The Man in the Grey Iron Suit

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That subject line is supposed to be a “play” on the novel The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit, a searing midcentury indictment of American corporate culture. I’m just clever as clever today.

Anyhoo, here’s the first image to come out from the upcoming Jon Favreau/Robert Downey Jr. Iron Man movie:

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Click over to Ain’t It Cool to see it with the appropriate soundtrack.

I’m no Iron Man scholar, so I had to Wikipediate to find out that the grey armor was Tony Stark’s first and relatively crude version of his powered suit. And this one does look suitably klugey. Wonder how RDJ’s supposed to act in that thing?

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