Captain America #308 [Direct]
(August 1985)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Michael Higgins (Assistant Editor); 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.

Keywords
Secret Wars II

Armadillo! He's No Laughing Matter (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Armadillo
Reprints

The Body in Question (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paul Neary
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Ken Feduniewicz
Letters
Diana Albers

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; GUESTS: Hawkeye; Mockingbird; Beyonder; Bonita Rodriguez (introduction; Armadillo's wife); VILLAINS: Armadillo (introduction) [Antonio Rodriguez]; Dr. Karl Malus; Goliath [Erik Josten]; Serpent Squad [Black Mamba; Sidewinder; Anaconda; Death Adder]
Synopsis
Cap heads to the WCA compound to borrow a quinjet to get him back home. Cap repels an invader trying to break into Avengers HQ, the armored Armadillo. 'Dillo tells him a tragic story of a dying wife and Cap agrees to help. Cap follows him back to the lair of Dr. Malus and confronts the evil doc. With the life of 'Dillo's wife hanging in the balance, Cap agrees to leave Malus to his work but warns Armadillo to keep a close eye on him. The Beyonder has watched this whole adventure and decides to take the form of Steve Rogers for his sojurn on Earth. The Serpent Society begins to reform.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Secret Wars II (Marvel, 1985 series) #1; Continued in Uncanny X-Men (Marvel, 1981 series) #196

The Adventures of Quik Bunny (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Quik Bunny / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

American Graffiti / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Carlin
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from James Formasa, Mark J. Newman, Chris White, Jason Hickle, John P. Parrish III, Ken Page

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Armadillo! He's No Laughing Matter
    Captain America
  2. 1. The Body in Question
    Captain America
  3. 2. The Adventures of Quik Bunny
    Quik Bunny
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    American Graffiti
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