Captain America #253 [Direct]
(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: 1)

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: 2)

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: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
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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