New Avengers: Infinity War Promo Art Points To Major Upgrade For Iron Man


If recent promo art for Avengers: Infinity War featured Tony Stark’s famous Hulkbuster armor – and two characters from beyond the grave, but more on that later – then this latest batch goes one step further to cast the spotlight on Armor 51, a suit famous for its ties to Riri Williams.

As comic book fans know all too well, that sprightly, whip-smart 15-year-old made headlines late last year after Marvel placed her in the driving seat (or should that be high-tech suit?) of Invincible Iron Man, and there’s now evidence to suggest that Infinity War will include the armor known as Model-Prime.

Comic Book Movie has today relayed a fresh helping of promo art for Infinity War, one which places the spotlight on Josh Brolin’s Mad Titan, the God of Thunder and young Peter Parker, who’s sporting a revamped suit of his own. But it’s undoubtedly Iron Man who will generate the most buzz online, given the series stalwart tends to be the biggest draw when it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Besides, Tony Stark will need to be packing some serious heat if he’s to really stand a chance against Thanos across both Infinity War and its untitled sequel.

Per Marvel Comics, and as we alluded to before, Armor 51 is considered to be one of Stark’s crowning achievements. Floored by Riri’s homemade suit, Tony Stark then sets about creating a shape-shifting armor that bends and molds to his every need – hence the wing-like thrusters affixed to the suit’s rear. Assuming Infinity War stays true to the comics, and this promo art is a solid indication of what’s to come, Robert Downey Jr.’s Avenger will also be able to change colors on a whim.

Whether that is indeed the case will be told when Avengers: Infinity War marches into theaters on May 4th, 2018, and it looks as though Yondu and the Ancient One will each make a surprise appearance via flashback. Either that, or Marvel’s PR team is in need of a slap on the wrists.