Marvel Unveils New INVINCIBLE IRON MAN Designs and New AI, Any New Relaunch Secrets To Go with Them?

Invincible Iron Man Art by David Marquez
Invincible Iron Man Art by David Marquez
Credit: Marvel Comics
Invincible Iron Man Art by David Marquez
Invincible Iron Man Art by David Marquez
Credit: Marvel Comics

Just days after the announcement of Invincible Iron Man as the informal flagship title of Marvel's "All-New All Different" era, the upcoming series creators and Marvel Comics' top staffers gathered to pull back the curtain on on this new series in a conference call with the comics press. Series writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist David Marquez were joined by Marvel Senior VP of Publishing Tom Brevoort and Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso in the call.

Although some of the information from Wednesday's press call was revealed Saturday at the Special Edition: NYC panel and accompanying USA Today article, Bendis did reveal that the new Iron Man armor would have a new artificial intelligence that would

"The new A.I. is sassy," Bendis explained. "Tony designed it to challenge him intellectually and morally, so their conversations are gonna be really cool."

A new A.I. is something the Marvel Cinematic Universe Iron Man is beginning to deal with as J.A.R.V.I.S. has grown to become the Vision and Stark used a new program in the final moments of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Bendis didn't give any details on a name for this new A.I. in the comics, or if the similiar elements in the comic books and  movies would work in tandem.

The writer also re-itterated that Invincible Iron Man would work to reinvigorate and expand the armored Avenger's rogue's gallery, with a special focus on adversaries for Tony himself.

"Tony's fighting for a futurist ideal, and if he meets someone who fights for a different future, there's gonna be some conflict," the writer explained. "Tony needs his Magneto."

Read below for a full play-by-play on Marvel's "Next Big Thing" conference call about Invincible Iron Man, and stay tuned to Newsarama for more on this upcoming series as it's revealed.

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