Captain America (vol. 1) #153 (Sep. 1972):
“Captain America--Hero or Hoax?”
by Steve Englehart, Sal Buscema, Jim Mooney

Captain America (vol. 1) #153

Title: “Captain America--Hero or Hoax?”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 1972

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Steve Englehart
Art by: Sal Buscema, Jim Mooney

25 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Nick Fury Nick Fury hero
CBR Scale: U secular
black; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 1,898
Falcon Falcon (Sam Wilson) hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
black; SHIELD Super-Agents...  Marvel 531
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Agent 13 Agent 13 (Sharon Carter) supporting character hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (denomination
Femme Force; S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel 262
Contessa Valentina Contessa Valentina supporting character
  Femme Force; S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel 146
Redwing Redwing hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
falcon; Pet Avengers
[falcon; partner of Falcon (Sam Wilson)]
Marvel 128
The Grand Director Captain America (William Burnside) villain hero
CBR Scale: M idolizes Captain America
National Force
[taught history]
Marvel 13
Leila Taylor Leila Taylor
(8-panel cameo, pg. 13, 15-16)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M black supremacist
[Falcon's former girlfriend]
Marvel 50
Bob Courtney Bob Courtney
(6-panel cameo, pg. 14, panels 2-7)
supporting character
[Steve Rogers' police patrol partner]
Marvel 8
(4-panel cameo, pg. 14, panels 3, 5-7)
supporting character
 indeterminate  NYPD
[desk sargeant where Steve Rogers worked as cop]
Marvel 1
Cal Trimble
(3-panel cameo, pg. 10, panels 1-3)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M gambling
[Captain America's landlord] Marvel 4
Rafe Michel Rafe Michel
(2-panel cameo, pg. 13, panels 5-6)
CBR Scale: D black supremacist
[led a militant Black Power group Silver Skulls]
Marvel 9
(2-panel cameo, pg. 15, panels 1-3)
supporting character
 indeterminate  black Marvel 1
(2-panel cameo, pg. 14, panels 2, 7)
supporting character
 indeterminate  NYPD
[worked in same precinct as Steve Rogers]
Marvel 1
(2-panel cameo, pg. 15, panels 2-3)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[admired Falcon for coming down on crimeboss Morgan]
Marvel 2
unnamed diner patron
(2-panel cameo, pg. 15, panels 2-3)
supporting character
 indeterminate  black
[admired Falcon for coming down on crimeboss Morgan]
Marvel 3
Nomad Bucky (Jack Monroe)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 20) 
  Secret Defenders
[sidekick of 1950s Captain America]
Marvel 131
The Scorpion Scorpion (Mac Gargan)
(mentioned, pg. 3, panel 3) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
Dark Avengers; Initiative...  Marvel 315
Mister Hyde Mister Hyde (Calvin Zabo)
(mentioned, pg. 3, panel 3) 
villain scientist
  Hood's Army; The Masters of Evil Marvel 143
Special Hydra Agent H Special Hydra Agent H (Laura Brown)
(mentioned, pg. 9, panel 5) 
supporting character villain
HYDRA; S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel 15
Morgan Morgan
(mentioned, pg. 15, panel 3) 
  [leader of own crime organization based in Harlem] Marvel 28
Cowled Commander Sgt. Brian Muldoon
(mentioned, pg. 14, panels 6-7) 
supporting character villain
  Crime Wave (leader); NYPD
[Steve Rogers' superior officer in NYPD]
Marvel 11
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
(mentioned, pg. 10, panel 1) 
CBR Scale: D anthropomorphic animal
reindeer; Santa's Reindeer Montgomery Ward 42
Louie the Eel (Louie)
(mentioned, pg. 10, panel 3) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: D gambling
[ran all-night poker game in Steve Rogers' building] Marvel 2