Captain America #253 [Direct Edition]
(January 1981)

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

Tomb of Blood! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Baron Blood
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein, via The Crespi Files as maintained originally by Danny Crespi. Posted to Comics History Exchange page on Facebook (March 24, 2017).

Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Byrne (plot); Roger Stern (plot, script)
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Jacqueline Falsworth Crichton [formerly Spitfire]; Lord Falsworth [formerly Union Jack I]; Joey Chapman; Kenneth Crichton (Spitfire's son); Bernie Rosenthal; Edwin Jarvis; Baron Blood (villain); Adolf Hitler (cameo flashback); Master Man (cameo flashback); The Face (cameo flashback); Agent Axis (cameo flashback); Asbestos Lady (cameo flashback); Warrior Woman (cameo flashback); Scarlet Scarab (cameo flashback); Invaders [Captain America; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Bucky Barnes; Union Jack; Spitfire] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Cap travels to England to reunite with his old Invaders allies when the threat of Baron Blood resurfaces.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Eric Watts, Nick Grassel, Arthur Cadeaux. Also includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist!

Iron Man vs. The Bank Robbers! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tomb of Blood!
    Captain America
  2. 1. Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. Iron Man vs. The Bank Robbers!
    Iron Man; Hostess
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