Strange Tales #136 "Find Fury or Die!"
Writer: Stan Lee
Layouts: Jack Kirby
Finishes/Pencils/Inks: John Servin

Letter: Artie Simek

An assassin rises from the ranks of HYDRA and pledges to the Supreme Hydra Nick Fury's death. An elaborate offensive is launched against S.H.I.E.L.D. Central, but Nick Fury and his agents easily repel the attack. Horrified at the demise of his plan, the assassin faces the ultimate price of failure; death.

  • Continuity Notes
  • Cover appearance
  • First modern day appearance of Dum Dum Dugan and Gabe Jones as agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • First appearence of the barber shop entrance to S.H.I.E.L.D. HQ. This entrance and other variations of it have appeared on numerous occasions and was featured in ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. tv series.
  • Reprinted in :
    • Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. (1) #16
    • Marvel Masterworks: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1
    • S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Complete Collection Omnibus
    • S.H.I.E.L.D. by Lee & Kirby: The Complete Collection

Exciting little filler-story serves as a showcase for the dueling gadgets of both S.H.I.E.L.D. and HYDRA. The reader delights in the endless string of OTT weapons and counter-measures each side pits against each other, ranging from hovering battle rams to electrified rooms. A fun story which serves as prologue to the coming battles ahead.

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