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"A Mind Divided": An explosion takes place at the Anderson Steel Mills. Captain Action blames a rabble rousing hate monger named Matthew Blackwell. In Central Park, Carl Arno and his friend Johnny Johnson stage a demonstration against Matthew Blackwell. Jimmy then goes to see his father Eugene

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Captain Action #5 is an issue of the series Captain Action (Volume 1) with a cover date of July, 1969. It was published on April 17, 1969.

Synopsis for "A Mind Divided"

An explosion takes place at the Anderson Steel Mills. Captain Action blames a rabble rousing hate monger named Matthew Blackwell. In Central Park, Carl Arno and his friend Johnny Johnson stage a demonstration against Matthew Blackwell. Jimmy then goes to see his father Eugene Johnson, publisher of Tempo Magazine. Unbeknownst to them, Eugene Johnson is Matthew Blackwell. Driven mad by the death of his wife Adrienne (Johnny's mother) Eugene has taken on this Mr. Hyde like persona, Matthew Blackwell. Captain Action attempts to foil Blackwell's plans to take over America, but in the end it is Johnny's Johnson's sacrifice of his own life that defeats Blackwell. A broken Matthew Blackwell, or Eugene Johnson if you wish, is taken to a mental hospital

Appearing in "A Mind Divided"

Featured Characters:

  • Captain Action (Clive Arno)

Supporting Characters:

  • Action Boy (Carl Arno)

Antagonists:

  • Matthew Blackwell (a.k.a. Eugene Johnson)

Other Characters:

  • Johnny Johnson (son of Eugene Johnson)
  • Miss Rensie (Eugene's secretary)

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Trivia

This would turn out to be the final issue of Captain Action Vol. 1


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