Colonel Nick Fury

Sergeant Nick Fury

Nick Name
The Old Soldier
Civilian ID
Nicholas Joseph Fury

CIA Agent

Director of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Hell's Kitchen, New York, New York
Group Affiliation

Secret Warriors


Base of Operations

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

6' 1"
225 lbs.
Eye Color
Hair Color
Brown with white temples
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.


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

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

Needle Gun: Handgun with 300 rounds of .15 caliber rounds propelled by an explosive material at 1,800 feet per second.

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

Common Enemies


Baron von Strucker


Dr. Demonicus


Hate Monger I

Hate Monger III




Red Skull


Secret Empire

Spymaster I


Viper II

Yellow Claw


Regularly Appearing

Captain America Vol. 1 - 5


Secret Warriors

Strange Tales Vol. 1

Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Vol. 1 & 2

Nick Fury vs. S.H.I.E.L.D.

First Appearance

Sergeant Nick Fury

Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #1 (May, 1963)

Colonel Nick Fury

Strange Tales Vol. 1 #135 (Aug. 1965)

Stan Lee & Jack Kirby

The eldest of three children born to an American pilot who died in battle during the last year of World War I, Nicholas Fury grew up in the Hell's Kitchen section of New York City.

In 1941 Fury enlisted in the Army. Shortly after completing basic training he proved himself an excellent soldier and capable leader rising quickly to the rank of sergeant. In Europe Sgt. Fury lead the "Howling Commandos", a specially-trained band of soldiers whose exploits gained them fame for their brave and apparently foolhardy combat style.

On a mission in France, Fury came under the emergency care of Professor Berthold Sternberg, who inoculated him with the "Infinity Formula", a serum Fury has taken annually, which has slowed his aging.

Sgt. Fury remained on active duty through the Korean War, and performed Spy work for the French government in Vietnam in the 1950's where he earned a promotion to Colonel, and eventually a full-time appointment to the Central Intelligence Agency. Fury remained there for several years, until he was offered the directorship of a newly organized international espionage organization S.H.I.E.L.D.

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