Iron Man #78

Writer: John Jackson Miller Artist: Jorge Lucas Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 10, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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Diplomacy can only get you so far. Tony Stark has tried his best to avert a national crisis but now it's time for him to step aside and let Iron Man do the "talking"! THE BEST DEFENSE ends here!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 17, 2004

    Cut out the one page salute and I'd be willing to call this the best issue of Iron Man since the book was relauched, but with the scene the book comes across as congratulating itself for delivering such a powerful bit of action. I'd also like to mention that I'm a bit disappointed that John Jackson Miller seems to be rather conventional when it comes to showing Iron Man's armor in action as it can do more that fly and fire energy blasts. If nothing else I was disappointed that we didn't get a display of physical strength that comes with his physically grabbing a missile and sending it off course, or ever better ripping it in two. Still, the aerial battle this issue offers up is a highly enjoyable bit of action, and John Jackson Miller deserves kudos for offering up such an entertaining climax to his first arc. Plus, Iron Man gets to do a memorable Hulk impression as he brings a jumbo jet to a halt. As for the developments that play out in the final pages I'm a bit undecided on this cha Read Full Review

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