Marvel unveils Iron Man's new armor

Marvel is giving one of its core heroes a makeover. A new suit of Iron Man armor, set to debut following the conclusion of the "Stark Disassembled" arc in Matt Fraction & Salvador Larroca's Invincible Iron Man, was revealed late last night at Marvel.com.

Billed as the brainchild of writer Fraction and Iron Man and Thor movie designer Ryan Meinerding, the new armor is a sleeker, slicker affair, which Fraction argues is a reflection of the ever-simplifying and streamlining nature of technology. "We were looking for something that felt as sleek and glossy as a sports car Tony Stark would covet," he told the site.

Ol' Shellhead takes his new look out for a spin beginning in April's Invincible Iron Man #25.

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