Characters Appearing: Dino Manelli, Dum Dum Dugan, Gabriel Jones, Izzy Cohen, Nick Fury, Percy Pinkerton, Reb Ralston, Sam 'Happy Sam' Sawyer
Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #12
Issue(s): Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #12
...but only Fury knows about it...
...and he's temporarily captured while Manelli is returned home to be tried as a traitor.
Everything works out fine in the end, of course, thanks in no small part to Gabe Jones' magic horn.
In the Doctor Zemo issue, i was noting that the Commandos typically deal with realistic technology and foes instead of death rays and super-villains and the like. Here's an example: the big challenge in this issue is locating a German rocket launch site, which turns out to be difficult to do because the rocket site is moved via train tracks. It's a legitimate challenge that doesn't require any super-science.
Anyway, here's some classic Fury:
Quality Rating: C+
Chronological Placement Considerations: N/A
Continuity Insert? Y
My Reprint: Essential Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos
You know, there's something about this comic that's more bearable than most other Marvel series of the time period. The writing comes off as a bit more natural and the art is less of a mess to look at. I think so, at least.
Posted by: MegaSpiderMan | April 5, 2015 11:13 AM
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