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New Iron Man Will Be Like 'Rick and Morty' Meets 'Black Mirror'

Marvel’s brand-new upcoming comics relaunch for Iron Man is going to lean heavily on the dark sci-fi, and we know this for sure because its author straight-up compared the new comic book run to Rick and Morty and Black Mirror. Tony Stark, it would seem, is going to get riggity-riggity-wrecked, son.

In an interview with Nerdist published on Monday, author Dan Slott described his upcoming Tony Stark: Iron Man as “a superhero comic that’s somewhere between Rick & Morty and Black Mirror.” So does that mean somewhere between an insane interdimensional spacefaring romp and a frightening cautionary tale about emerging technologies? Maybe!

“He’s always going to push the boundaries of science and tech to build a world he wants,” Slott said of Tony Stark, “and that’s going to lead to stories that go to insane places.” Here’s a guy who “took his own two hands and built everything he needs to stand side-by-side with Asgardian gods and super-soldiers.”

To do that, he’ll need a lot of suits, perhaps more than we’ve ever seen in the comics or in the MCU.

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'Tony Stark: Iron Man' cover art from Alexander Lozano.

Artist Valerio Schiti confirmed that this new comic series will have “hundreds of different armors” ranging from classic in style to new and exciting. Schiti called this new depiction of Stark a departure from the “wounded, dramatic, and stressed” version we’ve gotten from recent comics and the films. He called this “the real, new Iron Man: funny, charming and cool.”

Better yet, “ALL the continuity counts” with Tony Stark: Iron Man despite it being a soft reboot of the character, which means that long-time comics fans and fans of the MCU will find something to enjoy with the new story. “If you’re one of the billions of people on this Earth who only knows Iron Man from the movies, you can jump on right here for a fresh start,” Slott said.

Tony Stark: Iron Man will be part of Marvel’s “Fresh Start” relaunch that includes stories for Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel, Spider-Man and Ta-Nehisi Coates’s take on Captain America.

Tony Stark: Iron Man is expected to arrive in June 2018.

'Avengers: Endgame' Theory Suggests Ant-Man Scene Is a Classic Misdirection

There have been three Avengers: Endgame trailers so far, but the first one might have been a complete misdirect. When Ant-Man appears at the door of the Avengers compound, Captain America asks Black Widow if the message is old. Fans have speculated that the two moments aren’t a part of the same scene, and an interesting new theory suggests the message is actually from someone else entirely.

'Apex Legends' Season 1 Battle Pass, Start Date, Challenges, Cost, and More

'Apex Legends' is about to get much bigger.

Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends took the world by storm with its surprise release in February, and the game’s burgeoning community is about to get even bigger when Season 1 launches in March.

Fortnite’s biggest free-to-play battle royale competitor will soon have a nearly identical seasonal structure that includes a premium battle pass available for purchase.

Here's When 'Avengers: Endgame' Tickets Will Probably Go on Sale

The most realistic window is actually very soon.

Avengers: Endgame is officially less than two months away, and anyone who wants to have prime seats for that Thursday night showing should start monitoring ticket sales immediately. There’s no official word just yet, but we can safely assume that Avengers: Endgame tickets will go on sale sometime within the next month or so.

Everything We Know About 'Love, Death & Robots' Season 2 Isn't Much

Netflix's bizarre, hypnotic new series will probably get a second season.

Netflix’s new NSFW anthological animated sci-fi series is unlike anything else on the streaming service, and we’re already wondering if we can expect a Love, Death & Robots Season 2, full of even more hyper-sexualized, and sometimes gruesome, sci-fi stories.

Love, Death & Robots Season 1 hit Netflix on Friday, March 15, 2019, offering 18 different stories of varied lengths between six and 17 minutes long, each telling a totally unique story using different animation styles.

Here's Where the Magnifying Glass Sits on the Treasure Map in 'Fortnite'

Look for the ice statues.

There’s a new challenge in the world of Fortnite: Battle Royale for Season 8, Week 3 that should also feel very familiar to players — it’s a fusion of two things we’re all used to doing.

Week 3 began Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern, about 90 minutes later than usual, and even more delayed than Week 2. We predicted that treasure map challenges would return in Season 8, and here in Week 3, they have returned … sort of.