Captain America #308 [newsstand]
(August 1985)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1985
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
0714860245308
Editing:
Michael Higgins (Assistant Editor); Michael Carlin (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Secret Wars II


Armadillo! He's No Laughing Matter (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Body In Question (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Paul Neary
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Ken Feduniewicz
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Captain America [Steve Rogers]; GUESTS: Hawkeye; Mockingbird; Beyonder; Bonita Rodriguez (1st; Armadillo's wife); VILLAINS: Armadillo (1st) [Antonio Rodriguez]; Dr. Karl Malus; Goliath [Erik Josten]; Serpent Squad [Black Mamba; Sidewinder; Anaconda; Death Adder]
Synopsis:
Finding himself on the West Coast after a battle with the Beyonder, Cap heads to the WCA compound to borrow a quinjet to get him back home; After greeting Hawkeye and Mockingbird, Cap repels an invader trying to break into Avengers HQ, the awesomely armored Armadillo; 'Dillo tells him a tragic story of a dying wife, a mad doctor and how he was transformed into his current state and Cap agrees to help; After being unable to transport the giant Goliath from the Avengers complex (Armadillo's original purpose), Cap follows him back to the lair of Dr. Malus and confronts the evil doc; With the life of 'Dillo's wife hanging in the balance, Cap agrees to leave Malus to his work but warns Armadillo to keep a close eye on him; Unbeknownst to Cap, the Beyonder has watched this whole adventure and decides to take the form of Steve Rogers for his sojurn on earth; The Serpent Society begins to reform.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cont. from Secret Wars II #1; Cont. in Uncanny X-Men #196

The Adventures of Quik Bunny (Table of Contents)

Quik Bunny / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al Milgrom
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Graffiti / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Carlin
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Armadillo! He's No Laughing Matter
    Captain America
  2. 1. The Body In Question
    Captain America
  3. 2. The Adventures of Quik Bunny
    Quik Bunny
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    American Graffiti
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