Captain America #381 [Direct]
(January 1991)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Ralph Macchio (credited) (editor); Michael Heisler (credited) (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

This Gun's for Hire! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Lim (signed)
Inks
Danny Bulanadi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Diamondback; Paladin

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1990.

Bubble Baths and Shampoos (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mario and the Princess; Super Mario Bros Shampoo and Bubble Bath / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

This Gun's for Hire (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited)
Pencils
Ron Lim (credited)
Inks
Danny Bulanadi (credited)
Colors
Christie Scheele (credited as Max Scheele)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Asp; Black Mamba; Diamondback; John Jameson; Paladin; Peggy Carter; Serpent Society [Anaconda; Black Racer; Bushmaster; Coachwip; Cottonmouth; Fer-de-Lance; King Cobra (leader); Puff Adder; Rattler; Rock Python]; Sidewinder
Synopsis
It's Serpent Society versus everyone else.
Reprints

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

Arch Rivals; Acclaim / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You... (Table of Contents: 4)

U.S.Agent / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Dan Panosian (credited)
Colors
Nel Yomtov (credited as Nelson Yomtov)
Letters
Clem Robins (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
U.S. Agent [John Walker] (origin) (also as Super-Patriot in flashback); Bold Urban Commandos [Hector Lennox; Jerome Johnson; Lemar Hoskins] (flashback); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (flashback); Ethan Thurm (flashback); Valerie Cooper (flashback)
Synopsis
USAgent recounts some of his past.
Reprints

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

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Stephen Weinberg, John Jackson Miller and Erik Carvalhal Miller.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. This Gun's for Hire!
    Captain America
  2. 1. Bubble Baths and Shampoos
    Mario and the Princess; Super Mario Bros Shampoo and Bubble Bath
  3. 2. This Gun's for Hire
    Captain America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Arch Rivals; Acclaim
  5. 4. Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You...
    U.S.Agent
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Graffiti
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Max Capp
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Thomson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Verhart