Skip to main content
  1. Arts & Entertainment
  2. Animation

Red Skull, black agitator (1971)

Cover to Captain America #143 from

Captain America and Falcon have a long history of taking on real social movements and political and media figures.

In Captain America #143 from November 1971, Cap and his partner Falcon (the same heroes involved in the current media dust-up) track down the hidden evil mastermind behind the Black Power movement and recent race riots in New York.

The prime mover in the organization is revealed to be none other than Cap’s arch nemesis the Red Skull, improbably decked out in a uniform emblazoned with the insignia of the raised fist salute. Chapter two of this issue, hailed by some as “the most 70’s comic ever,” was titled, “Burn, Whitey, Burn!”

Main Article                                            Next



Arts & Entertainment

  • Iggy Azalea
    Iggy Azalea shakes things up at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • Bachelorette
    Andi Dorfman chose a man on 'The Bachelorette', but did he pop the question?
    TV Buzz
  • Jennifer Lopez
    Watch J.Lo transform from Fly Girl to one of the world's hottest women
    18 Photos
  • Child stars
    You won't believe what some of these former child stars look like all grown up
    26 Photos
  • Celebrity tattoos
    We're not sure what some of these stars were thinking when they got inked
    23 Photos
  • Freddie Prinze Jr
    Freddie Prinze Jr. made jaws drop with some shocking admissions about Keifer Sutherland
    Pop Culture