Marvel Masterworks: The Invincible Iron Man - Volume 1

Marvel Masterworks: The Invincible Iron Man - Volume 1

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by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck, Robert Bernstein
     
 

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Inventor, businessman, playboy... SUPER HERO! Gravely injured in combat, billionaire genius Tony Stark saved his own life by designing a life-sustaining shell - the high-tech protective covering that transformed him into the invincible Iron Man! Now, the world believes him to be Tony Stark's personal bodyguard. In this dual role, he faces both boardroom intrigue

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Inventor, businessman, playboy... SUPER HERO! Gravely injured in combat, billionaire genius Tony Stark saved his own life by designing a life-sustaining shell - the high-tech protective covering that transformed him into the invincible Iron Man! Now, the world believes him to be Tony Stark's personal bodyguard. In this dual role, he faces both boardroom intrigue and super-powered menaces. A modern-day knight in shining armor, he fights injustice wherever it rears its ugly head!

Collects Tales of Suspense #39-50.

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Library Journal
Collecting the original run of Iron Man stories from Tales of Suspense, this collected edition is not only a history of the classic (though, until very recently, second-tier) Marvel Comics character Iron Man, it's also a fine example of the kind of comic book storytelling that only Lee could produce. Told in his trademark style that brings to mind old-time film serials, these stories are heavy on sf, patriotism (the tale wherein Iron Man thwarts a Communist plan to steal American weapons technology is practically dripping red, white, and blue), and a gulping dose of disbelief suspension—by the reader as well as the characters themselves. Readers more familiar with contemporary comics will find these stories almost laughable, but there is a certain innocence to them that is welcoming; the all-ages factor is a plus.Verdict Readers drawn to Iron Man by the recent films starring Robert Downey Jr. will find these stories intriguing, and scholars interested in comics history will value their role in the development of the medium.—M. Brandon Robbins, Wayne Cty. P.L., Goldsboro, NC

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785145677
Publisher:
Marvel
Publication date:
04/07/2010
Series:
Iron Man Masterworks Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Marvel Masterworks The Invincible Iron Man, Volume 1 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Marvel has brilliant and bad heroes, Iron Man is one of the good ones, this comic is not like the movie and not like iron man with red and yellow armor and a super computer, this is the original iron man
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Like any other comic character ther are remakes our differnt storylines if you will. This book is the first Iron man comic ever iron man classic issue #1
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Want this sooooo bad
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How was this story?