The Iron Man mantle is the latest to get the ‘ole gender switcheroo, as Riri Williams, the MIT student who reverse engineered Stark’s armor and built a suit of her own, steps into Iron Man’s boots. Hijinks, I’m sure, will ensue. There’s been a bunch of fanfare surrounding this character. We’ll see if this “IRONHEART” can capture our own hearts.
“From the violent streets of Chicago, a new armored hero rises! Clad in her very own Iron Man armor, Riri Williams is ready to show the Marvel Universe what she can do as the self-made hero of tomorrow. But is she ready for all the problems that come with stepping into Iron Man’s jet boots? Where’s a genius billionaire playboy philanthropist when you need one?”