CIRCA 1993

“This Year’s Model” 30th Anniversary Special. Double-Sized issue. Script by Len Kaminski. Pencils by Kevin Hopgood. Inks by Steve Mitchell. Gold foil cover by Kevin Hopgood and Mike DeCarlo. Tony Stark is alive! And everyone at Stark Enterprises is thrilled to have their boss back… except one person: James Rhodes! The erstwhile Iron Man is deeply hurt that Tony didn’t tell him about his covert cryogenics plan! However before Tony can reconcile with Rhodey, he needs to build another suit of armor! And build it quickly as a trio of battledroids are about to attack S.E.! Wow, just back from the dead, is the golden avenger ready to fight for his life again? Cameo appearances by Abe Zimmer and Dr. Erica Sondheim. Special feature: Seven-page description (with schematics) of Iron Man’s new armor: the Neuromimetic Telepresence Unit. The NTU-150 suit allows Tony Stark to control the armor virtually despite being paralyzed. (Notes: The letters page includes a cover preview of the Iron Manual (1993) #1. The letters page also contains a statement of ownership: average print run 246,750; average paid circulation 156,017.) 48 pages. Cover price $2.95.