Captain America #289 [Direct]
(January 1984)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Michael Carlin (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Assistant Editor's Month; Top logo bar patterned after DC's checkerboard look and bullet logo; The identities of the creative team are revealed in Cap #291.

Keywords
Assistant Editor Month

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck [as MZ] (signed)
Inks
John Beatty [as JB] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bernie America [Bernie Rosenthal]; Mo-Skull [Red Skull; Modok]; J. M. DeMatteis; Mike Carlin; Mike Zeck; John Beatty; Danny Fingeroth
Reprints

Tomorrow, the World? (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain America / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Nick Fury; The Avengers [Thor; She-Hulk; Starfox]; VILLAINS: Albert DeVoor (introduction); Brand Corporation; Godwulf II (introduction); Iron Butterfly II (introduction); CAMEOS: Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Nightcrawler]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Luther Manning Clone; Gentle Sam; Iron Butterfly; Hellinger
Synopsis
Cap returns to the present and attempts to stop the hero purge enacted by the Brand Corporation that was responsible for creating Deathlok's apocalyptic future.
Reprints

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

Star Frontiers; TSR / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bernie America, Sentinel of Liberty (Table of Contents: 3)

Bernie Rosenthal / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Diana Albers

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Bernie America [Bernie Rosenthal]; GUESTS: Steve Rogers; The Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; She-Hulk; Wasp; Hawkeye]; Mike Carlin as the Watcher; Nancy Rosenthal; VILLAIN: Mo-Skull
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story details Bernie's dream of becoming "Bernie America."

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Tomorrow, the World?
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Star Frontiers; TSR
  4. 3. Bernie America, Sentinel of Liberty
    Bernie Rosenthal
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