TALES OF SUSPENSE #39 CGC 3.5 (1963) Origin and 1st Appearance of Iron Man
TALES OF SUSPENSE #39 CGC 3.5 (1963) Origin and 1st Appearance of Iron Man
TALES OF SUSPENSE #39 CGC 3.5 (1963) Origin and 1st Appearance of Iron Man

TALES OF SUSPENSE #39 CGC 3.5 (1963) Origin and 1st Appearance of Iron Man
Off-White to White pages in a Universal holder. Kirby cover and Ditko art. Origin & 1st app. Iron Man (TonyStark) (3/63). The Slab is in perfect condition. Realizing the growing Marvel audience was composed primarilyof hip, and largely left-leaning high-school students and collegians, Stan Leechallenged himself to create a hero who would be the embodiment of everythingthe counterculture was railing against, and still elicit sympathy from readers. Thus, Tony Stark was born as an older, hard-drinking, playboy millionaire. IronMan quickly became a cult favorite whose popularity has only grown over theyears. The origin story of Iron Man is one deeply rooted in theVietnam War era. Tony Stark, a weapons designer, is brought in to help the U. Government in their efforts to combat the Vietcong, whose guerrilla tactics makethe American military approach of bigger and badder seem obsolete in the steamyjungles of Southeast Asia. While conducting a test, Stark is mortally woundedby a booby trap and taken captive. While imprisoned, Stark constructs a suit ofarmor that contains an array of gadgets and firepower that also slows theapproach of a piece of shrapnel inching inexorably towards his heart. Voila, Iron Man is born ready to do battle with the forces of Communism and otherevils around the globe. The item “TALES OF SUSPENSE #39 CGC 3.5 (1963) Origin and 1st Appearance of Iron Man” is in sale since Friday, February 7, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Comics\Silver Age (1956-69)\Superhero\Iron Man”. The seller is “derriest” and is located in Hollywood, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Publisher: Marvel
  • Modified Item: No
  • Unit of Sale: Single Unit
  • Grade: 3.5 VG-
  • Certification Number: 1994881001
  • Main Character: Iron Man
  • Certification: CGC

TALES OF SUSPENSE #39 CGC 3.5 (1963) Origin and 1st Appearance of Iron Man