"The Agents of D.E.A.T.H.": The Fightin' 5 encounter the Agents of D.E.A.T.H.

Fightin' 5 #40 is an issue of the series Fightin' 5 (Volume 1) with a cover date of November, 1966.

Appearing in "The Agents of D.E.A.T.H."

Featured Characters:

  • The Fightin' 5
    • Frenchy the Fox
    • Granite Gallero
    • Hank Hennessy
    • Irv "The Nerve" Haganah
    • Tom-Tom

Supporting Characters:


Antagonists:

  • D.E.A.T.H.
    • Lady Dawn

Other Characters:


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Items:


Vehicles:




Synopsis for "The Agents of D.E.A.T.H."

The Fightin' 5 encounter the Agents of D.E.A.T.H.

Appearing in Peacemaker: "Introducing: The Peacemaker"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Miss Blair

Antagonists:

  • Emil Bork

Other Characters:

Locations:

Items:

  • Peacemaker's Helmet
  • Peacemaker's Jetpack

Vehicles:

  • Bork's Jet Bomber

Synopsis for Peacemaker: "Introducing: The Peacemaker"

Christopher Smith, flew on a plane to Geneva. After arriving in Geneva, Smith got into a car where he was briefed by his secretary Miss Blair about a man named Emil Bork, who had agents inside of two countries who were at war with each other, sabotaging buildings and bridges. Meanwhile, Bork, who was with two men, spotted Smith's limousine and ordered his men to shoot at it. Bork's men fired explosive bullets from lightweight automatic weapons, knocking the car off of the road. Next, Bork's men approached the car, took out a briefcase that was inside, and opened it, releasing deadly gas killing them and causing Bork to flee in a car.

A day later, at an embassy dinner, Smith encountered Bork, who was attending the peace conference as an advisor. Later, in Smith's retreat in the Swiss Alps, Smith went to the armory and picked out weapons, new attire, and a jetpack to use in confronting Bork. As a self-identifying pacifist, Smith was reluctant to use weapons. Next, Smith flew out to Bork's residence to confront him. As he was in range of the residence, Bork's men opened fire on Smith, but did no damage, as Smith wore protective body armor. Next, one of Bork's men aimed a rocket launcher at Smith and demanded to know who he was before he killed him. Smith called himself the Peacemaker and used the laser-ray in his helmet to melt the rocket launcher instead of hitting the other man. Next, Smith learned from the man that Bork was fleeing in his jet bomber. Next, Smith flew to pursue Bork, who fired a missile at him. Unable to dodge, Peacemaker shot at the missile with the laser-ray from his hat. However, Smith was in range of the blast zone.

Notes

  • This comic issue was published by Charlton Comics, a defunct comic book publishing firm owned by Charlton Publications. DC Comics acquired the rights to most of Charlton's super-hero characters in 1983.
  • First appearance and origin of the Peacemaker. Peacemaker will go on to become a recurring DC Comics character. He appears next in Fightin' 5 #41.
  • The only story in this issue that is owned by DC Comics is the Peacemaker story, therefore it is the only stories that is completely indexed.

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