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The New Avengers

Nick Fury

Real Name: Nicholas Joseph Fury
Occupation: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate)
Identity: Publicly known
Legal Status: Citizen of the United States with no criminal record
Place of Birth: New York City
Group Affiliation: S.H.I.E.L.D.; formerly the U.S. Army and the Central Intelligence Agency
Base of Operations: S.H.I.E.L.D. headquarters, apartment in Manhattan
First Appearance: SEARGENT FURY AND HIS HOWLING COMMANDOS #1

Height: 6 ft. 1 in.
Weight: 225 lbs.
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown with graying temples

Abilities: Nick Fury has trained as a paratrooper, Ranger, demolitions expert and vehicle specialist. He holds an unlimited-tonnage, all-seas license as a commander of ocean-going vessels. Fury has completed Green and Black Beret Special Forces training, and has been an agent of the OSS (Office of Special Services) and a liaison of the M5 (British Secret Intelligence). He is a seasoned unarmed- and armed-combat expert, was a heavyweight boxer in the Army, and holds a black belt in Tae Kwan Do and a brown belt in Jiu Jitsu. Fury has honed his fighting skills sparring with Captain America, perhaps the world's finest unarmed-combat expert. Fury ingests the Infinity Formula annually, slowing the process of aging in his body.