Get your child hooked on reading as they discover all about the rise of Iron Man . Designed to engage even the most reluctant reader, this fun-packed Iron Man Reader is all about how this amazing super hero came to exist. Watch as your child discovers how a scientific genius overcame terrible injury to become the secret super-powered law enforcer he is today. Packed with amazing pictures from Iron Man, learning to read has never been so much fun. And don't forget, there are even more DK Iron Man books to collect!
"Provides engaging and thought-provoking perspectives on Marvel's most unexpectedly popular superhero"--SFRA Review Goes into extensive detail about the individual characters starting from their origins and their transition and evolution through the decades...makes for fascinating reading"--Collector's Corner 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, "Demon in a Bottle," "Civil War," and "Extremis."
This book explores how the heroes and villains of popular comic books—and the creators of these icons of our culture—reflect the American experience out of which they sprang, and how they have achieved relevance by adapting to, and perhaps influencing, the evolving American character. * Includes contributions from 70 expert contributors and leading scholars in the field, with some of the entries written with the aid of popular comic book creators themselves * Provides sidebars within each entry that extend readers' understanding of the subject * Offers "Essential Works" and "Further Reading" recommendations * Includes a comprehensive bibliography
Collecting Iron Man (1968) #82-94 and Annual #3-4. Tony Stark is one of the Marvel Universes most advanced minds and experienced inventors but those talents are about to be turned against him, shaking him to his core! Looking to exploit Stark Industries tech, the Red Ghost kidnaps Tony. In the melee, Happy Hogan dons the Iron Man armor, but suffers severe injuries leading to a dangerous procedure that will once again turn him into the monstrous Freak! Meanwhile, NYPD Detective Michael OBrien begins an investigation aiming to nail Tony for the death of OBriens brother, the Guardsman. Add to that the Blood Brothers, the Controller, the Melter, M.O.D.O.K. and a new incarnation of the Molecule Man Iron Man must defend himself from threats from all corners before he loses everything!
Collects Giant-Size X-Men #1 & X-Men #94-100. The Children of the Atom, runts of the Silver Age litter, are reborn as the All-New, All-Different team of mutants that took the world by storm! With the original team held hostage by unknown forces, Professsor X recruits an international cast including Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Banshee, Sunfire and Warpath to take on the mantle of the Uncanny X-Men! Marked by progressive politics and personal conflicts, these All-New X-Men redefined super-hero teams for a generation of readers that cant get enough X-adventure to this day. Here for the first time youll see Wolverine throw down with Cyclops; experience the shocking death of an X-Man; tremble at the return of the towering Sentinels; watch as X-Man battles X-Man as the new team attempts to tear apart the old; and bear witness to the sacrifice of Jean Grey. Theyre mutant milestones of the highest order, one and all the stories that set the table for a comics revolution so reserve that copy today, True Believer!
In the aftermath of Secret Invasion, Iron Man is no longer the hero he used to be, and Tony Stark's entire life is torn apart. We can't say much now, but... how bad does it get? Here's a hint: read World's Most Wanted! By the blockbuster Invincible Iron-Man creative team of Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca, lauded by fans and critics alike! Collects Invincible Iron Man (2008) #8-13.