Captain America #308 [Newsstand Edition]
(August 1985)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1985
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
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 is a variant of Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #308 [Direct Edition].

Keywords:
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:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; GUESTS: Hawkeye; Mockingbird; Beyonder; Bonita Rodriguez (introduction; Armadillo's wife); VILLAINS: Armadillo (introduction) [Antonio Rodriguez]; Dr. Karl Malus; Goliath [Erik Josten]; Serpent Squad [Black Mamba; Sidewinder; Anaconda; Death Adder]
Synopsis:
Cap heads to the WCA compound to borrow a quinjet to get him back home. Cap repels an invader trying to break into Avengers HQ, the armored Armadillo. 'Dillo tells him a tragic story of a dying wife and Cap agrees to help. 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. 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

Continued from Secret Wars II (Marvel, 1985 series) #1; Continued in Uncanny X-Men (Marvel, 1981 series) #196

The Adventures of Quik Bunny (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Quik Bunny / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Carlin
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from James Formasa, Mark J. Newman, Chris White, Jason Hickle, John P. Parrish III, Ken Page

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Related Scans
Series Information
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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