CAPITAN AMERICA EDITORIALE CORNO
ALBO ORIGINALE DEL 1975
in questo numero due storie complete con Cap e Falcon, in cui come ormai consuetudine partecipano anche Nick Fury e i suoi scagnozzi dello S.H.I.E.L.D.
in appendice : X-MEN con un nuovo mini-capitolo sul tormentone delle origini dei membri del gruppo, in cui incomincia la bestiale narrazione delle lunghe e complicate vicende di Hank McCoy
in appendice : E’ UN PAZZO, AVE, FOLLE una breve parodia del Not Brand Echh tradotta malissimo che prende di mira sia i supereroi che i colleghi satiri della famosa rivista Mad
CONDIZIONI : BUONISSIME, L’ ALBO NON E’ DI BUSTA
GRANDISSIMA DISPONIBILITA’ DI TUTTI I SUPEREROI CORNO E NON
“In the Grip of Gargoyle!” / NELLA STRETTA DI GARGOYLE
Captain America traces the missing policemen to a graveyard and with the
Falcon’s help barely escapes the Grey Gargoyle’s touch that can turn any man into stone. Gargoyle makes a strategic retreat with hopes
of creating an army of living statues, and culminating his plan by
stealing Element X; Falcon then
follows the Gargoyle to the villain’s headquarters while Cap meets with
Nick Fury and Sharon Carter in SHIELD’s helicarrier.
- This is the second appearance of the Falcon’s long-time romantic interest Leila Taylor. Her last name will not be revealed until Captain America #188 (in Italy in CAPC # 100).
- This issue’s cover is signed by artist John Romita.
- The Grey Gargoyle/Paul Duvall is “Pierre DuVal” in this issue. “Pierre” is later revealed to be Duvall’s middle name.
“The Unholy Alliance” / L’ ALLEANZA MALVAGIA
- S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier (Destroyed)
Captain America finds the Falcon and brings him back to the S.H.I.E.L.D
helicarrier. Once on board, the Falcon’s mixed alliances make him bring
the Grey Gargoyle on board. Once on board it is a race to stop the
Gargoyle before he can acquire Element X.
“It’s A Mad, Mad Ave!” / E’ UN PAZZO, AVE, FOLLE
An odd look at the commercialism of Madison Avenue, starring a whole
lot of Not Brand Echh super-heroes working for J. Jawbone Junkton.
“A Beast Is Born” / Le origini degli X-Men – E’ NATA UNA BESTIA
- John, a nuclear plant worker
- Mr. Marlin, nuclear plant manager
- Unnamed doctor and nurse
- Unnamed wedding party
- Unnamed nuclear power plant
Telling the origins of the Beast, our story begins with Norton and
Edna McCoy. Recently married, the couple have relocated to a new home
provided by Norton’s employers an atomic energy plant. One day some of
the carbon rods be lowered due to the fact that there is a short in the
Ordered to get the chief electrical engineer, Norton disobeys
orders to manually lower the rods. Although in a protective suit, the
radiation is intense and although Norton manages to save the day he
passes out due to his exposure to the rods radioactivity. Norton
survives and after a brief stay at the hospital he is released.
Sometime later in a new home and new job Norton and Edna conceive
a child, however the doctors are worried about the state of the child
given Norton’s previous exposure to radiation. However months later,
when their boy — named Henry — is born, the only odd thing about the
boy is his large hands and feet. When Hank’s Uncle Bob comes to visit,
he responds to his uncles cooing by punching him in the chin. Marvelling
at the boys strength, Bob tells them that the boy could be the next
heavyweight champ and field kicker.