(May 1969)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1969-02-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co.
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, 1969, page 254, registration number B526622.

Hell Hath No Fury! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (as Barry Smith) (signed as Smith)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith (as Barry Smith) (signed as Smith)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Barry Windsor-Smith ?

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Gabe Jones; Val; Nick Fury; Rickard
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Smith confirmed, via his website, that he inked some pages of this story. Severin colors per this site: http://www.hakes.com/item.asp?Auction=210&ItemNo=127472

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

Olympic Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hell Hath No Fury (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Steve Parkhouse (credited) (plot, dialogue); Barry Windsor-Smith (as Barry Smith) (plot, uncredited)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (credited as Barry Smith)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith (credited as Barry Smith); Sid Greene (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe (credited)

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Nick Fury; Robert Rickard (double-agent); Val; Jimmy Woo; Gabe Jones; HYDRA; Dum Dum Dugan
Synopsis
Fury is taken into custody when Intelligence Agent Rickard claims he has proof Fury is associating with enemy agents. Unknown to SHIELD Rickard is actually an agent of HYDRA out to discredit Fury and destroy SHIELD. On the run, Fury attempts to avoid capture by his fellow agents and friends. He tracks down Rickard, confronts him and winds up apparently killing him in self-defense when Dum Dum Dugan shows up to arrest him for murder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3. First appearance of HYDRA in a SHIELD story since the death of Baron Strucker and the destruction of Hydra Island in STRANGE TALES #158 (July 1967). Another branch of HYDRA was taken out this month in CAPTAIN AMERICA #113 (May 1969). Val last appeared in NICK FURY, AGENT OF SHIELD #5 (October 1968). Val's actions in this story were never adequately explained.

This episode formed the basis of Bob Harras' NICK FURY VS. S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 (June 1988). Not counting covers, this was Barry Smith's fifth story for Marvel; he was replaced in the next issue, apparently, because his green card ran out and he was forced at short notice to return to England. Smith's next Marvel work was in THE AVENGERS #66-67 (July-August 1969). Smith confirmed, via his website, that he inked some pages of this story.

Look, Fellows! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Fantastic Four; Silver Surfer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Marvel’s Plastic Pillows; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit / advertisement / 0.6 page (report information)

The Race to Danger (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Lee Jeans / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Finish High School at Home (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Academy for Home Study / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Irrelevant Items of Lasting Inconsequence! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

We'll Pay You $10,000.00 for This Lincoln Penny (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Centre Coin Co. Catalog / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

I'll Make you a Master of Karate (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Precise Publications Book and Dummy / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Gary Friedrich ?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith; Frank Springer (illustrations)
Inks
Johnny Craig (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rob Levinson, Darrell Newsom, Anthony Kowalik, Terry Black, Donald F. McGregor (future comics writer), Owen Mahon and Eva Jane Rohrer; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

American Seed / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hell Hath No Fury!
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  2. 1. ["Famous name prizes or cash... from Olympic"]
    Olympic Sales
  3. 2. Hell Hath No Fury
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  4. 3. Look, Fellows!
    Grit
  5. 4. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
    The Fantastic Four; Silver Surfer
  6. 5. It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows!
    Marvel’s Plastic Pillows; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit
  7. 6. The Race to Danger
    Lee Jeans
  8. 7. Now You Can Finish High School at Home
    Academy for Home Study
  9. 8. ["Hand control stunt flying plane"]
  10. 9. ["‘Check the kind of body you want ...and I’ll show you how easily you can have it’ - Charles Atlas"]
    Charles Atlas
  11. 10. Shop by Mail
  12. 11. Irrelevant Items of Lasting Inconsequence!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  13. 12. We'll Pay You $10,000.00 for This Lincoln Penny
    Centre Coin Co. Catalog
  14. 13. I'll Make you a Master of Karate
    Precise Publications Book and Dummy
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Don't Yield, Write S.H.I.E.L.D
  16. 15. ["Secret muscle building ‘tools’"]
    Joe Weider
  17. 16. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
  18. 17. ["Make money get prizes with fast selling American seeds"]
    American Seed
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