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Inktober Day 17: The Nicks Fury.
CBR has a pair of articles about the Howling Commandos in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and a few of the important stories in the comics regarding the Howler’s history with S.H.I.E.L.D. from Strange Tales to ‘The Last Ride Of Howling Commandos’ in Secret Warriors.
Colonel Nick Fury, veteran CIA operative, has been at war for a lifetime. Now he sits alone in a dank hotel room, coughing his confession into a tape recorder, laying out a legacy of carnage stretching back to World War II. Because when that war en (via Fury Max: My War Gone By Hardcover)
Strange Tales #135 - The Man For The Job! Issue.
undercover (slightly hipster) fury
Here is my take on Nick Fury: Everything he did was right. Fury saw the world in terms of Realpolitik, which understands that protecting a nation (or in the Marvel Universe, the entire Earth), requires someone who operates in the shadows to eliminate the threats that would destroy freedom. There cannot be any detente with a foreign power, whether it was from another dimension or planet, that sought the Earth’s destruction. Fury’s actions kept interplanetary wars from erupting (and when one did with the Skrulls, Fury was prepared).
Once a gung-ho sergeant during World War II, Nick Fury worked his way up the U.S. intelligence ladder on the basis of actions, brains and integrity. Kept in the peak of youthful vigor by the mysterious Infinity Formula, the studly secret agent…