Iron Man #144 [Direct]
(March 1981)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Jim Salicrup (editor); Bob Budiansky (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (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.


The Trial and the Tragedy! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Layton (signed)
Inks
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Reprints

Sunfall (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Layton (plot); David Michelinie (plot, script)
Pencils
John Romita, Jr. (breakdowns); Bob Layton (finished art)
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two days ago, several hundred inhabitants of the small midwestern hamlet of Allantown, Iowa,
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Bambi Arbogast; Sunturion (villain, death)
Reprints

Apocalypse Then (Table of Contents: 2)

Iron Man / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Layton (plot); David Michelinie (plot, script)
Pencils
Joe Brozowski (breakdowns); Bob Layton (finished art)
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There comes a time in the life of everyone famous when he must face a gathering of his admirers and detractors.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jim Rhodes [Rhodey] (origin); Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Professor Yinsen (origin); Wong-Chu (flashback)
Reprints
Keywords
Vietnam

Indexer Notes

Flashback story telling how Rhodes met Tony Stark and came to be employed by him; takes place between Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #39 & 40

The Human Torch in "Blown About" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Human Torch; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Trial and the Tragedy!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. Sunfall
    Iron Man
  3. 2. Apocalypse Then
    Iron Man
  4. 3. The Human Torch in "Blown About"
    Human Torch; Hostess
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