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Comic Book: Invincible Iron Man (1968 series)

What This Book is About:
Iron Man's flagship title. Following TALES OF SUSPENSE, this title ran for decades, establishing Tony Stark and his armored alter ego as one of Marvel's greatest heroes.

Data Sheet:
Dates
May 1968 to Sep 1996
1968
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Iron Man
Iron Man

(Tony Stark)
James Rhodes
James Rhodes

(Rhodey)
Plus: Jasper Sitwell, Mrs. Arbogast, Happy Hogan, Marianne Rodgers.

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Invincible Iron Man #1
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #1

May 1968
"Alone Against AIM"
Script: Archie Goodwin
This story continues from IRON MAN & SUB-MARINER #1. The A.I.M. Vortex-Suction Beam pulls Iron Man through the hull of the Maggia gambling ship and aboard the A.I.M. vessel where he is trapped in a sealed chamber and gassed. Once he is unconscious, the A.I.M. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #2
2 stars

Invincible Iron Man #2

June 1968
"The Day of the Demolisher"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Industrialist Drexel Cord is obsessed with destroying Tony Stark, his more successful rival. While his concerned daughter Janice tries to calm him, Cord reveals his scheme to overcome his enemy by vanquishing his celebrated bodyguard Iron Man. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #3
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #3

July 1968
"My Friend, My Foe: the Freak"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Iron Man is on his way back to the Stark facility after his battle with the Demolisher last issue. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #4
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #4

August 1968
"Unconquered Is the Unicorn"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Tony Stark straps the unconscious Freak (captured last issue) into his Enervation Intensifier, preparing to change him back into Happy Hogan. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #5
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #5

September 1968
"Frenzy In a Far-Flung Future"
Script: Archie Goodwin
In his lab preparing for a weapons test, Tony Stark is suddenly engulfed in a whirlpool of light and pulled forward into the 24th century by a Time-Probe. There he is sentenced to be executed to prevent him from creating Cerebrus. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #6
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #6

October 1968
"Vengeance! Cries the Crusher"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Having been buried alive in TALES OF SUSPENSE #91, the super-strong Crusher bursts to the surface in Florida, where he vows revenge against Iron Man. He tracks down his Caribbean comrades and forces them to take him on a fishing boat back to Long Island…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #7
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #7

November 1968
"The Maggia Strikes"
Script: Archie Goodwin
As the story opens, Maggia hoods are rehearsing for their coming assault on Stark Enterprises under the supervision of their leader, the Big M. Big M, Whitney Frost, is having second thoughts because of her feelings for Jasper Sitwell, who risked his life for her (last issue). [...]
Invincible Iron Man #8
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #8

December 1968
"A Duel Must End"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Iron Man, hands injured by falling machinery and his repulsor rays useless, is locked in combat with the Gladiator who is not giving the hero any quarter…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #9
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #9

January 1969
"...There Lives a Green Goliath"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Late one dark and rainy night, movers deliver a large, heavy crate to a Manhattan antiques shop. It is received by Mei Ling, a beautiful Chinese woman in traditional dress; the movers are scared away by her companion, a sinister hooded man. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #10
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #10

February 1969
"Once More, the Mandarin"
Script: Archie Goodwin
The Mandarin exults in his victory—by means of the Hulk robot (last issue) he has deduced that Tony Stark is Iron Man. (We also learn that the robot Hulk was his indirect revenge against Jade Jaws for wrecking his castle in HULK #8.) He then proceeds with his plan to destroy his arch-enemy. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #11
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #11

March 1969
"Unmasked"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Trapped beneath the neutralizer beam, Iron Man is at the mercy of the Mandarin! The villain blasts his helmet off to see—not Tony Stark but a rugged blond-haired man! [...]
Invincible Iron Man #12
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #12

April 1969
"The Coming of the Controller"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Iron Man comforts Janice Cord as the apparently dead Tony Stark (actually a Life Model Decoy) is taken away in an ambulance. Shellhead excuses himself and takes off into the skies; he races to his factory where he is able to reactivate the LMD by remote control. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #13
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #13

May 1969
"Captives of the Controller"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Back at his mansion, the Controller adds the unconscious Iron Man and Janice Cord to his Mental-Wave Absorbatron, which uses the bodies of captives as batteries to power his exo-skeleton. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #14
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #14

June 1969
"The Night Phantom Walks"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Voodoo drums pierce the night, bringing terror to a small Caribbean island. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #15
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #15

July 1969
"Said the Unicorn To the Ghost"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Flashback to the climax of issue #4: the Unicorn has defeated Iron Man and he then raised his fallen foe over his head and hurled him off the cliff to his death—but that’s not how it happened—a mysterious voice forces the Unicorn to recall how the battle really played out. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #16
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #16

August 1969
"Of Beasts and Men"
Script: Archie Goodwin
At SHIELD headquarters the semi-comatose Jasper Sitwell has been hooked up to a psyonic amplifier to access his most recent memories. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #17
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #17

September 1969
"The Beginning of the End"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Iron Man, on his way back east after his encounter with the Red Ghost and the Unicorn (issues #15-16), flies though a storm. Suddenly he is struck by an intense bolt of lightning, sending him crashing to the ground. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #18
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #18

October 1969
"Even Heroes Die!"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Iron Man joins Captain America, Nick Fury and a team of SHIELD agents in their assault on a Hydra stronghold. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #19
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #19

November 1969
"What Price Life?!"
Script: Archie Goodwin
In a realm between life and death, Iron Man is battling valiantly against his many foes but they have an invincible ally on their side: Death himself…. Tony Stark, having suffered a critical heart attack while fighting his own LMD, has been rushed to the hospital where Dr. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #20
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #20

December 1969
"Who Serves Lucifer?"
Script: Archie Goodwin
The story opens with some flash and awe as Iron Man is absorbing the explosion of a small anti-reactor device by clutching it to his body while guards hustle Stark staff to safety. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #21
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #21

January 1970
"The Replacement!"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Boxer Eddie “Iron Man” March is in trouble: his opponent has him outclassed but Eddie—who takes his nickname from his favorite hero—learns the Tony Stark is in the crowd that night. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #22
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #22

February 1970
"From This Conflict, Death"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Tony Stark as Iron Man rushes to the waterfront to save the life of his replacement, Eddie March (see last issue). At the pier, the new hero is taking a savage beating from the new, improved Crimson Dynamo. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #23
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #23

March 1970
"The Man Who Killed Tony Stark"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Iron Man swoops down on the ship which smuggled Titanium Man into America and tears it apart, alerting the Navy to pick up the crew as they desert the sinking ship. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #24
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #24

April 1970
"My Son, the Minotaur"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Madame Masque, having leaped overboard from a boat into the Aegean Sea in issue #19, is lying unconscious in a cave near Crete. She is having a dream that Tony Stark and Jasper Sitwell are fighting over her and she awakens to the sight of a monstrous face…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #25
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #25

May 1970
"This Doomed Land, This Dying Sea"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Iron Man stands, the last survivor of an arid and befouled Earth destroyed by pollution, as he contemplates the imminent extinction of mankind…. What is this, some deadly attack by an alien enemy? [...]