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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, Marianne Rodgers, Happy Hogan.

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Invincible Iron Man #26
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #26

June 1970
"Duel In a Dark Dimension"
Script: Archie Goodwin
A villain has kidnapped Pepper Potts Hogan and wants to trade her for the monster known as the Freak. Happy Hogan appeals to Tony Stark for help and can’t understand why Tony insists on fighting the villain as Iron Man rather than simply turning over the Freak. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #27
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #27

July 1970
"The Fury of the Firebrand"
Script: Archie Goodwin
At a construction site in Bay City , costumed villain Firebrand burns through the locked gate and admits members of a radical group who are protesting the site’s project. He advises the militants to fight for what they want, but they set up camp and occupy the area in a peaceful move. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #28
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #28

August 1970
"The Controller Lives"
Script: Archie Goodwin
A terrified woman runs through a dark forest in the night; why not, she is being pursued by the Controller! The fiend catches up to her and she screams—a scream which is heard by Tony Stark and Jasper Sitwell, driving along a nearby road on their way to remote Pinewood Sanitarium. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #29
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #29

September 1970
"Save the People, Save the Country"
Script: Mimi Gold
While sailing in the Caribbean, Tony Stark encounters a drifting boat containing several castaways suffering from exposure. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #30
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #30

October 1970
"The Menace of the Monster-Master"
Script: Allyn Brodsky
Iron Man is in Japan demonstrating Stark’s Tractor-Pressor Beams by moving a massive piece of machinery, causing it to explode, then to reassemble itself. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #31
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #31

November 1970
"Anything For the Cause"
Script: Allyn Brodsky
On the tropical paradise of Lakani, Stark Industries has constructed a factory powered by an atomic reactor. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #32
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #32

December 1970
"Beware the Mechanoid"
Script: Allyn Brodsky
[...]
Invincible Iron Man #33
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #33

January 1971
"Their Mission: Destroy Stark Industries"
Script: Allyn Brodsky
The sinister Spymaster gathers the Espionage Elite for a mission against Stark Industries. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #34
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #34

February 1971
"Crisis and Calamity"
Script: Allyn Brodsky
Tony Stark awakens as a prisoner in the headquarters of the Espionage Elite, guarded by Farley London, the enemy agent disguised as Nick Fury to lure him into a trap. London forces Tony into a helicopter and takes him back to the captured Stark Industries plant. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #35
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #35

March 1971
"Revenge!"
Script: Gerry Conway
The story picks upright where it left off last issue, with Iron Man cradling the body of the wounded Jasper Sitwell and vowing to find and destroy Spymaster. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #36
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #36

April 1971
"Among Men Stalks the Ramrod"
Script: Gerry Conway
The Brothers of Ankh return the abducted heroes and villains to their own world. Nick Fury, still wanting to bring Zodiac to justice for the near-fatal wounding of Jasper Sitwell (issue #34), challenges them to battle. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #37
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #37

May 1971
"In This Hour of Earthdoom"
Script: Gerry Conway
Having suffered a heart attack while in combat with the invading Ramrod, Iron Man slowly struggles to his feet and drags himself into an alley. Finding a discarded coat, he dons it, hiding his armor, and drags himself to his car for some rest…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #38
2 stars

Invincible Iron Man #38

June 1971
"When Calls Jonah"
Script: Gerry Conway
The story opens with Iron Man in a warehouse, surrounded by thugs with guns. Before we have time to wonder why the Armored Avenger is worried about bullets, the scene shifts back several weeks to a day at Stark Industries. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #39
1.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #39

July 1971
"A Twist of Memory, a Turn of Mind"
Script: Gerry Conway
At a midtown hospital, Tony Stark sits by the bedside of Jasper Sitwell, who was shot down by the Spymaster at the end of issue #34 (though the footnote says #35). [...]
Invincible Iron Man #40
2 stars

Invincible Iron Man #40

August 1971
"Nightwalk"
Script: Gerry Conway
After Iron Man’s plummet from the sky at the end of last issue, Kevin O’Brian takes the injured Tony Stark to a place of safety (which looks like a basement storeroom) while cursing the fate that made a millionaire superhero his responsibility…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #41
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #41

September 1971
"The Claws of the Slasher"
Script: Gerry Conway
In an alley in Washington D.C. lurk two bizarre and sinister figures. An android called Slasher, his long metal fingers sharpened to points, works on a fiendish device while his partner, a tall bearded psychic known as Demetrius, stands guard. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #42
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #42

October 1971
"When Demons Wail"
Script: Gerry Conway
Iron Man is in hell, tormented by demons ruled over by a reptilian overlord with the face of Marianne Rodgers—then Tony Stark awakens from his nightmare. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #43
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #43

November 1971
"Doomprayer"
Script: Gerry Conway
Iron Man is chained up in the private Hell of the villain Mikas, who holds Marianne Rodgers in thrall. The hero manages to slip the shackles and confronts the villain but a short blast of power melts the iron armor and cows the hero (!)…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #44
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #44

January 1972
"Weep For a Lost Nightmare"
Script: Robert Kanigher
The Guardsman (Kevin O’Brian in a borrowed armored costume) rushes the injured Iron Man to Avengers Mansion, seeking aid. On the way he scolds Marianne Rodgers who has been treating Iron Man as an enemy all along. She was confused by her visions of Iron Man bringing harm to her beloved Tony Stark. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #45
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #45

March 1972
"Beneath the Armor Beats a Heart"
Script: Steve Englehart
The Night Phantom stands revealed as one of Mister Kline’s robots. Iron Man appeals to Marianne Rodgers to save herself, but she refuses, having sensed that under the golden armor is her beloved Tony Stark. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #46
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #46

May 1972
"Menace At Large"
Script: Gary Friedrich
Things are going badly for Simon Gilbert in his bid to take over Stark Industries since his new corporate superhero the Guardian seriously injured four protesters. Now even the Daily Bugle is denouncing the company. Gilbert plans to spin this against Tony Stark to force his resignation…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #47
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #47

June 1972
"Why Must There Be an Iron Man?"
Script: Roy Thomas
On a rainy day in a Long Island cemetery, Iron Man arrives late for Kevin O’Brien’s funeral. Once there, Simon Gilbert taunts him, calling him a murderer. The police arrive to take the hero in for questioning in connection with Kevin’s death (last issue) and Iron Man fires a repulsor blast. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #48
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #48

July 1972
"The Fury and the Inferno"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Having gained a new resolve to get his life back in order, Iron Man heads to his office at Stark Industries and removes his armor. As Tony Stark heads straight for the boardroom, his girlfriend Marianne Rodgers senses that something has changed drastically. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #49
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #49

August 1972
"And In the Shadows There Lurks the Adaptoid!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Having resolved to be more in control of his life and business affairs, a new, confident Tony Stark strides into Stark Industries to begin work on a new direction for the company. Suddenly, his fiancée Marianne Rodgers rushes in; she has had a vision of the death of Iron Man. [...]