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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, Marianne Rodgers, Happy Hogan, Mrs. Arbogast.

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Invincible Iron Man #250
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #250

December 1989
"Recurring Knightmare"
Script: David Michelinie
A weird artifact (see last issue) hurls Iron Man and Doctor Doom to the year 2093 where they are met by Merlin the wizard who confesses to summoning them to face a crisis in that era. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #251
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #251

December 1989
"Wrecked Him? He Nearly Killed Him!"
Script: Dwayne McDuffie
Seeing a bridge about to collapse, Iron Man jets down, catches falling cars, and obliterates falling debris. The situation in hand, he returns to the plane where he and James Rhodes head to their destination: Stark Prosthetics. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #252
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #252

January 1990
"Apothecary Now!"
Script: Dwayne McDuffie
The new Chemistro (Calvin Carr) is aiming to kill Iron Man when his brother Curtis jars his aim and a truck is turned to glass. The now too-heavy for its frame truck shatters, burying Shellhead in glass shards. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #253
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #253

February 1990
"Laughing All the Way to the Graveyard"
Script: Danny Fingeroth
A roller coaster flies off its track at a carnival. Fortunately, Iron Man is on hand to rescued the endangered rider. Unfortunately he sets the car back on the track incorrectly and has to save everybody again. Embarrassed by his mistake, he returns to the jet where Rhodey is taking him to...... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #254
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #254

March 1990
"Graduation Day"
Script: Bob Layton
Christmas Eve: Searching for the killer of his beloved Whitney Frost, Iron Man invades a secret Maggia warehouse, taking on all of the baddies within. They call out a giant robot called the Persuader and Shellhead turns it to junk with a single repulsor blast. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #255
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #255

April 1990
"Switching Channels"
Script: Fabian Nicieza
The story is told with parallel stories on each page. This division is somewhat simplified here for convenience.In Russia, the new Crimson Dynamo battles the Devastator as part of a test. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #256
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #256

May 1990
"Soliloquy In Silence"
Script: Bob Layton
We start in the middle of the adventure: his back reinjured, Iron Man is trapped beneath a pile of wreckage on the contaminated Stark space station as it heads toward a blazing rendezvous with Earth's atmosphere. As he works to free himself, his mind goes back to the last three days.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #257
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #257

June 1990
"Retribution"
Script: Randall Frenz
In Hiroshima, industrialist Yoshida Asano prepares to test an experimental battle suit. The switch is thrown, the power sources are activated, and the test is a success: “Samurai Steel lives! [...]
Invincible Iron Man #258
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #258

July 1990
"Lo, a Spectral Enemy Rises..."
Script: John Byrne
Iron Man is battling a humongous robot in downtown New York. The robot seizes Iron Man and tosses him through buildings and slams him into the pavement; a second Iron Man appears to check on the injured one—and the robot smashes both of them with an enormous chunk of masonry. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #259
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #259

August 1990
"Like All Secrets, Easily Revealed"
Script: John Byrne
The Mandarin summons one of his agents, Stephen Wu, into his presence. There he reveals that he knows Wu was entrusted with one of the Rings of Power—but had returned a fake. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #260
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #260

September 1990
"Put Them All Together, They Spell Laser"
Script: John Byrne
In a diamond-walled chamber, Iron Man faces the Living Laser, who is delighted to find he is facing the original Iron Man, object of his vengeance. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #261
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #261

October 1990
"(No Title Given)"
Script: John Byrne
Like issue #255, the story is told with parallel stories on each page. This division is somewhat simplified here for convenience. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #262
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #262

November 1990
"The Enemy Within"
Script: John Byrne
Tony Stark has himself examined by the greatest doctors in the world who tell him he is in perfect health—a disappointing result. Tony knows his health has been affected by his drinking in the past and he still has no idea what caused his paralysis in issue #260. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #263
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #263

December 1990
"Stone Walls Do Not a Prison Make..."
Script: John Byrne
The Chinese army is dispatched to investigate eerie rumors in a remote part of the country. They are attacked and wiped out by the revived Fin Fang Foom. This tableau is observed by the Mandarin and Chen Hsu, the former impatient at the lessons the wizard is trying to draw for him. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #264
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #264

January 1991
"Where Is Iron Man? Armor Wars II part 7"
Script: John Byrne
The news media is wondering what happened to Iron Man, who has not been seen since he battled the Living Laser several days earlier; Tony Stark has issued a vague statement to the press that everything is almost back to normal. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #265
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #265

February 1991
"This Mortal Coil"
Script: John Byrne
James Rhodes a/k/a Rhodey narrates: Iron Man was trying to quell the rioting workers when he fell from the sky; now the strikers are taking out their anger on this symbol of Tony Stark's organization by beating at the senseless hero.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #266
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #266

March 1991
"Retribution!; (Armor Wars II part 9)"
Script: John Byrne
The Mandarin appears as a giant before the rulers of China, demanding one week for them to turn over all power to him. Soldiers attack, Mandarin teleports them to the moon, returning their bodies to Earth for proper burial. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #267
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #267

April 1991
"The Persistence of Memory"
Script: John Byrne
The Mandarin is frightened, running aimlessly through the imperial palace when suddenly, a huge statue falls on him...and he wakes up. Chen Hsu tries to tell him that the dream is a reminder of his mortality but the Mandarin scoffs.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #268
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #268

May 1991
"First Blood"
Script: John Byrne
Iron Man again ponders the mystery of the implanted chip keeping Tony Stark a prisoner in the armor and his mind once again drifts back to his origin......after Tony collapses in Wong Chu's cabin, the bandit leader orders his body thrown on the dump, despite Professor Yinsen's pleading.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #269
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #269

June 1991
"The Hollow Man"
Script: John Byrne
The Mandarin trains by musing on military philosophy while battling four martial artists as Chen Hsu holds his rings. Mandy defeats them all handily, killing the one who cheated by taking up a sword. And now he knows he is ready.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #270
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #270

July 1991
"The Price"
Script: John Byrne
In Red China, neurosurgeon Dr Su Yin receives her orders from the government: she is to examine and help American industrialist Anthony Stark....Meanwhile, Tony is flying to China in his private jet, while James Rhodes (Rhodey) accompanies him as Iron Man. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #271
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #271

August 1991
"Dragon Flame"
Script: John Byrne
Iron Man (James Rhodes) finds himself in deadly combat with the huge dragon Fin Fang Foom, and he's losing. Meanwhile, Tony Stark awakens and learns that Rhodey has taken his place and gone out to fight the enemy; he is summoned to his appointment with Dr Su Yin.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #272
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #272

September 1991
"Dragon Seed"
Script: John Byrne
Centuries ago a dragon-shaped spacecraft crash-landed in a remote section of China, destroying a village and cutting a tunnel into the side of a mountain. The captain and crew divested themselves of the powerful rings which controlled the ship and exited the cavern. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #273
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #273

October 1991
"Here There Be Dragons"
Script: John Byrne
In Hong Kong, respected businessman Wu Pong suddenly transforms into a dragon and flies off, shocking his secretary. Chen Hsu calmly awaits his arrival, along with the others he has summoned. And the skies over China are filled with dragons, terrifying the people.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #274
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #274

November 1991
"Dragon Lord"
Script: John Byrne
The dragon crew summoned by Chen Hsu has arrived at the battle site; Fin Fang Foom joins his old comrades. Chen Hsu assumes his own dragon form to greet his crew. The Gathering fills onlookers with terror at the majesty and terrible roars of the dragons. [...]