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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 #225
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #225

December 1987
"Stark Wars"
Script: David Michelinie
The tale opens on Iron Man dodging and destroying several stinger missiles—a practice run for an exhibition at an army base''s charity show. After dashing off to check in on Rhodey, he gets dressed as and heads out to a date with one , flying to Nome for Alaskan crab legs.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #226
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #226

January 1988
"Armor Wars, Chapter Two: Glitch"
Script: David Michelinie
The three armored villains known as the Raiders assault a military plane in flight, hoping to steal the cargo of weapons components. The break into the plane, sending a guard out to his death—but suddenly Iron Man arrives with the rescued guard and confronts them. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #227
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #227

February 1988
"Stark Wars, Chapter Three: The Last Mandroid"
Script: Bob Layton
At a celebrity charity auction, Iron Man suddenly appears to prevent the Beetle from robbing the proceeds, also stopping an avalanche caused by the fleeing villain and slamming him to the ground before applying a negator pack to destroy his armor. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #228
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #228

March 1988
"Stark Wars: Chapter 4. Who Guards the Guardsmen?"
Script: Bob Layton
The former Captain America tests out the new unmarked adamantium shield created for him by Tony Stark. After he leaves, Tony and Rhodey plan the next phase of his mission to shut down all unauthorized use of his stolen armor technology: the Guardsmen. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #229
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #229

April 1988
"Stark Wars Chapter 5: Red Snow"
Script: David Michelinie
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Invincible Iron Man #230
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #230

May 1988
"Stark Wars Chapter 6: The Day the Hero Died"
Script: David Michelinie
Edwin Cord demonstrates to the military his new Firepower armor, in a virtual reality battle with Iron Man. The man inside the suit, Jack Taggert, gets a bit too enthusiastic and destroys virtual Detroit, but Cord assures the brass that he will learn. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #231
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #231

June 1988
"Stark Wars: Chapter 7 Reborn Again"
Script: David Michelinie
As the news media reports that Iron Man is dead, killed by Firepower, the seriously injured Tony Stark decides what to do next. Reveal: The Iron Man armor was empty, holding only a blood supply to make Shellhead's death look convincing. And now Tony is considering leaving Iron Man dead.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #232
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #232

July 1988
"Stark Wars Epilogue: Intimate Enemies"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man finds himself walking through a darkened tunnel full of electronics components, searching for a quarry that he must destroy. He hears his enemy's electric hum and feels it is taunting him, as he fires at it and misses. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #233
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #233

August 1988
"Slaughterday!"
Script: David Michelinie
As a Stane satellite decays in its orbit and heads toward Earth, Iron Man swings into action. First removing the nuclear core and sending it out into space, he breaks the satellite up into tiny bits which fall harmlessly to the ground. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #234
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #234

September 1988
"Fallout!"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark is at an inventor's convention in New York, demonstrating the new Iron Man's powers via holographic projector and connecting with potential customers and clients. Also at the convention is Peter Parker, hoping to score a job at one of the tech companies represented. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #235
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #235

October 1988
"Epitaph in Grey"
Script: David Michelinie
James Rhodes and Marcy Pearson attend a showing of works by artist Paul St. Pierre who is known for his realistic sculptures of terrified women. Marcy is impressed but also a bit unnerved that one of the statues resembles a friend of hers....Meanwhile, Tony Stark is examining the Paul St. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #236
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #236

November 1988
"Stone Cold!"
Script: David Michelinie
Marcy Pearson is trapped in the studio of sculptor Paul St. Pierre who has been revealed to be the Grey Gargoyle. All of her defensive moves prove futile and at the touch of his hand she ends up yet another “sculpture” of a frightened woman.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #237
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #237

December 1988
"Star Hunter!"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man stands in the orbiting space lab Koontz amid the butchered corpses of its crew. He reflects on how he got there....Tony Stark fires his attorney Bert Hindel for dropping the ball on the whole Armor Wars controversy. Tony is then visited by representatives of the Justice Department. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #238
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #238

January 1989
"Two Live or Die in L.A.!"
Script: David Michelinie
The Rhino crashes through the wall of a Los Angeles prison; his object: to break out Donnie Gill—Blizzard—for Justin Hammer. Gill isn't so sure he wants this but it isn't his choice so he goes. The police send a Ram vehicle after them but Rhino destroys it—by hitting it with their own hovercraft. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #239
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #239

February 1989
"Unholy Ghost!"
Script: David Michelinie
Three villains enter the property of Electronica Fabrizzi, an Italian company Tony Stark is interested in buying: Blizzard, Blacklash, and Boomerang. They are tracking the saboteur called Ghost—and they find him. Ghost has the room's machinery attack his enemies, taunts them and escapes.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #240
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #240

March 1989
"Ghost Righter!"
Script: David Michelinie
James Rhodes enters Electronica Fabrizzi to discover Iron Man is intangible—thanks to a circuit that the Ghost has placed on him, trapping him in a world without touch. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #241
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #241

April 1989
"China See!"
Script: David Michelinie
The tale opens with Iron Man flying over the streets of Hong Kong, in pursuit of a fellow firing violent blasts from a ring. Shellhead apprehends him but the man only mentions working for the Hand before he vaporizes and the ring vanishes. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #242
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #242

May 1989
"Master Blaster!"
Script: David Michelinie
In Hong Kong Tony Stark and Zhang Tong (the Mandarin, though he strangely doesn't recognize Tony) settle the matter of the fight to the finish between Iron Man and the Mandarin to determine whose business will benefit. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #243
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #243

June 1989
"Heartbeaten"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark, shot last issue by Kathy Dare, is rushed to the emergency room; James Rhodes is told to wait outside the ER and he is surrounded by news reporters. Marcy Pearson steps in to promise them an official statement soon.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #244
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #244

July 1989
"Yesterday... And Tomorrow"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark, paralyzed from the waist down, is released from the hospital. He is in a silent and bitter mood as James Rhodes and Mrs. Arbogast have to help him to a meeting with the board. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #245
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #245

August 1989
"Inside Angry"
Script: David Michelinie
With his new armor, Iron Man zips around, first protecting Stark trucks from being destroyed by an avalanche, then rescuing a derailed Stark train and pulling it to its destination, finally swooping down to catch a falling crane. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #246
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #246

September 1989
"Heavy Mettle!"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark reviews film footage of Iron Man's adventure in Panama (ANNUAL #10) but he still can't figure out why the Maggia is fighting Hydra; he is also bitter over the death of Madame Masque/Whitney Frost. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #247
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #247

October 1989
"Malled!"
Script: David Michelinie
At the North Pole, Iron Man meets with the Supreme Hydra and the AIM Scientist Supreme at their request; they want him to capture their rival, the Maggia’s Madame Masque, and deliver her to them to end the war between the Maggia, Hydra, and A.I.M.. Appalled, Iron Man rejects their offer. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #248
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #248

November 1989
"Footsteps"
Script: David Michelinie
A bitterly frustrated Iron Man prepares to smash the anti-grav chair the paralyzed Tony Stark has been using for mobility but James Rhodes arrives to talk him out of it. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #249
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #249

November 1989
"The Doctor's Passion"
Script: David Michelinie
A strange artifact suddenly appears before Doctor Doom in his palace in Latveria and he becomes obsessed with understanding this very powerful device.... [...]