What have we seen of her so far in the Iron Man comics?
In the latest issue of Iron Man, Tony is in a lab talking to himself, and he’s already aware that there’s some student at M.I.T. that’s reverse-engineered one of his old armors all by herself in her dorm room. He’s aware of her immediately.
We've put together a comprehensive list of the 25 greatest Iron Man comics, ranging from his original debut in Tales of Suspense #39 to recent favorites like Invincible Iron Man and Extremis. We focused mostly on his solo adventures, as we already explored the last year.
However, no matter what Marvel do, "Iron Man" fans can't move on from Robert Downey Jr. playing the role. For most, there is no other "Iron Man" than Downy Jr. So, what Marvel did? They introduce a female Iron Man, at least in this way, fans can't compare the new superhero to Robert Downey Jr.'s brilliance because a male and a female Iron Man are completely two different characters.
The Mark II resembles an airplane prototype, with visible flaps. Iron Man comic book artist designed the Mark III with illustrator Phil Saunders. Granov's designs were the primary inspiration for the film's, and he came on board the film after he recognized his work on Jon Favreau's MySpace page. Saunders streamlined Granov's concept art, making it stealthier and less cartoonish in its proportions. Sometimes, Downey would only wear the helmet, sleeves and chest of the costume over a suit. For shots of the Mark III flying, it was animated to look realistic by taking off slowly, and landing quickly. To generate shots of Iron Man and the F-22 Raptors battling, cameras were flown in the air to provide reference for physics, wind and frost on the lenses. For further study of the physics of flying, skydivers were filmed in a vertical . Phil Saunders created for the War Machine armor and said that it was originally intended to be used in the film but was "cut from the script about halfway through pre-production." Saunders said that the War Machine armor "was going to be called the Mark IV armor and would have had weaponized swap-out parts that would be worn over the original Mark III armor," and that it "would have been worn by Tony Stark in the final battle sequence."