(January 1966)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The End of Hydra! (Table of Contents)

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
spy
Characters:
HYDRA; SHIELD; Gabe Jones; Dum Dum Dugan; Nick Fury
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The End of Hydra! (Table of Contents)

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby (co-plot)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Don Heck
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Agent G [Laura Brown] (unnamed); Nick Fury; HYDRA; Dum Dum Dugan; Gabe Jones; Imperial Hydra [Arnold Brown]; Tony Stark
Synopsis:
Fury defeats the Hunter robot. Surrounded by HYDRA's Tiger squad, Dum Dum, Gabe and fellow agents use a Flying Wedge formation and an Electro-Jab weapon to push thru. HYDRA retaliates with Skate Board Units. Joined by Fury SHIELD overpowers HYDRA while Supreme Hydra realizes he must use Operation Last Resort. In space, Stark disarms the Betraton Bomb. SHIELD orders the arrest of HYDRA agents worldwide. SHIELD blasts into HYDRA's Nerve Center while their leader walks up the stairs leading to Imperial Industries boardroom. As he prepares to hit the destruct button, we learn his real identity.
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Indexer Notes

Part 6 of 7. Arnold Brown revealed as Imperial Hydra in this episode. In this episode, Nick Fury is a dead ringer for Ralph Meeker, who played Mike Hammer in the film KISS ME DEADLY (1955), while Arnold Brown bears a resemblance to Warren editor Archie Goodwin!

The Pincers of Power! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Ditko (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Carl Gafford ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Strange; Baron Mordo; Dormammu; The Ancient One; Clea (unnamed); rulers of neighboring dimensions
Synopsis:
Dormammu sends Strange, Mordo & The Ancient One to a neutral dimension. He then uses a sleeping potion on the Mindless Ones, so his domain will be temporarily safe and summons rulers of nearby dimensions. Dormammu arrives to challenge Strange in person to battle for total mastery of Earth! Strange accepts, then Dormammu declares they shall fight using only the "Pincers Of Power", and no other spells or incantations. This way, it will be a battle of skill, not power. The battle is fierce-- but when it appears Strange is about to overcome his adversary, Mordo strikes Strange from behind...
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Indexer Notes

Part 11 of 17.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Strange Mails / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The End of Hydra!
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  2. 1. The End of Hydra!
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  3. 2. The Pincers of Power!
    Dr. Strange
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Strange Mails
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry R. Kujawa
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Henry R. Kujawa
  • Thomas G. Lammers