Nick Fury in other media

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Adaptations of Nick Fury in other media
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.

Television[edit]

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

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

Film[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).
  • 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]

Toys[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.

References[edit]

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  15. ^ Breznican, Anthony (July 17, 2013). "Marvel One-Shots: Might 'Agent Carter' clear way for Ms. Marvel, Loki, young Nick Fury, or Black Panther?". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
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