Captain America #259 [Direct]
(July 1981)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981
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

It Had to Happen! Cap Battles Doc Ock! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Dr. Octopus
Reprints

Rite of Passage! (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain America / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter (plot; title); David Michelinie (script)
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Frank McLaughlin [as Quickdraw Studios]
Colors
Roger Slifer
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; GUEST: Edwin Jarvis; VILLAIN: Dr. Octopus; The Huns; CAMEO: Beast
Synopsis
Cap is trying to help an old army buddy whose son has joined a motorcycle gang when Doc Ock shows up and tries to steal his shield.
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 Wayne R. Smith, David Allspaw, Mark Tuttle, Michael S. Martin, Alex Nussbaum, Mike Lanzalotti, Raphael Cung, Barry Dutter

Spider-Man vs. the Human Computer! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. It Had to Happen! Cap Battles Doc Ock!
    Captain America
  2. 1. Rite of Passage!
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. Spider-Man vs. the Human Computer!
    Spider-Man; Hostess
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