Captain America #247 [British]
(July 1980)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel All-Colour Comics
Editing
Bob Budiansky (Assistant Editor); Jim Salicrup (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 is a variant of Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #247 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


By the Dawn's Early Light! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Roger Stern (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein]
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Jim Novak

Job Number
LF115
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (also in flashback); Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; S.H.I.E.L.D.; Baron Strucker robot (villain, dies); Josh Cooper; Mike Farrel; General Phillips (flashback); Walter Rogers (flashback); Machinesmith (villain)
Synopsis
Cap heads to S.H.I.E.L.D. looking for info on his true origins and all is revealed as he uncovers his old WWII footlocker which also contains his triangular shield. Baron Strucker tricks Nick Fury and escapes imprisonment but when he goes after Cap and is defeated, it is revealed that he is really a sophisticated robot.
Reprints
Keywords
Satan Claw

Indexer Notes

The origin story of #225 is invalidated.

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

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

Script
Roger Stern
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Carlos M. Feradez, Dean Smith and brief essay on Captain America by Roger Stern.

The Thing in "Sunday Punch!" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Thing; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Baron Strucker Strikes!
    Captain America
  2. 1. By the Dawn's Early Light!
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. The Thing in "Sunday Punch!"
    Thing; Hostess
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