Captain America is dead. The Winter Soldier is Red Skull’s captive. Falcon and Black Widow have been betrayed by someone close to them. And in Captain America #31¸ by the Eisner-winning & Harvey-winning “Best Writer” Ed Brubaker and acclaimed artist Steve Epting, it’s only going to get worse for our heroes! In the first chapter of the brand new “The Burden Of Dreams” arc, Winter Soldier’s held prisoner and tortured by Dr. Faustus, while the Red Skull hopes to use Bucky to his own advantage—but what could those plans be? Meanwhile, still reeling from last issue’s shocking betrayal, Black Widow, Sharon Carter and the Falcon come face to face with the man who might be their last hope—Iron Man! But by the time the truth surfaces and Bucky can be located, will he be friend…or foe?

Critics and fan alike continue to praise Captain America, with IGN.Com’s Jesse Schedeen deeming the latest issue a “Must Read” and saying he’s enjoying, “what is quite possibly the greatest extended run the character has ever seen…The only thing you can expect here is another stellar issue of Captain America by one of Marvel's best writers.”

Kevin Powers of SilverBulletComicBooks.Com described the series as, “easily one of the best runs on a comic book in the modern comic age, and it is easily Marvel’s number one book… compelling and mind-blowing.”

As Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting continue their groundbreaking run on Captain America, all seems lost for those seeking to honor Captain America’s memory. By the time “The Burden Of Dreams” concludes, nothing will ever be the same for Cap’s allies! Find out now why Captain America is one of the consistently most acclaimed books each month in the can’t-miss, action packed thriller called Captain America #31!


Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils & Cover by STEVE EPTING
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC—9/27/07, On-Sale—10/17/07