Classification: Terrestrial technology
Creator: Unidentified S.H.I.E.L.D. technicians (see comments)
User/Possessors: Jasper Sitwell, Nick Fury
First Appearance: Strange Tales I#156/1 (May, 1967)
Powers/Abilities/Functions: When ingested, the Transparency Capsule could render a person transparent for sixty seconds.
(Strange Tales I#156/1) - Agent Jasper Sitwell was displaying a trio of ultra-devices created by S.H.I.E.L.D. technos to Dum-Dum Dugan and Gabe Jones. After demonstrating the Spy-Ray Lens and an Incendiary Disc, he swallowed a Transparency Capsule and faded away.
(Strange Tales I#157/1) - While on Hydra Island, Nick Fury was captured and sentanced to be executed, but he swallowed a Transparency Capsule, turned invisible, and tricked Hydra into releasing him.
Comments: Created by Jim Steranko (writer and artist).
The exact nature of the Transparency Capsule is unknown -- possibly it was a digestible electronic device and may have been developed by the same technician who built the Tri-di-roentgen hand-gun.
Profile by John Kaminski
The Transparency Capsule has no known connections to
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Strange Tales I#156, p3, pan5 (Sitwell swallowing pill)
Strange Tales I#156-157 (May-June, 1967) - Jim Steranko (writer/artist), Stan Lee (editor)
Any Additions/Corrections? please let me know.
Last Updated: 06/07/04
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