Captain America #249 [Newsstand]
(September 1980)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Barcode
0714860245309
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) #249 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


Death, Where Is Thy Sting? (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
Bob Sharen
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bernie Rosenthal; Josh Cooper; Mike Farrel; Machinesmith (villain, also in flashback as Mr. Fear); Dragon Man (villain); Spider-Man robot (villain); Thing robot (villain); Magneto robot (villain); Air-Walker robot (cameo); Daredevil (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Machinesmith uses his cadre of robots to trick Captain America into ending his miserable existence.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Roger Stern
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letter from Gary M. Fishman. Also includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

"Captain Marvel Defends the Earth!" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cap Smashes Thru!
    Captain America
  2. 1. Death, Where Is Thy Sting?
    Captain America
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Living Legend
  4. 3. "Captain Marvel Defends the Earth!"
    Captain Marvel; Hostess
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