**INFO POST** *First Appearance: The Winter Soldier *
Comic: Captain America Vol 5 issue 6
James Buchanan Barnes' escapades span for more than 70 years throughout comic book pages, being #captainamerica
's trusted side kick better known as "#buckybarnes
". Originally created by #jackkirby
, he debuted along-side the Sentinel of Liberty himself in Timely Comics' Captain America issue 1, fighting along side Cap to rid the world of the Nazi regime. Bucky's death came at the end of WW2 when he clung to a plane carrying a bomb which exploded and flung both Cap and Bucky into the freezing water. While Caps body was later discovered in the ice, Bucky's was not.....or was it? Open curtain....Enter Winter Soldier.
Captain America volume 5 saw #edbrubaker
team up with the artistic genius that is @steveepting.
Together they brought Cap's greatest ally and friend back, but this time, he could now also be Cap's greatest foe. Picked up by the Soviets, Bucky was turned into a brainwashed killing machine, equipped with a cybernetic arm and used as a remote control assassin for the Soviet state throughout recent history. Captain America volume 5 issue 6 is listed as the Winter Soldier's first full appearance, contrary to some Internet sites claiming that it is issue 1 of volume 5. @steveepting
designed two beautiful covers for the standard issue and variant.