Iron Man

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Random House, 2008 - Fiction - 320 pages
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THE ORIGINAL HEAVY METAL HERO

Millionaire industrialist Tony Stark’s genius for designing and building high-tech, ultradestructive weapons for America’s armed forces has inspired critics to dub him the modern-day Leonardo da Vinci–as well as “merchant of death,” a moniker he embraces with cool arrogance. But when he’s ambushed and kidnapped in the middle of a war zone, Stark comes face-to-face with his own mortality . . . and his true destiny. Now, thanks to him, enemy forces are about to meet their maker. And the world of warfare is about to meet its future–a weapon of mass destruction that walks and talks. When man and machine unite, it can only mean one thing: It’s time to stand ready or stand back–but don’t stand in the way, or else risk the mighty metallic fury of . . .

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iron man was a pretty good book

User Review  - jb12345 - Borders

I liked iron man and I also liked the movie...thats what got me into reading the book. Well I think the book is alot like the movie, so if you liked the movie you will like the book. If you havent ... Read full review

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User Review  - bigorangemichael - LibraryThing

Another summer blockbuster from Marvel and another tie-in novelization from Peter David. As usual, David takes the movie script and using his vast knowledge of comics and the history of the characters ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Peter David’s novels include the fantasies Tigerheart, Sir Apropos of Nothing, Wode to Wuin, and Knight Life, and the quirky werewolf story Howling Mad. He is famous for writing some of the most popular of the original Star Trek: The Next Generation novels, including Imzadi and A Rock and a Hard Place, as well as the official novel of the movie Spider-Man. He single-handedly revived the classic comic book series The Incredible Hulk and has written just about every famous comic book superhero, including Captain Marvel, Spider-Man, and the futuristic Spider-Man 2099, and has scripted the bestselling “Gunslinger Born” graphic adaptation of the acclaimed Stephen King Dark Tower series. He collaborated with J. Michael Straczynski on the Babylon 5 novels and comic book series, and with Bill Mumy, he created the Nickelodeon television series Space Cases. In his spare time, he writes movie screenplays, children’s books, and TV scripts.

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