"I believe in The Adventures of Patsy the Phantom Magician's powers and the fantasy kingdom element were dropped at the same time.
Blue Bolt stopped superheroing because his feature was converted into a war strip. In #27 he returned to the…"
"Gleason also had their other hero, Crimebuster, retire from his costumed identity, although he was much more successful at it. There was an attempt to bring Daredevil back in a couple of issues after he'd been dropped, perhaps to see if the…"
"In the post-WWII period when publishers were dropping superheroes there were a few attempts to continue a character as a non-costumed hero. Fawcett's Spy Smasher became Crime Smasher, MLJ's Black Hood became a PI. A third case is…"
"Good points, Ronald. Since being de-iced, Steve Rogers has hardly been shown having a civilian life at all, unless you count the time he quit the Avengers to become a boxer in Avengers #23 and out on maybe one or two dates with Sharon, but…"
"Another costume color change to go with the cover. Or else Rick washed his uniform with a lot of yellow clothes.
I don't see how this would have worked. People that want him dead would find out there was still a Steve Rogers, pretty much living…"
"Captain America #113 - "Lest We Forget!"Cover Date: May 1969Writer: Stan LeeArtist: Jim SterankoWe open on a news report of Captain America's death. As the newscast continues, we see Hydra celebrating. As Madame Hydra burns Captain…"
""I'm guessing the reason for this is Steranko's inability to make deadlines."
Yes, he's slow, and the reason Kirby was chosen fr the "Album Issue" is because he was so fast.
Some of the more obscure Golden Age…"
"Captain America #112 - "Lest We Forget!"Cover Date: April 1969Writer: Stan LeeArtist: Jack KirbyPolice search the harbor and extract Captain America's bullet-ridden costume. They can't find a body, but presume that he's…"
"Blue Beetle #7 - Arion and Dr. Fate fight over the Scarab.The magic is gone, and so am I.Doom Patrol #5 - Let's see, Casey saves Danny and all the others at a great cost, and Larry is re-merged with the Negative spirit.This is...odd, and…"
"After Captain Mar-Vell died, Rick Jones hid out in comicbook limbo for a long spell -- at least I don't recall him showing up anywhere for the remainder of the time I still collected Marvel Comics into the mid-80s although I'm aware that…"