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Ages of Iron Man SC (2015 McFarland) Essays on the Armored Avenger in Changing Times comic books

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    Ages of Iron Man SC (2015 McFarland) Essays on the Armored Avenger in Changing Times 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Joseph J. Darowski. Billionaire industrialist, cold warrior, weapons designer, alcoholic, philanthropist, Avenger - Tony Stark, the 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, 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." Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 278 pages, Text Only. Cover price $40.00.