Captain America #287 [Newsstand]
(November 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 [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
0714860245311
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) #287 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Scottie; Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Future Shock! (Table of Contents: 2)

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: Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Luther Manning Clone (death; merges with Deathlok); Nomad [Jack Monroe]; Godwulf; Bernie Rosenthal; Mr. Rosenthal; Mrs. Rosenthal; Jeannie [Nancy] Rosenthal; VILLAINS: Brand Corporation; Sister Pleasure [Introduction; Scarlet]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]
Synopsis
Cap and Luther battle Deathlok but the tables are turned as Luther touches the cyborg and gives him back his memories of being human. Escaping from the Brand Corporation, Cap and Deathlok are pulled into the future by Godwulf.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bernie's sister's name changes from Jeannie to Nancy between this issue to next. Pages 1 and 15-17 are not reprinted in the Captain America: Deathlok Lives reprint.

Solar Fox (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Solar Fox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bullpen Bulletins [November 1983] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters to the Living Legend (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis
Letters from (and replies to) Mike Kanterovich, Rod Fautenberry, Christopher Jefferson and Patrick Miano, also includes the question of the month, a special announcements section on who sent in answers to the question of how the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe character data could be used in role-playing games and hype for the next issue, and a small promo for The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe using an illustration of the Watcher.

Star Frontiers (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Star Frontiers; TSR Hobbies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Scottie; Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Future Shock!
    Captain America
  4. 3. Solar Fox
    Solar Fox
  5. 4. Bullpen Bulletins [November 1983]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. The Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  7. 6. Letters to the Living Legend
    Letters to the Living Legend
  8. 7. Star Frontiers
    Star Frontiers; TSR Hobbies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Peter Croome
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