Iron Man #217 (1987)

First of all, Tony treats his employees like hookers.  Did anyone in Editorial even notice how wrong and gross this little scene is?

Anyway, after a slow-burn issue in which Rhodey gets attacked by a robotic helicopter, David and Bob reveal to us that their big villain will be a return from their original, epic Iron Man run: Justin Hammer.
I’m pretty sure this was the first building by Tony Stark that was shaped like a letter.  “S.”  He’s so Trump.

Also: Crossover with National Lampoon’s Vacation:

Creators: David Michelinie, Bob Layton, M.D. Bright
Grade: B-

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