"The Living Legend"
Special 40th Anniversary issue. The origin of the Star-Spangled Sentinel of Liberty retold. Frail Steve Rogers, rejected by the U.S. Army after volunteering is selected by a high military official for a secret government project, 'Operation: Rebirth'. What happens afterward is the stuff of legend, but these are the first few missions of the man we know today as Captain America. From smashing homefront Nazi spy-rings to the White House Oval Office presentation of his new circular shield by President Roosevelt. The Legend continues after WWII with Captain America's renaissance as a quintessential member of the Mighty Avengers.