“Steve is kind of tired of being the couch-surfer of the Marvel Universe, he’s never really had a place to call his own other than Avengers Mansion. This is him getting back in touch with Captain America, learning how people perceive Captain America in light of Secret Empire. This is Steve listening to people to find out how they feel about him and what they want from him from now on.”
Waid and Samnee are no strangers to “back to basic” approaches for Marvel characters, the duo first teamed on a critically-acclaimed “back to basics” run on Daredevil, The run earned them both an Eisner Award.
While the renumbering places this as a Marvel Legacy title, there was no Captain America book listed among the 52 Marvel Legacy titles announced from Marvel, but the publisher did promise that 53 titles will be launched out of Marvel Legacy #1. Marvel never announced the 53rd title but with Captain America not being among those 52 titles many us assumed that it would be the 53rd title.
“This series is going to feel like coming back home for a lot of readers.”