Billionaire industrialist, cold warrior, weapons designer, alcoholic, philanthropist, Avenger--Tony Stark, alter-ego of Marvel Comics' Iron Man, has played many roles in his five decades as a superhero. From his 1963 comics debut in Tales of Suspense to the recent film adaptations--The Avengers(2012), Iron Man 3(2013)--hundreds of creators have had a hand in writing the character with evolving depictions and distinct artistic styles. This collection of essays provides an historical overview of an important figure in American popular culture and a close reading of Iron Man's most iconic story lines, including his origin in Vietnam, qDemon in a Bottle, q qCivil War, q and qExtremis.qNotably, two villains most closely associated with Iron Mana#39;s Cold War past, the Crimson Dynamo and Titanium Man, did not appear at all in this period. Iron Mana#39;s ... Let him invent something peaceful like an atomic-powered guitar.a Martina#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Ages of Iron Man|
|Author||:||Joseph J. Darowski|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2015-07-09|