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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 #75
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #75

June 1975
"Slave To the Power Imperious!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
MODOK crashes into the lair of the Mad Thinker and challenges his opponent to battle; the Thinker calls forth a giant android to take on the mutated MODOK….Elsewhere, the Black Lama has another insane vision and the mind-link affects Iron Man with madness as well. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #76
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #76

July 1975
"...There Lives a Green Goliath"
Script: Archie Goodwin
Iron Man battles a robot duplicate of the Hulk in a story reprinted from issue #9. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #77
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #77

August 1975
"I Cry: Revenge!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man takes on the Mad Thinker, overcoming his fighting android and his other weapons, and works off his annoyance by trashing the lab. Meanwhile, Firebrand arrives, hoping to team with the Thinker against Shellhead. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #78
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #78

September 1975
"Long Time Gone"
Script: Bill Mantlo
After his experiences in Vietnam (issues#68-73, more or less), Tony Stark broods over the part he played in the War early in his career as Iron Man. He visited a US Army unit in ‘Nam to supervise the first use of a new gun which fires laser-guided shells up to twenty miles. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #79
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #79

October 1975
"Midnite On Murder Mountain!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
On a dark and stormy night, Iron Man is jetting back to New York from a meeting in Cleveland when in Western Pennsylvania a bolt of lightning strikes a tree. The tree falls across the road and a van crashes into it. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #80
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #80

November 1975
"Mission Into Madness!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
Iron Man pursues Black Lama and Firebrand through the dimensional portal into the mad space between worlds. The two baddies emerge into an alternate USA where the states never united; instead there are dozens of European–style monarchies. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #81
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #81

December 1975
"War of the Mind-Dragons!"
Script: Mike Friedrich
In an alternate USA, Iron Man is aiding the forces of King Jerald (a/k/a the Black Lama) against the rebels led by the treacherous Baron Rockler. Shellhead zips through the palace corridors, destroying weapons and knocking out soldiers, all the while having brief spells of madness. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #82
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #82

January 1976
"Plunder of the Apes!"
Script: Len Wein
As the tale opens, Iron Man is battling a gang of baddies who are trying to steal Stark’s new Cosmitronic Cannon. Easily clobbering the incompetent hoods, he returns to his office where Pepper and Happy have been watching the business while he was away and resumes his duties as head of the firm. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #83
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #83

February 1976
"The Rage of the Red Ghost!"
Script: Len Wein
Happy Hogan in the Iron Man armor has been knocked from the penthouse roof and crashed to the pavement below. His wife Pepper has him taken inside where she can see to his wounds. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #84
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #84

March 1976
"Night of the Walking Bomb!"
Script: Roger Slifer
Iron Man rushes the Enervator to the hospital where Happy Hogan lies in critical condition from the injuries sustained while standing in for Shellhead in issues #82-83. After dropping the device off, he returns as Tony Stark to comfort Pepper—but she blames him for Happy’s condition. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #85
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #85

April 1976
"...And the Freak Shall Inherit the Earth!"
Script: Roger Slifer
A concerned crowd gathers around Iron Man as he lies injured on a bridge after being beaten by the Freak (last issue). He borrows a transistor radio from a citizen to jumps start his reserve generators. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #86
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #86

May 1976
"The Gentleman's Name Is Blizzard!"
Script: Bill Mantlo
On a very hot day, Iron Man flies to the hospital and retracts his new microthin armor to visit Happy Hogan. Hap is in a good mood, though a weary Pepper still holds a grudge against Tony for putting her husband in harm’s way (issues #82-83). [...]
Invincible Iron Man #87
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #87

June 1976
"The Icy Hand of Death!"
Script: Bill Mantlo
Police have surrounded the Stark plant where Iron Man has gone in after the icy villain Blizzard. Happy Hogan, having rushed over from the hospital, is highly concerned once he learns his wife Pepper has also entered the building. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #88
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #88

July 1976
"Fear Wears Two Faces!"
Script: Archie Goodwin
On a dark, rainy night, Iron Man flies to catch a speeding train. There he finds Pepper and the unconscious Happy Hogan; Pepper tells Tony that they are resigning from Stark Industries so that Happy can recuperate at a special clinic in Chicago—and keep away from the danger that surrounds Iron Man. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #89
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #89

August 1976
"Brute fury"
Script: Archie Goodwin
His armor damaged, Iron Man is pinned under the water beneath a pier; the only thing that works is his jet boots. He bursts out from under the water but the jets cut out on him and he plunges into the river…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #90
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #90

September 1976
"When Calls the Controller"
Script: Jim Shooter
Iron Man, with the help of the police, has the Blood Brothers locked up in separate facilities several miles apart (Ryker’s Island Prison and McGuire Air Force Base). He then sets out to learn why the twin monsters were digging at that Manhattan lot (last issue)…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #91
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #91

October 1976
"Breakout!"
Script: Gerry Conway
Iron Man returns to Stark International with the captive Controller. He heads to Abe Klein’s lab and submerses the villain in a vat of molten super-strong fiber-plastic while he figures out what to do with him permanently. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #92
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #92

November 1976
"Burn, Hero--Burn!"
Script: Gerry Conway
Responding to a warning of sabotage at the Stark plant, Iron Man is caught in an explosion after the building has been evacuated. The armor is giving off a great deal of heat, suggesting his thermocouple is not working. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #93
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #93

December 1976
"Kraken Kills!"
Script: Gerry Conway
Iron Man is testing Stark’s new para-gravity deflector—by jumping out of a spacecraft and free-falling to Earth; the device is designed to save lives in case of space accidents and is one of the inventions Tony Stark has been accused of stealing from a rival firm. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #94
2.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #94

January 1977
"Frenzy At Fifty Fathoms"
Script: Gerry Conway
Commander Kraken has Abe Klein and Krissy Longfellow captive to force Iron Man to do his bidding. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #95
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #95

February 1977
"Ultimo"
Script: Bill Mantlo
A massive atomic pile driver slams into Iron Man’s chest over and over and over until it shatters. Krissy Longfellow and Abe Klein were watching with apprehension as Shellhead tested his new armor; he is now confident that he can stand up to any menace. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #96
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #96

March 1977
"Only a Friend Can Save Him"
Script: Bill Mantlo
Iron Man, beaten down by Ultimo and still suffering chest pains, tries to rise to stop the monster rampaging in Washington. A small aircraft zooms in from the sky and fires upon Ultimo causing some damage. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #97
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #97

April 1977
"Showdown With the Guardsman!"
Script: Bill Mantlo
Iron Man, seriously injured in his fight with Ultimo, is flown back to Stark International by Jasper Sitwell. There they learn that Michael O’Brien is inside, wearing the Guardsman armor and holding Krissy Longfellow hostage. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #98
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #98

May 1977
"Sunfire Strikes Again!"
Script: Bill Mantlo
Tony Stark, his heart again failing him, works feverishly to complete his new armor. He also has a sedated Michael O’Brien restrained, hoping to cure the vengeance-mad cop of his trauma. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #99
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #99

June 1977
"At the Mercy of the Mandarin!"
Script: Bill Mantlo
Iron Man has vanished from the field of battle against Sunfire! More accurately, Michael O’Brien wearing the Iron Man armor has been teleported away. Now the Japanese villain faces another Iron Man—this one is Tony Stark in an older armor. [...]