Captain America (vol. 1) #247 (July 1980):
“By the Dawn’s Early Light!”
by John Byrne, Roger Stern, Joe Rubinstein

Captain America (vol. 1) #247

Title: “By the Dawn’s Early Light!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: July 1980

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: John Byrne, Roger Stern
Art by: John Byrne, Joe Rubinstein

12 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Redeemers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
The Hood Baron Strucker villain
CBR Scale: R Nazi
[robot duplicate of Baron Strucker] Marvel 5
Nick Fury Nick Fury hero
CBR Scale: U secular
black; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 1,898
S.H.I.E.L.D. S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character group
  [government agency; intelligence agency...] Marvel 1,188
Dum Dum Dugan Dum Dum Dugan hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Deadly Dozen; Godzilla Squad...  Marvel 555
Machinesmith Machinesmith (Samuel Saxon) villain
  Skeleton Crew; The Masters of Evil Marvel 50
Josh Cooper Josh Cooper supporting character
[neighbor, friend of Steve Rogers (Captain America)]
Marvel 24
Super-Patriot Mike Farrell supporting character
  The Watchdogs Marvel 32
General Chester Phillips General Chester Phillips
(flashback cameo)
supporting character
  Project: Rebirth (leader); U.S. Army
[involved with Project: Rebirth, Captain America's origin]
Marvel 17
Walter Rogers
(flashback cameo)
supporting character
  [briefly believed to be Captain America's father] Marvel 2
Baron Strucker Baron Strucker (Wolfgang von Strucker)
(robot copy of) 
CBR Scale: M Nazi; HYDRA (founder)
Blitzkrieg Squad (founder); HYDRA (leader) Marvel 130
The Manipulator
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[made by Machinesmith; believed itself human] Marvel 7