Captain America #257 [Newsstand Edition]
(May 1981)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode:
0714860245305
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

In London Lurks... The Hulk! ...and Wait Till You See the Gruesome Gamma-Droid! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

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

Deadly Anniversary! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein [as Many Hands] (pages 1, 3-10, 14-15); Frank Springer ? [as Many Hands] (page 2); Frank Giacoia [as Many Hands] (pages 11-12); Mike Esposito [as Many Hands] (pages 16-22); ? [as Many Hands]
Colors:
Bob Sharen; Ed Hannigan
Letters:
Joe Rosen (pages 1, 3-15); Jean Simek (pages 2, 16-22, uncredited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; GUEST: The Hulk; Derek; Nancy; VILLAINS: Master of Matrix Eight (introduction, death); Gammadroid (introduction, death); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Bucky Barnes
Reprints:
Keywords:
Adhesive X

Indexer Notes

Inker and letterer credits added 2005 by Steven Tice.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Stu Krull, Mike Ruggiero, Jim Sherlock, Alan Olinger, Afrit, Mike Cicerone. Also includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist!

Charlie America's Family Album! (Table of Contents)

Charlie America / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marie Severin ?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marie Severin

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

How To Be a Comic Book Artist! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Marie Severin
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Thing in "Earthly Delights" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. In London Lurks... The Hulk! ...and Wait Till You See the Gruesome Gamma-Droid!
    Captain America
  2. 1. Deadly Anniversary!
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. Charlie America's Family Album!
    Charlie America
  5. 4. How To Be a Comic Book Artist!
  6. 5. The Thing in "Earthly Delights"
    Thing; Hostess
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