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Red Skull

Red Skull
Real Name: Johann Schmidt
Occupation: N/A
Birth Place: Germany
Identity: N/A
Aliases: Dell Rusk, John Smith, Teacher
Relatives: N/A
Group Affiliation: Nazis, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Base of Operations: N/A
Origin: Unknown
First Appearance
Captain America Comics #1e
Gender: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Eyes: N/A
Hair: N/A
Education: N/A
Universe: N/A
 
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 #66 (v1) [B Story]
333: Tales of Suspense #66 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Fantastic Origin of the Red Skull "
The real Red Skull tells Captain America about his origins and rise to power in the Third Reich.
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Cover Date : June 1965
Release Date: March 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Tales of Suspense #67 (v1) [B Story]
334: Tales of Suspense #67 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Lest Tyranny Triumph "
Captain America, having been brainwashed by the Red Skull, is now on a mission to assassinate a top U.S. military leader and only Bucky is around to stop him.
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Cover Date : July 1965
Release Date: April 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales of Suspense #68 (v1) [B Story]
335: Tales of Suspense #68 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Sentinel and the Spy "
Captain America has overcome the Red Skull's brainwashing and now is faced with the Red Skull's new plan: to acquire a new Ally secret weapon!
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Cover Date : August 1965
Release Date: May 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales of Suspense #72 (v1) [B Story]
385: Tales of Suspense #72 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Sleeper Shall Awake! "
The Nazi Sleepers will awaken in twenty years, and time's up.
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Cover Date : December 1965
Release Date: September 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales of Suspense #79 (v1) [B Story]
489: Tales of Suspense #79 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Red Skull Lives "
Captain America fights a team of assassins, but no one else seems to be able to see them.
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Cover Date : July 1966
Release Date: April 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Tales of Suspense #80 (v1) [B Story]
490: Tales of Suspense #80 (v1) [B Story]
   
"He Who Holds the Cosmic Cube "
Captain America learns of the Cosmic Cube and will stop at nothing to stop it from falling into the hands of the Red Skull.
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Cover Date : August 1966
Release Date: May 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales of Suspense #81 (v1) [B Story]
491: Tales of Suspense #81 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Red Skull Supreme "
Captain America hatches a desperate plan to stop The Red Skull who now possesses the means to conquer the galaxy!
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Cover Date : September 1966
Release Date: June 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales of Suspense #88 (v1) [B Story]
613: Tales of Suspense #88 (v1) [B Story]
   
"If Bucky Lives...! "
Captain America receives a distress call from Bucky. Unsure if it is a trap, Cap goes to the place he was told in hopes of finding his lost partner.
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Cover Date : April 1967
Release Date: February 1967
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gil Kane
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales of Suspense #89 (v1) [B Story]
614: Tales of Suspense #89 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Back From the Dead! "
Captain America learns that the Red Skull is still alive, and has been thrown into battle against the Red Skulls minions. He must defeat them in time to save America from the Red Skulls evil plans.
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Cover Date : May 1967
Release Date: March 1967
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gil Kane
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Tales of Suspense #90 (v1) [B Story]
615: Tales of Suspense #90 (v1) [B Story]
   
"... And Men Shall Call Him Traitor! "
The Red Skull leaves Captain America for dead and heads towards New York City where he attempts to display his power and instill fear in American leadership.
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Cover Date : June 1967
Release Date: April 1967
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gil Kane
Cover: Gil Kane
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Tales of Suspense #91 (v1) [B Story]
618: Tales of Suspense #91 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Last Defeat! "
Captain America's 24th hour of service to the Red Skull arrives. After divulging the location of a nuclear sub to the Red Skull, the Star Spangled hero now faces a gruesome death.
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Cover Date : July 1967
Release Date: May 1967
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gil Kane
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales of Suspense #101 (v1)
796: Captain America #101 (v1)
   
"When Wakes the Sleeper! "
Captain America is sent on a mission by Nick Fury of the utmost importance. What he finds at his destination is an old nemesis and an even deadlier plot.
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Cover Date : May 1968
Release Date: January 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Attachments
 
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Captain America #102 (v1)
797: Captain America #102 (v1)
   
"The Sleeper Strikes "
Fished from the ocean by the Coast Guard, Captain America remains alive and able to to hunt the fourth sleeper. Agent Thirteen forces Fury and Cap to allow her to accompany the mission.
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Cover Date : June 1968
Release Date: March 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Captain America #103 (v1)
830: Captain America #103 (v1)
   
"The Weakest Link "
The Red Skull has his men capture Sharon Carter in order to lure Cap to the Island of the Exiles. Upon arrival, Captain America is captured and implanted with a detonation device.
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Cover Date : July 1968
Release Date: April 1968
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Captain America #104 (v1)
831: Captain America #104 (v1)
   
"Slave of the Skull! "
The Red Skull plants an H-Bomb in D.C. and forces Captain America to return to Exile Island. The Chiefs of Staff are given the opportunity to toy with the American before the Red Skull exterminates the Star Spangled Avenger.
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Cover Date : August 1968
Release Date: May 1968
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #114 (v1)
1060: Captain America #114 (v1)
   
"The Man Behind the Mask! "
Steve Rogers wrestles with internal torment over not being able to be anything other than Captain America. Then, suddenly, an old enemy with a power beyond belief appears.
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Cover Date : June 1969
Release Date: March 1969
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Captain America #115 (v1)
1061: Captain America #115 (v1)
   
"Now Begins the Nightmare! "
The Red Skull appears to Steve Rogers with the Cosmic Cube restored to his possession. His goal: drive Captain America to the brink of madness.
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Cover Date : July 1969
Release Date: April 1969
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: John Buscema
Cover: Marie Severin
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Captain America #116 (v1)
1062: Captain America #116 (v1)
   
"Far Worse Than Death! "
The Red Skull swaps bodies with Captain America via the Cosmic Cube and begins to torment the real Captain America with trials that include seeing Sharon while he appears to be the Red Skull and battling the Avengers.
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Cover Date : August 1969
Release Date: May 1969
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #117 (v1)
1063: Captain America #117 (v1)
   
"The Coming of...The Falcon! "
Captain America is transported to the Island of the Exiles to face men who are bloodthirsty murderers, and hungry for revenge. Upon the island, Cap befriends an unlikely ally.
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Cover Date : September 1969
Release Date: June 1969
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Captain America #118 (v1)
1064: Captain America #118 (v1)
   
"The Falcon Fights On! "
Captain America and the Falcon train as they are hunted by the Exiles. As the Red Skull seeks to destroy Captain America's image in the eyes of Americans, the time nears for the Star Spangled Avenger and his new partner to take action.
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Cover Date : October 1969
Release Date: July 1969
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Attachments
 
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Captain America #119 (v1)
1065: Captain America #119 (v1)
   
"Now Falls the Skull! "
The Red Skull summons Captain America and the Falcon to his castle for the final showdown where he plans to put both masked men into their graves. Elsewhere, destiny is weaving its web in favor of one of the combatants.
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Cover Date : November 1969
Release Date: August 1969
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #17 (v1)
1068: Captain Marvel #17 (v1)
   
"And A Child Shall Lead You! "
Captain Mar-Vell is trapped in the negative zone and only has one chance to escape. Rick Jones runs away from the city and winds up in the middle of nowhere, following a mental image of Cap into a laboratory. As two fates intertwine, Colonel Yon-Rogg attacks.
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Cover Date : October 1969
Release Date: July 1969
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Gil Kane
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain Marvel #128 (v1)
1165: Captain America #128 (v1)
   
"Mission: Stamp Out Satan's Angels "
Steve Rogers sheds the red, white, and blue, giving up the life of Captain America. He buys a motorcycle and travels across country. When he is pulled over and run in for not wearing a helmet, Satan's Angels decide to bail him out, the hard way.
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Cover Date : August 1970
Release Date: May 1970
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Marie Severin
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #129 (v1)
1166: Captain America #129 (v1)
   
"The Vengeance of the Red Skull "
Captain America and the Irabian king are both diverted to a small town by the Red Skull. When the Irabian king is abducted, Cap tries to save him by calculating the fuel consumption of helicopter and winds up right in a trap.
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Cover Date : September 1970
Release Date: June 1970
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
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Captain America #4 (v1) [B Story]
1224: Astonishing Tales #4 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Invaders "
Dr. Doom awaits for the reconstruction of his kingdom and takes a vacation, leaving his country wide open for a coup from an unexpected villain.
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Cover Date : February 1971
Release Date: November 1970
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Larry Lieber
Art: Wallace Wood
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Astonishing Tales #5 (v1) [B Story]
1225: Astonishing Tales #5 (v1) [B Story]
   
"A Land Enslaved "
Dr. Doom returns to his kingdom only to be attacked. He faces the forces of the Red Skull with only his already equipped gear and his mind.
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Cover Date : April 1971
Release Date: January 1971
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Larry Lieber
Art: George Tuska
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Astonishing Tales #143 (v1)
1269: Captain America #143 (v1)
   
"Power to the People "
Steve Rogers agrees to speak, in his police uniform, at Reverend Garcia's boys club. While on a stroll with Sharon prior to his engagement, they stumble upon a beaten Falcon. Steve becomes Captain America and the duo run off to stop a race war.
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Cover Date : November 1971
Release Date: August 1971
Universe:
Writer: Gary Friedrich
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #147 (v1)
1471: Captain America #147 (v1)
   
"And Behind the Hordes of HYDRA… "
The Mysterious Hydra Leader is revealed... And it's someone Cap may not be able to defeat on his own!
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Cover Date : March 1972
Release Date: December 1971
Universe:
Writer: Gary Friedrich
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #148 (v1)
1472: Captain America #148 (v1)
   
"The Big Sleep "
The true force behind Hydra's workings is revealed to be the Red Skull. While gloating to the Kingpin, Captain America, and the Falcon, the Red Skull reveals that there is a fifth sleeper about to bring devastation down upon Las Vegas.
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Cover Date : April 1972
Release Date: January 1972
Universe:
Writer: Gary Friedrich
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #182 (v1)
2298: Captain America #182 (v1)
   
"Inferno! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : February 1975
Release Date: December 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Frank Robbins
Cover: Ron Wilson
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #74 (v1)
2347: Iron Man #74 (v1)
War of the Super-Villains (1 of 5)
   
"The MODOK Machine! "
Iron Man takes some time off from the Avengers when he is forced to attack AIM Headquarters and MODOK has been offered the chance to battle for the Golden Globe by the Black Lama.
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Cover Date : May 1975
Release Date: February 1975
Universe:
Writer: Mike Friedrich
Art: Arvell Jones
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Iron Man #184 (v1)
2407: Captain America #184 (v1)
   
"Cap's Back! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : April 1975
Release Date: February 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Herb Trimpe
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #185 (v1)
2408: Captain America #185 (v1)
   
"Scream the Scarlet Skull! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : May 1975
Release Date: March 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Frank Robbins
Cover: Frank Giacoia
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #186 (v1)
2409: Captain America #186 (v1)
   
"Mind Cage! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1975
Release Date: April 1975
Universe:
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Frank Robbins
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Captain America #1
2578: Marvel Treasury Special #1
   
"Captain America's Bicentennial Battles "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1976
Release Date: April 1976
Universe:
Writer: Jack Kirby
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Marvel Treasury Special #9
2813: Super-Villain Team-Up #9
   
"Pawns of Attuma! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : December 1976
Release Date: October 1976
Universe:
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Jim Shooter
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Super-Villain Team-Up #10
2816: Super-Villain Team-Up #10
   
"The Sign of the Skull! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : February 1977
Release Date: December 1976
Universe:
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Bob Hall
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Super-Villain Team-Up #11
2817: Super-Villain Team-Up #11
   
"My Ally, My Enemy! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : April 1977
Release Date: February 1977
Universe:
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Bob Hall
Cover: Dave Cockrum
Issue Has Comments
 
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Super-Villain Team-Up #12
2818: Super-Villain Team-Up #12
   
"Death-Duel! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1977
Release Date: April 1977
Universe:
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Bob Hall
Cover: Dave Cockrum
Issue Has Comments
 
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Super-Villain Team-Up #210 (v1)
2926: Captain America #210 (v1)
   
"Showdown Day! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1977
Release Date: March 1977
Universe:
Writer: Jack Kirby
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
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