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iFanboy Mini – Episode #43 – Tony Stark Shot! Iron Man #243

Show Notes

Did you remember that Tony Stark got shot and paralyzed by a crazy,
jealous girlfriend? This was one of the issues that made a young Josh
really impressed with what can happen in superhero comics, when the
threats aren’t what you’d expect. There’s no fighting in this one, just
a lot of thought balloons. Does it hold up?

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  1. piscespaul piscespaul says:

    This was one of the first books I ever bought, that and the Iron Man annual of Atlantis Attacks. I remember this fondly, can’t wait till I watch.

  2. Ben0Bugenig Ben0Bugenig says:

    Man, I would’ve totally read that when it came out, if it wasn’t for the whole being "one-year-old" thing.

  3. Salgood Salgood says:

    Classic, total flash back for me. I loved Iron man back then.

    but dude, not Art by Bob Layton, pencils by Bob, inks by Barry Windsor-Smith. Barry made that book sing, those panels with Tigra would not have been half as hot without his sence of line and waight. Bob is ok but kind of dry without him i think.

  4. Salgood Salgood says:

    Revise; looking at the art I’d say it’s even more like finishes by Barry Windsor-Smith, he clearly redrew a lot of it, the awkwardness in a lot of it comes from where he’s trying to incorporate bob’s stiffer layout and posing into his fished art. But Barry totally took that one over.

  5. Tork Tork says:

    Yeah, this happened less than a year after Armor Wars.  Michelinie and Layton were awesome on Iron Man.

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