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984: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #10 (v1)

" Twas the Night before Christmas "
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Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #10 (v1)
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Editor-in-Chief: Stan Lee
Cover Artists: Frank Springer
Writers: Mike Friedrich
Pencilers: Frank Springer
Inkers: Johnny Craig
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Letterers: Artie Simek
Editors: Stan Lee
Cover Date: March 1969
Release Date: December 1968
Story Arc: -
Pages: 20
Cover Price: $0.12
Times Read: 291                 Times Rated: 185
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Universes:   Earth-616  
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Nick Fury sulks over his lack of company on Christmas Eve and finds a pleasant surprise in his apartment, one that is interrupted by a threat that could devastate NYC.
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Character Appearances
 
Main Characters
  Nick Fury
Nick Fury last appeared in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 (v1). Nick Fury next appears in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #11 (v1).
     
Supporting Characters
  Laura Brown
Laura Brown last appeared in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 (v1). Laura Brown next appears in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #11 (v1).
     
  Jasper Sitwell
Jasper Sitwell last appeared in Captain America #113 (v1). Jasper Sitwell next appears in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #13 (v1).
     
  Santa Claus
Cameo Appearance First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Santa Claus in the mainstream continuity. Santa Claus next appears in Howard the Duck #3 (v2). This is a cameo appearance.
     
Villains
  Hate-Monger
Hate-Monger last appeared in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 (v1). Hate-Monger next appears in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #11 (v1).
     
  Dolly
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Dolly in the mainstream continuity.
     
  Harv
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Harv in the mainstream continuity.
     
  Luke
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Luke in the mainstream continuity.
     
 
Group Appearances
S.H.I.E.L.D.
S.H.I.E.L.D. last appeared in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 (v1). S.H.I.E.L.D. next appears in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #11 (v1).
   
     
 
Equipment, Items & Vehicles
Helicarrier
Helicarrier last appeared in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 (v1). Helicarrier next appears in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #11 (v1).
 
     
Flying Car
Flying Car last appeared in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 (v1). Flying Car next appears in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #11 (v1).
 
     
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RikerDonegal
   September 30, 2014
Silly. Very childish stuff. The villain has a crazy plan, and announces it to lure the hero into a trap. And, at the end, everything is completely undone in ludicrous fashion. 3/10
 
 
 
 
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Comments
   
 
  Kez Says:    
  2011-10-19 16:33:38  
  Oh, well shut my mouth. The Hate-Monger's back already. Dammit.  
 
 

  Redsvetz Says:    
  2012-01-28 18:33:29  
  Awful cover. Just awful.  
 
 

  Calthor Says:    
  2012-07-25 11:49:28  
  This Christmas story was published in March? That strikes me as very odd...  
 
 

  chrys Says:    
  2013-05-12 20:34:26  
  Fury got to hook up - fun. Everything else was just a waste of pages.  
 
 

  spencer617 Says:    
  2013-05-23 08:57:30  
  I really enjoyed this one. In answer to a couple of the comments, the cover date was always several months after the release date. This was published in December.  
 
 

  skalchemist Says:    
  2013-08-07 08:17:52  
  About halfway through this issue, I started to get a feeling, deep in my heart, that Santa Claus was going to be involved somewhere. I tried to prepare myself for it, but when it came, I was really not ready. I may never recover.  
 
 

  leisch Says:    
  2013-08-20 13:42:30  
  Nice to see Fury get some private time, other than that, meh!  
 
 

  Magik_Rune Says:    
  2014-01-02 11:12:03  
  'Harr harr harr... Let's trap Fury in this escape pod with nothing but a mere parachute. No way he can get out of that alive!'  
 
 

  duncanm Says:    
  2014-09-16 23:56:49  
  The issue was going pretty decently, I dug the Christmas vibe, I like the mystery of a new Hatemonger (shows his mouth and there's no Hitler stache), and it seemed like Fury was in some legitimate peril. Then Santa saved him by killing someone. Then the pod Fury was "trapped" in had an ejection seat with a parachute. WTF?!  
 
 

  TheAmazingGatorMan Says:    
  2014-10-20 21:05:52  
  I don't want to be a hate monger, but what the crap did I just read part deaux?!  
 
 

  specialque Says:    
  2014-12-12 11:35:16  
  Man, I really want a Hate Monger tree ornament now.  
 
 

  MrRsBB Says:    
  2015-02-12 12:24:40  
  Is this a continuation? This story is too confusing after last issue. I'm guessing last issue was a ruse. The art has Springer doing his darnedest to emulate Steranko. The first page is a success, but beyond that this just looks old fashioned again. The story and script are a little better than last month, which isn't saying much. (1+)  
 
 

  MattzLadd Says:    
  2015-03-28 11:16:01  
  Well that was f*cking dreadful.  
 
 

  illcom94 Says:    
  2015-04-16 21:05:36  
  Uggg  
 
 

  phogbear Says:    
  2015-05-05 22:25:43  
  Never thought I would read a story with Santa killing. This book has hit a new low.  
 
 

  Locust75 Says:    
  2015-08-08 19:02:49  
  1 star for the Hate Monger being on Santa's naughty list!!!

Cover Me - Is it wrong for me to actually like the cover?

Mistletoe - I'm not a fan of Frank Springer's work, but I do like Laura in the purple dress!

Devalue - Fury's car used to fly by the vortex beams in the wheels. Now its anti-grav powered...

A Army Of One - I really think Fury forgets that he has a whole organization that can help him fight bad guys! If he's worried that agents might start ripping their shirts off too. Then just send out a memo stating that only he can be bare chested!!!

Spread 'Em - The most boring two page spread ever!!!

Magic Dust - It's really not Santa's fault, but the elves did try to warn him about Blitzen's suicidal tendencies!!!

'Nuff Said - "I mean, even world conquerors must take a day off for Christmas!"-Laura Brown
 
 
 

  Katryn Says:    
  2016-09-01 08:23:02  
  Read this singing Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas in my head. Made it much better.  
 
 

  Russ Says:    
  2016-11-23 21:41:38  
  'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through SHIELD base
Not a creature was stirring, not even with Hitler's face

The ornaments were hung on the tree with care
In hopes that Agent Nicholas's chest would be bare

Gary Friedrich's script had made such a clatter
Frank Springer drew the issue as if it didn't matter

And who should distract, HM's pilot without peer?
Was it a sleigh pulled by eight tiny reindeer?

Pressing the eject button had rattled Nick's liver
But he splashed down anyway, in the Hudson River

So home he went, after making all those quips
And opened the door to kiss Laura on the lips

And I heard Nick exclaim, as he pulled out the booze
"Merry Christmas to all, you bunch'a Yahoos!"

1 star for both story and poem. Split it up however you want.
 
 
 

  metsguy @ Calthor (original post):    
  2017-01-09 18:54:12  
  Although this issue is cover dated March, it would have been on the stands in December. Issues were cover dated three months in advance in the hopes that newsstands would keep them on the shelf longer.  
 
 

  dpaone Says:    
  2017-01-19 16:52:32  
  ....yes that just happened. Merry Christmas Everyone!  
 
 

  benmason486 Says:    
  2017-05-22 15:36:12  
  Let's take a vote on what makes a race inferior. I say stupidity.  
 
 

  GroovyGolem Says:    
  2017-07-04 22:21:30  
  What would have made this really great would have been if they captured the Hate-Monger, and Santa said "let's see who you are under that mask!" and it ends up being Hitler, yet again.

In fact, I think every appearance of the Hate-Monger should end with them ripping off his mask and it's Hitler... always Hitler.
 
 
 

  Marksman Says:    
  2017-12-10 19:40:28  
  It would have been great if Hate-Monger would have said, "Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal. And a Happy New Year" before launching the germ bomb.
 
 
 

  ronano Says:    
  2018-02-16 05:22:27  
  I was really worried about Val being in trouble and all that, but Laura's at my door now so that'll take my mind off things.  
 
 

  Urgat @ GroovyGolem (original post):    
  2018-02-18 14:56:59  
  Just as a nice running gag XD, I am with you Groovy!!! Every some years or so...or even once a year in a random mag..."next up...Avengers vs. Hate-Hitler! (Or will it be really Hitler this time???)"  
 
 

 
 
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Marvel Masterworks: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., Volume 3
 
This collection includesAvengers #72 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #4 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #5 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #6 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #7 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #8 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #10 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #12 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #13 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #14 (v1), Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #15 (v1)
     
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   February 19, 2018 Urgat
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   February 19, 2018 TStarnes
   February 11, 2018 Urgat
   February 2, 2018 TStarnes Added Flying Car listing.
   February 2, 2018 TStarnes Added Helicarrier listing.
   February 2, 2018 TStarnes
   February 26, 2017 fragsel Added Luke to the issue.
   February 26, 2017 fragsel Added Harv to the issue.
   February 26, 2017 fragsel Added Dolly to the issue.
   April 21, 2015 rocketraccoon Added Santa Claus to the issue.
   December 11, 2013 Robareid Updated the listing for Jasper Sitwell.
   December 11, 2013 Robareid Updated the listing for Laura Brown.
   December 11, 2013 Robareid Updated the listing for Nick Fury.
     
 
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