History ComicBook / WarMachine

26th Jul '17 2:08:48 PM MisterCPC
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* AscendedExtra: He started out as just another random pilot working for Tony, got upgraded to a supporting character after a few more appearances, and then ended up becoming a superhero himself.


Added DiffLines:

* BreakoutCharacter: He went from being a RecurringExtra to Tony's best friend and eventually became a second new armored hero, even filling in Tony's place when he was out of commission on more than one occasion.
21st Jul '17 10:12:23 AM xcountryguy
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AFriendInNeed[=/=]FriendshipMoment: In Secret Avengers, his military friend Phil Coulson, who's recently been recruited to SHIELD and is working as part of the ComicBook/SecretAvengers asks him to help them, despite what they're doing going beyond what's reasonable or right, citing that Rhodes never let them down when they were in the military. Rhodes replies that this is what he does, and tells Coulson to tell him where they need him.

to:

* AFriendInNeed[=/=]FriendshipMoment: AFriendInNeed: In Secret Avengers, his military friend Phil Coulson, who's recently been recruited to SHIELD and is working as part of the ComicBook/SecretAvengers asks him to help them, despite what they're doing going beyond what's reasonable or right, citing that Rhodes never let them down when they were in the military. Rhodes replies that this is what he does, and tells Coulson to tell him where they need him.



* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: [[Comicbook/MsMarvel Captain Marvel]] cradles Rhodey as he dies.]]

to:

* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: [[Comicbook/MsMarvel [[spoiler:[[Comicbook/MsMarvel Captain Marvel]] cradles Rhodey as he dies.]]



* TheHeroDies: [[spoiler: ''ComicBook/CivilWarII'' is kicked off by Rhodey's death.]]

to:

* TheHeroDies: [[spoiler: ''ComicBook/CivilWarII'' [[spoiler:''ComicBook/CivilWarII'' is kicked off by Rhodey's death.]]



* TonightSomeoneDies: [[spoiler: Rhodey himself! He's killed by ComicBook/{{Thanos}} in a Free Comic Book Day Special and it's his death that kicks off ''ComicBook/CivilWarII''.]]

to:

* TonightSomeoneDies: [[spoiler: Rhodey [[spoiler:Rhodey himself! He's killed by ComicBook/{{Thanos}} in a Free Comic Book Day Special and it's his death that kicks off ''ComicBook/CivilWarII''.]]
18th Jul '17 7:50:29 AM nighttrainfm
Is there an issue? Send a Message



to:

* ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar''
27th May '17 12:40:49 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


James Rhodes is a Creator/MarvelComics character created by David Michelinie and Bob Layton first appearing in ''IronMan'' #118 (March, 1979). Stationed in Vietnam during [[TheVietnamWar the Vietnam War]], then [[SemperFi Marine]] [[AcePilot combat pilot]] Lt. Col. James Rupert Rhodes first met Iron Man after his helicopter was shot down by Viet Cong rocket fire during one of his tours of duty. Iron Man himself, fresh off escaping his captors with a suit of armor made ''[[MemeticMutation in a cave, with a box of scraps]]'', encounters Rhodes. Together, they defeat the Viet Cong and fly to safety in a stolen helicopter.

to:

James Rhodes is a Creator/MarvelComics character created by David Michelinie and Bob Layton first appearing in ''IronMan'' #118 (March, 1979). Stationed in Vietnam during [[TheVietnamWar the Vietnam War]], UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, then [[SemperFi Marine]] [[AcePilot combat pilot]] Lt. Col. James Rupert Rhodes first met Iron Man after his helicopter was shot down by Viet Cong rocket fire during one of his tours of duty. Iron Man himself, fresh off escaping his captors with a suit of armor made ''[[MemeticMutation in a cave, with a box of scraps]]'', encounters Rhodes. Together, they defeat the Viet Cong and fly to safety in a stolen helicopter.
26th May '17 9:06:48 PM JM1982
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BadassNormal: Like Tony Stark, Rhodey can handle almost any threat until he can suit up. If anything, Rhodey is arguably ''better'' than this than Tony, in that he's ex-military and was a trained combatant long before he met Tony. He's repeatedly fought alongside Iron Man even without a suit of his own, using real-life weapons like guns and staffs.

to:

* BadassNormal: Like Tony Stark, Rhodey can handle almost any threat until he can suit up. If anything, Rhodey is arguably ''better'' than at this than Tony, in that he's ex-military and was a trained combatant long before he met Tony. He's repeatedly fought alongside Iron Man even without a suit of his own, using real-life weapons like guns and staffs.
26th May '17 9:05:26 PM JM1982
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BadassNormal: Like Tony Stark, Rhodey can handle almost any threat until he can suit up.

to:

* BadassNormal: Like Tony Stark, Rhodey can handle almost any threat until he can suit up. If anything, Rhodey is arguably ''better'' than this than Tony, in that he's ex-military and was a trained combatant long before he met Tony. He's repeatedly fought alongside Iron Man even without a suit of his own, using real-life weapons like guns and staffs.
13th Apr '17 5:07:25 AM AmericanHawkman
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AntiHeroSubstitute: Inverted as Tony wore the prototype of the Variable Threat Response Battle Suit first and that Rhodey wasn't any more DarkerAndEdgier when he wore the Iron Man suit. Also inverted as Iron Patriot because he's definitely saner and more straight-up hero than his predecessor, ComicBook/NormanOsborn.

to:

* AntiHeroSubstitute: Inverted as Tony wore the prototype of the Variable Threat Response Battle Suit first and that Rhodey wasn't any more DarkerAndEdgier when he wore the Iron Man suit. In fact, the suit was intentionally designed to MINIMIZE casualties and offer less-lethal options, since hitting a non-superhuman opponent with repulsor rays would splatter them worse than standard ordinance, according to the Iron Manual. Also inverted as Iron Patriot because he's definitely saner and more straight-up hero than his predecessor, ComicBook/NormanOsborn.



* DrillSergeantNasty: Rhodey acts as one to the Iron Patriot drones.

to:

* DrillSergeantNasty: Rhodey acts as one to the Iron Patriot drones. Was one of the Initiative's commanders too.



* IdentityImpersonator: When he replaced Tony Stark as Iron Man.

to:

* IdentityImpersonator: When he replaced Tony Stark as Iron Man. During the Armor Wars, he impersonated Electro briefly as well.



* ScaryBlackMan: Sure, you can't see the actual pilot of the suit, but you do NOT want to piss Rhodes off. Ever.

to:

* ScaryBlackMan: Sure, you can't see the actual pilot of the suit, but you do NOT want to piss Rhodes off. Ever. This is a guy that's taken out Hulk villains with a standard firearm on more than one occasion.



* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: In his case, it's "When all you have is an electric minigun, a missile box, and a crapload of other guns".

to:

* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: In his case, it's "When all you have is an electric minigun, a missile box, and a crapload of other guns". Slightly inverted, in that the suit is designed to have MORE options for combat than the standard Iron Man armor.
5th Mar '17 7:59:46 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''MarvelUltimateAlliance'' (Unlockable costume)

to:

* ''MarvelUltimateAlliance'' ''VideoGame/MarvelUltimateAlliance'' (Unlockable costume)
8th Jan '17 3:35:55 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* MiniMecha: His armor in the UltimateMarvel line is a huge behemoth that can transform into a sports car. His suit in ''WesternAnimation/IronManArmoredAdventures'' is similarly big.

to:

* MiniMecha: His armor in the UltimateMarvel ComicBook/UltimateMarvel line is a huge behemoth that can transform into a sports car. His suit in ''WesternAnimation/IronManArmoredAdventures'' is similarly big.



* MuggleBestFriend: To Tony (who is a {{Mutant}} somewhat) in the UltimateMarvel universe.

to:

* MuggleBestFriend: To Tony (who is a {{Mutant}} somewhat) in the UltimateMarvel ComicBook/UltimateMarvel universe.
8th Jan '17 9:52:02 AM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Not to be confused with the future ''[[IronKingdoms War Machine]]'' VideoGame.

to:

Not to be confused with the future ''[[IronKingdoms ''[[TabletopGame/IronKingdoms War Machine]]'' VideoGame.
This list shows the last 10 events of 123. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=ComicBook.WarMachine