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Iron Man Vol 1 47


Iron Man Vol 1 47

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Quote1 You've been looking at it all wrong, Stark! You're not a civilian, you're a soldier -- albeit a reluctant one. Quote2
-- Anthony Stark

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Synopsis for "Why Must There Be an Iron Man?"Edit

A detailed origin is given for the Golden Avenger. Focuses primarily on his first adventure as told in Tales of Suspense #39.

  • Iron Man's first origin story was presented in Tales of Suspense 39. His next detailed origin is given in Iron Man #122.
  • This issue contains a letters page, "Sock it to Shell-Head". Letters are published from: Bettino C. Helms, Bruce Roland, and David Copson.

    Solicit Synopsis:
  • "Shall Iron Man Live?" That's the dreaded question the golden Avenger must ask himself - as he relives anew his awesome origin!

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