Captain America #251 [Direct Edition]
(November 1980)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1980
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Bob Budiansky (Assistant Editor); Jim Salicrup (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
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 Mercenary and the Madman! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batroc; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Mr. Hyde
Reprints:

The Mercenary and the Madman (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein]
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Jim Novak
Job Number:
LF819

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (also in flashback); Bernie Rosenthal; D. A. Blake Tower; Batroc (villain); Monique (introduction, villain); Mr. Hyde (villain); Namor the Sub-Mariner (flashback); Red Skull (cameo flashback); Falcon (cameo flashback); Sharon Carter (cameo flashback); The Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp] (flashback)
Synopsis:
Batroc breaks Mr. Hyde out of prison and Hyde forces him to assist in his plan of holding New York City for ransom using a Roxxon ship as a weapon. Cap intervenes but is bested by the powerful Hyde.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Roxxon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Living Legend / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kurt Busiek, Deborah L. Rose, Tim Courts, Mark Dillon. Also includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist!

Mr. Fantastic in "The Power of Gold!" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mr. Fantastic; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mercenary and the Madman!
    Captain America
  2. 1. The Mercenary and the Madman
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. Mr. Fantastic in "The Power of Gold!"
    Mr. Fantastic; Hostess
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