Alias
Contessa
Nick Name
Val
Civilian ID

La Contessa Valentina "Val" Allegra de Fontaine


Alias

Madame Hydra III


Occupation
Espionage Agent
Legal Status
Citizen of Italy with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Italy
Group Affiliation

Femme Force

S.H.I.E.L.D.


Base of Operations
New York, New York
Height
5' 8"
Weight
130 lbs.
Eye Color
Blue
Hair Color
Black, with white streak.
Known Powers

Normal human with exceptional hand-to-hand combatant skills with military, martial arts and special services training skilled in a wide variety of specialized weapons.


Accessories

Helicarrier: Air-borne mobile command base with capabilities surpassing a conventional aircraft carrier.


Hover-car: Modified automobile with both terrestrial and aerial capabilities.


S.H.I.E.L.D. issue weaponry and self-defense equipment.


Common Enemies

A.I.M.

HYDRA


Regularly Appearing

Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Secret Warriors

Strange Tales Vol. 1


First Appearance
Strange Tales Vol. 1 #159 (Aug. 1967)
Creator
Jim Steranko
Origin

Born in Italy, La Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine lived a life of excitement and travel as a member of European high society.


When both her parents were murdered by an unnamed organization, de Fontaine resolved to do more with her life. Joining S.H.I.E.L.D. she became a distinguished agent and a trusted member of Nick Fury's inner circle.


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