Captain America #252 [Direct]
(December 1980)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 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]
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

Cap Battles Both Batrok and Mr. Hyde! It's A Blockbuster! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom (possibly over an Ed Hannigan sketch)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Mr. Hyde; Batroc
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art information provided 2006 by Al Milgrom. This cover is often misattributed to John Byrne. Batroc mis-spelled on cover as Batrok.

Cold Fire! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; D. A. Blake Tower; Batroc (villain); Mr. Hyde (villain); Monique (villain); Scorpion (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Batroc ends up teaming up with Cap in trying to prevent Hyde from turning New York City into a nuclear inferno.
Reprints
Keywords
Roxxon

The Life and Times of Captain America! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / character profile / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Falcon; The Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Vision; Hawkeye; Wonder Man; Beast]; Adolf Hitler; Nazis; Edwin Jarvis; Anna Kapplebaum; Josh Cooper; Mike Farrel; Bernie Rosenthal; Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Leila Taylor; Bucky; Sharon Carter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit 2005 by Steven Tice; Five-page featurette; Bucky's full name (James Buchanan Barnes) revealed; Includes a floorplan of Steve Roger's apartment.

Letters to the Living Legend (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Roger Stern
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Carol Bellamy, Kurt Busiek, Jeff Gelb. Also includes The Might Marvel Checklist!

Iron Man vs. The Bank Robbers! (Table of Contents: 4)

Iron Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cap Battles Both Batrok and Mr. Hyde! It's A Blockbuster!
    Captain America
  2. 1. Cold Fire!
    Captain America
  3. 2. The Life and Times of Captain America!
    Captain America
  4. 3. Letters to the Living Legend
    Letters to the Living Legend
  5. 4. Iron Man vs. The Bank Robbers!
    Iron Man; Hostess
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