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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 #125
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #125

August 1979
"The Monaco Prelude"
Script: David Michelinie
The situation is tense at the United Nations Plaza: moments earlier, Iron Man murdered the Carnelian ambassador in front of a horrified crowd (his repulsor rays were being controlled remotely by Justin Hammer, in a scheme to bring down Tony Stark). [...]
Invincible Iron Man #126
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #126

September 1979
"The Hammer Strikes!"
Script: David Michelinie
On a Monaco beach, Jim Rhodes is being taken away by police who do not believe his story that Tony Stark has been kidnapped by paramilitary thugs….Elsewhere, Tony awakens to meet his captor Justin Hammer, who explains that he has secretly long been Stark’s leading competitor. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #127
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #127

October 1979
"...A Man's Home Is His Battlefield!"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man is facing a dozen second-rate supervillains at once on Justin Hammer’s floating fortress. Seems that Hammer offers these criminals safety while collecting 50% of their crooked gains. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #128
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #128

November 1979
"Demon In a Bottle"
Script: David Michelinie
A drunken Tony Stark, wearing the Iron Man armor, is wallowing in self-pity, agonizing over his unwilling participation in a murder (issue #125), his berating of Jarvis (#127), and SHIELD’s plan to take over Stark Industries (#119). [...]
Invincible Iron Man #129
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #129

December 1979
"Dread Night of the Dreadnought!"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark meets with Nick Fury to address the matter of SHIELD’s controlling interest in Stark International. Fury thinks he now has the leverage to force Tony to resume the manufacture of weapons. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #130
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #130

January 1980
"The Digital Devil!"
Script: David Michelinie
On a visit to Hong Kong, an ebullient Iron Man swoops over the city, testing out his armor on his way to an emergency meeting at his local office. As Tony Stark, he learns that weird phenomena have been plaguing the computer lab and four scientists have been killed. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #131
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #131

February 1980
"Hulk Is Where The Heart Is!"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark has returned from his trip to Hong Kong (last issue) and Bethany Cabe is driving him back to the factory when they run into a massive traffic jam. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #132
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #132

March 1980
"The Man Who Would Be Hulk"
Script: David Michelinie
An angry Bruce Banner with the mind of the Hulk is under restraint at the Stark labs (he was easier to subdue than usual). Tony Stark places a call to Gamma Base but Dr. Edwin Maxwell is unable to help with this new situation. Dr. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #133
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #133

April 1980
"The Hero Within!"
Script: David Michelinie
In the aftermath of the huge battle between Iron Man and Hulk, the police are demanding the unconscious Hulk while James Rhodes believes Iron Man may be dead or dying. Hooking up a sound amplifier borrowed from the police bomb squad, Rhodey can hear what Shellhead is telling him. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #134
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #134

May 1980
"The Challenge"
Script: David Michelinie
As the story opens Iron Man is flying through a tunnel of fire, exiting, he uses his flame-retardant foam to cool off. Suddenly the lights come on in the darkened room and a dozen automatic weapons fire lasers at him. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #135
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #135

June 1980
"Return of the Hero"
Script: David Michelinie
In Times Square, the Titanium Man is wreaking havoc, aiming to destroy New York. Bethany Cabe suggests Tony Stark go summon Iron Man to battle the villain. A grateful Tony takes a room in a massage parlor and dons his armor, dashing back to clobber his enemy. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #136
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #136

July 1980
"The Beginning of the Endotherm!"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark arrives by plane in London; on the trip over he has been chatting with Sybil Carmichael, a gorgeous publisher who is trying to persuade him to write his memoirs. He arranges for a dinner date with the lovely lady then heads to Stark International’s London headquarters. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #137
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #137

August 1980
"Facades!"
Script: David Michelinie
At the third Annual Employee Appreciation Party, festivities are in full swing at Tony Stark’s pad: Rhodey is dancing with Yvette Avril, Erica Sondheim is beating Scott Lang at video games, single men are hitting on Bethany Cabe, etc. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #138
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #138

September 1980
"Facades and Ruses"
Script: David Michelinie
A helicopter lands on the street in front of the hospital and Tony Stark rushes in to meet Bethany Cabe; Beth tells him how her partner Ling McPherson was beaten by crooks—and that she, Beth, was the real target. The doctor tells them that Ling is in stable but guarded condition. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #139
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #139

October 1980
"Facades, Ruses, and Masques"
Script: David Michelinie
Madame Masque warns Tony Stark not to put on his Iron Man helmet or she will kill the unconscious Bethany Cabe. Masque (a/k/a Whitney Frost) fills her former lover in on her recent movements: after Tony unwittingly killed her father, Count Nefaria, in issue #116, she had to get away for awhile. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #140
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #140

November 1980
"The Use of Deadly Force!"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark is on a fishing trip with James Rhodes. Tony hooks a huge swordfish and struggles to capture it but once the fish is defeated, he lets it go again. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #141
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #141

December 1980
"The Caribbean Connection"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man searches under the sea but can find no trace of the pirate craft that hijacked his yacht with Bethany Cabe aboard. Retunring to the raft where he left the unconscious James Rhodes, he puts his armor back in the briefcase in time to be rescued by a Bahamian police launch. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #142
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #142

January 1981
"Sky Die!"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark and Bethany Cabe return to the company after their Caribbean vacation (issues #140-141) to a clamoring crowd of employees. Security chief Vic Martinelli pulls rank to tell Tony that SHIELD has commandeered the analytical lab complex for a top secret investigation. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #143
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #143

February 1981
"Meter On the Sun!"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man investigates the Roxxon space station he has discovered. A meteor shower reminds him that his repulsor rays aren’t working in the prototype suit. The station’s guardian, an armored man calling himself Sunturion, arrives and diverts the meteors. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #144
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #144

March 1981
"Sunfall"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man and Sunturion watch helplessly as the core of the Roxxon space station Star Well begins its fall toward Earth. Sunturion, the station’s creator Arthur Dearborn, is aghast at the failure of his dream but agrees to destroy it. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #145
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #145

April 1981
"Raider's Rampage!"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark arrives in Dallas, Texas for a convention of electronics inventors and innovators. Rhodey takes off for the football stadium to meet the Cowgirls while Tony makes connections. First Tony meets Edwin Cord, who is being tailed by SHIELD Agent Burke who questions Tony about Cord. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #146
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #146

May 1981
"Blacklash--and the Burning!"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man rushes back to his office at Stark Industries so he can change back into Tony Stark to meet with a youthful tour group led by snide publicity man Artemus Pithens. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #147
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #147

June 1981
"Holocaust At High Noon!"
Script: David Michelinie
With Stark International in flames, Iron Man and Vic Martinelli face off with the villain Blacklash. Shellhead puts the baddie on ice by blowing a hole in the ground at his feet and burying him in rubble so that he and Vic can organize putting out the fire. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #148
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #148

July 1981
"Siege!"
Script: David Michelinie
In the Central American nation of Costa Diablo, a military junta has overthrown the government and the rebel leader Caliguerra leads his men to seize control of the local branch of Stark International and take away the manager Ricardo Pruz…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #149
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #149

August 1981
"Doomquest"
Script: David Michelinie
Modern day pirates with helicopters and assault weapons hijack a ship crossing the Atlantic. Suddenly Iron Man appears and it takes only seconds for him to rout the bandits. He then delivers the message he came for: the ship is to return to port immediately. [...]