Captain America #288 [Direct]
(December 1983)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1983-08-09 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Mike Carlin (credited as Michael Carlin) (assistant editor); Mark Gruenwald (credited) (editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #30, with newsstand on-sale date of 1983-08-30.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Revolution: 1993 (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Redeemers: Big Man; Gentle Sam; Iron Butterfly; Sage; Swashbuckler
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (mainstream); Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Godwulf; Hellinger [Harlan Ryker]
Universe
Marvel : Earth-7484
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

BurgerTime Video Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mazes! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
J. M. DeMatteis (credited)
Pencils
Mike Zeck (credited)
Inks
John Beatty (credited)
Colors
Bob Sharen (credited)
Letters
Diana Albers (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been called a living legend. A super-soldier.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers (mainstream): She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters] (mainstream) (cameo flashback); Thor [Thor Odinson] (mainstream) (cameo flashback); Wasp [Janet Pym] (mainstream) (cameo flashback)
Redeemers (Earth-7484): Big Man (Earth-7484) (introduction); Gentle Sam (Earth-7484) (introduction); Iron Butterfly (Earth-7484) (introduction); Sage (Earth-7484) (introduction); Swashbuckler (Earth-7484) (introduction)
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (mainstream); Deathlok [Luther Manning] (Earth-7484) (also origin details revealed in flashback); Godwulf (Earth-7484) (also origin in flashback); Hellinger [Harlan Ryker] (Earth-7484) (villain, death); Luther Manning (Clone) (Earth-7484) (flashback); Nomad [Jack Monroe] (mainstream); Bernie Rosenthal (mainstream); Nancy Rosenthal (mainstream); Scarlet (mainstream) (villain)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream; Marvel : Earth-7484
Synopsis
Captain America is in 1993 and helps Deathlok and the few remaining heroes in the future end Hellinger's threat to eradicate all of humanity.
Reprints
Keywords
Long Island; time travel

Indexer Notes

Pages 9 and 10 are not reprinted in the Captain America: Deathlok Lives reprint, also the reprint of the first page is missing the title and credits and the reprint of the last panel is missing the last text box and the next blurb.

Extra! Extra! Extra! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvel Subscription Services / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Hype Box; Mighty Marvel Checklist / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Letters to the Living Legend
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Gabriel Carras, Michael Kanterovich, David M. Somerfleck, and Robert E. Diltz II, also includes the question of the month, a special announcements section about the Captain America editorial team (Mark Gruenwald and Mike Carlin) spending the fourth of July with the Captain America creative team (J. M. DeMatteis and Mike Zeck) and an advertisement for the next issue which will be edited by assistant editor Mike Carlin who refused to say what he has scheduled for the issue.

Star Frontiers (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Star Frontiers; TSR Hobbies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Kool-Aid Man Video Game (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Kool-Aid Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Revolution: 1993
    Captain America
  2. 1. ["BurgerTime home video game coming soon"]
    BurgerTime Video Game
  3. 2. Mazes!
    Captain America
  4. 3. Extra! Extra! Extra!
    Marvel Subscription Services
  5. 4. ["Here’s the situation..."]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Hype Box; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  8. 7. Star Frontiers
    Star Frontiers; TSR Hobbies
  9. 8. Kool-Aid Man Video Game
    Kool-Aid Man
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