Marvel has unveiled the unusual Mark VIII armour that will appear in the upcoming Iron Man 3. Tony Stark seems to be all about the ba-bling with a largely gold-plated armour, which if previous concept art is to be believed, will be part of the Extremis suit that is actually a part of Stark himself. The official spiel from Marvel reads as follows: Fans walking by the Marvel Booth (#2329) at San Diego Comic-Con will get a special treat today, as we give you the first look at the next evolution of Tony Stark’s signature armor!
The gold plating doesn’t read incredibly well in these still images, looking far too gold for our tastes. However, it may read well in the motion pictures, and there’s a good chance that this will be seen moving at the speed of light, rather than just rotating on a platform at a comic convention. Unless this film takes a very strange turn. Iron Man 3 is scheduled for 3 May 2013, and is currently filming.
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