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203: Captain America Comics #1 [D Story]

" The Chess Board of Death "
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Captain America Comics #1d
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Editor-in-Chief: Joe Simon
Cover Artists: Jack Kirby
Writers: Jack Kirby, Joe Simon
Pencilers: Jack Kirby
Inkers: Joe Simon
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Editors: Joe Simon
Cover Date: March 1941
Release Date: December 1940
Story Arc: -
Pages: 16
Cover Price: $0.10
Times Read: 118                 Times Rated: 74
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Universes:   Earth-616  
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Captain America Comics #1 [B Story]
Captain America Comics #1 [C Story]
Captain America Comics #1d
Captain America Comics #1e
Captain America Comics #1f
201: Captain Amer...
#1b
202: Captain Amer...
#1c
 
204: Captain Amer...
#1e
205: Captain Amer...
#1f
 
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Issue Blurb
A Nazi mastermind orders the killings of American military leaders, removing figurines of his targets from a chessboard with each new assassination. Two of the figurines wear red, white and blue uniforms...
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Character Appearances
 
Main Characters
  Captain America
Captain America last appeared in Captain America Comics #1c. Captain America next appears in Captain America Comics #1e.
     
  Bucky
Bucky last appeared in Captain America Comics #1c. Bucky next appears in Captain America Comics #1e.
     
Supporting Characters
  Sgt. Mike Duffy
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Sgt. Mike Duffy in the mainstream continuity. Sgt. Mike Duffy next appears in Captain America Comics #1e.
     
  Admiral Perkins
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Admiral Perkins in the mainstream continuity. Dies in this issue.
     
  General Ellsworth
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by General Ellsworth in the mainstream continuity. Dies in this issue.
     
  Major Fields
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Major Fields in the mainstream continuity.
     
Villains
  Rathcone
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Rathcone in the mainstream continuity.
     
  Kameleon
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Kameleon in the mainstream continuity.
     
  Number 13
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Number 13 in the mainstream continuity.
     
 
Group Appearances
Nazis
Nazis last appeared in Captain America Comics #1b. Nazis next appears in Captain America Comics #1e.
   
     
United States Armed Forces
United States Armed Forces last appeared in Captain America Comics #1c. United States Armed Forces next appears in Captain America Comics #1e.
   
     
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Comments
   
 
  zuckyd1 Says:    
  2015-07-11 20:11:27  
  Could Bucky be any dumber?  
 
 

  Gecko @ zuckyd1 (original post):    
  2015-08-01 10:24:03  
  He could be Toro  
 
 

  ViolentPhlegm Says:    
  2015-09-25 07:22:07  
  How did the Nazis know where to find "The Boy Companion" when not even Major Fields knows that it's Steve and Bucky?  
 
 

  Schabenc Says:    
  2016-04-26 00:28:07  
  Pretty dark for a comic from the 40s. That artwork of the dead soldier with a bloody bullet hole in his forehead took me by surprise!  
 
 

  coltona @ Gecko (original post):    
  2017-05-07 19:44:48  
  True.  
 
 

  marvej Says:    
  2017-09-10 14:13:52  
  I really liked it. Best comic till now from thee golden age.  
 
 

 
 
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   September 10, 2017 fragsel Added Major Fields to the issue.
   September 10, 2017 fragsel Added General Ellsworth to the issue.
   September 10, 2017 fragsel Added Admiral Perkins to the issue.
   September 10, 2017 fragsel Added Number 13 to the issue.
   September 10, 2017 fragsel Added Kameleon to the issue.
   September 10, 2017 fragsel Added Rathcone to the issue.
   September 9, 2017 fragsel Updated the listing for Sgt. Mike Duffy.
   March 28, 2016 fragsel Updated the listing for Sgt. Mike Duffy.
   November 25, 2015 ViolentPhlegm Changed comic details.
   August 27, 2014 sewixo Updated the listing for Nazis.
   August 17, 2014 sewixo Updated the listing for Bucky.
   August 15, 2014 vanhornluke Changed comic details.
   August 15, 2014 sewixo Changed comic details.
   August 15, 2014 sewixo Updated the listing for Sgt. Mike Duffy.
   August 15, 2014 sewixo Added Sgt. Mike Duffy to the issue.
   August 15, 2014 sewixo Added Bucky to the issue.
   August 15, 2014 sewixo Added Captain America to the issue.
   August 15, 2014 sewixo Added Nazis to the issue.
   August 15, 2014 sewixo Added United States Armed Forces to the issue.
   August 2, 2014 TStarnes Added Creator Listing.
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