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Captain America (vol. 1) #169 (Jan. 1974):
“When a Legend Dies”
by Steve Englehart, Mike Friedrich, Sal Buscema, Frank McLaughlin

Captain America (vol. 1) #169

Title: “When a Legend Dies”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 1974

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Steve Englehart, Mike Friedrich
Art by: Sal Buscema, Frank McLaughlin


32 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Falcon Falcon (Sam Wilson) hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
The Avengers; 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
Redwing Redwing hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Pet Avengers; falcon
[falcon; partner of Falcon (Sam Wilson)]
Marvel 128
Quentin Harderman Quentin Harderman villain
CBR Scale: S Committee To Regain America's
Principles (leader)
Secret Empire (ally) Marvel 6
Tumbler Tumbler (John Robert Keane) villain
CBR Scale: I Committee To Regain America's
Principles (temporary)
Secret Empire Marvel 5
Man-Mountain Quint (Quint)
(details, pg. 1-5) 
villain
  black Marvel 4
Bim
(details, pg. 1-5) 
villain
  black Marvel 3
Committee To Regain America's Principles Committee To Regain America's Principles villain group
CBR Scale: M Committee To Regain America's
Principles
Secret Empire
[launched smear campaign against Captain America]
Marvel 5
Spats
(pg. 1-5)
villain
CBR Scale: S manifestly non-religious
black
[one of 5 thugs who tried to kill Falcon for Boss Morgan]
Marvel 1
Slick
(pg. 1-5)
villain
CBR Scale: S manifestly non-religious
black
[one of 5 thugs who tried to kill Falcon for Boss Morgan]
Marvel 1
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa)
(cover & 2-panel cameo, pg. 9, panels 2, 4)
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous
religion; Black Panther Cult
(leader)
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 786
Agent 13 Agent 13 (Sharon Carter)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 15, panels 2-4)
supporting character hero
CBR Scale: S Christian (denomination
unknown)
S.H.I.E.L.D.; Femme Force Marvel 262
Contessa Valentina Contessa Valentina
(3-panel cameo, pg. 16, panels 1-3)
supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; Femme Force Marvel 146
Harderman's secretary
(3-panel cameo, pg. 10, panels 2-4)
supporting character
  [1st app: Captain America (vol. 1) #169 (Jan. 1974)] Marvel 1
Nefarius Moonstone (Lloyd Bloch)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 18, panels 5-7)
villain
CBR Scale: I Committee To Regain America's
Principles (temporary)
Secret Empire Marvel 10
Leila Taylor Leila Taylor
(2-panel cameo, pg. 9, panels 3-4)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M black supremacist
black
[Falcon's former girlfriend]
Marvel 50
Agent 135
(2-panel cameo, pg. 15-16)
supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.
[told Captain America he couldn't see Nick Fury]
Marvel 1
unnamed store clerk
(1-panel cameo, pg. 11, panel 7)
supporting character
  [attacked by Tumbler in plot to discredit Captain America] Marvel 1
Doctor Faustus (Johann Fennhoff)
(mentioned in text & seen in picture, pg. 7-8) 
villain
CBR Scale: S Nazi / Freudian
National Force (founder); The Corporation
[led own gang]
Marvel 61
Red Skull Red Skull (Johann Schmidt)
(photo/picture/video, pg. 7, panel 2) 
villain
CBR Scale: D Nazi
HYDRA; The People's Militia... 
[Captain America's arch-nemy]
Marvel 298
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(mentioned, pg. 6, panel 5) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
Iron Man Tony Stark
(mentioned, pg. 6, panel 2) 
hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
Nick Fury Nick Fury
(mentioned, pg. 15-16) 
hero
CBR Scale: U secular
S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Howling Commandos...  Marvel 1,898
Giant-Man Hank Pym
(mentioned, pg. 6, panel 2) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
Peggy Carter Peggy Carter
(mentioned, pg. 8, 15-16) 
supporting character
  S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Avengers (staff)
[Captain America's WWII-era girlfriend; Agent 13's sister]
Marvel 72
The Grand Director Captain America (William Burnside)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 2) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: M idolizes Captain America
National Force
[taught history]
Marvel 13
Viper Viper (Jordan Dixon)
(mentioned, pg. 17, panel 4) 
villain
CBR Scale: S activist; Committee To Regain
America's Principles
(temporary)
Secret Empire; Crime Wave...  Marvel 10
Morgan Morgan
(mentioned, pg. 1-5) 
villain
  [leader of own crime organization based in Harlem] Marvel 28
Scarface Scarface (Al Capone)
(mentioned, pg. 8, panel 2) 
villain real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Mafia DC Marvel 109
The Avengers The Avengers
(mentioned, pg. 6, panel 2) 
hero group
  [1st app: The Avengers (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 100
Fred
(mentioned, pg. 4, panel 1) 
supporting character
 indeterminate  black Marvel 1