Captain America #247 [British]
(July 1980)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1980
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel All-Colour Comics
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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #247 [Newsstand Edition]. There exist further variants.

Letters page replies and brief essay on Captain America by Roger Stern.


Baron Strucker Strikes! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Dum Dum Dugan; Baron Strucker
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover credits added 2005 by Steven Tice.

By the Dawn's Early Light! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Byrne (co-plot); Roger Stern
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Jim Novak
Job Number:
LF115

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (also in flashback); Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; S.H.I.E.L.D.; Baron Strucker robot (villain, dies); Josh Cooper; Mike Farrel; General Phillips (flashback); Walter Rogers (flashback); Machinesmith (villain)
Synopsis:
Cap heads to S.H.I.E.L.D. looking for info on his true origins and all is revealed as he uncovers his old WWII footlocker which also contains his triangular shield; Baron Strucker tricks Nick Fury and escapes imprisonment but when he goes after Cap and is defeated, it is revealed that he is really a sophisticated robot.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The origin story of #225 is invalidated.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 ? page (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

[Cover story notes are the same as the issue notes (see Issue Notes above). This may mean that one or both set of notes need editing as a result of our recent migration to having separate issue and cover notes.]

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Baron Strucker Strikes!
    Captain America
  2. 1. By the Dawn's Early Light!
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
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