(December 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1968-09-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1968, page 250, registration number B474946.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jim Steranko (signed as STERANKO)
Inks
Jim Steranko (signed as STERANKO)
Colors
Jim Steranko

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Nick Fury
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Salvador Dali tribute. Steranko's last SHIELD cover until SHIELD #1 (February 1973).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hours of Madness, Day of Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited) (plot, dialogue); Frank Springer (plot, uncredited)
Pencils
Frank Springer (credited)
Inks
Frank Springer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as A. Simek)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Noon! All over the city, New Yorkers...
Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Jimmy Woo; Gabe Jones; Centurius (hallucination); Yellow Claw (hallucination); Baron Strucker (hallucination); Sister Angela (All-Faith Mission); Dino (hallucination); Eric (hallucination)
Synopsis
Nick gets into a fight at an unnamed foreign embassy, and winds up being injected with a drug that will cause hallucinations, "hyper-intense paranoia", and death after 6 hours.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie Goodwin's only solo SHIELD story. Frank Springer illustrated a parody of NICK FURY #3 this month in NOT BRAND ECHH #11.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society membership kit / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Free! Giant Stallion Mural Full Color Masterpiece Free! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios art prints / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

World's Fastest Train (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Hobby Coin Co. Surprise Coin Packet / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Stamps; Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

H. H. Ward & Co., Inc. formula / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Don't Yield, Write S.H.I.E.L.D / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Steranko (2 illustrations)
Inks
John Tartaglione (2 illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've done it! I've finally figured out the true identity of Scorpio!
Characters
Nick Fury
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mike Howell, Steve D. Brown, Robert Weis Jr., Michael Beasley, Frederick Lee Zoucha, Harvey Sobel, Alan Groginsky, James Donoghue and Bob Gale.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Spectacular Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Creative Card Company Christmas cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  2. 1. ["This candy bar can help you gain lots... of weight!"]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Hours of Madness, Day of Death
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  4. 3. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  5. 4. ["It's brand new!! Marvel's swingin' inflatable plastic pillows!"]
    Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society membership kit
  6. 5. Free! Giant Stallion Mural Full Color Masterpiece Free!
    Colonial Studios art prints
  7. 6. World's Fastest Train
    Cheerios
  8. 7. ["Collect coins.. the hobby road to riches"]
    Hobby Coin Co. Surprise Coin Packet
  9. 8. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  10. 9. Shop by Mail
  11. 10. ["A plethora of pronouncements up for grabs!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. ["Must I lose my hair?"]
    H. H. Ward & Co., Inc. formula
  13. 12. ["I've done it! I've finally figured out the true identity of Scorpio!"]
    Don't Yield, Write S.H.I.E.L.D
  14. 13. ["Now in full color!"]
    Spectacular Spider-Man
  15. 14. ["Good news for you who want to make extra money easily!"]
    Creative Card Company Christmas cards
  16. 15. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
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