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Marvel Releases Advance Preview of “Captain America” #50

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Official Press Release

Who’s trying to kill Captain America? Acclaimed writer Ed Brubaker and artist Luke Ross team up in a special, extra-sized Captain America #50! Bucky Barnes is the new Captain America – and it’s his birthday. Barnes is trapped in the past while reliving his favorite and least favorite birthday moments. What will be revealed about his past? In addition to the main story, we’re proud to present a 14-page story featuring artwork from Marcos Martin (Amazing Spider-Man) that recaps Captain America’s life! And don’t miss the extra story by legendary Fred Hembeck spotlighting the forgotten Captain America! This is a landmark issue of Captain America that you won’t want to miss!

Critics and fans are raving about Captain America:

“I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – Captain America is the rock of my pull list. Ed Brubaker consistently delivers the goods on this title, and somehow, Bucky Barnes continues to become more and more interesting with each passing issue.” Dan Phillips, Comics.IGN.com

“…great art, lots of action, and solid character work.” Chad Nevett, ComicBookResources.com

“…a must read.” Geoff Jolliff, GamersCircle.net

“…the best comic book on the shelves.” Kevin Powers, ComicsBulletin.com






Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Captain America #50 as the series hits a milestone and continues to draw rave reviews! Who is trying to kill Captain America and why? What will Barnes’ past reveal about the new Captain America? The answers arrive in the extra-sized edition of Captain America #50! And don’t miss two more extra-sized Star-Spangled epics: Captain America #600 and Captain America #601!

CAPTAIN AMERICA #50 (MAR092559)

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Pencils by LUKE ROSS

Cover by STEVE EPTING

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC-4/30/09, On-Sale-5/20/09

CAPTAIN AMERICA #600 (APR090492)

Written by ED BRUBAKER with MARK WAID, ROGER STERN & OTHERS

Pencils by BUTCH GUICE, LUKE ROSS, DALE EAGLESHAM & OTHERS

Cover by STEVE EPTING

50/50 Cover by ALEX ROSS

Rated T+ …$4.99

FOC-5/28/09, On-Sale-6/17/09

CAPTAIN AMERICA #601

CAPTAIN AMERICA #601 70TH ANNIVERSARY VARIANT

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Pencils and Cover by GENE COLAN

70th Anniversary Variant by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Rated A …$3.99

FOC-6/25/09, On-Sale-7/15/09

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