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:

(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
Winter Soldier Bucky (Bucky Barnes) hero
CBR Scale: U Protestant (nominal)
Kid Commandos; Liberty Legion...  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
  Project: Rebirth (leader); U.S. Army
[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)
CBR Scale: I futurist; technophile; mostly secular; sometimes prays; Alcoholics Anonymous
Force Works; Illuminati...  Marvel 5,673
Thor Thor (Donald Blake)
hero deity
CBR Scale: D Norse/Teutonic deity
Asgardian; Cosmic Avengers...  Marvel 4,362
The Sub-Mariner The Sub-Mariner (Namor)
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 1,864
Giant-Man Giant-Man (Hank Pym)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: U atheist
Commission on Superhuman Activities; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 1,543
The Wasp The Wasp (Janet van Dyne)
CBR Scale: U Dutch Reformed (nominal); atheist
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 1,339
Red Skull Red Skull (Johann Schmidt)
CBR Scale: D Nazi
Axis Mundi; HYDRA... 
[Captain America's arch-nemy]
Marvel 298
Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler
villain real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Nazi
[1st app: Uma Kaeru (1935)] Shochiku Kinema 1,593
Human Torch Human Torch (Jim Hammond)
CBR Scale: I N.A.
Heroes for Hire; Penance Council...  Marvel Timely 497
Baron Zemo Baron Zemo (Dr. Heinrich Zemo)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: M Nazi
The Masters of Evil (founder); Thunderbolts (Counter-Earth) Marvel 121
Union Jack Union Jack (Montgomery Falsworth)
  Freedom's Five; The Invaders Marvel 37
Spitfire Spitfire (Jacqueline Falsworth)
  MI-13; The Hellfire Club...  Marvel 127
Warrior Woman Warrior Woman (Frieda Ratsel)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: D Nazi
Axis Mundi; Super-Axis Marvel 28
Baron Blood Baron Blood (John Falsworth)
CBR Scale: M Sect of Chasidm; Nazi
Mys-Tech; Super-Axis Marvel 33
Master Man Master Man (Wilhelm Lohmer)
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.