Iron Man #165 [Direct Edition]
(December 1982)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Mark Gruenwald (Editor); Michael Carlin (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Meltdown! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Luke McDonnell (signed)
Inks:
Steve Mitchell (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]

Endgame (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Luke McDonnell
Inks:
Steve Mitchell
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; James "Rhodey" Rhodes; Bambina "Bambi" Arbogast; Vic Martinelli; Indries Moomji; Virginia "Pepper" Potts Hogan; Hogan's son (intro); Dr. Ian Forsythe (intro); Laird of Glen Travail (villain); "the master" [Obadiah Stane] (villain, partially seen); Rook (villain); Pawn (villain)
Synopsis:
Iron Man saves Rhodey who has been captured and poisoned by spider venom due to the machinations of the Laird of Glen Travail and Rook. Iron Man saves him but his armor is all-but destroyed and Rhodey has to be hospitalized. Tony Stark begins a romance with Indries Moomji. Behind the scenes, an unseen Obadiah Stane continues to be the true master of the plot against Stark Industries.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Printed Circuits / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Brian A. Burlingame, Al Rapsys, Rick S. Jones, Jeff Francis, Mike Sopp, Shawn Patrick Bellamy, Greg Magarian, A.D. Yap and Jim Therry. Also, the "Special Announcements Section" includes a comment that Iron Man Annual #5 "is about to hit the stands."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Meltdown!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. Endgame
    Iron Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Printed Circuits
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