Captain America #398 [Direct Edition]
(March 1992)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD; 0.70 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Editing:
Ralph Macchio (Editor); Len Kaminski (Assistant Editor); Tom DeFalco (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.

Operation Galactic Storm Checklist:
- Captain America #398 [Part 1];
- Avengers West Coast #80 [Part 2]
- Quasar #32 [Part 3]
- Wonder Man #7 [Part 4]
- Avengers #345 [Part 5]
- Iron Man #278 [Part 6]
- Thor #445 [Part 7]
- Captain America #399 [Part 8]
- Avengers West Coast #81 [Part 9];
- Quasar #33 [Part 10];
- Wonder Man #8 [Part 11];
- Avengers #346 [Part 12];
- Iron Man #279 [Part 13];
- Thor #446 [Part 14];
- Captain America #400 [Part 15];
- Quasar #34 [Part 16];
- Avengers West Coast #82 [Part 17];
- Wonder Man #9 [Part 18];
- Avengers #347 [Part 19];
- Quasar #35 [Aftermath];
- Captain America #401 [After the Storm].
There was a two part series in What If? (Marvel, 1989 series) #55 and 56 called "What If the Avengers Lost Operation Galactic Storm."


Operation Galactic Storm Part 1 Vs. the Wrath of Warstar! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rik Levins (signed)
Inks:
Danny Bulanadi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Rick Jones; Warstar

It Came from Outer Space (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Rik Levins
Inks:
Danny Bulanadi
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Rick Jones; Delphi; Peggy Carter; John Jameson; Warstar; Supreme Intelligence (cameo); Supremor (introduction)
Synopsis:
Rick has a nightmare about the destruction of the Kree and contacts Captain America. Cap and Rick are reunited but the two are attacked by Warstar. Rick is captured and taken aboard a space ship. The Supreme Intelligence creates Supremor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Operation Galactic Storm

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of Operation: Galactic Storm.
Continued in Avengers West Coast #80.

Silence of the Night (Table of Contents)

Skeleton Crew / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Larry Alexander
Inks:
Dan Panosian
Colors:
Renee Witterstaetter
Letters:
Steve Dutro

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Skeleton Crew [Jack O'Lantern; Blackwing; Cutthroat; Mother Night]; Machinesmith; Red Skull; Viper [Madame Hydra]
Synopsis:
Mother Night is returned to the Red Skull but he humiliates her for her failures.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Graffiti / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Jeff Hilderley, Dan Jennings and Robert Hemedes.

Statement Of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 271,213. Single issue nearest to filing date: 270,650.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Operation Galactic Storm Part 1 Vs. the Wrath of Warstar!
    Captain America
  2. 1. It Came from Outer Space
    Captain America
  3. 2. Silence of the Night
    Skeleton Crew
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    American Graffiti
  5. 4. Statement Of Ownership
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jenny R McGinnis
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mark Gordon
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Max Capp