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Old 10-22-2013, 08:03 AM   #686
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Default Re: The Avengers 2! The Official News and Speculation Thread - Upgrade section 5

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Originally Posted by DrCosmic View Post
Creating an Iron Man proxy (army) is the precise design improvement he made in IM3... which he was driven to do even though Thor and Hulk existed, and in a way *because* Thor and Hulk existed.

Speaking of, if we define heroism as putting one's life on the line, then Hulk is not a hero at all. Thor was only a hero for five seconds in his own film. A broader definition is needed or we need to take the word 'hero' out of superhero.
He didn't create the "Iron Legion" to be proxies, though. He fully intended each suit of armor to be used to its intended purpose in any given situation --- i.e., if he needed to go into space for a mission, or go underwater, or be "invisible," etc. It was a desperation move to fire up the whole batch of them and have JARVIS r/c them into attacking the AIM base en masse.

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