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)
Print publications
Novel(s) Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Empyre
Films and television
Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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".


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Live action[edit]

  • Samuel L. Jackson made a guest appearance as Nick Fury in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode "0-8-4", reprising the role from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He scolds S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson for the damage Coulson's plane sustained during a mission. In the aftermath of the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Fury makes a return appearance in the first season finale "Beginning of the End", helping Coulson defeat Hydra sleeper agent John Garrett and his Deathlok program. Before leaving for Europe, Fury appoints Coulson as the new Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. and charges him with rebuilding the organization from scratch.[9][10] While not appearing in season 2, it is explained that Fury had Coulson create Theta Protocol, which was to secretly hide a helicarrier and recruit as many former S.H.I.E.L.D. operatives to man it, in case of ever assisting the Avengers in their time of need. This plan would come into effect during the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron.


Marvel Cinematic Universe[edit]

Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury in Iron Man.

Samuel L. Jackson has signed a nine-film contract with Marvel to portray Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[11]

  • Fury first appears in the post-credits scene of Iron Man, meeting Tony Stark at his Malibu home to discuss the Avengers Initiative.
  • In Iron Man 2, Fury helps Stark deal with Ivan Vanko and hires him as a consultant for the Avengers Initiative.
  • Fury makes a cameo in the post-credits scene of Thor, enlisting Erik Selvig to study the Tesseract.
  • At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger, Fury informs Steve Rogers: "You've been asleep, Cap, for almost seventy years."
  • In The Avengers, Fury brings the titular team together when Loki arrives on Earth to take the Tessaract in order to lead the Chitauri invasion.
  • In Captain America: The Winter Soldier,[12] an attempt is made on Fury's life by Hydra, which is revealed to have taken over S.H.I.E.L.D. Once Hydra's plan to control the world is foiled, Fury fakes his death and heads to Eastern Europe to hunt down the remaining Hydra cells.
  • In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Fury shows up on Clint Barton's farm to help the Avengers formulate a plan to stop Ultron from destroying humanity. He and other former agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. use a helicarrier to help the Avengers in the final battle against Ultron. He also appears at the end of the film, helping the Avengers get their new headquarters up and running.
  • Fury is set to appear in Avengers: Infinity War and the fourth Avengers movie.[13]
  • 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.[14]


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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