#72 "Did You Ever Hear the One About Scorpio?" (1970)
Penciler: Sal Buscema
[Summary & Review
by Lou Mougin]
The Avengers learn of the apparent death of Nick Fury from Dum Dum Dugan and
S.H.I.E.L.D., and soon they, Rick Jones, and Captain Marvel cross paths with Fury's
old foe Scorpio and his affiliated group, Zodiac.
mystery of Scorpio's
identity is revealed.
by Dum Dum, Gabe Jones, and Woo.
- Dugan reveals to the Avengers the news of Fury's assasination seen in Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.(1) #15.
- The revelation that Jake Fury was alive and working for his brother as revealed in Secret Warriors, jars with the continuity in this story (to say the least)..
- Marvel Masterworks: Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD Volume 3
- Marvel Masterworks: Avengers Volume 8
- S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Complete Collection Omnibus
retconned Nick's "death" and
was a definite upgrade,
in writing and art,
from the post-Steranko
S.H.I.E.L.D.. The original
Scorpio is revealed
herein to be Nick's
brother Jake (although
Steranko has denied
it), and the Zodiac
cartel is introduced. Not