Hollywood Daze: Iron Man’s Armour in Age of Ultron

First and foremost lets give a big shout out to Topher at the Sequential Art Report for helping point this book out to me! 

There are a lot of different aspects to the Age of Ultron Avengers film. There has been a lot of discussion regarding the Ironman Hulkbuster suit – first appearing in Ironman #304. This book has spiked up in price in the past few months selling for about $20 – $40.

Another Ironman armour that will appear in the upcoming film is the Bleeding-Edge Iron Man Armour. This armour was created by Matt Fraction during his Invincible Iron Man run. The Bleeding-Edge Armour suit is always inside of Tony Stark and he can command it to appear – this is because he needs his armour to live to run the repulsor technology running his heart.

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This armour ALREADY has Hot Toy and adult collector action figures, however, the Disney Store now has an exclusive Marvel Legends figure featuring the armour.

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SO what does this mean? Making action figures with this armour and distinguishing it as a special suit shows that the Bleeding Armour Iron Man is in the Marvel Universe to stay. A good book to be looking for and buying now would be that costume’s first appearance – Largely undervalued – and findable for under $4 – The Invincible Iron Man #25. This book also features the first appearance of Detroit Steel – a villain that based on its backstory will appear again in Iron Man story lines.

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This book had two standard covers and several variants including Robert Downey Jr. Movie variants – and once people realize its significance has only one place to go. Up.

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7 thoughts on “Hollywood Daze: Iron Man’s Armour in Age of Ultron

  1. Started picking these up a few weeks ago and have been able to find the standard cover, RDJ movie cover, 2nd print variant and regular variant all under $4 each.

  2. I feel like the Extremis storyline is perhaps the second most important storyline in Iron Man’s history after his “origin”. In that story he changes from a “hero” to a “superhero” by injecting himself with the virus. I have been stockpiling issues 3 and 4 of that series for years waiting for others to realize its importance.

  3. Issue 3 he has been beaten to a pulp by the guy injected with extremist so he stabilizes the last dose and injects himself and goes into a coma. In issue 4 he comes out of the coma and mentally controls the armor…its a part of him now.

  4. Just picked up 10 copies of 2nd cover you ares showing on right and 3 copies of the 1;25 foil variant for .99 each..total with shipping 20.00…cannot beat that !!

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