(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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (#1-15); Squarebound (#16-18)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[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)
Inks
Jim Steranko (signed)
Colors
Jim Steranko

Genre
spy
Characters
Nick Fury
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Hours of Madness, Day of Death (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Archie Goodwin (plot, dialogue); Frank Springer (plot)
Pencils
Frank Springer
Inks
Frank Springer
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Noon! All over the city, New Yorkers...
Genre
spy
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.

A Plethora of Pronouncements Up For Grabs (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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
typeset; Sam Rosen

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

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.

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. Hours of Madness, Day of Death
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  3. 2. A Plethora of Pronouncements Up For Grabs
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. ["I've done it! I've finally figured out the true identity of Scorpio!"]
    Don't Yield, Write S.H.I.E.L.D
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Henry R. Kujawa
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