Marvel Select IRON MAN 3 Figures For ‘Iron Patriot’ And ‘Mark XLII’ Armors Announced

Offering the typical shadowed preview images, Diamond Select has listed two 7-inch Marvel Select figures modeled after the ‘Mark 42’ & ‘War Machine/Iron Patriot’ armors that'll feature in Iron Man 3.

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By DCMarvelFreshman - 11/17/2012

Moving into 2013, it’s that time of the year again when toy companies begin to showcase some merchandising deals inked in anticipation for forthcoming blockbusters. And with Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 one of next year’s earliest tentpoles, Hasbro has listed toys for the Shane Black-directed actioner. However, it is Diamond Select's listing, via Marvelous Select, that stands out.

MARVEL SELECT IM3 IRON MAN MK42 AF

A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Gentle Giant! The newest iteration of the Iron Man armor is now the newest Marvel Select action figure! Based on its appearance in the upcoming feature film Iron Man 3, the Mark 42 armor is Tony Stark's latest and greatest, able to activate and assemble via remote synaptic link. This highly detailed Select figure stands over 7 inches tall, features 16 points of articulation and comes ready to display in the famous Select-style blister card. Release: 03/27/13; SRP: $24.99


MARVEL SELECT IM3 WAR MACHINE AF

A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Gentle Giant! The War Machine Armor just got an upgrade! Piloted by Tony Stark's longtime confidant James "Rhodey" Rhodes, War Machine is an even more heavily armed version of the Iron man armor, and Iron Man 3 will see the suit get a new red, white and blue paint job. This highly detailed Select figure stands over 7 inches tall, features 16 points of articulation and comes ready to display in the famous Select-style blister card. Release: 03/27/13. SRP: $24.99




Marvel Studios’ “Iron Man 3” pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley, “Iron Man 3” is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce & Shane Black and is based on Marvel’s iconic Super Hero Iron Man, who first appeared on the pages of “Tales of Suspense” (#39) in 1963 and had his solo comic book debut with “The Invincible Iron Man” (#1) in May of 1968. “Iron Man 3” is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures & DMG Entertainment. Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige is producing & Jon Favreau, Louis D’Esposito, Stephen Broussard, Victoria Alonso, Alan Fine, Charles Newirth, Stan Lee & Dan Mintz are executive producers. The film hits May 3, 2013, & is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

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DonBeastly - 11/17/2012, 12:28 PM
Well i guess that confirms the other 30-something new armors and
FIRST!
DioFoRio - 11/17/2012, 12:37 PM
Great they're black ,here come the racist.
DioFoRio - 11/17/2012, 12:37 PM
Can't wait for this flick
superotherside - 11/17/2012, 12:38 PM
It confirms the other armors! Awesome! Bring it on!
Hellsboy - 11/17/2012, 1:11 PM
i hope we get to see a proper hall in 3. not the wall of armors we have right now
Minato - 11/17/2012, 1:18 PM
@LEVITIKUZ

SPOILER.........

They already confirmed that Stark makes the 42 and it control upward of 30 armors.
Moakynubs - 11/17/2012, 1:18 PM
The other 40 or so suits may not be ones that were ever produced: Tony could do something similar to Extremis where he goes "The suit is too clunky and slow and bulky now, I need to speed it up and slim it down and keep the durability and functionality but I haven't had much success". So he could have 40ish designs for other suits, or maybe some specialized suits, Hulkbuster, Space, etc.
SageMode - 11/17/2012, 1:19 PM
Minato - 11/17/2012, 1:19 PM
BTW
T:TDW > IM3 > S:MOS
Spidey91 - 11/17/2012, 1:20 PM
@LEVITIKUZ
I believe the one in the final battle of The Avengers was the Mark-VII
BlackFlash - 11/17/2012, 1:21 PM
I cant wait to see the Hot Toys version of both of them.
BackwardGalaxy - 11/17/2012, 1:38 PM
So, they're definitely still calling him War Machine, then... and not Iron Patriot. That's kinda weird.
OptimusPrimeTime - 11/17/2012, 1:41 PM
@@LEVITIKUZ. the avengers armor was the mark 7...everyone was calling the gold armor for IM3 the mark 8 until they revealed that tony refers to it as the mark 42.

My guess is that he will use the gold mark 42 throughout most of the film and will get his ass handed to him in his first major fight....the scenes from the opening of the trailer where he is laid on his back and pulls the mask off. Sometime after that he'll undergo the extremis procedure and control a bunch of other suits with the 42 and for the final fight we MIGHT get a new armor that hasn't been showcased yet. Who knows!!
OptimusPrimeTime - 11/17/2012, 1:42 PM
All I ask is that the final fight be 1) longer than 3 minutes and 2) NOT against someone else in a god damn suit!!!
MCUfan1 - 11/17/2012, 2:08 PM
The iron patriot name was just a rumor based on the set photos and was never confirmed
CharlesLord - 11/17/2012, 2:10 PM
Sage wins. I love that movie
DCMarvelFreshman - 11/17/2012, 2:12 PM
@MCUFan1 It was confirmed. It's not Norman Osborn, but the armor is Iron Patriot. Marvel acquired the name "Iron Patriot" for licensing purposes. And there are toy listings with "Iron Patriot" on them. http://marvelousnews.com/index.php?catid=23&itemid=15514
DCMarvelFreshman - 11/17/2012, 2:13 PM
BTW, no one's saying they'll call it that in the movie. But the War Machine armor was never called the "War Machine" armor either.
aztecRaingod - 11/17/2012, 2:58 PM
@DCMF

At one point, while Tony and Rhodey are duking it out in the armors, Tony yells " Comeon, do you have what it takes to be the War Machine??"
aztecRaingod - 11/17/2012, 3:00 PM
While they never explicitly name the armor, I thought that was pretty cool.

Kind of how the leader says to Emil Blonsky "The combination could turn you into an Abomination" In the hulk movie.
DCMarvelFreshman - 11/17/2012, 4:03 PM
@aztecRaingod yeah I remember the nods to the armors with lines. But I mean literally calling the Iron Patriot by that name, like Tony calls his armors "Mark 1, 2,...etc"

And I think Tony said "you think you have what it takes to be A war machine. Wasn't referring to the armor directly, Mark 2 wasn't modified yet.
thorhulk77 - 11/17/2012, 4:05 PM
@DCMF

aztecRaingod is right. He was like, "You want to be a War Machine? Take your shot." Lol something like that. Cant wait.
Maximus101 - 11/17/2012, 4:30 PM
That's dumb that they won't even show what they look like. Man of steel will be the best cbm next year followed by iron man 3 then Thor.
MCUfan1 - 11/17/2012, 4:33 PM
@DCMF okay and true
Fogs - 11/17/2012, 5:17 PM
Wasn't it mark 47?
KaneVonDoom - 11/17/2012, 5:32 PM
Yeah... I could've sworn it was Mark XLVII (47) as well.
Bark4Soul - 11/17/2012, 5:57 PM
Buying both, count it
Funsize - 11/17/2012, 9:41 PM
Oh well they showed us those bobblehead thingies a while back too which revealed a lot of what the suits can be
Fogs - 11/18/2012, 3:47 AM
Well if it's 42 it adds for its nerd value (only the strong will understand).
SugarYumYum - 11/18/2012, 9:15 AM
What's the point of this "announcement" if they don't show the figures? I wanna see. ;__;

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