Iron Man: Armored Adventures

With the success of Iron Man, Marvel Studios has followed up with an Iron Man animated show called Iron Man: Armored Adventures. In this case they take the younger version of Tony Stark the genius and go through how he developed all the different version of the suit and it’s purposes, as this monstrosity called the Dynamobuster which is meant to destroy all that is in it’s path. Then the other versions for deep space travel, atmospheric flight and battle, the other version is a stealth suit meant to penetrate all kinds of surveillance and security. This is looking to be a very fun show, the animation and CGI quality is very good so they haven’t ruined it as I would have expected, its a bit of kid’s story line but still very entertaining and I have just seen a few episodes.

When his industrialist father Howard Stark disappears in a plane crash after refusing to weaponize the Earth Mover at Obadiah Stane’s behest, 16 year old genius Tony uses a high-tech suit of armor he has constructed and investigates a charge that Stane may have been involved in his father’s death. As Iron Man, Tony spends his time stopping Stane’s plans and saving the world from other villains such as Mandarin, Mr. Fix, Whiplash, A.I.M., Madame Masque, Living Laser, the Maggia, Firebrand, Controller, Crimson Dynamo, Blizzard, Killer Shrike, Unicorn, M.O.D.O.K., Ghost, Fin Fang Foom, Black Knight, and Technovore. He is assisted in his crime fighting efforts with help from James Rhodes and Pepper Potts. Tony’s activities as Iron Man usually result in his needing to make up excuses as to why he is constantly late or missing from school and other activities. Now dependent on his phenomenal technology for survival, Tony must balance the pressures of teenage life with the duties of being a super hero.

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Fantastic Fan Made War Machine Suit

I have been saying I want an Iron Man suit for the longest time, but looks like one fan went ahead and made his own War Machine suit from the initial spy releases of the images. At first I thought these were promo images from the movie, but turns out this is a real suit made by a fan, its fantastic and looks as good as the movie.

Even Jon Farveau the director of Iron Man and Iron Man 2 loved the suit so much he tweeted about it, the proportions of the suit is fantastic. Anthony Le did an amazing and realistic job of the War Machine suit.

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Iron Man 2 – Trailer

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And its out, the trailer is a total show of awesomeness, if ever I’m at a loss of words then this would be the time. When I saw this trailer all I could think was Holy @#$&@)#&$()!*&!

We see Robert Downey Jr. returning as Tony Stark, the now-outed billionaire who has built himself some sweet gear and a badass alter-persona in Iron Man. We also get an introduction to the man who will be after him, the vengeful Russian prisoner Ivan Vanko (Mickey Rourke), otherwise known as Whiplash. Scarlett Johansson shows up as Black Widow, if only briefly. Gwyneth Paltrow is back as the lovely and loyal Pepper Potts. And for the pièce de résistance for fans, we get a quick action shot of Iron Man fighting off what appears to be an army of robotic foes alongside his badass buddy War Machine (Don Cheadle).

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Iron Man 2 Trailer Preview Shows War Machine

This is insane, a 30 second promo for ET Entertainment but you can see glimpses of Iron Man 2. Iron Man & War Machine look bad ass together, I can’t wait for this movie to come out, I know I said I don’t want to see the trailer but I was lying this movie is going to be insane. I don’t know how they want to top the first movie but looks like they will be doing it. This is probably the most anticipated movie of 2010 and its well deserved, now just to get to May quicker now.

Iron Man 2 – More Pictures

I just can’t get enough of Iron Man 2, the pictures are saying something but not enough. I’m assuming that trailer will be out in a couple of months, so now there is a few story lines to follow in that. All I know is that I have no clue how they plan to top the first Iron Man movie, but from the looks of it, its starting to look good. And Don Cheadle is War Machine in this movie. (Check out more pictures below)


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Iron Man – Kotobukiya Statue

Every once in a while you find the right piece that you really don’t expect, and this came out of no where. I received the Kotobukiay Iron Man Statue for my birthday a few months back and I have had the hardest time trying to figure out where to put this amazing statue, I can’t get enough of it but I didn’t want to ruin it. I kept on trying to figure out the perfect location for it, and simply I found the perfect spot in my home theater area.

I placed Iron Man on the left front speaker, and I didn’t know until I unboxed him that there are is a switch to see the lights of the eyes and the chest plate. Its such a cool statue, I keep thinking if only I had the real life suit that this would be cooler. Its a perfect 13 inches, with a few bumps and bruises to resemble the real suit and the quality of the Kotobukiya statue is honestly amazing, every time a friend walks in I ask them what they think, the usual reaction is that its cool but when I switch on the light of the suit, there eyes pop out. I am one happy movie goer, now to only work on the getting a fully functional suit.

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Iron Man Mark III

Sideshow Collectibles and Legacy Effects are proud to bring you the Iron Man Mark III Half-Scale Maquette from the blockbuster Iron Man film. Sideshow’s team collaborated with Legacy Effects to create this incredible half-scale maquette, which was used to develop the original screen-used costume, capturing the awesome detail of Iron Man’s legendary armor. Each piece is individually painted and finished, each with its own unique quality and detail that is the trademark of a handcrafted Sideshow Collectibles product. Standing approximately 40 inches high, the maquette is crafted of polystone, fiberglass, metal and other materials to best recreate the Iron Man armor as authentically as possible. LED light-up eyes and heart add incredible realism, powered by the supplied power cord and wall plug . The Iron Man Mark III Half-Scale Maquette is the ultimate Iron Man collectible, and sure to be the centerpiece of your display.

Every once in a while I skim SideShow Collectibles to see what else they have come up with that I can’t afford. If you don’t know SideShow is one of the top creators movie, comic, and TV memorabilia. And they have come up with some very interesting creations but this time I was amazed to see this Iron Man suit which is about 1.016 meters tall, and that is pretty big, I saw it and thought I wanted it but then I looked at the price of $2000, but that would be an amazing model to have and with SideShow items your guaranteed quality.

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