Captain America #251 [Direct]
(November 1980)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 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)
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

The Mercenary and the Madman (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein]
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Jim Novak

Job Number
LF819
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (also in flashback); Bernie Rosenthal; D. A. Blake Tower; Batroc (villain); Monique (introduction, villain); Mr. Hyde (villain); Namor the Sub-Mariner (flashback); Red Skull (cameo flashback); Falcon (cameo flashback); Sharon Carter (cameo flashback); The Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp] (flashback)
Synopsis
Batroc breaks Mr. Hyde out of prison and Hyde forces him to assist in his plan of holding New York City for ransom using a Roxxon ship as a weapon. Cap intervenes but is bested by the powerful Hyde.
Reprints
Keywords
Roxxon

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

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

Script
Roger Stern
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kurt Busiek, Deborah L. Rose, Tim Courts, Mark Dillon. Also includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist!

Mr. Fantastic in "The Power of Gold!" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Mr. Fantastic; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mercenary and the Madman!
    Captain America
  2. 1. The Mercenary and the Madman
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. Mr. Fantastic in "The Power of Gold!"
    Mr. Fantastic; Hostess
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