I'll support Rich Steeves cause! I really loved Gruenwald's run. Not so much for Cap's portrayal during the time (though I certainly appreciated his unwavering dedication to his cause), but because I loved the villains Gruenwald added to the mix: Extra Serpent Society members, Madcap, Flag-Smasher, Crossbones and USAgent (maybe not a foe per se, but a nemesis).
Just out of curiosity, does the current regime treat the Serpent Society as a joke? Do they still have a role in modern Cap comics? I've occasionally seen some disparaging remarks about them and always found that a little strange. They were a great gang!
They're not a big part. Diamondback has appeared and has been treated seriously.
Several members appeared last week in X-Men: To Serve and Protect #3. They were treated seriously.
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Apparently, an atomic world story based on a Ray Cummings work appeared in Captain America Comics ##25-26. The GCD and the Atlas Tales site attribute the adaptation to Cummings himself. The GCD pages on the issues have story summaries.
A synopsis of Cummings's The Girl in the Golden Atom can be found here. I don't know whether it was the very first atomic world tale, but it's an early story of the kind.
(In "The Diamond Lens" by Fitz-James O'Brien a microscopist observes a woman in a drop of water. That dates to 1858.)
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE FIRST THIRTEEN: A one-shot featuring Sharon Carter by Immonem and Perez? Wow! Wait... what's that? I'm being told this is by Katheryn Immonen and Ramon Perez.Anyone read this?