Post Civil War II Fallout & Marvel Now 2016 Spoilers: Riri Williams Takes Lead On Invincible Iron Man #1 With A New Name & Armor!

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Invincible Iron Man gets relaunched with a shiney new #1 and a new lead during Marvel Now 2016. Tony Stark is no longer Iron Man as part of the Civil War II fallout; he’s replaced a teenage genius named Riri Williams.

Spoilers follow for Marvel Now’s Invincible Iron Man.

Riri Williams, an African-American female teenager, will be the headliner of a book called Innvicible Iron Man, but she will go by the name Ironheart!

Here is the main cover by tefano Caselli for Invincible Iron Man #1 as part of Marvel Comics November 2016 solicitations.

Invincible Iron Man #1 Marvel Now 2016 Riri Williams is Ironheart Marvel Comics

This is the variant cover for the same issue by Mike McKone.

Invincible Iron Man #1 variant Marvel Now 2016 Riri Williams is Ironheart Marvel Comics

And, the solicitation:


      Variant Cover by JEFF DEKAL
      Variant Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
      Hip-Hop Variant Cover by TBA
      Steam Variant Cover by TBA
      Action Figure Riri Variant Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
      Divided We Stand Variant Cover by TBA

      From the violent streets of Chicago, a new armored hero rises! Clad in her very own Iron Man armor, Riri Williams is ready to show the Marvel Universe what she can do as the self-made hero of tomorrow. But is she ready for all the problems that come with stepping into Iron Man’s jet boots? Where’s a genius billionaire playboy philanthropist when you need one?

      32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

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