Captain America #281 [Newsstand Edition]
(May 1983)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 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:
Michael Carlin (Assistant Editor); Mark Gruenwald (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) #281 [Direct Edition].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Zeck
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Jack Monroe]

Before the Fall! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils:
Mike Zeck
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; GUESTS: Bucky [Jack Monroe] (real name and survival revealed); Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Bernie Rosenthal; Gail Runciter [also as Pascal]; VILLAINS: Viper [Madame Hydra]; Constrictor; Hydra [Agent Hendricks (death); various soldiers]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Defenders of World War II (introduction); Red Skull; Dr. Faustus
Synopsis:
After Steve and Bernie spend an evening watching old newsreel footage of Cap and Bucky in action, they are confronted by the Bucky of the 1950's, Jack Monroe; Spider-Woman discovers that Viper is not her mother but that the head of Hydra is up to something big; Cap and Bucky go on patrol but are taken down by the Constrictor who captures Cap for Hydra.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Living Legend / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Brian Nelson, Barry Dutter, Frances Kerman

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total No. Copies Printed (net press run): Average no. of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 328,511. Single issue nearest to filing date: 323,266.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Before the Fall!
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
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