PROJECT: VANISH

Classification: Terrestrial technology

Creator: Unrevealed Allied scientists

Users/Possessors: Unnamed Nazi

First Appearance: Tales of Suspense I#68 (August, 1965)

Powers/Abilities/Functions: The Project: Vanish gun was a disintegrator beam, which could destroy virtually anything by hitting it, from trees to tanks. It had not been perfected, and would overload if set to full intensity.

History: (Tales of Suspense I#68/2) - A Nazi agent serving the Red Skull was allowed to be taken prisoner so that he could get close enough to the place where Project: Vanish was being designed. He was pursued by Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes, but reached the weapon, and turned it on them, destroying Rogers' gun. Rogers became Captain America and fought the Nazi, who destroyed trees trying to get the Captain out in the open. A passing column of tanks heard the battle, and fired a warning shot at the Nazi, who then turned the weapon on a tank, blasting off part of it. Captain America warned the Nazi not to turn the weapon to full intensity, but the Nazi did so, and when he tried to fire it again, it exploded. The Nazi was knocked out, and Project: Vanish was damaged beyond repair, putting an end to the project.

Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Frank Ray.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Project: Vanish should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Tales of Suspense I#68/2, page 7, panel 1


Last updated: 09/23/05

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