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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 #200
5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #200

November 1985
"Resolutions!"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
At the hospital in the wake of the bombing at Circuits Maximus, Tony Stark meets with an injured Jim Rhodes and Clytemnestra Erwin; she blames Tony for the death of her brother in the blast. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #201
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #201

December 1985
"Sky Duel"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Explosions from the destructing Stane complex threaten the captive Pepper and Happy Hogan and Mrs Arbogast; realizing they are still in there, Iron Man (Tony Stark again) dashes in and rescues them. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #202
3.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #202

January 1986
"The Savage Goes West!"
Script: Danny Fingeroth
Iron Man is on the California coast, giving his new armor a workout: he withstands missile attacks, runs through maneuvering exercises, and is suddenly called to rescue a crashing airliner, depositing it safely on the beach. Mystery villain (spoiler: it''s the Fixer) watches on a hidden viewscreen. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #203
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #203

February 1986
"The Maze"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
A flashback reveals what''s going on: Obadiah Stane had his personal mad scientist Dr. Theron Atlanta switch the minds of Bethany Cabe and Madame Masque in their bodies.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #204
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #204

March 1986
"Crossing"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Tony Stark, totally confused by Madam Masque''s shooting of Bethany Cabe, scoffs at the former''s explanation of mind transfer and can''t think of a way to confirm it. He calls Rhodey to come over and guard the women while he, as Iron Man, sets out to track down the mad scientist responsible, Dr. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #205
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #205

April 1986
"The Resurrection Gambit"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Iron Man flies into space where a communications satellite is slipping down into the atmosphere. He catches it and replaces it in its proper orbit. Returning to Earth, Tony Stark confides in Rhodey that he is looking for a new purpose in life....At the A.I.M. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #206
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #206

May 1986
"Prisons"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
The new Goliath, Eric Josten, is a prisoner inside an adamantium cage at West Coast Avengers HQ in California, dreaming of escape and running up the Avengers'' food bills. Hawkeye and Mockingbird receive a visit from Josten''s lawyer Runyon Castle who demands that his client be released.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #207
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #207

June 1986
"Heat"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
A nice splash page of Iron Man working at his space station is followed by a cut to the Caribbean nation of Boca Caliente where the new dictator is gunned down by the American gangster who helped him take over....On A.I.M. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #208
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #208

July 1986
"Firefang!"
Script: Dennis O'Neil
Tony Stark blames himself for placing the A.I.M. death ray in space which destroyed the island nation of Boca Caliente. Rhodey argues that he is not at fault but Tony can''t be dissuaded and, as Iron Man, jets off to liberate that country.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #209
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #209

August 1986
"A Renaissance of Magic!"
Script: Dennis Mallonee
Morgan La Fay is captured by knights and on orders from Merlin she is chained to a bier. Merlin casts a spell that will keep her bound to the castle. As Merlin leaves he turns her over to the sadistic Sir Tristan......and Lissa Russell awakens from her nightmare. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #210
3 stars

Invincible Iron Man #210

September 1986
"Happy's Story"
Script: Danny Fingeroth
Happy Hogan, now a boxing manager in Cleveland, is in financial straits and wants to call Tony Stark for help; wife Pepper wants to keep as far from Tony''s dangerous life as possible. Pepper walks out and Happy calls Tony who offers to send him a blank check. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #211
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #211

October 1986
"“Seeing the Light"
Script: Howard Mackie
Iron Man is in space investigating a malfunctioning satellite when he is overwhelmed by a brilliant burst of colors followed by a beam of light shooting toward Earth. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #212
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #212

November 1986
"Precious Legacy"
Script: Danny Fingeroth
Tony Stark and Rhodey are working in their lab when they hear a commotion and find Clytemnestra Erwin smashing lab equipment. She finds herself blaming science for her brother Morley''s death and feels she needs to take time off from the company.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #213
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #213

December 1986
"Fortune's Child"
Script: Danny Fingeroth
At the Los Angeles Opera House during a performance of Gotterdamerung, a battle takes place on the catwalks far above the stage. Jerry Fortunov, the new Dominic Fortune, is fighting extras in warrior costumes, demanding to know where to find Simon Steele, who ordered his father''s death. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #214
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #214

January 1987
"Bring Me Spider-Woman!"
Script: Danny Fingeroth
An angry Valerie Cooper contacts Iron Man, demanding that the Avengers deliver Spider-Woman to her. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #215
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #215

February 1987
"The Shattered Sky"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony Stark learns from his doctor that his nervous system is deteriorating and the condition may prove terminal. It may correct itself but only if Tony takes it easy, which he won''t do. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #216
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #216

March 1987
"Requiescat...and Revenge"
Script: David Michelinie
The two Iron Men—Tony Stark and James Rhodes—are plummeting through Earth''s atmosphere after escaping the sabotaged space station. The old armor has been damaged, though, and now Rhodey is burning up inside the suit. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #217
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #217

April 1987
"Metamorphosis Oddity"
Script: David Michelinie
After his betrayal by his friend Clytemnestra Erwin (last issue), Tony Stark has thrown himself into his work, first eliminating the chameleon circuitry which was determined to be the cause of his degenerative nerve damage.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #218
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #218

May 1987
"Deep Trouble!"
Script: David Michelinie
On a secret mission to England, Tony Stark is waylaid by a band of thugs impersonating a security detail. In a secluded wood, he meets their leader, Soviet agent Irina Tarasova who politely suggests he abandon his mission and return home immediately. They then abandon him in the forest. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #219
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #219

June 1987
"Ghost Story"
Script: David Michelinie
Tony jogs along the beach, attracting the attention of every woman there, while listening to notes transcribed by his secretary through a tiny earphone. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #220
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #220

July 1987
"Ghost of a Chance"
Script: David Michelinie
James Rhodes discovers Tony Stark in his Iron Man armor sitting alone in his apartment, which is the only way he can be sure that the Ghost is not stalking him.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #221
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #221

August 1987
"Ghost in the Machine!"
Script: David Michelinie
The Ghost returns to his lair where he repairs his damaged weapons circuits while brooding over revenge against Tony Stark to come at the most appropriate moment.... [...]
Invincible Iron Man #222
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #222

September 1987
"The Party"
Script: David Michelinie
Iron Man destroys several blocks worth of abandoned and dangerous buildings as part of an urban renewal project. Which gets him in trouble with the union for taking jobs away from workers. He jets on home to make ready for his big housewarming party that evening. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #223
4 stars

Invincible Iron Man #223

October 1987
"Counter Force!"
Script: David Michelinie
Aboard a mini-sub docked in Guatemala, the armored villain Force blasts his way out and escapes, returning briefly to sink the vessel belonging to his boss Justin Hammer. [...]
Invincible Iron Man #224
4.5 stars

Invincible Iron Man #224

November 1987
"Low Noon!"
Script: David Michelinie
In the police station, Clay “Force” Wilson is about to be killed by Justin Hammer''s costumed goons Blacklash, Beetle, and Blizzard while Tony Stark stands by helplessly. A rally by the cops distracts the villains and Blizzard seals the room shut with a wall of ice. [...]