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Captain America (1968) - #251
"The Mercenary And The Madman"

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John Byrne
Roger L. Stern

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Josef 'Joe' Rubinstein

Bob Sharen

James R. 'Jim' Novak

Bob Budiansky
Jim Salicrup

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John Byrne
Josef 'Joe' Rubinstein

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Cover Date: November 1980
Cover Price: US $ 0.50

Issue Tagline: The Mercenary And The Madman!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
Captain America (1968) #251 UK Edition

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Letters Column: Letters To The Living Legend

Batroc The Leaper agrees to break out the maniacal Mr. Hyde, but when deal goes bad Batroc ends up with a reluctant partner in crime. The two plan a daring hijacking that could not only spell the end for Captain America but New York City as well.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Capitaine America (1970) #110/111
Captain America (1968) HC
Captain America (1968) HC (Direct Market Edition)
Captain America (1968) TPB (1st Edition)
Captain America (1968) TPB (2nd Edition)
Captain America Epic Collection (2014) TPB vol. 09
Captain America: The Complete Collection (2007) DVD-ROM vol. 01
Essential Captain America (2000) TPB vol. 07
Marvel (1988) 1989-05
Marvel's Mightiest Heroes (2013) HC vol. 03 (08)

Namor, Red Skull, Falcon and the Avengers (Giant-Man, Iron Man, Thor & Wasp) appear in flashback.

Carmine Infantino makes a cameo.

Fan letter from Kurt Busiek.

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