Nick Fury in other media

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Created by Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
Original source Comics published by Marvel Comics
First appearance Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #1 (May 1963)

Since his debut in Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #1 (May 1963), the Marvel Comics superhero Nick Fury has appeared in many different forms of media, including film, television and video games.


Nick Fury from the Iron Man episode "The Beast Within".




Marvel Cinematic Universe[edit]


Marvel Cinematic Universe[edit]

Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury in Iron Man.

Samuel L. Jackson plays Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. The Ultimate Marvel characterization of Fury was originally modeled after Jackson.

  • A post-credits scene in the 2008 film Iron Man depicts Nick Fury in Tony Stark's Malibu home where he tries to recruit Iron Man for the Avengers Initiative.
  • During the opening credits of The Incredible Hulk (2008), Nick Fury's name appears briefly on a government document.
  • Nick Fury has a more substantial role in Iron Man 2 (2010).
  • Jackson makes an uncredited appearance as Fury in a post-credits scene of the 2011 film Thor, tasking Dr. Selvig to study the Tesseract.
  • Jackson's Fury also appears in the final as well as post-credits scenes of Captain America: The First Avenger and communicates with Steve Rogers.
  • Samuel L. Jackson reprises the role in The Avengers (2012), now as a central character, in which Fury's long-planned Avengers Initiative sets the film's events into motion.
  • Jackson again reprises the role in the 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, once more as a central character.[13] After an attempt on his life by Hydra, Fury, under the cover of his apparent death, goes to Eastern Europe to hunt down the remaining Hydra cells.
  • In August 2013, USA Today reported that Jackson would reprise the role of Nick Fury in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016).
  • Jackson is signed on to play the character in two more Marvel films.[14]
  • Marvel co-president Louis D’Esposito said he thought about making a Marvel One-Shots film about a young Nick Fury but felt it would be too complicated.[15]

Video games[edit]

Live performance[edit]


  • Nick Fury is the 51st figurine in The Classic Marvel Figurine Collection.
  • There have been three Nick Fury figures released in Toy Biz's 6" Marvel Legends line. A version of Fury in his classic outfit was released in wave 5, a version of Fury in his Ultimate appearance was released in the first wave of two-packs packed with Ultimate Captain America, and another version of Fury in his classic outfit was released in the second wave of two-packs packed with a Hand Ninja.
  • Nick Fury first appeared in wave 5 of the Marvel Super Hero Squad line in his Ultimate guise, packaged with Ultimate Captain America. He later appeared in wave 10 in his classic appearance, packaged with a Skrull.
  • A figure of Nick Fury in his classic attire was released in wave 12 of the Marvel Minimates line, and another, Ultimate Nick Fury was released in wave 27. A third figure, based on Fury from the film Iron Man 2, was released in the Battle Tactics boxset.
  • A figure of Fury in his classic costume was released in the 3.75" Marvel Universe line. It was available through a special offer involving subscribing to the Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited website.
  • A Nick Fury action figure was released in Hasbro's 3.75" Iron Man 2 line in the "Fury of Combat" four-pack.
  • A Nick Fury minifigure was released as part of the Ultimate Spider-man Lego playset series.


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