Brodsky was out as Iron Man writer, but Conway finished off his last plot with this story about a former criminal hired by Tony Stark, whose past won’t leave him be. At one point, Tony gets shot in the arm, which leads to Iron Man being in a sling. That’s just weird for so many reasons. First, how at this point do people not know they’re the same person? Second, why does a guy in a suit that gives him super strength need a sling?
The answer, of course, is “because comics.”
Creators: Allyn Brodsky (plot), Gerry Conway (script), George Tuska
Grade: C. Average.
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