It's here!

Iron Man 3 is premiering across the U.S. May 2 and May 3, and has already made bunches of money overseas. Below you'll find some of the PR sent to Captain Comics, especially a ton of videos. After plowing through all that, I hope Legionnaires will post their responses to the movie. Onward!


Press Release

MARVEL’S IRON MAN 3 Red Carpet Premiere to Stream LIVE from Hollywood on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Beginning at 6:00 PM PT/9:00 PM ET


Marvel proudly invites one and all to experience the World Premiere of the Marvel Studios’ film MARVEL’S IRON MAN 3, LIVE from Hollywood! On April 24, 2013 at 6:00 PM PT/9:00 PM ET, click over to and watch as the stars arrive at the legendary El Capitan Theatre!


Sponsored by Verizon FiOS, this LIVE event will get you up close and personal with IRON MAN 3 like nothing else can!


Experience this landmark motion picture event powered by the innovative Livestream platform which combines live video with real-time photos, text and video clip updates.


Hear directly from the biggest names in the biz. Scheduled to appear are: Robert Downey Jr (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Gwyneth Paltrow (Pepper Potts), Don Cheadle (James Rhodes/Iron Patriot), Ben Kingsley (The Mandarin), Guy Pearce (Aldrich Killian), Rebecca Hall (Maya Hansen), Jon Favreau (Happy Hogan), Shane Black (Director/Co-Screenwriter), Stan Lee, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders and more!


Don’t miss a minute of the action on red carpet.


IRON MAN 3 opens in U.S. theaters, May 3!


Actor Robert Downey, Jr. and Marvel Entertainment Celebrate

Release of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” with NYSE Opening Bell® on April 30



Actor Robert Downey, Jr., along with executives from Marvel Entertainment, LLC, will visit the New York Stock Exchange on April 30 and ring The Opening Bell® to highlight the U.S. release of Marvel’s highly anticipated film, “Iron Man 3,” on May 3. 



Tuesday, April 30, 2013

NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at Corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street

9:00 a.m.            Media escorted into the building

9:30 a.m.              The Opening Bell rings/photo opps



For Immediate Release:

comiX indeX

May, 1, 2013 - New York, NY — ComiXology, the revolutionary digital comics platform, polled over 5,700 of their customer for the comiXology comiX index — an inside scoop on what die hard comic fans are saying, thinking and predicting. Iron Man 3 premieres this Friday, May 3rd — see below for what the die hards think. Do you agree? Disagree? Don’t know? Spend some time reading the comics that inspired the film and find out for yourself!

1. What is the best Iron Man movie so far: the original Iron Man or Iron Man 2?

73% say the first Iron Man is the best yet!

2. Beside Tony Stark and Col. Rhodes, what character is most likely to sport an Iron Man suit in Iron Man 3?

72% say Pepper Potts
7-8% believe Happy Hogan and The Mandarin are possibilities.

3. Will Iron Man 3 be the summer’s biggest-grossing comics-related film?

58% say YES – bigger than Man of Steel, Kick-Ass 2, The Wolverine, and Star Trek Into Darkness

4. What is the best Iron Man suit?

66% say Extremis
11% say Hulkbuster
6.8% say Iron Patriot
5.9% say Modern Space Suit
5.2% say Original Mark 1

5. Who would comiXology fans rather see piloting an Iron Man suit?

40% say Pepper Potts
30% say Black Widow
11% say Edwin Jarvis
8% say Happy Hogan


Iron Man 3 Trailer #1


Iron Man 3 Trailer #2

Iron Man 3 "Malibu Attack"

Iron Man 3 "Tony Stark Calls Out The Mandarin"

Don Cheadle interview

Guy Pearce and Rebecca Hall interview

Gwyneth Paltrow interview

Shane Black and Kevin Feige interview

Robert Downey Jr. interview

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Coincidentally, I had just recorded KISS KISS BANG BANG on my DVR. After your comment we watched it. It's terrific irreverent fun.

Jason Marconnet (Pint sized mod) said:

This one had a new director, Shane Black. Black has a background in action buddy comedies such as Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (check this one if you haven't seen it) . He also wrote the screenplay for the first Lethal Weapon and the Last Boy Scout. This movie at times felt like one of those which I liked.

I just noticed the T-shirt RDJr is wearing in the last video, Whackos Assemble!


In one of the interviews I posted here or on my YouTube channel, RDJ was wearing a "West Coast Avengers" T-shirt!

Finally saw this.

It was...okay. Unlike the previous two, however, there were no stand out moments for me. Nothing that made me go "wow". Nothing that made me ROFLMAO.

I've come to accept this, but one of the things I really, really dislike is super heroes killing. Yes, I understand it's a fanciful idea, yes, I know that I'm out of date, but consarn it, I'd love to see a superhero movie with less of a body count, particularly at the hands of the hero. It's not interesting to me to see someone with the power of Iron Man kill ordinary humans, or even the Extremis enhanced ones. If they were that powerful, it would be a different movie.

As far as Gwyneth Paltrow goes, the only problem I've ever had with her as Pepper Potts is that she's too old for the part and we've never really gotten a hint of the dynamic between her, Happy and Tony. Actually, one of the things I did like was seeing Happy being Happy in the movie, as Favreau does a really good job withe the character.

Agreed with Happy, disagreed with Pepper. Of course, my notion of Pepper Potts originally came from the films, so I have no idea as to their comics dynamic.

I loved this movie. I need to watch it again so I can share my favorite part from the "grown-up perspective". I know there was stuff in there I really liked on a more intellectual level; it's just that I was perhaps a little inebriated when I first saw this movie.

My inner 11-year-old's favorite part was toward the end when all of the individualized Iron Man suits came together. The "break-apart-reassemble" Iron Man was really cool, as was the huge linebacker Iron Man who helped keep the construct from collapsing.

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