Invincible Iron Man #501

    Invincible Iron Man » Invincible Iron Man #501 - Fix Me released by Marvel on April 1, 2011.

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    Why should Tony Stark be the one to benefit from all of his technology? What right does Stark have to keep his miracles to himself? A familiar threat in other corners of the Marvel Universe comes demanding answers- -- and salvation -- from Iron Man. And because it's not enough to remake the world with free and limitless energy, Stark Resilient goes after the challenge of remaking another world: Asgard...


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    Review: Invincible Iron Man #501 0

    Out of some sick revenge, Dr. Octopus blackmails Tony into trying to solve his terminal brain illness. The Good It's brilliant how this storyline with Dr. Octopus is spinning out of the recent Gauntlet arc that went down in Amazing Spider-Man. You really get the sense Doc Ock's grasping at straws for a solution to his problem and because of that, he's resorting to dredging up his hitherto-unrevealed history with Tony. Once again, Fraction melds intellectual futurism with superheroics for a grea...

    11 out of 11 found this review helpful.

    When you lose something you can't replace 0

    I think in terms of an Iron Man story that this one does a much better job than most, because it looks at the genius underneath the armour, not just the tricks in the suit.  Tony is forced to meet with Doctor Octopus and face-to-face, not as Iron Man, but as Tony Stark.  As a flashback explains the two had met many years previous at a conference where they had a difference of opinion over the uses of technologies and the morality of creating weapons for the military.  Now in the present the two ...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    Invincible Iron Man #501 0

    Tony prepares Resilient's first high profile project, the reconstruction of Asgard. With the successful (and unusual) test drive of the prototype car the investors have come rolling in, but before he can enjoy the fruits of his labor trouble comes a knocking on Ol' Shellhead's door. Doc Ock returns to settle an old score with Tony.   The Good Normally I absolutely abhor when characters are retconned into another's past, but Fraction does it how it ought to be in this issue. The story opens up wi...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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