Captain America #262 [Direct Edition]
(October 1981)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1981
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Bob Budiansky (Assistant 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

He's Twice As Big! and Twice as Much Trouble! He's the Power-Mad Ameridroid! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Zeck (signed)
Inks:
John Beatty (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

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

Death of a Legend? (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils:
Mike Zeck
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin [as Quickdraw Studios]; ? [as Quickdraw Studios]
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Jim Novak (pages 1-9); Rick Parker (pages 10-21)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; VILLAINS: Nihilist Order; Nomad [Eddie Ferbel] (death); Red Skull; Ameridroid; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Thor; Falcon; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Whizzer; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner
Synopsis:
As Cap is participating in publicity appearances for the upcoming movie about his life, he is constantly plagued by the Nihilist Front and "saved" by the mysterious Nomad; During a Captain America Day parade, Cap is attacked by the Nihilist Front and the giant Ameridroid who kills Nomad and captures Cap; When Cap awakens, he discovers that he is going to be starring in a very different movie...The Death of Captain America courtesy of the Red Skull.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Douglas Cline, Jim Scribner, Michael Moscoso, Karen Morchy, Mike Deeds. Also includes list of winners for the Mighty Marvel Win-Yourself-Some-Big-Bucks Contest.

The Hulk vs. The Phoomie Goonies (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Hulk; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. He's Twice As Big! and Twice as Much Trouble! He's the Power-Mad Ameridroid!
    Captain America
  2. 1. Death of a Legend?
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. The Hulk vs. The Phoomie Goonies
    Hulk; Hostess
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