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Captain America (vol. 1) #255 (Mar. 1981):
“The Living Legend”
by Roger Stern, John Byrne, Joe Rubinstein

Captain America (vol. 1) #255

Title: “The Living Legend”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Mar. 1981

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


25 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Captain America Captain America (Steve Rogers)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 5,992
Winter Soldier Bucky (Bucky Barnes) hero
CBR Scale: U Protestant (nominal)
The Avengers; The Invaders...  Marvel Timely 395
Nazis Nazis villain group real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Nazi
[generic WWII Nazis] Timely Marvel, etc. 4,222
Professor Abraham Erskine Professor Abraham Erskine supporting character scientist
  [creator of the Super-Soldier Serum] Marvel 96
Sgt. Mike Duffy Sgt. Mike Duffy supporting character
  U.S. Army
[commanding officer of Steven Rogers (Captain America)]
Marvel Timely 7
Agent X Agent R (Cynthia Glass) supporting character
CBR Scale: M Jewish Bundist
FBI Marvel Timely 6
Heinz Kruger Heinz Kruger villain
CBR Scale: D Nazi
[Captain America's 1st foe; Gestapo spy; killed Dr. Erskine] Marvel Timely 15
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
[U.S. President] DC Marvel 422
Dr. Murray Anderson supporting character scientist
  Project: Rebirth
[present at creation of Captain America]
Marvel 4
General Chester Phillips General Chester Phillips supporting character
  U.S. Army; Project: Rebirth (leader)
[involved with Project: Rebirth, Captain America's origin]
Marvel 17
Sarah Rogers Sarah Rogers supporting character
CBR Scale: U Protestant
[Captain America's mother] Marvel 8
Iron Man Iron Man (Tony Stark)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
The Avengers; Force Works...  Marvel 5,673
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
(cameo)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,864
Giant-Man Giant-Man (Hank Pym)
(cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; The Liberators...  Marvel 1,543
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
The Avengers; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 1,339
Red Skull Red Skull (Johann Schmidt)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: D Nazi
HYDRA; The People's Militia... 
[Captain America's arch-nemy]
Marvel 298
Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler
(cameo)
villain real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Nazi
[1st app: Uma Kaeru (1935)] Shochiku Kinema 1,593
Human Torch Human Torch (Jim Hammond)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
The Invaders; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel Timely 497
Baron Zemo Baron Zemo (Dr. Heinrich Zemo)
(cameo)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: M Nazi
The Masters of Evil (founder); Thunderbolts (Counter-Earth) Marvel 121
Union Jack Union Jack (Montgomery Falsworth)
(cameo)
hero
  The Invaders; Freedom's Five Marvel 37
Spitfire Spitfire (Jacqueline Falsworth)
(cameo)
hero
  The Hellfire Club; The Invaders...  Marvel 127
Warrior Woman Warrior Woman (Frieda Ratsel)
(cameo)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: D Nazi
Axis Mundi; Super-Axis Marvel 28
Baron Blood Baron Blood (John Falsworth)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M Sect of Chasidm; Nazi
Mys-Tech; Super-Axis Marvel 33
Master Man Master Man (Wilhelm Lohmer)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M Nazi; Bundist
Super-Axis Marvel 60

This publication is also known as: Captain America Comics #255. In an homage to the original Captain America Comics series in which Captain America first appeared, the title logo of this issue appears as Captain America Comics. Thus, this issue can be identified as Captain America Comics #255.

Except for Captain America, all appearances by all characters in this story are flashbacks.