Appearing in "The Coming of... The Swordsman!"Edit
- Swordsman (Jacques Duquesne) (First appearance)
- HYDRA Agents
- Blackie (First appearance) and other unnamed gangsters
- Captain America's Shield
- Hawkeye's Bow
- Swordsman's Sword (First appearance)
- Gamma Lens
- Tracer Beam
Synopsis for "The Coming of... The Swordsman!"Edit
- Synopsis not yet written.
- All the Avengers appeared last in Avengers #18 where they battled the Commissar.
- A brief origin of the Swordsman and Hawkeye is given in this issue.
- Although there is a Captain America story in Tales of Suspense #68, it is a flashback story from World War II.
- This is the first appearance of the original Swordsman.
- The Hydra's last appearance, and their recounting of events involving Nick Fury joining SHIELD and his battles against HYDRA occurred in Strange Tales #135 and 136.
- The letter Hydra finds was the that Captain America mailed to Nick Fury back in Avengers #15.
- Hydra is next seen in Strange Tales #137.
- The Avengers and the Swordsman are seen next in Avengers #20.
- The Swordsman's Sword is a normal weapon this issue. Next issue, the Mandarin will transform it with his alien technology to emit numberous rays and projectiles.
- If you like this swashbuckling fantasy thriller as much as we expect you to, the credit goes to:
- Stan Lee, Writer
- Don Heck, Artist
- Dick Ayers, Inker
- But if you're iconoclastic enough not to like it, we'll try to pin the blame on poor, innocent Artie Simek, Letterer
- No trivia.
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