Best Iron Man Stories

The top Iron Man Stories as recommended by Geek Hut. Check out the Best Iron Man Stories from the Comic Book.

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  • He's lost his armor and his fortune, but not his nerve! Tony Stark's back on his feet after everything Obadiah Stane has thrown at him, but now the bilious billionaire is taking away Stark's friends...one of them forever! The enmity spanning more than thirty issues ends in a steel-plated slugfest from which only one can walk away! Plus: vision quests and extradimensional intrigue! Madame Masque and Thundersword! And the debut of the Scourge of the Underworld! Guest-starring the West Coast Avengers! Collects Iron Man (1968) #193-200.

  • It's the beginning of a new era for Iron Man as renowned scribe Warren Ellis joins forces with artist Adi Granov to redefine the armored Avenger's world for the 21st century - a landscape of terrifying new technologies that threaten to overwhelm fragile mankind! What is Extremis, who has unleashed it, and what does its emergence portend for the world? Collects Iron Man #1-6.

  • Iron Man faces his most untouchable foe in criminal industrialist Justin Hammer and his literal army of super-villains! But can the Armored Avenger overcome an even more implacable personal demon, invulnerable to technology or wealth? Guest-starring Ant-Man and the Sub-Mariner!

  • Through the perspective of Pepper Potts, we learn of Tony Stark’s origin: through his rise as CEO of Stark Industries, to his first turn as Iron Man.

  • Tony Stark takes on the Marvel Universe's hardest job: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D.! And he's just the futurist to bring the peacekeeping intelligence organization up to date! But with Tony in the hot seat, what will that mean for Iron Man? He'll face techno-zombies, an old hero with a grudge, a traitor in the Initiative and regime change in the nation of Madripoor! Will Tony Stark crack under the pressure of being the world's top cop?

  • In the aftermath of Secret Invasion, Iron Man is no longer the hero he used to be, and Tony Stark's entire life is torn apart. We can't say much now, but... how bad does it get? Here's a hint: read World's Most Wanted! By the blockbuster Invincible Iron-Man creative team of Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca, lauded by fans and critics alike!Invincible Iron Man 8-19

  • Tony is wandering throughout the streets in the middle of the snowstorm. A couple of police officers told him to go inside but Tony can't without Gretl, a fellow homeless person who is pregnant. After wandering through a few bars, he finally finds Gretl, but she is on the verge of giving birth. Unfortunately, they can't get to the hospital and have to get to a doorway of an abandoned building. Tony manages to help Gretl give birth but they are in danger of freezing to death. They huddle together until help finally arrives. Gretl dies, but her baby lives. Tony, suffering from heart damage and frostbite, barely survives. Tony decides that he wants to live and to give up drinking. He finally asks Rhodey for help to kick his addiction.

  • We've seen Tony Stark go down and get back up many times - but from the grave?! When his longtime employer and friend seemingly loses his struggle to hold onto life, Jim Rhodes dons the new War Machine armor and shows the world what's black and white and fed up all over! Can even cutting-edge Stark-tech withstand Firepower, Atom Smasher, and the Living Laser? And while Rhodes is filling Stark's boots, what's up with the empty armor zipping around? Guest-starring the West Coast Avengers!

  • Warming up for the movie event of 2008 - find out exactly how Iron Man's deadliest nemesis came to be. A tale from the early days of the Marvel Universe, this mini-series contains secrets never-before-revealed of the first-ever meeting between the Golden Avenger and the global terrorist known only as the Mandarin! What really happened during that first encounter? Even if you've read the original comics, you only know HALF of the story! Collects Iron Man: Mandarin #1-6.

  • Tony Stark's newest Iron Man armor has received an unexpected upgrade: it's alive! The suit moves on its own, fi ghts on its own - and makes decisions on its own. But what happens when the suit goes too far? And does it want to merge with Tony...or kill him? Then, Tony discovers the Sons of Yinsen, worshippers of the man who helped invent his armor. But when he learns that his first foe Wong Chu still lives, Iron Man and the Sons must shatter an empire! Plus, Tony takes on a seller of super-powers, faces off against one of his oldest friends, and is forced to shut down his company! But what explosive plot have M.O.D.O.K. and the Ghost cooked up - and what is the horrifying truth behind the sentient armor?