Captain America #196 [25¢ price variant]
(April 1976)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1976-01-13 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Jack Kirby (Editor); Marv Wolfman (Consulting Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Rules: Anything Goes! The Stakes: Cap's Captured Shield! The Game: Kill-Derby! (Table of Contents)

Captain America and The Falcon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Falcon
Reprints:

Kill-Derby (Table of Contents)

Captain America and The Falcon / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
D. Bruce Berry
Colors:
Janice Cohen
Letters:
John Costanza (page 1); D. Bruce Berry
Job Number:
JV160

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Falcon [Sam Wilson]; General Argyle Fist; Cheer Chadwick (villain); Tinkerbelle (villain)
Synopsis:
Cheer Chadwick forces Captain America and the Falcon take part in the Elite's deadly derby.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Hound-Dog; skateboard

Indexer Notes

The Madbomb Part 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let's Rap with Cap / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Robert Rodi (as Bob Rodi), Bruce Clayton, Jeff Silva, Dean Mullaney, Mark Zutkoff, Keith N. Huntsman

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Shukin
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total No. Copies Printed (net press run): Average no. of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 339,484. Single issue nearest to filing date: 347,138.

A Labyrinthian List of Lambent Labors, Laudable Lagniappes, and Learned Legends Long-Lapsed into Looniness! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Pencils:
John Romita ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Nova

Spider-Man and the Cupcake Caper (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Man-Mountain Marko
Synopsis:
Peter must come up with an excuse to get away from Mary Jane when he sees Man-Mountain Marko committing a crime.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Cup Cakes. Featured in March 1976 and April 1976 Marvel Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rules: Anything Goes! The Stakes: Cap's Captured Shield! The Game: Kill-Derby!
    Captain America and The Falcon
  2. 1. Kill-Derby
    Captain America and The Falcon
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Let's Rap with Cap
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
  5. 4. A Labyrinthian List of Lambent Labors, Laudable Lagniappes, and Learned Legends Long-Lapsed into Looniness!
  6. 5. Spider-Man and the Cupcake Caper
    Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes
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