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682: Tales of Suspense #93 (v1) [B Story]

" In the Jaws of... A.I.M.! "
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Tales of Suspense #93b (v1)
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Editor-in-Chief: Stan Lee
Cover Artists: Gene Colan, Frank Giacoia
Writers: Stan Lee
Pencilers: Jack Kirby
Inkers: Joe Sinnott
Colourists:
Letterers: Artie Simek
Editors: Stan Lee
Cover Date: September 1967
Release Date: July 1967
Story Arc: -
Pages: 10
Cover Price: $0.12
Times Read: 513                 Times Rated: 288
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Universes:
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Strange Tales #168 (v1) [A Story]
Tales of Suspense #92 (v1) [B Story]
Tales of Suspense #93b (v1)
Tales of Suspense #94b (v1)
Avengers #1 Annual
680: Strange Tale...
#168a (v1)
681: Tales of Sus...
#92b (v1)
 
683: Tales of Sus...
#94b (v1)
684: Avengers
#1 Annual
 
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Captain America heads to AIM's base to rescue Agent 13. When he arrives both the S.H.I.E.L.D agent and he are captured at the behest of Modok. Who is Modok, and how did he gain control over the entire organization?
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Character Appearances
 
Main Characters
  Captain America
Captain America last appeared in Tales of Suspense #92b (v1). Captain America next appears in Tales of Suspense #94b (v1).
     
Supporting Characters
  Agent 13
Agent 13 last appeared in Tales of Suspense #92b (v1). Agent 13 next appears in Tales of Suspense #94b (v1).
     
Villains
  M.O.D.O.K.
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by M.O.D.O.K. in the mainstream continuity. M.O.D.O.K. next appears in Tales of Suspense #94b (v1).
     
 
Group Appearances
A.I.M.
A.I.M. last appeared in Tales of Suspense #92b (v1). A.I.M. next appears in Tales of Suspense #94b (v1).
   
     
 
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Captain America's Shield
Captain America's Shield last appeared in Tales of Suspense #92b (v1). Captain America's Shield next appears in Tales of Suspense #94b (v1).
 
     
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Why Essential Notes

Modok makes his debuted in this issue.
 
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Jrbigtimesiff
   March 7, 2017
Always interesting seeing the gadgets Kirby continues to come up with like on pg 1. Always enjoy the action panels in these Cap comics. Just such a classic look to them. A very frenetic pace in this one that's a lot of fun to read.Now, as for Modok, since I've been a dc reader my entire life and everything I'm encountering in these comics is new to me, I'm just hoping this isn't another generic robot or something of that ilk.

One thing very noticeable in these first gen marvel universe comics is the need for unattainable love. Daredevil and Karen Page, Tony Stark and Pepper Potts, johnny Storm chasing Crystal, Don Blake and Jane Foster ... and I really feel like it's repetitive and boring. And now add Cap to the list, although it isn't as distracting as in other books thanks to her being an equal of sorts to Cap.
 
 
 
 
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Comments
   
 
  andyzh Says:    
  2012-08-03 17:19:08  
  they use that same ending too much  
 
 

  leisch Says:    
  2013-08-14 09:56:01  
  Will Sharon survive her encounter with Modok?
Will Captain America get through an issue without comparing the situation to Bucky's death?
 
 
 

  Shark Says:    
  2013-10-06 09:03:18  
  No matter how well hidden you are, I don't think you should put the name of your evil undercover organization on your giant submarine of death. A little subtlety, jeez.  
 
 

  vanhornluke Says:    
  2013-11-06 17:20:30  
  Is that letter from *the* Walt Simonson?  
 
 

  Raistlin903 Says:    
  2014-02-05 02:52:48  
  the intro of MODOK was great..... is it just me or is MODOK kinda creepy........  
 
 

  duncanm Says:    
  2014-04-03 17:28:32  
  Cap, I'm pretty sure that if you want to get the girl, maybe you shouldn't be calling her a little girl when she's saved you more than you've saved her.
Origin of MODOK, awesomesauce.
 
 
 

  TheAmazingGatorMan Says:    
  2014-09-10 06:02:01  
  Origin if MODOK... Brilliant!  
 
 

  dpaone Says:    
  2014-10-22 22:12:39  
  Good thing that aim agents don't have any of those guns that use bullets. The non-lethal paralyzer rays are much better at stopping super heroes and secret agents.  
 
 

  specialque Says:    
  2014-10-30 23:25:25  
  Holy crap I wonder if Cap dies next ish...  
 
 

  specialque Says:    
  2014-10-30 23:25:25  
  Holy crap I wonder if Cap dies next ish...  
 
 

  MattzLadd Says:    
  2014-11-05 01:44:07  
  If the one girl that Cap 'truly loves' is Sharon Carter - then we know he goes off looks and not personality.  
 
 

  marvelcomicslover Says:    
  2014-11-30 23:17:09  
  This was pretty decent, except of course the 60's dialogue. I can't wait to learn more about MODOK.  
 
 

  Locust75 Says:    
  2015-01-05 20:23:17  
  3 stars for the 1st app of MODOK!!!

King Kirby - Wow, Kirby finally drew a magnet that isn't "U" shaped!

Nerdgasm - Makes sense that AIM would want to study Cap's shield.

'Nuff Said - "Eternal defeat was better than--the yoke of MODOK!"-Disgruntled AIM member
 
 
 

  Safis Says:    
  2015-07-29 00:17:31  
  Cap believes in true love at first sight. He's just loving all this, it's like a date to him.  
 
 

  GroovyGolem Says:    
  2016-03-24 22:35:33  
  That whole sequence on Pg3 where Cap is zapped underwater only to wake up in an A.I.M. laboratory was pretty darn cool.

You'd think with A.I.M.'s rebirth they'd splurge for new uniforms instead of those old beekeeper suits.

And speaking of suits, how about those purple anti-polar coveralls? Sharon Carter sure is dedicated... Contessa Valentina Allegra de la Fontaine wouldn't be caught dead in those.
 
 
 

  ViolentPhlegm Says:    
  2016-05-23 18:47:29  
  Not long ago we would have gotten walls of thought balloon text as Cap beat up on the enemy. This issue has a three panel fight that accomplishes everything you need to know with "SPUKKUK! BUH-KOW! THWOOSH! BTAM!"  
 
 

  ViolentPhlegm @ vanhornluke (original post):    
  2016-05-23 22:13:11  
  Yes, and Tony Isabella in the previous issue.  
 
 

  Russ Says:    
  2016-10-08 17:28:21  
  The espionage theme does suit Cap. They really should've had Jim Steranko pencil this series. He could've designed a great anti-polar suit for Sharon!

(I know he does a few issues in Cap's own mag shortly)
 
 
 

  Leander Malurt Says:    
  2017-06-21 08:03:57  
  Really exciting with the MODOK build-up, and just an entertaining ish all the way through. 4 stars  
 
 

 
 
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Updates
Date User Name Update
   November 10, 2017 TStarnes Added Captain America[appost]s Shield listing.
   July 8, 2015 TStarnes Changed comic details.
   March 15, 2014 Spider-Borg Changed comic details.
   July 21, 2013 Robareid Updated the listing for M.O.D.O.K..
   May 13, 2013 jfpj1991 Added blurb for this issue.
     
 
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