Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. #31

Writer: Stuart Moore Artist: Carlo Pagulayan, Steve Kurth Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 16, 2008 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
4.6Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

"DAMASQUS," Part 3
In a devastated Eastern European nation, Iron Man faces a deadly terrorist who can neutralize his armor's power! Meanwhile, high above, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Alpha Team confronts the mysterious Overkill Mind in a deadly aerial battle.

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Mark J. Hayman/Paul Brian McCoy Jul 15, 2008

    And when this is over (after one more torturous month), we finally get our Secret Invasion cross-over, by yet another creative team (but at least it's Christos Gage doing the scripting). I guess the Knaufs needed a lot of lead time to get Eternals up and running. This book is going to continue to suffer from a lack of focus and an inconsistent voice until they get back. The question is, will this diversion prove fatal? Read Full Review

  • 5.8
    IGN - Kevin Fuller Jul 16, 2008

    In the end, things are pretty blah, but it's not the end of the world. Next issue is bound to be better simply by virtue of it having a better balance between space used for the good and bad storylines. Also, at worst, this is a fill-in arc. After this and the required Secret Invasion tie-in, we'll see where the future of this series is headed. Feel free to take a break until then. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Andrew C. Murphy Jul 16, 2008

    I'm going to keep buying the book despite its considerable flaws, I suppose, since Iron Man is such an important part of the Marvel Universe right now, and plenty of other readers probably will too. Maybe that's why the book is so bad. Because they know it can be. Read Full Review

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