Captain America #247 [Direct]
(July 1980)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1980
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Bob Budiansky (assistant editor); Jim Salicrup (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

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: 1)

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

Script
John Byrne (credited) (plot); Roger Stern (credited) (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein)
Colors
George Roussos (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

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); Bernie Rosenthal (introduction)
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
Keywords
Satan Claw

Indexer Notes

The origin story of #225 is invalidated.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Roger Stern
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Carlos M. Feradez, Dean Smith and brief essay on Captain America by Roger Stern.

The Thing in "Sunday Punch!" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; The Thing / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
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]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. The Thing in "Sunday Punch!"
    Hostess Fruit Pies; The Thing
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