I.B.P.

Classification: Terrestrial technology

Creator: Unrevealed

Users/Possessors: Dum-Dum Dugan, Nick Fury, Gabe Jones

First Appearance: Strange Tales I#137/1 (October, 1965)

Powers/Abilities/Functions: The I.B.P. (Intercontinental Ballistics Plane) was a rocket-engine plane able to travel at 5,000 miles per hour by traveling on the edge of space. It also featured a televiewer device used for spying on locations below.

History: (Strange Tales I#137/1) - Racing to stop the launch of HYDRA's Betatron Bomb, Nick Fury, Dum-Dum Dugan and Gabe Jones boarded the I.B.P. in order to seek out the bomb's launch site in the Balkans, and the plane took off at incredible speeds.

(Strange Tales I#138/1) - As Fury was studying the area, the Betatron Bomb launched, Fury missing it by seconds. He then commanded S.H.I.E.L.D. to destroy the launch site.

Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and John Severin.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
The I.B.P. should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Strange Tales I#137, page 9, panel 1


Strange Tales I#137-138 (October-November, 1965) - Stan Lee (writer/editor), Jack Kirby (pencils), John Severin (inks)

Last updated: 04/21/05

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