Appearing in "Armor Wars II (Part I of IX) - Lo, A Spectral Enemy Rises..."Edit

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Other Characters:

  • Anderson
  • Professor Clemens
  • Whitman
  • Avengers (Mentioned)
  • X-Men (Mentioned)




Synopsis for "Armor Wars II (Part I of IX) - Lo, A Spectral Enemy Rises..."Edit

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  • The first "Armor Wars" took place in Iron Man (Volume 1) #225-232
  • First appearance of Kearson DeWitt. The full nature of his conspiracy to control Stark will not be made known until Iron Man (Volume 1) #260. DeWitt is actually an employee of the Marrs Corporation. He has had Stark injected with a micro-implant from which he can control all of Stark's motor functions.
  • Nuke U is a Stark Enterprises-owned nuclear research facility.
  • In this issue, Tony Stark introduces his "New Testing Facility".
  • In this issue, Tony Stark utilizes MK VIII Armor powered remotely by "Encephalo Circuits". This will become an important development for Stark when he is later incapicitated and will extend his remote control of the armor with his Telepresence Armor in Iron Man #290.
  • This issue is reprinted in comics and books, see references for more info.[1]


  • The tagline to this issue is "In the Grip of Death!"
  • A clue as to the true villain in this story-arc can be found in the first letter of each word in the title, "Lo, A Spectral Enemy Rises". A similar clue, yielding an identical answer, is provided in the title to issue #259.

See Also

Armor Wars II
Part I: Iron Man #258 Part II: Iron Man #259 Part III: Iron Man #260
Part IV: Iron Man #261 Part V: Iron Man #262 Part VI: Iron Man #263
Part VII: Iron Man #264 Part VIII: Iron Man #265 Part IX: Iron Man #265

  1. This issue is reprinted in the following comics/TPB's:
    • Iron Man: Armor Wars II


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