Captain America #255 [Direct]
(March 1981)

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

The Living Legend (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
None (pages 1-21); Joe Rubinstein (page 22)
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (origin); Ms. Rogers [Cap's mother]; General Phillips; Agent R; Abraham Erskine; Dr. Anderson; Heinz Kruger; Bucky Barnes; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Sgt. Duffy; Red Skull (cameo); Nazis; Adolf Hitler (cameo); Baron Zemo (cameo); Master Man (cameo); Warrior Woman (cameo); Baron Blood (cameo); Invaders [Namor the Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Spitfire; Union Jack] (cameo); The Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp] (all appearances except for Cap himself are flashbacks)
Synopsis
Cap relives his origin in minute detail.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All but page 22 are reproduced from Byrne's pencils.

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

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

Script
Roger Stern [as R. S.]
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Eric L. Watts, Tom A. Field and Rob Imes. Also includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist!

The Human Torch in "Blown About" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Human Torch; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Living Legend!
    Captain America
  2. 1. The Living Legend
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. The Human Torch in "Blown About"
    Human Torch; Hostess
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