Iron Man #173 [Direct]
(August 1983)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
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
Michael Carlin (assistant editor); Mark Gruenwald (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 Taking of Stark International! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luke McDonnell
Inks
Steve Mitchell ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Tony Stark

A Cracker Jack Story [basketball] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Judas is a Woman (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An alley somewhere east of The Bowery...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Tony Stark; Bambi Arbogast; Artie Pithins; Yvette Avril; Mrs. Rhodes (James' mother); Obadiah Stane (villain); Indries Moomji (villain); Sisterhood of Ishtar (villain)
Synopsis
Obadiah Stane assumes control of Stark International and sends Iron Man to bring Indries Moomji back from the Sisterhood of Ishtar.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page count from Mike Lorentz on 1 August 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Star Frontiers; TSR / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Jim Shooter (signed); ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jim Jackson, Arthur H. Bernstein, Matt Myers, Allen Kretschmar, Terry Nims, Phillip Smith and Rod Wahowske.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Taking of Stark International!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story [basketball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Judas is a Woman
    Iron Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Star Frontiers; TSR
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Printed Circuits
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