Originally Posted by Mr. Dent
lol what, did you listen to the Schmoes podcast or something?
Yes it has. And Feige said we'll learn why SHIELD was not able to help Tony in IM3, as they were very busy, in future films. Probably Cap 2.
Yeah, it's quite possible we'll see SHIELD completely under siege by enemy forces in the Cap movie, which would explain why they were absent in IM3...