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* HeroWithBadPublicity_ Iron Man’s fighting against S.H.I.E.L.D, he’s kicked out of the West Coast Avengers, he nearly causes an international incident in the U.S.S.R and gets into a fight with Captain America.

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* HeroWithBadPublicity_ HeroWithBadPublicity: Iron Man’s fighting against S.H.I.E.L.D, he’s kicked out of the West Coast Avengers, he nearly causes an international incident in the U.S.S.R and gets into a fight with Captain America.


** The Mandroids of S.H.I.E.L.D that use Stark technology are a downplayed example - while they’re not superheroes as such, they use.

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** The Mandroids of S.H.I.E.L.D that use Stark technology are a downplayed example - while they’re not superheroes as such, they use.use Stark armor technology.


Armor Wars was a seven-issue Iron Man storyline running in Iron Man #225 to #231, detailing the exploits of the Golden Avenger in trying to rescue his technology.


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Armor Wars was a seven-issue Iron Man ComicBook/IronMan storyline running in Iron Man #225 to #231, detailing the exploits of the Golden Avenger in trying to rescue his technology.




* {{Commie Land}} - Iron Man goes to Siberia to fight Gremlin and the Crimson Dynamo.
* {{Continuity Nod}} - In Iron Man #229: Tony designs a stealth armor, similar to what he had in the way back in Iron Man #152.

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* {{Commie Land}} - Land}}: Iron Man goes to Siberia to fight Gremlin and the Crimson Dynamo.
* {{Continuity Nod}} - Nod}}:
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In Iron Man #229: Tony designs a stealth armor, similar to what he had in the way back in Iron Man #152.



* CorruptCorporateExecutive - Justin Hammer. He buys Stark technology from the supervillain the Spymaster.
* CreateYourOwnVillain - In the wake of Iron Man's rogue actions, the Pentagon commissioned Cord to create Firepower to destroy the renegade Avenger. However, once this was done, Cord refused to turn his new toy over to the Feds (threatening to blackmail them with a press release about Firepower - a heavily-armoured suit with a ''[[NukeEm tactical nuke]]'' - being designed for ''[[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill riot control]]''), and turned Firepower loose on Stark Enterprises' assets instead. Stark, who'd been willing to leave Iron Man "dead", created a "new" Iron Man that promptly [[CurbStompBattle tore Firepower apart]].

* {{CrossThrough}} - A minor example: Iron Man #229 segues into Captain America #341, and Iron Man #228 into Captain American #340.
* FriendOfMaskedSelf - Tony Stark claims to Nick Fury that he knows who the supposedly rogue Iron Man is, and even divulges ‘his’ identity.

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive - CorruptCorporateExecutive: Justin Hammer. He buys Stark technology from the supervillain the Spymaster.
* CreateYourOwnVillain - CreateYourOwnVillain: In the wake of Iron Man's rogue actions, the Pentagon commissioned Cord to create Firepower to destroy the renegade Avenger. However, once this was done, Cord refused to turn his new toy over to the Feds (threatening to blackmail them with a press release about Firepower - a heavily-armoured suit with a ''[[NukeEm tactical nuke]]'' - being designed for ''[[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill riot control]]''), and turned Firepower loose on Stark Enterprises' assets instead. Stark, who'd been willing to leave Iron Man "dead", created a "new" Iron Man that promptly [[CurbStompBattle tore Firepower apart]].
\n* {{CrossThrough}} - CrossThrough: A minor example: Iron Man #229 segues into Captain America #341, and Iron Man #228 into Captain American #340.
* FriendOfMaskedSelf - FriendOfMaskedSelf:
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Tony Stark claims to Nick Fury that he knows who the supposedly rogue Iron Man is, and even divulges ‘his’ identity.



* GoodVersusGood - Iron Man and Captain America. Iron Man wants to destroy the S.H.I.E.L.D Mandroids using Stark technology, not trusting anyone, including the government with his super-technology. While Cap does sympathise with this view, he finds Tony’s methods reckless, this sours their relationship.
* HeroWithBadPublicity - Iron Man’s fighting against S.H.I.E.L.D, he’s kicked out of the West Coast Avengers, he nearly causes an international incident in the U.S.S.R and gets into a fight with Captain America.
* HighSpeedHijack: - The Raiders do this on an Air Force plane in Iron Man #226. Justified in that they have been enhanced with Stark technology.
* HiredToHuntYourself - Nick Fury thinks that Iron Man has gone rogue. And who does he ask to help take him down? Well, Tony Stark himself. Tony uses this to the fullest extent.
* ItsPersonal - The reason Tony Stark gives when the West Coast Avengers offer to help him take down the villains using Stark technology.
* LetsYouAndHimFight - The KGB decides to let Iron Man and the Gremlin fight so that the weakened survivor can be destroyed by the Crimson Dynamo in Iron Man #229.
* LiteraryAllusionTitle - Iron Man #228: “Part Four: Who Guards the Guardsmen?” is a reference to the Satires from the Roman poet Juvenal, which also happens to be Alan Moore’s inspiration for the name of {{Watchmen}}. Watchmen came out in 1986, and Iron Man #228 came out in 1988.;
* MilitarySuperhero - Firepower is one, being created by the US military and Edwin Cord to finally destroy Iron Man once and for all. The first one, appearing in Iron Man #230 is Jack Taggert, a test pilot. The second one, however, is Edwin Cord, who blackmails the US military so that he can kill Iron Man.

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* GoodVersusGood - TheGeneral: General Meade in Iron Man #255.
* GoodVersusGood:
Iron Man and Captain America. Iron Man wants to destroy the S.H.I.E.L.D Mandroids using Stark technology, not trusting anyone, including the government with his super-technology. While Cap does sympathise with this view, he finds Tony’s methods reckless, this sours their relationship.
* HeroWithBadPublicity - HeroWithBadPublicity_ Iron Man’s fighting against S.H.I.E.L.D, he’s kicked out of the West Coast Avengers, he nearly causes an international incident in the U.S.S.R and gets into a fight with Captain America.
* HighSpeedHijack: - The Raiders do this on an Air Force plane in Iron Man #226. Justified in that they have been enhanced with Stark technology.
* HiredToHuntYourself - HiredToHuntYourself: Nick Fury thinks that Iron Man has gone rogue. And who does he ask to help take him down? Well, Tony Stark himself. Tony uses this to the fullest extent.
* ItsPersonal - ItsPersonal: The reason Tony Stark gives when the West Coast Avengers offer to help him take down the villains using Stark technology.
* LetsYouAndHimFight - LetsYouAndHimFight: The KGB decides to let Iron Man and the Gremlin fight so that the weakened survivor can be destroyed by the Crimson Dynamo in Iron Man #229.
* LiteraryAllusionTitle - LiteraryAllusionTitle: Iron Man #228: “Part Four: Who Guards the Guardsmen?” is a reference to the Satires from the Roman poet Juvenal, which also happens to be Alan Moore’s inspiration for the name of {{Watchmen}}. Watchmen came out in 1986, and Iron Man #228 came out in 1988.;
* MilitarySuperhero - MilitarySuperhero:
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Firepower is one, being created by the US military and Edwin Cord to finally destroy Iron Man once and for all. The first one, appearing in Iron Man #230 is Jack Taggert, a test pilot. The second one, however, is Edwin Cord, who blackmails the US military so that he can kill Iron Man.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero - The Captain gives this to Iron Man on finding out his plan to destroy the Mandroids owned by the US government.
* {{NoSell}} - Tony Stark’s ‘negator pack’ can destroy Stark circuitry, and he uses it on the super-villains using his technology, starting with Stilt-Man in Iron Man #225.
* NuclearOption - Firepower launches a freaking nuclear missile at Iron Man during their fight in Iron Man #230

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero - TheMole:
** Tony Stark, to S.H.I.E.L.D.
** In a way, the Crimson Dynamo to the Gremlin, for the KGB.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero:
The Captain gives this to Iron Man on finding out his plan to destroy the Mandroids owned by the US government.
* {{NoSell}} - NoSell: Tony Stark’s ‘negator pack’ can destroy Stark circuitry, and he uses it on the super-villains using his technology, starting with Stilt-Man in Iron Man #225.
* NuclearOption - NuclearOption:
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Firepower launches a freaking nuclear missile at Iron Man during their fight in Iron Man #230



* PlotTechnology
* ProperlyParanoid - The Gremlin in Iron Man #229. He’s convinced that the KGB is out to get him and get his armor. [[spoiler: He’s right. They’ve been bugging his Secret Lair. He still dies in the end, though.]]
* RoguesGalleryTransplant: - Doctor Doom is one of the villains Tony suspects might have used his stolen technology. Averted in this case as it’s not true.

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%% * PlotTechnology
* ProperlyParanoid - ProperlyParanoid: The Gremlin in Iron Man #229. He’s convinced that the KGB is out to get him and get his armor. [[spoiler: He’s right. They’ve been bugging his Secret Lair. He still dies in the end, though.]]
* RoguesGalleryTransplant: - RoguesGalleryTransplant:
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Doctor Doom is one of the villains Tony suspects might have used his stolen technology. Averted in this case as it’s not true.



* SecondSuperIdentity - {{Inverted}}. Tony Stark makes a fake civilian identity for Iron Man as ‘Randall Pierce’ to protect his own identity. After Randall Pierce is supposedly ‘killed’ following the events of Iron Man #230 by Firepower, Iron Man gets another civilian identity.
* SuperheroParadox - You could make the argument that supervillains wouldn’t be augmenting themselves with Iron Man technology if Iron Man didn’t actually exist.
* TheGeneral - General Meade in Iron Man #255.
* TheMole - Tony Stark, to S.H.I.E.L.D.
** In a way, the Crimson Dynamo to the Gremlin, for the KGB.
* TheWorldIsNotReady - The reason Tony is so insistent in tracking down and destroying every remnant of his technology, even the ones owned by the government. This starts a conflict with the Captain.
* TrojanPrisoner - James Rhodes pretends to be the supervillain Electro to be imprisoned by the Guardsmen and get imprisoned in the Vault. It’s so that Tony can destroy the Mandroids, not trusting his technology in the hands of Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D.

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* SecondSuperIdentity - SecondSuperIdentity: {{Inverted}}. Tony Stark makes a fake civilian identity for Iron Man as ‘Randall Pierce’ to protect his own identity. After Randall Pierce is supposedly ‘killed’ following the events of Iron Man #230 by Firepower, Iron Man gets another civilian identity.
* SuperheroParadox - SuperheroParadox: You could make the argument that supervillains wouldn’t be augmenting themselves with Iron Man technology if Iron Man didn’t actually exist.
* TheGeneral - General Meade in Iron Man #255.
* TheMole - Tony Stark, to S.H.I.E.L.D.
** In a way, the Crimson Dynamo to the Gremlin, for the KGB.
* TheWorldIsNotReady - The reason Tony is so insistent in tracking down and destroying every remnant of his technology, even the ones owned by the government. This starts a conflict with the Captain.
* TrojanPrisoner -
TrojanPrisoner: James Rhodes pretends to be the supervillain Electro to be imprisoned by the Guardsmen and get imprisoned in the Vault. It’s so that Tony can destroy the Mandroids, not trusting his technology in the hands of Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D.D.
* TheWorldIsNotReady: The reason Tony is so insistent in tracking down and destroying every remnant of his technology, even the ones owned by the government. This starts a conflict with the Captain.
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** Stilt-Man, appearing in Iron Man #225, is a straighter example, starting out as a ComicBook/{{Daredevil}} villain (his first appearance in Daredevil #8), and having fought ComicBook/{{SpiderMan}} before this."

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** Stilt-Man, appearing in Iron Man #225, is a straighter example, starting out as a ComicBook/{{Daredevil}} villain (his first appearance in Daredevil #8), and having fought ComicBook/{{SpiderMan}} before this."



** In a way, the Crimson Dynamo to the Gremlin, for the KGB."

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** In a way, the Crimson Dynamo to the Gremlin, for the KGB."


[[caption-width-right:350: Tony Stark is ''ángry''.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350: Tony Stark is ''ángry''.''angry''.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350: Tony Stark is ''ángry''.]]


* CreateYourOwnVillain -

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* CreateYourOwnVillain - In the wake of Iron Man's rogue actions, the Pentagon commissioned Cord to create Firepower to destroy the renegade Avenger. However, once this was done, Cord refused to turn his new toy over to the Feds (threatening to blackmail them with a press release about Firepower - a heavily-armoured suit with a ''[[NukeEm tactical nuke]]'' - being designed for ''[[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill riot control]]''), and turned Firepower loose on Stark Enterprises' assets instead. Stark, who'd been willing to leave Iron Man "dead", created a "new" Iron Man that promptly [[CurbStompBattle tore Firepower apart]].



* ProperlyParanoid - The Gremlin in Iron Man #229. He’s convinced that the KGB is out to get him and get his armor. [[spoiler:He’s right. They’ve been bugging his Secret Lair. He still dies in the end, though.]]

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* ProperlyParanoid - The Gremlin in Iron Man #229. He’s convinced that the KGB is out to get him and get his armor. [[spoiler:He’s [[spoiler: He’s right. They’ve been bugging his Secret Lair. He still dies in the end, though.]]


* {{Commie Land}} - Iron Man goes to Siberia to fight Gremlin and the Crimson Dynamo. 

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* {{Commie Land}} - Iron Man goes to Siberia to fight Gremlin and the Crimson Dynamo. 



** {{Inverted}}, as Tony Stark tells Fury that ‘Randall Pierce’ has gone rogue and that he is not at all a friend of this obviously evil Randall Pierce. 

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** {{Inverted}}, as Tony Stark tells Fury that ‘Randall Pierce’ has gone rogue and that he is not at all a friend of this obviously evil Randall Pierce. 



* HiredToHuntYourself - Nick Fury thinks that Iron Man has gone rogue. And who does he ask to help take him down? Well, Tony Stark himself. Tony uses this to the fullest extent. 
* ItsPersonal - The reason Tony Stark gives when the West Coast Avengers offer to help him take down the villains using Stark technology. 
* LetsYouAndHimFight - The KGB decides to let Iron Man and the Gremlin fight so that the weakened survivor can be destroyed by the Crimson Dynamo in Iron Man #229. 

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* HiredToHuntYourself - Nick Fury thinks that Iron Man has gone rogue. And who does he ask to help take him down? Well, Tony Stark himself. Tony uses this to the fullest extent. 
extent.
* ItsPersonal - The reason Tony Stark gives when the West Coast Avengers offer to help him take down the villains using Stark technology. 
technology.
* LetsYouAndHimFight - The KGB decides to let Iron Man and the Gremlin fight so that the weakened survivor can be destroyed by the Crimson Dynamo in Iron Man #229. 



* NiceJobBreakingItHero - The Captain gives this to Iron Man on finding out his plan to destroy the Mandroids owned by the US government. 

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero - The Captain gives this to Iron Man on finding out his plan to destroy the Mandroids owned by the US government. 



** When a rogue Firepower attacks Iron Man at Stark Enterprises in Iron Man #231, he attempts to detonate a neutron bomb. Edwin Cord is really obsessed with killing Iron Man. (To be fair, Iron Man caused the defeat of Cord Colgomerate way back in Iron Man #145, so there is some precedent). 

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** When a rogue Firepower attacks Iron Man at Stark Enterprises in Iron Man #231, he attempts to detonate a neutron bomb. Edwin Cord is really obsessed with killing Iron Man. (To be fair, Iron Man caused the defeat of Cord Colgomerate way back in Iron Man #145, so there is some precedent). 



** {{ZigZagged}} with Gremlin. Gremlin uses the name and the armor of the Titanium Man, an Iron Man foe who goes way back, but Gremlin himself is primarily a ComicBook/{{Hulk}} villain, first appearing in Incredible Hulk #163. 

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** {{ZigZagged}} with Gremlin. Gremlin uses the name and the armor of the Titanium Man, an Iron Man foe who goes way back, but Gremlin himself is primarily a ComicBook/{{Hulk}} villain, first appearing in Incredible Hulk #163. 



* SecondSuperIdentity - {{Inverted}}. Tony Stark makes a fake civilian identity for Iron Man as ‘Randall Pierce’ to protect his own identity. After Randall Pierce is supposedly ‘killed’ following the events of Iron Man #230 by Firepower, Iron Man gets another civilian identity. 
* SuperheroParadox - You could make the argument that supervillains wouldn’t be augmenting themselves with Iron Man technology if Iron Man didn’t actually exist. 

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* SecondSuperIdentity - {{Inverted}}. Tony Stark makes a fake civilian identity for Iron Man as ‘Randall Pierce’ to protect his own identity. After Randall Pierce is supposedly ‘killed’ following the events of Iron Man #230 by Firepower, Iron Man gets another civilian identity. 
identity.
* SuperheroParadox - You could make the argument that supervillains wouldn’t be augmenting themselves with Iron Man technology if Iron Man didn’t actually exist. 



* TheMole - Tony Stark, to S.H.I.E.L.D. 
** In a way, the Crimson Dynamo to the Gremlin, for the KGB. "
* TheWorldIsNotReady - The reason Tony is so insistent in tracking down and destroying every remnant of his technology, even the ones owned by the government. This starts a conflict with the Captain. 
* TrojanPrisoner - James Rhodes pretends to be the supervillain Electro to be imprisoned by the Guardsmen and get imprisoned in the Vault. It’s so that Tony can destroy the Mandroids, not trusting his technology in the hands of Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D. 

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* TheMole - Tony Stark, to S.H.I.E.L.D. 
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** In a way, the Crimson Dynamo to the Gremlin, for the KGB. "
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* TheWorldIsNotReady - The reason Tony is so insistent in tracking down and destroying every remnant of his technology, even the ones owned by the government. This starts a conflict with the Captain. 
Captain.
* TrojanPrisoner - James Rhodes pretends to be the supervillain Electro to be imprisoned by the Guardsmen and get imprisoned in the Vault. It’s so that Tony can destroy the Mandroids, not trusting his technology in the hands of Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D. 


* GoodVsGood - Iron Man and Captain America. Iron Man wants to destroy the S.H.I.E.L.D Mandroids using Stark technology, not trusting anyone, including the government with his super-technology. While Cap does sympathise with this view, he finds Tony’s methods reckless, this sours their relationship.

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* GoodVsGood GoodVersusGood - Iron Man and Captain America. Iron Man wants to destroy the S.H.I.E.L.D Mandroids using Stark technology, not trusting anyone, including the government with his super-technology. While Cap does sympathise with this view, he finds Tony’s methods reckless, this sours their relationship.


** {{ZigZagged}} with Gremlin. Gremlin uses the name and the armor of the Titanium Man, an Iron Man foe who goes way back, but Gremlin himself is primarily a Hulk villain, first appearing in Incredible Hulk #163. 
** Stilt-Man, appearing in Iron Man #225, is a straighter example, starting out as a Daredevil villain (his first appearance in Daredevil #8), and having fought Spider-Man before this."

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** {{ZigZagged}} with Gremlin. Gremlin uses the name and the armor of the Titanium Man, an Iron Man foe who goes way back, but Gremlin himself is primarily a Hulk ComicBook/{{Hulk}} villain, first appearing in Incredible Hulk #163. 
** Stilt-Man, appearing in Iron Man #225, is a straighter example, starting out as a Daredevil ComicBook/{{Daredevil}} villain (his first appearance in Daredevil #8), and having fought Spider-Man ComicBook/{{SpiderMan}} before this."


** Inverted, as Tony Stark tells Fury that ‘Randall Pierce’ has gone rogue and that he is not at all a friend of this obviously evil Randall Pierce. 

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** Inverted, {{Inverted}}, as Tony Stark tells Fury that ‘Randall Pierce’ has gone rogue and that he is not at all a friend of this obviously evil Randall Pierce. 



** Zig-zagged with Gremlin. Gremlin uses the name and the armor of the Titanium Man, an Iron Man foe who goes way back, but Gremlin himself is primarily a Hulk villain, first appearing in Incredible Hulk #163. 

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** Zig-zagged {{ZigZagged}} with Gremlin. Gremlin uses the name and the armor of the Titanium Man, an Iron Man foe who goes way back, but Gremlin himself is primarily a Hulk villain, first appearing in Incredible Hulk #163. 



* SecondSuperIdentity - Inverted. Tony Stark makes a fake civilian identity for Iron Man as ‘Randall Pierce’ to protect his own identity. After Randall Pierce is supposedly ‘killed’ following the events of Iron Man #230 by Firepower, Iron Man gets another civilian identity. 

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* SecondSuperIdentity - Inverted.{{Inverted}}. Tony Stark makes a fake civilian identity for Iron Man as ‘Randall Pierce’ to protect his own identity. After Randall Pierce is supposedly ‘killed’ following the events of Iron Man #230 by Firepower, Iron Man gets another civilian identity. 


* ProperlyParanoid - The Gremlin in Iron Man #229. He’s convinced that the KGB is out to get him and get his armor. ((He’s right. They’ve been bugging his Secret Lair. He still dies in the end, though.))

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* ProperlyParanoid - The Gremlin in Iron Man #229. He’s convinced that the KGB is out to get him and get his armor. ((He’s [[spoiler:He’s right. They’ve been bugging his Secret Lair. He still dies in the end, though.))]]

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