TONY STARK Falls 'Off the Wagon' in IRON MAN #14?

Marvel Comics July 2019 single cover
Credit: Marvel Comics
Credit: Marvel Comics

In July, it looks like Tony Stark will fall off the wagon and relapse into alcoholism – and what’s more, his relapse could have a profound affect on another Marvel hero.

The solicitation for July 24’s Tony Stark: Iron Man #14 says that Tony “may or may not” be drinking again – a state that will lead him to refuse to be Carol Danvers’ sponsor in her battle with her own alcoholism.

Carol’s alcoholism goes back to Kurt Busiek and George Perez’s late-90s Avengers run, in which a change in identity and changing powers led Carol to drink. Tony helped Carol through her addiction, but now it seems his own struggles may lead that bond to slip.

But the solicitation also says Tony has a “high-tech solution” for sobriety – whatever that means.

Here’s the full solicitation and cover by Inhyuk Lee. For Marvel's full July 2019 solicitations, click here.

TONY STARK: IRON MAN #14
DAN SLOTT & JIM ZUB (W) • VALERIO SCHITI (A) • Cover by INHYUK LEE
CARNAGE-IZED VARIANT COVER BY PASQUAL FERRY
“THE ONE-STEP PROGRAM”
When Iron Man tells Captain Marvel that he can’t be her sponsor because he may or may not have fallen off the wagon, Carol doesn’t it take it well. What is Tony Stark’s new high-tech solution for sobriety? Find out why this might be his worst idea yet. Featuring the villainy of the all-new Spymaster. And follow Jocasta as she decides to go all in for “the ultimate upgrade.”
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