IRON MAN #33-35 (2000)

The first two issues of this story tie in to Maximum Security in the same way so many issues did during these months: Barely. Just enough to promote it. And Speedball guest stars.

The main story has a new drug on the streets that gives people super powers and then makes them do crime. Iron Man and Speedball track it to its source.

That’s really the story. But it’s a fun ride. Like, the drug manifests at a superhero costume party…

Turns out, the source of the drug is a spore from the planet ego–and it landed in a little farmhouse where a Ma and Pa decided to adopt it.


Nicely done reference to Superman’s adoption.

The issue ends with Silver Surfer appearing and a note from writer Joe Quesada who just became Editor In Chief…

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