The Moment: Things don’t get rougher or darker (apart from maybe the Demon In A Bottle arc) for Tony, who’s armour-less and alone after his drinking buddy unexpectedly dies.
Bleak as hell.
As Seen In:‘Deliverance’ Iron Man #182
Why It's Cool: Watching Tony Stark getting kicked into the mud shouldn’t be this entertaining, but seeing him so downtrodden is exactly what we need to remember that this playboy isn’t always about the jokes. If It Had Been Batman: It would be a storyline in which lover Julie Madison carks it and Bruce Wayne turns to the drink in grief.