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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 #150
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #150

September 1981
"Knightmare"
Script: David Michelinie
Having been hurled back through time by a vengeful Gert Hauptmann, Iron Man and Doctor Doom finds themselves in Camelot, home of King Arthur. Several knights come to investigate this odd happening and ask them to submit. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #151
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #151

October 1981
"G.A.R.D.'s Gauntlet"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark surveys his ruined office, burned by Blacklash in #146-147, brooding over the insignificance of his achievements and his love for and loss of Bethany Cabe. He snaps himself out of his self-pity and goes back to work. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #152
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #152

November 1981
"Escape From Heaven's Hand!"
Script: David Michelinie
In his new stealth armor, Iron Man goes undetected as he enters East Germany on a clandestine mission. He arrives at Der Hand von Himmel (Heaven’s Hand), a top-secret research complex built inside a mountain. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #153
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #153

December 1981
"Light Makes Might!"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man awakens from his coma (last issue) to find himself a prisoner in the Heaven’s Hand research facility in Communist Germany. He is hung by cables in front of laser cannon, his feet are lashed to the cannon’s trigger and his gauntlets are immobilized by aviation tape. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #154
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #154

January 1982
"The Other Side of Madness!"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man broods over Bethany Cabe while flying though the skies toward Yonkers Raceway. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #155
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #155

February 1982
"The Back-Getters!"
Script: David Michelinie
Late at night in a suburban Long Island high school, a boy named Gerry is running frantically from unseen tormentors. In his panic he stumbles on the stairs and is knocked unconscious…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #156
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #156

March 1982
"The Mauler Mandate!"
Script: David Michelinie
With Stark International having bought out Cord Industries, Scott Lang is assigned to take inventory of all of Cord’s holdings. Scott comes across the Mauler armor discovering it was a cancelled assignment for the government. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #157
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #157

April 1982
"Spores!"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark is at his lab late one night, running tests on the Iron Man armor. Suddenly an electrical surge shoots through the room, burning out the computers and only Tony’s swift throwing of a switch spares the armor from a similar fate. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #158
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #158

May 1982
"Moms"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Iron Man is flying home across the mountains in a rainstorm when his armor shuts down sending him into freefall. A multitude of possible actions rushes through his mind when his power comes on again and he is able to complete his journey, though keeping closer to the ground. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #159
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #159

June 1982
"When Strikes Diablo"
Script: Roger McKenzie
Iron Man races across Manhattan just in time to rescue a Roosevelt Island Tramway car as the cable snaps. Shellhead lowers the car to safety and also promises the workers that Tony Stark will see that they can replace the broken cable right away. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #160
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #160

July 1982
"A Cry of Beasts"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
A very drunken Tony Stark in his Iron Man armor is in a bar challenging anyone to a fight—but it’s only a nightmare by Tony the night before he is to attend a charity gala at the Long Island Zoo at which alcohol will be served. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #161
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #161

August 1982
"If the Moonman Should Fall"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Iron Man tests the strength of his armor in an undersea simulation at Stark International; he then zooms away to appear as Tony Stark prepares for an undersea visit that day….At Project Neptune, an experimental power generating facility twelve miles off the coast of New York, agents from A.I.M. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #162
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #162

September 1982
"The Menace Within"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
One fine day, Stark International is suddenly attacked by World War 2 fighter planes. Tony Stark changes into Iron Man and helps the threatened staff. Once they are safe he pursues the planes and discovers that they are being controlled remotely. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #163
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #163

October 1982
"Knight's Errand"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Iron Man fights a fire at Stark International caused by an employee under the hypnotic control of Tattoo’s headphones (see last issue). He then spies a woman whose car was crushed by a falling bit of machinery; her rushes her to the emergency room. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #164
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #164

November 1982
"Deadly Blessing"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
The Bishop, one of the mysterious chess master’s men, breaks Knight out of a New Mexico jail; the purpose however is not benign: Bishop carries him high into the air and drops him as a punishment for his failure…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #165
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #165

December 1982
"Endgame"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
The Laird of Glen Travail vanishes, leaving Iron Man to rescue Rhodey (staked out for spiders); the villain leaves the task of destroying the hero to his dwarf minion/weapons-designer the Rook. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #166
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #166

January 1983
"One of Those Days"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Page one: waiting outside Tony Stark’s office is the old villain known as the Melter. More on this later….In Scotland, Tony Stark has medical equipment flown in to save the life of Jim Rhodes who was poisoned last issue. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #167
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #167

February 1983
"The Empty Shell"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
After his confrontation with Obadiah Stane, Tony Stark is stressed out, beaten, and bone-weary so he reaches for a bottle of whiskey. As he reviews all of his latest setbacks he tries to rationalize taking a drink but he suddenly flings the bottle away and goes to sleep…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #168
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #168

March 1983
"The Iron Scream"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Super-robot Machine Man arrives at Stark International to see Tony Stark and Iron Man; he (it?) flies over the fence and goes in search of them. Tony Stark is notified but is drunk out of his mind; he assumes Machine Man is some threat sent by Obadiah Stane and dons the Iron Man armor. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #169
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #169

April 1983
"Blackout"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
A drunken Iron Man soars through the skies over Manhattan destroying outdoor advertising for liquor companies; those watching from the streets (including Daredevil) don’t know what to make of it. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #170
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #170

May 1983
"And Who Shall Clothe Himself In Iron?"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
James Rhodes dons the Iron Man armor as the villain Magma is on his way driving a deadly machine and Tony Stark has passed out drunk. Unsure of how to work the armor, Rhodey asks the first person he meets, new Stark employee Morley Erwin, to help him puzzle it out…. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #171
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #171

June 1983
"Ball and Chain"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Thunderball of the Wrecking Crew is in Niagara Falls looking for his ex-wife Rhonda and her new husband with vengeance on his mind….James Rhodes is testing out his armor now that he is the new Iron Man, getting used to handling it. Dr. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #172
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #172

July 1983
"Firebrand's Revenge!"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Tony Stark, drunk out of his mind, invades a museum and dons a medieval suit of armor, going wild; he is arrested and taken to jail. He is bailed out by a company lawyer but he doesn’t remember what he did. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #173
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #173

August 1983
"Judas is a Woman"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
A drunken and derelict Tony Stark is standing in an alley when he is accosted by a gang of punks; they beat him up but a pair of armed men chase them off and conduct Tony into a waiting limousine. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #174
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #174

September 1983
"Armor Chase"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Obadiah Stane, new owner of Stark International, demands that Iron Man remove and hand over the armor which is company property. James Rhodes refuses and flies off, crashing through Stane''s window. Mrs. Arbogast then tenders her resignation as well.... [...]