Religion: not determined yet
Other Names: Supreme Headquarters, International Espionage, Law-Enforcement Division; Strategic Hazard Intervention, Espionage Logistics Directorate.
Classification: supporting character
First Appearance: "The Man for the Job!" in Strange Tales #135 (Aug. 1965)
Number of appearances: 1,188
Comic book appearances: 1,171
TV, film appearances: 11
Video game, computer game appearances: 6
Foe of: HYDRA
In the 2008-released feature films Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk, "S.H.I.E.L.D." was said to stand for "Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division."
BELOW: Tony Stark (Iron Man) contemplates the dark "secrets" of his fellow Ultimates:
Then again it wasn't like Banner was the only one whose character could be considered . . . murky. They all had secrets... Who knew what sins Hawkeye would be atoning for when he finally met his maker? Years in SHIELD's black ops would have piled them up by the dozen.
This character is in the following 384 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Amazing Fantasy (vol. 2) #11 (Nov. 2005): "Poison Tomorrow, Chapter Five: Wakers"
The Amazing Spider-Man
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