Eisner-Winning artist Steve Epting returns as the New Captain comes face-to-face with an old ally -- Prince Namor -- on a dangerous trip to . Can Bucky and Namor team up to save the memory of an old comrade-in- arms, also Cold War crimes come back to haunt the Winter Soldier?In 1942, Cap and Bucky, along with the Human Torch, were part of a secret operation to reescue top Chinese scientist Professor Zhang Chin, a 12-year-old super-genius. In 1968, the Winter Soldier was called on to eliminate the same boy, now a man, and the experiments he found in Chin's lab have haunted him for years.
Now, after a battle with the Man Without a Face, one of Chin's creations, Bucky learns the secret of what Chin had been after - the remains of the Human Torch. And Bucky has to stop him, before the Torch is resurrected as a slave.