landscape
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIRST VENGEANCE TPB cover by Paolo River

CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIRST VENGEANCE TPB
Written by
Fred Van Lente
Penciled by
Luke Ross & Neil Edwards
Cover by
Paolo Rivera

The official comics prequel to the Marvel Studios summer blockbuster begins here! As Captain America, Steve Rogers is the inspiration for millions during the dark days of World War Two — but where did he get his inspiration from? How did he meet his best friend, “Bucky” Barnes? And what set him on the path to becoming the First Avenger? New York Times bestselling writer Fred Van Lente (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and star artists Luke Ross (CAPTAIN AMERICA) and Neil Edwards (FANTASTIC FOUR) take you on an all-new adventure to the European battlefields before the movie hits theaters! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIRST VENGEANCE #1-4 and material from CAPTAIN AMERICA SPOTLIGHT.
104 PGS./Rated A …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5725-0
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA BY ED BRUBAKER OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC cover by Steve Epting

CAPTAIN AMERICA BY ED BRUBAKER OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC
Written by
Ed Brubaker
Penciled by Steve Epting, Mike Perkins
Cover by
Steve Epting

Collecting Eisner Award-nominated Best Writer Ed Brubaker's first 25 landmark issues of Captain America in one titanic tome, plus the Captain America 65th Anniversary Special and Winter Soldier: Winter Kills one-shots! This deluxe hardcover, fat-packed with extras, features the story that stunned readers worldwide and sent shockwaves through the entire Marvel Universe: the death of Captain America! Also including the return of Cap's wartime partner, Bucky Barnes, as the Winter Soldier; the death and life of his greatest enemy, the Red Skull; and the emergences of a new threat, General Aleksander Lukin, the head of one of the most powerful corporations in the world! Collecting Captain America #1-25, Captain America 65th Anniversary Special and Winter Soldier: Winter Kills.
744 PGS./Rated T+ …$74.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2866-3
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA OMNIBUS HC cover by Steve Epting

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA OMNIBUS HC
Written by
Ed Brubaker
Penciled by
Steve Epting, Mike Perkins, Butch Guice, Roberto De La Torre & Luke Ross
Cover by Steve Epting

Leaping from the final pages of Civil War, this is the story that stunned readers, sent shockwaves through the entire Marvel Universe and made news headlines worldwide! And the death of Captain America is only the beginning! In the aftermath of the fabled hero’s assassination, Agent 13, Bucky Barnes, the Falcon, Black Widow and Iron Man come together again in a desperate attempt to keep his dream alive. But the collapse of Steve Rogers’ dream was merely the first step in the wicked machinations of the Red Skull, who is determined to see the death of America follow soon after the death of the Captain. As the Skull's master plan kicks into motion, and chaos begins to take hold of the United States, only one man stands in its way – but is he up to the task? Freed from the psychosis that transformed him into the relentless mercenary known as the Winter Soldier, Bucky Barnes is called on to live up to the dream in ways he never imagined. Eisner Award-winning writer Ed Brubaker refuses to let up on the action, suspense and human drama in a tale of suspense that ties together all eras of the star-spangled warrior’s history! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #25-42.
480 PGS./Rated T+ …$75.00
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3806-8
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA LIVES! OMNIBUS HC cover by Alex Ross

CAPTAIN AMERICA LIVES! OMNIBUS HC
Written by
Ed Brubaker
Penciled by
Bryan Hitch, Butch Guice, Luke Ross & Steve Epting
Cover by Alex Ross

Steve Rogers’ closest friends and allies may have found a way to bring back the original Captain America. Or is what they found something more sinister? The Red Skull’s greatest plan to destroy Captain America has been in motion and its completion is almost at hand. Will Captain America be lost forever or will he be REBORN? Plus, A villain from Bucky's past has come to the U.S. and he'll have to face his history just as he's finding his feet in the present. Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (2005) #43-50, #600-601, REBORN #1-5 and the REBORN DIGITAL PROLOGUE.
456 PGS./Rated T+ …$64.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4514-1
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: ALLIES & ENEMIES TPB cover by Greg Tocchini

CAPTAIN AMERICA: ALLIES & ENEMIES TPB
Written by
Rob Williams, Kathryn Immonen, William Harms, Kieron Gillen & Kelly Sue Deconnick
Penciled by Rebekah A. Isaacs, Ramón Perez, Declan Shalvey, Renato Arlem & Greg Tocchini
Cover by
Greg Tocchini

From the dark days of World War II to the current Heroic Age come five stories of humanity, heroism, death and despair! Featuring Captain America’s greatest allies and most terrible foes including Falcon, Peggy Carter, Crossbones, Batroc the Leaper, Black Widow and Agent 13. Fierce fisticuffs, death-defying
duels and good, old-fashioned espionage ensue! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA AND FALCON #1, CAPTAIN AMERICA
AND THE FIRST THIRTEEN #1, CAPTAIN AMERICA AND CROSSBONES #1, CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BATROC #1 and CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE SECRET AVENGERS #1
160 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5502-7
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: FOREVER ALLIES HC cover by Lee Weeks

CAPTAIN AMERICA: FOREVER ALLIES HC
Written by
Roger Stern
Penciled by
Nick Dragotta, Marco Santucci & Paolo Rivera
Cover by
Lee Weeks

CAPTAIN AMERICA’S IN A RACE ACROSS THE WORLD TO SOLVE A MYSERY FROM WORLD WAR II! James “Bucky” Barnes has led many lives.  Once he was Captain America's partner Bucky, a proud member of the Invaders, a founder of the original Young Allies.  Now he is Captain America, the Sentinel of Liberty, and when an old enemy suddenly reappears, Jim must re-open the last, unsolved case of the Young Allies -- to stop a menace that threatens the world! Roger Stern (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) travels from World War II with Nick Dragotta (X-MEN FIRST CLASS) to the modern age with Marco Santucci (SIEGE: SPIDER-MAN) to tell a time-tossed epic tale of mystery, intrigue, and high adventure! Also includes a special bonus reprint of the classic YOUNG ALLIES #1. Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: FOREVER ALLIES #1-4, YOUNG ALLIES COMICS 70TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1 and YOUNG ALLIES #1.
184 PGS./Rated A …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5324-5
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: HAIL HYDRA TPB cover by Adi Granov

CAPTAIN AMERICA: HAIL HYDRA TPB
Written by
Jonathan Maberry
Penciled by
Sergio Cariello, Tom Scioli, Phil Winslade, Kyle Hotz & Graham Nolan
Cover by
Adi Granov

From the dark days of World War II to the Heroic Age, witness the brutal battle between Captain America and the immortal evil known as Hydra! How far back has the gruesome group been killing its way to capture the secrets of eternal life? What can Steve Rogers do to halt its sinister spread when the horrific hordes of the undead rise to stop him? Find out as award-winning horror novelist Jonathan Maberry (DOOMWAR) teams with five different artists to capture five different time periods — including Sergio Cariello (Lone Ranger), Tom Scioli (Godland), Phil Winslade (Wonder Woman), Kyle Hotz (ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST — WRAITH) and Graham Nolan (X-MEN FOREVER)! Guest-starring the Falcon, Black Panther, Nomad, Nick Fury and the Avengers! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: HAIL HYDRA #1-5.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5127-2
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: MAN OUT OF TIME PREMIERE HC cover by Bryan Hitch

CAPTAIN AMERICA: MAN OUT OF TIME PREMIERE HC
Written by
Mark Waid with Stan Lee
Penciled by Jorge Molina with Jack Kirby
Cover by
Bryan Hitch

When the Avengers pull a mysterious, tattered soldier from the sea, they unwittingly bring back to life the Living Legend of World War II — a man whose memories of a life sixty years ago are as fresh as yesterday! How will Steve Rogers, frozen in suspended animation for half a century, adapt to the world of the 21st century? Brought to you by super-scribe Mark Waid (CAPTAIN AMERICA, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE artist Jorge Molina! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: MAN OUT OF TIME #1-5, plus the classic AVENGERS #4 (1963).
144 PGS./Rated A …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5128-9
 

ULTIMATE COMICS CAPTAIN AMERICA PREMIERE HC cover by Ron Garney

ULTIMATE COMICS CAPTAIN AMERICA PREMIERE HC
Written by
Jason Aaron
Penciled by
Ron Garney
Cover by
Ron Garney

Captain America meets his ultimate nemesis: the Captain America of the Vietnam War! As new enemies face off, old secrets from the Super-Soldier project are revealed. From the superstar WOLVERINE: WEAPON X creative team of Jason Aaron and Ron Garney, get ready for a hard-hitting story of one man’s quest to serve his country — and the sacrifices he must make. Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS CAPTAIN AMERICA #1-4 and material from CAPTAIN AMERICA SPOTLIGHT.
112 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5194-4
 


Classic Collections!
CAPTAIN AMERICA BY DAN JURGENS VOL. 1 TPB cover by Andy Kubert

CAPTAIN AMERICA BY DAN JURGENS VOL. 1 TPB
Written b
Dan Jurgens
Penciled by
Andy Kubert & Jerry Ordway
Cover by Andy Kubert

Dan Jurgens begins his legendary run! Can Cap stop the war efforts of the Hate-Monger, a villain with ties to Hitler himself? Can he save Ka-Zar from the monstrous murderer Count Nefaria? And who is Protocide? Good thing Cap has some friends to help him in his impossible adventures! Featuring Nick Fury, Sharon Carter, the Fantastic Four, USAgent and a war-time adventure with the Howling Commandos! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (1998) #25-34.
256 PGS./Rated T+ …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5517-1
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA BY JACK KIRBY OMNIBUS HC cover by Jack Kirby

CAPTAIN AMERICA BY JACK KIRBY OMNIBUS HC
Written by
Jack Kirby
Penciled by
Jack Kirby
Cover by
Jack Kirby

It’s Jack Kirby at his finest in some of the kookiest Cap stories of all-time! During the height of their partnership, Captain America and the Falcon face racism and government corruption with fists and shields raised! The deadly Secret Empire has infiltrated American society and plans to drive the entire country into war with their madness-inducing Madbomb! And amid battles with mutated men and armies with deadly weapons, has Cap found love? Featuring the threats of Arnim Zola and Agron! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #193-214, CAPTAIN AMERICA ANNUAL #3-4 and CAPTAIN AMERICA'S BICENTENNIAL BATTLES.
568 PGS./Rated A …$74.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4960-6
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: AMERICAN NIGHTMARE PREMIERE HC cover by Andy Kubert

CAPTAIN AMERICA: AMERICAN NIGHTMARE PREMIERE HC
Written by
Mark Wait, Kurt Busiek & Roger Stern
Penciled by Andy Kubert & Patrick Zircher
Covers by
Andy Kubert

Where’s Doctor Strange when you need him? When the evil lord of dreams, Nightmare, threatens the world with nuclear devastation, only Captain America and Sharon Carter stand against him! But the threats don’t stop there as Cap faces the Rhino, M.O.D.O.K., Mentallo and the Kree! Guest-starring Iron Man, Ms. Marvel and USAgent! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (1988) #8-13 and ANNUAL 1998.
248 PGS./Rated A …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5084-8
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE CAPTAIN TPB cover by Kieron Dwyer

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE CAPTAIN TPB
Written by
Mark Gruenwalk
Penciled by
Tom Morgan & Kieron Dwyer
Cover by
Kieron Dwyer

When Steve Rogers refuses to become a government operative, he’s stripped of his uniform, title and shield — and a new Captain America is born! John Walker, the former Superpatriot and future USAgent — along with sidekick Bucky, the future Battle Star — does his best to fill the big shoes Rogers left behind. But can he take the pressure, especially after his parents are caught in the crossfire? And Rogers dons a new costume as the Captain! Featuring the Falcon, Iron Man, the Taskmaster, Freedom Force, the Horsemen of Apocalypse and the Serpent Society! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #332-350 and IRON MAN #228.
520 PGS./Rated A …$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4965-1
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: TO SERVE & PROTECT PREMIERE HC cover by Ron Garney

CAPTAIN AMERICA: TO SERVE & PROTECT PREMIERE HC
Written by
Mark Waid
Penciled by Ron Garney & Dale Eaglesham
Covers by
Ron Garney

Captain America and the rest of Earth’s heroes are back from the dead at the hands of Onslaught! But when Cap shows up in Japan, the claws of Lady Deathstrike may send him right back to the grave! Then, the Sentinel of Liberty loses his shield at the bottom of the ocean as Hydra and the Skrulls attack! Plus: Cap faces one of the toughest decisions of his life! Guest-starring Hawkeye, the Avengers and Sharon Carter! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (1998) #1-7.
192 PGS./Rated A …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5082-4
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA VS. THE RED SKULL TPB cover by Jack Kirby

CAPTAIN AMERICA VS. THE RED SKULL TPB
Written by
Stan Lee, Gary Friedrich, Roger Mckenzie, J.M. Dematteis, Mark Gruenwald, Roy Thomas & Tony Salmons
Penciled by
Jack Kirby, John Romita, Sal Buscema, Mike Zeck, Ron Lim, Arvell Jones & Tony Salmons
Cover by
Jack Kirby

For decades, Captain America, Super-Soldier for the United States, and the Red Skull, evil agent of the Third Reich, have been the most bitter of foes! After multiple battles during World War II, both men have survived into the modern age, where the fights have only grown deadlier! With Cosmic Cubes, race riots, giant robots, an army of mind-controlled S.H.I.E.L.D. agents and haunted houses, the Red Skull just keeps coming back for more! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1; TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #79-81; and CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #143, #226-227, #261-263 and #370; and material from CAPTAIN AMERICA ANNUAL #13 and CAPTAIN AMERICA: RED, WHITE & BLUE #1.
264 PGS./Rated A …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5096-1
 


All Ages!
CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIGHTING AVENGER GN-TPB cover by Barry Kitson

CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIGHTING AVENGER GN-TPB
Written by
Brian Clevinger, Jeff Parker & Paul Tobin
Penciled by
Gurihiru, Manuel Garcia, David Baldeón & Crisscross
Cover by
Barry Kitson

A ragtag Special Forces unit brings Captain America on his first mission during World War II! Their orders? Don’t get him killed! But when the low-profile assignment draws the attention of Baron Strucker, the future Red Skull and half the Nazi army, it’ll be a crash course in super heroics for Marvel’s first Avenger! Plus: An evil from the Sentinel of Liberty’s earliest days reemerges in the modern era to exact vengeance on Cap and the Avengers! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIGHTING AVENGER #1, MARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS #3 and #37, and MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES (2010) #5
120 PGS./Rated A …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5198-2
 

CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE KORVAC SAGA GN-TPB cover by Craig Rousseau

CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE KORVAC SAGA GN-TPB
Written by
Ben McCool with Jim Shooter
Penciled by
Craig Rousseau with George Pérez
Cover by
Craig Rousseau

Captain America: proud member of the Avengers, but a man out of time — frozen for decades and unaccustomed to modern life. Can the Sentinel of Liberty learn to fight alongside heroes 60 years younger than him? And why does Cap feel a strange connection to the man named Korvac? Ben McCool (Choker) brings you an epic tale ten centuries in the making! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE KORVAC SAGA #1-4 — plus the issue that kicked off the classic Korvac Saga, AVENGERS #167 (1978).
112 PGS./Rated A …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5160-9
 

MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS: CAPTAIN AMERICA DIGEST cover by Clayton Henry

MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS: CAPTAIN AMERICA DIGEST
Written by
Scott Gray, Roger Langridge, Todd Dezago & Roger Stern
Penciled by
Craig Rosseau, Matteo Lolli, Lou Kang & John Byrne
Cover by
Clayton Henry

The Sentinel of Liberty smashes into action! In the 1940s, scrawny teenager Steve Rogers volunteered for a government experiment that transformed his body into the peak of physical perfection. He became Captain America! Cap fought valiantly for his country during World War II, but then mysteriously disappeared — only to be found decades later, still young and ready to fight the good fight! Get the scoop on the Star-Spangled Super-Soldier as Marvel proudly presents a heaping helping of all-ages, all-action adventures starring Captain America! The Living Legend battles threats old an new as he faces off against Hydra, P.R.O.D.O.K and the Grey Gargoyle! Including a guest-appearance by the Amazing Spider-Man and a retelling of Cap’s thrilling origin story! Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES #8 and #12; MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #2 and CAPTAIN AMERICA #255.
96 PGS./All Ages …$9.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4562-2
 


"Captain America: The First Avenger" will focus on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America.  As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving).

Check out the official "Captain America: The First Avenger" teaser site as well as its hub page right here on Marvel.com for the latest on Cap's big screen adventure hitting theaters July 22!


In addition to "Captain America: The First Avenger," Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including "Marvel's The Avengers" on May 4, 2012, and "Iron Man 3" on May 3, 2013.

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This is a great list of books, you could also add the Streets of Poison series.