Iron Man Writer Reveals Tony Stark's Central Dilemma in New Comic Series

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Tony Stark may no longer be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe but that doesn't mean we can't see more of him in the future. A new comic book series focusing on Iron Man has been confirmed and it will focus on how Tony deals with being himself as well as a superhero.

Iron Man #1 is the new comic book series written by Chris Cantwell and illustrated by CAFU and Frank D'Armata. But what exactly will the new comics be about? Cantwell recently spoke to's Angelique Roche where he revealed the central conflict for Tony.

"With Tony and Iron Man, he's a man who thinks he's a God and a God who wants to be a man," Cantwell said. "That, to me, boils down the conflict of the character. I think, Tony's ego has always been a major problem for him, in his life. So, the book really starts with Tony taking a look at himself and asking, ‘Who am I really? What is Iron Man?' ‘I want to be a hero again, what does that mean?'"

Most fans assume that Tony is a confident person who knows exactly what he's doing. However, people could finally learn about the real person in the new comics.

The synopsis for Iron Man #1 reads as follows:

"Life isn't always that simple, something that old friends and frustrating foes are quick to point out. If you strip a billionaire down to his bolts, does he run solid…or just overheat?"

Iron Man #1 will be released on September 16.

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