MARVEL COMICS IRON HEART PIAB Exclusive
The latest Marvel Pop In A Box Exclusive is here in the form of Iron Heart! Ironheart or Riri Williams Jr. as she'd be known to the people who're close to here, was a child genius brought up in South Shore, Chicago. She was given therapy at a very young age to allow her to foster her abilities and intelligence while still receiving emotional support. Her story is draped in tragedy early on as she lost her only friend Natalie Washington and her father due to being caught by stray bullets in a drive by shooting.
As a result of being scarred by her experiences, she became even more introverted than she already was and focused on inventing. This lead to her reverse engineering technology from an outdated Iron Man suit (Model 41), when the MIT security caught on to her actions, she donned to suit and flew away to get a grasp of it's capabilities. After flying around the country, she intercepts a convoy of escaped inmates near New Mexico State Penitentiary. Stopping the crooks came at a cost however, her armors integrity. This caught the eye of Tony Stark, who visited her and endorsed her decision to become a super-hero.
Riri later assisted Stark in the second superhero Civil War,fighting against the forces of Captain Marvel. After the end of the Civil War, Stark fell into a coma fighting with Captain Marvel, this put the hunger in Riri to continue his legacy as a hero. With a A.I duplicate of Stark, she built a stronger, faster and overall better suit of armor and took up the alias of Iron Heart!