|Definition||:||Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate|
|Category||:||Miscellaneous » Fictional|
What does SHIELD mean?
S.H.I.E.L.D. is a fictional secret military law-enforcement agency in the Marvel Comics Universe. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in Strange Tales #135 (Aug. 1965), it often deals with superhuman threats. The acronym originally stood for Supreme Headquarters, International Espionage, Law-Enforcement Division. It was changed in 1991 to Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate.