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There's no denying that he's wearing a pretty sweet Iron Man costume, but let us not mince words; I'm not sure taking advice from the comic-book version of Howard Hughes (who instead of going crazy built himself a super-suit) is really the sanest of ideas. Still, kudos to this guy for knowing how to make one hell of a dramatic entrance.

Via: Comics Alliance

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Via Uproxx
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During a new interview with Uproxx, Iron Man 3 writer Shane Black disclosed some pretty tender details regarding Marvel's strategic decision to genderswap the villain from female to male. Here's the chat from Uproxx, transcribed:

Why? Rebecca Hall’s character does have an abrupt ending.

All I’ll say is this, on the record: There was an early draft of Iron Man 3 where we had an inkling of a problem. Which is that we had a female character who was the villain in the draft. We had finished the script and we were given a no-holds-barred memo saying that cannot stand and [Marvel’s] changed our minds because, after consulting, we’ve decided that toy won’t sell as well if it’s a female.

What?

So, we had to change the entire script because of toy making. Now, that’s not Feige. That’s Marvel corporate, but now you don’t have that problem anymore.

Ike Perlmutter is gone.

Yeah, Ike’s gone. But New York called and said, “That’s money out of our bank.” In the earlier draft, the woman was essentially Killian — and they didn’t want a female Killian, they wanted a male Killian. I liked the idea, like Remington Steele, you think it’s the man but at the end, the woman has been running the whole show. They just said, “no way."
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Via Mashable
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Xing Yile, a 26-year-old art teacher from China, was so inspired by the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer, he built his own version of the Hulkbuster in just two months. 

It's 3.4 meters tall and weighs in at around a half tonne. 

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