Iron Man #79

Writer: John Jackson Miller Artist: Philip Tan Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 14, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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When Tony Stark became Secretary of Defense it was because he had a mission to complete. That mission may be over, but the job isn't. Receiving intel about a mysterious attack in Iraq, Iron Man heads off to the Middle East!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 21, 2004

    Given Marvel and DC decided to dump a rather impressive number of books on the market this week, thus saddling me with eighteen books to review, I was seriously considering leaving this book on the shelf if only to lessen the load. However, once again I fell victim to the little voice at the back of my mind that told me that this book is on the verge of doing something very interesting. Now the little voice isn't exactly all that powerful now that I've read this issue, and noted that John Jackson Miller's second arc doesn't look to be any more impressive than his first. If anything the book looks to have taken a step backwards, as there's no trace of Iron Man action, and the threats that are lurking in the background have a downright conventional feel to them, with the final page villainous rant being one of the most artificial feeling voyages into villainy that I've ever encountered outside the pages of a comic that wasn't written by Stan Lee. Now I do like the idea that the new job h Read Full Review

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