Captain America #23 [Direct Edition]
(November 1999)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume
3
Price
1.99 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages
48
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1999
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Publisher's Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606044559 02311
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Bobbie Chase (credited) (editor); Brian Smith (credited) (assistant editor); Bob Harras (credited) (editor in chief)

Issue Notes

This issue has two gatefold covers and an insert, hence the high page count. Assistant editor Brian Smith is credited only on the letters page.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Cap Behind Bars? Find Out Inside! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Andy Kubert (signed)
Inks
Tim Townsend (signed)
Colors
Chris Sotomayor (signed as ¡SOTO!)
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Todd Klein via http://kleinletters.com/.

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

insert or dust jacket / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Avengers: Falcon [Sam Wilson]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Tigra [Greer Nelson]; Vision; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]

Indexer Notes

A cardboard insert is attached between the covers and body of the book. It has two double-sided bookmarks attached. The first bookmark features Spider-Man and Storm and is an advertisement for the website nextplanetover.com. The second has images promoting the Fox Kids cartoons The Avengers and Spider-Man Unlimited.

Land of the Free (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mark Waid (credited) (story); Jay Faerber (credited) (dialogue)
Pencils
Patrick Zircher (credited)
Inks
Denis Rodier (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Connie Ferrari; Warden Mosley; Mandan Chakura; Kanu Chakura; Agent Vogler
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Cap goes undercover in a correctional facility.
Reprints

Fast Lane Part 1 of 4 Media Blitz! (Table of Contents: 3)

Spider-Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Glenn Herdling (credited)
Pencils
Gregg Schigiel (credited)
Inks
Richard Case (credited)
Colors
Paul Mounts (credited)
Letters
Chris Dickey (credited)
Editing
Michael Stewart (credited) (co-editor); Steve Behling (credited) (co-editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
J. Jonah Jameson; Mysterio; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sam Exmore; Toni Harris

Indexer Notes

Anti-drug story inserted in between pages of the main sequence.

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

American Graffiti / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Jeremy Baldwin, Terence Connors and Ross Robinson.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 136,050. Single issue nearest to filing date: 114,500.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cap Behind Bars? Find Out Inside!
    Captain America
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Land of the Free
    Captain America
  4. 3. Fast Lane Part 1 of 4 Media Blitz!
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    American Graffiti
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership
This issue was modified by, among others
  • CuRT
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Paul Lefebvre
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Thomson
  • Jim Van Dore