Iron Man #290 [Direct]
(March 1993)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.95 USD; 3.75 CAD; 2.00 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Nelson Yomtov (editor); John Lewandowski (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched; squarebound (#43)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Iron Man 30th Anniversary.


He's Back! The Return of Tony Stark! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kevin Hopgood [as KH] (signed)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]

Indexer Notes

Cardstock gold foil cover.

This Year's Model (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Len Kaminski
Pencils
Kevin Hopgood
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Ariane Lenshoek [as Ariane]
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cardiac command protocols.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark] (introduction of new armor); James Rhodes; Erica Sondheim; Abe Zimmer
Synopsis
Bed ridden Stark controls his new armor remotely to stop an assault on a Stark Enterprises facility.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of new Iron Man NTU-150 Telepresence Armor controlled remotely by Tony Stark.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Rockwitz (signed); Barry Dutter ?
Pencils
Rick Parker (signed)
Inks
Rick Parker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tom DeFalco; Rick Parker

Stark Enterprises Technical Database (Table of Contents: 3)

Neuromimetic Telepresence Unit / text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Len Kaminski
Pencils
Kevin Hopgood
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Scott Benson

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Technical drawings and specifications for Iron Man's new remote-controlled armor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Printed Circuits / letters page / 1.7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kevin Dermody, Rueben A. Ruiz Jr., Stuart Brynien, Thomas Long and Peter Tong.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 246,750. Single issue nearest to filing date: 238,900.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He's Back! The Return of Tony Stark!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. This Year's Model
    Iron Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Stark Enterprises Technical Database
    Neuromimetic Telepresence Unit
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Printed Circuits
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership
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