Captain America 70th Anniversary Special #1

Captain America 70th Anniversary Special #1

Writer: James Robinson Artist: Marcos Martin Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Keith Dallas Mar 31, 2009

    The villain of the story is a parody of the then-owner of the Chicago Cubs, William Wrigley Jr., who dressed up in a bad Batman costume to murder players on his team (the Brooklyn Badgers)--including an analog of Joe DiMaggio. I wonder what the real Wrigley and DiMaggio thought about this story (if they were ever made aware of it). Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Apr 9, 2009

    To appease readers who mightn't be happy about the inflated $3.99 US cover price, Marvel has opted to include a Golden Age Cap/Bucky reprint story. I would have expected the original version of the Cap origin story, but instead, editor Stephen Wacker opts for a somewhat goofy baseball story. I like that the reprint material isn't redundant or familiar, and the oddball nature of the plot was entertaining. Still, it seems an odd choice, and I would have rather paid $2.99 US for the comic without the reprint. (Actually, I wish I hadn't forked out any money for it in the first place.) Read Full Review

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