Captain America #700

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Chris Samnee Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 11, 2018 Cover Price: $5.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 24
8.4Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

Cap is finally "OUT OF TIME"!
•  Frozen in time, awakened in a decimated future and once again a man out of his era, there is only one way for Steve Rogers to restore order and rebuild civilization-and that's to rule it as King Captain America! No dream, no hoax, no lie, this IS Cap and this IS happening, believe it or not!
•  PLUS: Mark Waid delivers an untold tale from Captain America's past, featuring the classic artwork of Jack Kirby!
Rated T+

  • 10 - Jamie Lovett Apr 11, 2018

    Captain America #700 delivers an appropriate ending to what feels like a quintessential Captain America story. Read Full Review

  • 10
    GWW - Do You Even Comic Book Apr 12, 2018

    Captain America, at his best and most authentically told, meets the reader in whatever chaos surrounds them and reminds them that they have the tools to bring justice, fairness, and dignity where it is needed. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Word Of The Nerd - Brent Jackson Apr 11, 2018

    Mark Waid, Chris Samnee, and Matthew Wilson have definitelyput their stamp on Captain America. They have told a wonderful trove of stories throughoutthese past5 issues and Captain America #700 is a shining achievement. Waid is staying on after this issue as the writer but Chris Samnee is gone (hopefully Matthew Wilson is staying on), so there will be big shoes to fill in Captain America #701. But for now, just enjoy a delightful Captain America story that will remind you why Steve Rogers is Captain America and why he is so revered among the Marvel Heroes and someone we can all look up to! Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Apr 13, 2018

    So, this is another excellent issue in the "new" adventures of Cap! Highly recommended! Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Apr 11, 2018

    This issue has some classic storytelling from Waid and Samnee and it showcases not only what kind of hero Cap is, but why his example inspires others. Great read. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Apr 11, 2018

    This is a modern era story that's iconic up to the minute you close the book. It's a reminder Captain America's true superpower is heart. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Apr 11, 2018

    Most anniversary issues like this are devoted to introducing earth-shattering plot twists and setting the tone for a series going forward. Cap #700 takes a more character-driven approach, using its futuristic setting to test Steve Rogers in compelling new ways and explore the enduring appeal of this character. It serves as a fitting conclusion to Waid and Samnee's latest collaboration. Read Full Review

  • 9.1
    Comicsverse - Matt Attanasio Apr 11, 2018

    Though it's not a flawless milestone, CAPTAIN AMERICA #700 is a fantastic issue, and a great summary of all the things that make Captain America such a great hero. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Apr 12, 2018

    Captain America #700 lives up to the expectations one would have of such a landmark comic. The narrative is powerful and emotional while posing a unique struggle for Captain America. Waid and Samnee continue to show how much they understadn the character of Steve Rogers. As such, I can recommend it. Give it a read. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Multiversity Comics - Gustavo S. Lodi Apr 16, 2018

    A great ending to a run that hasn't over-stayed its welcome, "Captain America" #700 tells a timeless story, about a timeless hero on a timeless battle for hope. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Pop Culture Uncovered - Harry C. Apr 11, 2018

    If you are a Captain America fan, you cannot miss with this book. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Aaron Anderson Apr 16, 2018

    Must Be Captain America Reborn!! I like this book It totally feels like this is where the next writer should take over even though it's not. I suggest buying it especially if you're curious what Captain America is really about.  Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Beat - Alexander Jones Apr 11, 2018

    The main story was fantastic and hit the right emotional beats for me but reading the backup and being disappointed upon closing the issue is definitely not the emotion the comic was trying to elicit from me. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Apr 11, 2018

    The backup story closes with the proud assertion that "Captain America is one of a kind," and that's a line I'd happily hoist a glass to. While I'm underwhelmed by a few bits of #700 and the strategic layout of the "Out Of Time" arc as a whole, I wouldn't dream of saying its heart is in the wrong place. The Waid/Samnee look at Cap closes with the same insightful, resiliently positive view of its protagonist it's had since day one. This issue might not be a critical turning point in Cap's story, but it is a joyous demonstration and celebration of why we love him. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Apr 11, 2018

    Though it isn't exactly the blockbuster issue one would expect from such a momentously numbered issue, thanks to Waid's sterling character work and Samnee's gorgeous pages, Captain America #700 is still a fittingly fun and surprisingly science fiction infused tribute to the "First Avenger" and his time-hopping adventures. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comicosity - Michael Hale Apr 11, 2018

    In the end, this all-too-short story arc for Cap has come to a close and were sort of left where we began, but that isnt a bad place so long as there is always the promise of more Captain America to come in our futures. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Christopher Holden Apr 18, 2018

    Captain America #700 completes a mildly fun, but instantly forgettable, hackneyed time travel tale, before trampling giddily over Jack Kirbys contributions in a manner more parody than homage. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Kalaoui Apr 16, 2018

    Waid, Samnee and Wilson just put out a great ending to this mini-story. Not perfect but it hit on so many notes that make it a worthy story of what Captain America is and should be. The second story with Kirby's art just put a smile on my face and had me asking how did Kirby make this art so many decades ago. It's beautiful.
    The only down side to this comic is the price. Yes we have 18 more pages but if you keep raising prices i have no choice but to drop other books. I can't afford them all especially when multiple issues come out in the same week costing 5-6 dollars. Yes this book is worth the money but i had to skip X-men Blue this week because it was also 4.99. Sorry but this is a short sighted tactic that will hurt the industry lo more

  • 9.5
    DDJamesB Apr 19, 2018

    Would have been a 10 if the back up story was better, but wow. That main story was just awesome. Cant't get much better than that. Few comics make me feel the way I did after reading that one.

  • 8.5
    Dispatchdcu Apr 14, 2018

    Welcome to the Oblivion Bar where the first round is on me and the pretzels are free! Be warned: like the pickled eggs at the bar, this issue is going to get SPOILED rotten.

    We all knew that Cap would have to make it back to the present, but how? Well, we get that answer from jump street. Dr Banner fixes up part of the Fantastic Fours time machine into what appears to be a gun and says he’s timed it for approximately a week before Cap gets frozen this time around. If calculated correctly, Cap being frozen and the bomb going off is what triggered this future. So if Cap stops that from happening, we’ll be right as rain.

    But Cap doesn’t buy it. What if Banner is wrong? What if he can’t stop it from happening if h more

    + LikeComments (4)
  • 7.0
    CrazyforRAMU Nov 10, 2018

    Running Post-Apocalyptic America breaks Cap, so he redeems himself by time-traveling back and cancelling the whole thing before it starts. Even the worn-out Cap who went through it all has to go; nobody at all remembers the Rampart Reality when it's done. This issue delivers great art and a fundamentally sound story, but the rush to conclude at the big round number was counterproductive. It ruined the pace. This issue just doesn't succeed at painting Cap as worn down by unending tragedy. All of his reactions and decisions feel influenced more by the page count than by what he goes through.

    I read the first few pages of this comic and then put it down for two days. That's really not a reaction I get from out-and-out good comics.

  • 6.0
    Jon Comics May 20, 2018

    I understand what Waid and Samnee are trying to do here, but it’s not enough for a Captain America 700 issue. They are taking Captain America back to basics via the Out of Time story, the problem with that is that just before the awful Nick Spencer storyline, Rick Remender had alreadh thrown Captain for years in the alternate dimension controlled by Armin Zola.
    Before that Captain America was dead foe years and after that he was replaced by The Falcon, and then Secret Empire.
    Has Marvel forgotten how to tell a Captain America in which Stece Rogers is not dead, super old, thrown out of time or evil? Let’s hope Ta ne hi si Coates can do it.

  • 6.0
    Bigbooty Jun 7, 2018

    Waid and Samnee has made for an incredible team in the past. In the present and future however(alt timeline future that is) not so much. Waid simply is not telling a very good story here. It’s the lazy appproach to writing for a character. Maybe he was instructed to do this, who knows. What I do know is that I think it’s dookie. Samnee art style I will always like, Waid laid an egg.

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  • 10
    EdNothIng Mar 30, 2019

  • 9.5
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  • 9.5
    YourGreenMuse Oct 18, 2018

  • 9.0
    Billyndo Apr 11, 2018

  • 9.0
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  • 9.0
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  • 9.0
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  • 9.0
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  • 8.5
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    jmprados Apr 29, 2018

  • 7.5
    Rotivv Apr 11, 2018

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