In October, Marvel is going to reboot Iron Man as part of a “darker” Superior Iron Man series. To commemorate the announcement, on ComicBook.com I’d looked at five other times in comic book history that Tony Stark has acted extraordinarily selfish, betrayed friends and just been a general jerk.
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I understand I might have jumped to conclusions in my latest write-up on Superior Spider-Man #28 about whether or not the Green Goblin ACTUALLY knows that Spider Ock is operating within Peter Parker’s body (thus putting all of “Peter’s” friends and family in danger), but the issue still inspired
In my Amazing Spider-Man #530 write-up, I mentioned some of the defining character differences between Tony Stark and Peter Parker as demonstrated by the first two parts of 2006’s “Mr. Parker Goes to Washington,” arc. In the storyline’s third and final section, ASM #531, these stark differences are even
I often wonder what my appreciation for Iron Man/Tony Stark would be without Robert Downey Jr.’s incredible (and funny) portrayal of the character in the 2007 film. Up until then, I had viewed Iron Man as a hero who was more fitting for the DC Universe – a man
While the dissolution of Peter’s marriage with Mary Jane gets all the headlines when fans gripe about ASM’s status quo upheaval at the onset of 2008’s Brand New Day storyline, I was always equally perturbed by the fact that this scene, from Amazing Spider-Man #533, was also erased from
Since the very first issue of Amazing Spider-Man, it’s been established how important it is for Spidey’s civilian identity – teenage wallflower/science geek Peter Parker – to remain a secret. The consequences of his secret identity being outed were painted as incredibly severe – the Green Goblin/Norman Osborn was
In a previous lifetime, I was a reporter for a daily newspaper in Stamford, CT. Stamford was a relatively small, but business-centric city located in Connecticut’s “gold coast” of Fairfield County, but for my friends and family, who were primarily all from New York, the city might as well