- You've waited too long, Boris! This Laser Light Pistol will stop you now!
- -- Anton Vanko
Appearing in "The Crimson Dynamo Strikes Again!"Edit
- Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff) (First appearance)
- Crimson Dynamo (Boris Turgenov) (Only appearance; dies)
- Iron Man Armor MK III
- Iron Man's Briefcase
- Crimson Dynamo Armor Mark I
- Jet Paralyzer (First appearance)
A Soviet Submarine
Synopsis for "The Crimson Dynamo Strikes Again!"Edit
Vanko toils unsuccessfully to construct a laser ray gun safe to use. In Moscow Khrushchev orders two agents, the Black Widow and Boris to dispose of Vanko and Stark, and if necessary Iron Man. The two travel to America in a submarine. Presenting herself as "Madame Natasha" the Black Widow has no problems convincing Tony Stark to show her around his munitions plant. With Stark occupied Boris neutralizes Vanko with the Jet Paralyzer and brings his captive to the submarine,
Boris returns to the factory, dons the Crimson Dynamo suit and starts wrecking the factory. Iron Man, thinking the ensuing fire to be a mere accident, is caught unaware and paralyzed by Boris in the Crimson Dynamo suit. Iron Man is also brought to the submarine. There he manages to recharge his suit, rescue Vanko and return to the factory. Iron Man fights the new Crimson Dynamo, but is distracted by the Black Widow at the critical moment. Vanko fires his experimental laser light pistol at Boris. This causes an explosion and both are killed. The Black Widow escapes.
Appearing in "The Seance"Edit
- The Great Kamir (a false medium)
- Hugo (Great Kamir's assistant)
- The Widow Wentworth
Synopsis for "The Seance"Edit
No synopsis written.
Appearing in "The Failure"Edit
- The Watcher
- Kenn Bentley
- Valeria Reynolds
Synopsis for "The Failure"Edit
No synopsis written.
- This issue is reprinted in other comics and books, see references for more info.
- Published only 4 years after the construction of the first working laser, Stan Lee added a note explaining "laser light" to the reader.
- Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation appears in this issue.
- Write your own review of this comic!
- Discuss Tales of Suspense Vol 1 52 on the forums
- Cover gallery for the Tales of Suspense series
- Iron Man was last seen in Avengers #5; He appears next in Tales of Suspense #53.
- The Crimson Dynamo was last seen in Tales of Suspense #46.
- The Black Widow appears next in Tales of Suspense #53 (Next Issue).
- A dream version of the Crimson Dynamo created by Count Nefaria appears in Tales of Suspense #67.
- One of Professor Vanko's former assistants, Alex Nevsky constructs a new set of armor based on Vanko's plans and becomes the new Crimson Dynamo in Iron Man #21.
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