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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 #50
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #50

September 1972
"Deathplay"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man, drained of energy after his battle with the Super-Adaptoid, is dying; he appeals to Marianne Rodgers for help but her visions of the hero’s death cause her to panic and run away. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #51
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #51

October 1972
"Now Strikes the Cyborg Sinister"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man hovers in the air at Stark’s private rocket base, as his new missile is launched into the air. Suddenly, there is a malfunction and the rocket self-destructs, sending debris toward the nearby town. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #52
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #52

November 1972
"Raga: Son of Fire"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man puts his new improved armor though its paces in his version of the Danger Room. Then, having broken up with Marianne Rodgers, Tony Stark heads off to live the playboy life on vacation in Los Angeles. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #53
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #53

December 1972
"The Black Lama!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
In battle with the cult leader Raga, Son of Fire, Iron Man manages to free himself from the molten lava created by the fiery villain but the lava flow threatens the homes below. The hero diverts the threat and returns to the combat. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #54
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #54

January 1973
"Sub-Mariner: Target For Death!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
From her underwater ship, mad scientist Madame MacEvil is about to conduct her latest experiment. First she explodes an iceberg threatening a nearby fishing boat; the Sub-Mariner races to the rescue, saves the crew, and traces the missile track back to Madame MacEvil’s ship. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #55
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #55

February 1973
"Beware the Blood Brothers"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man is suddenly attacked by the alien brutes known as the Blood Brothers, captured, and flown to a secret underground base in the American Southwest. This is the headquarters of invader Thanos where he is holding prisoner Drax the Destroyer. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #56
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #56

March 1973
"Rasputin's Revenge!"
Script: Steve Gerber
Iron Man returns to New York (going the last leg of the journey on rocket-powered roller skates) and heads to Avengers Mansion to warn the team of the threat of Thanos (last issue). Only Jarvis is there, however…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #57
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #57

April 1973
"Strike!"
Script: Steve Gerber
Stark Industries employees go on strike after a rabble-rouser convinces them that Tony Stark’s plan to share environmental research with the Russians is an act of treason. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #58
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #58

May 1973
"Mandarin and the Unicorn: Double-Death!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Mandarin and his mindless slave the Unicorn attack Iron Man together, wrecking his chestplate, The hero jets off and makes it back to Stark Industries where Pepper Potts finds him (she doesn’t yet know it’s Tony). [...]
Invincible Iron Man #59
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #59

June 1973
"A Madness In Motown!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Tony Stark receives a telephone call from a psychiatrist telling him that Marianne Rodgers had been committed to an asylum and that it is unlikely she will overcome her psychoses. Tony blames himself for her condition and smashes his desk out of frustration and guilt. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #60
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #60

July 1973
"Cry Marauder!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
The Masked Marauder leads his henchmen on a raid of Stark Industries Aerospace Division. Object: to hijack Stark’s new space shuttle in a plan to ransom it back to Stark. They board the craft and fly it though the wall and away…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #61
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #61

August 1973
"Death Knells Over Detroit!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man is held fast by a Capto-Lock (huge clamps on his arms) a prisoner of the Masked Marauder who has hijacked Stark’s space shuttle (last issue). [...]
Invincible Iron Man #62
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #62

September 1973
"Whiplash Returns!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Prologue: The villainous Whiplash is practicing with his new steel whip, shredding a statue of his enemy Iron Man, preparing for round 2….Tony Stark and Pepper (Potts) Hogan visit his Cincinnati plant and are greeted by the manager Vicki Snow. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #63
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #63

October 1973
"Enter: Dr. Spectrum"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man returns to Detroit just as tornado-level winds threaten the city. He spies Roxanne Gilbert fleeing the storm and swoops down to rescue her, all of which is caught on film by tabloid photographer Willie-Boy. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #64
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #64

November 1973
"Rokk Cometh!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man tears down a ruined building in inner city Detroit then rebuilds it single-handedly to demonstrate Stark Industries’ new construction materials before a crowd of city officials. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #65
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #65

December 1973
"The Cutting Edge of Death!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
A nearly powerless Iron Man is at the mercy of Dr Spectrum who has conjured up a giant scimitar ready to slice the hero in half. But the villain is at odds with the Power Prism which possesses him, the two struggling for ultimate control of his mind. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #66
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #66

February 1974
"Battle Royal!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man, possessed by the Power Prism is on a violent rampage; the Mighty Thor arrives on the scene to stop his maniacal friend. Thor realizes that there is something more wrong about this Iron Man—so the armored hero attacks. Shellhead proves no match for the God of Thunder and soon goes down. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #67
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #67

April 1974
"Return of the Freak"
Script: Mike Friedrich
When the new air-conditioning unit at Gaines Motors topples from the roof, Iron Man is on the scene to catch the massive piece of machinery and lower it safely to the ground. Shellhead then rushes to the hospital were the gravely injured Eddie March is being prepped for surgery by Dr Don Blake. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #68
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #68

June 1974
"Night of the Rising Sun!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man joins Roxie Gilbert in Vietnam to search for Eddie March’s missing brother Marty. Accompanied by Viet Cong soldiers and some truce observers, he blazes a trail trough the jungles. On the way the VC officer spouts propaganda while Tony Stark grieves over his support of the war. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #69
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #69

August 1974
"Confrontation! Part One"
Script: Mike Friedrich
An angry Iron Man zooms underwater and smashes a hole in the Mandarin’s undersea base; the villain activates the hydraulic lift and raises the building to the ocean surface. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #70
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #70

September 1974
"Who Shall Stop...Ultimo? - Confrontation! Part Two"
Script: Mike Friedrich
The unconscious Iron Man is jetting out of control high into the stratosphere. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #71
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #71

November 1974
"Battle: Tooth and Yellow Claw! Confrontation: part 3!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
As Iron Man zooms to the late Mandarin’s castle for a confrontation with the Yellow Claw, that villain is gloating over his scheme to possess the Golden Globe offered by the Black Lama to the greatest supervillain. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #72
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #72

January 1975
"Convention of Fear!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man is streaking through the sky in downtown San Diego when he is fired upon by a large energy weapon. It misses and he investigates but the bad guys have gotten away…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #73
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #73

March 1975
"Turnabout: A Most Foul Play!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
After a splash panel of Iron Man crashing through a window of a Stark complex in Manila we go back a few minutes to see Tony Stark enjoying the reconciliation of Happy and Pepper while he explains to her his second identity as Iron Man. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #74
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #74

May 1975
"The Modok Machine!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man returns from the Celestial Madonna story in GIANT-SIZE AVENGERS #4 to have a workout in his private danger room (which concept he admits he borrowed from the X-Men). [...]