Captain America: The Best of the 1970s

During the 1970s, Captain America evolved from being a stereotypical all-American hero (not altogether different from his 1940s iteration) to a complex human being with relationships, emotions and limitations. Of course, this transformation did not take place in a single issue or even ten issues, but some stories exemplify this trend more than others.

What follows are the ten best issues of Captain America released with a cover date between 1970 and 1979, arranged the issues in chronological order with the writer(s) and penciller. Major spoilers follow!

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