Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Iron Man comics previews (Apr 14)

Comic Book Resources features previews of several comics on sale at comics retailers today, including three featuring ol' shellhead himself, Iron Man:

Super Heroes #1
Story by Paul Tobin
Art by Ronan Cliquet, Dave De Vries
Captain America, Iron Man, the Black Widow, Thor, the Vision, Nova, and the Invisible Woman…a powerful collective of the greatest heroes the world has ever known. They are the Avengers, and they want it known they’re here to stay. But when Magneto and his Brotherhood of Mutants threaten to destroy several major cities unless their demands for mutant supremacy are met, the Avengers are forced to quit looking to the future, and start hoping to live through the day! MARVEL ADVENTURES All Ages

Iron Man Legacy #1
Story by Fred Van Lente
Art by Steve Kurth, Roy Alan Martinez, Victor Olazaba
The Armored Avenger’s second on-going series kicks off with a bang as the WAR OF THE IRON MEN begins here! Tony Stark’s worst fears are realized when stolen Iron Man technology is used for ethnic cleansing in a civil war-ravaged land. When he defies U.S. government orders to confront the armored assassins himself, Stark sets off an international conflagration that threatens his friends, his company, and his very life -- and sets him on a collision course with China and Russia, and their champions, Radioactive Man, Titanium Man and the Crimson Dynamo! Guest-stars galore! And a shocking last page reveal of the classic Shell-head villain behind it all you won’t want to miss! Rated T

Iron Man Noir #1
Story by Scott Snyder
Art by Manuel Garcia, Lorenzo Ruggiero
In 1938, Tony Stark is a daring adventurer, traveling the world in search of its mythological treasures and trying to forget the responsibilities of an iron magnate. From the Fountain of Youth to the hanging Gardens of Babylon, Tony has conquered them all…but only his closest confidants know it’s all one last-ditch effort to cure the disease that slowly killing him. But someone has been selling out Stark Industry secrets to Count Nefaria and his Nazi sympathizers, and it’s only a matter of time before they catch up with Tony on his latest quest! Parental Advisory

Black Widow #1
Story by Marjorie Liu
Art by Daniel Acuna
The deadly super-spy from IRON MAN 2, INVINCIBLE IRON MAN and CAPTAIN AMERICA in her own ongoing series! Natasha Romanoff is not a super hero. She’s not psychic. She doesn’t fly. And yet as the Black Widow, she manages to hold her own against a world of incredibly powerful enemies…and allies. But now someone has tried to kill Natasha…and almost succeeded. Injured gravely, almost beyond her ability to recover, Black Widow sets out to find her attacker…with no suspects and no leads. Who could be deadly enough to get the drop on Natasha? And what connections do they have to some of her closest super hero friends…? Plus, a backup detailing the deadly history of the Black Widow! Rated T

Other previews for the week include: A-Team: War Stories: Face, Action Comics #888, Atomic Robo vol. 4 #2, Batman #698, Buck Rogers #10, The Flash #1, G.I. Joe: Operation HISS #3, Green Hornet: Year One #2, Kill Shakespeare #1, Toy Story #3, Transformers: Nefarious #2, Uncle Scrooge #390, Web of Spider-Man #7, World War Hulks: Hulked Out Heroes #1 and more.


Related links:
Iron Man: Extremis Motion Comic Trailer
Valerie D’Orazio on PUNISHER
Freshly Digitized Marvel Comics: 1/22/10
Free previews of Marvel Comics on sale Jan 27
Download BATMAN: BRAVE & THE BOLD #1 free!

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