Iron Man By Design

 (Pardon me, if this has already been done but I couldn't find anyplace where all these variants from about a year back were collected and profiled. In fact, some of these have even never been posted!)

 
All of these in order: 
Iron Man as:
1. A knight by Marko Djurdjevic
2. Da Vinci inspired by Gerald Parel
3. envisioned in French Art Deco style by Mike Del Mundo
4. Samurai by Skottie Young
5. Tesla inspired by Mike Del Mundo
6. WWII soldier by Joe Kubert
7. A caveman by Christian Nauck
8. Steampunk by Skottie Young
9. Strange robot by Tetsuya Aoki
10. Cowboy by Ronnie del Carman
11. An airplane by Bill Presing
12. An ancient Roman by Gabrielle Dell'Otto
13. depicted in Art Nouveau style by John Tyler Christopher
14. in Civil War by Mike Perkins
15. WWI soldier by Nic Klein
16. A car by Dave Talor
17. An ancient Egyptian by Adi Granov
18. Pinball machine by Greg Horn 
19. of Mayan origins by Humberto Ramos
20. Monster Hunter by Fred Genet
21. An atlantean by Greg Horn
22. Abstract by Alan Aldridge
23. Ancient Greek by Greg Tocchini
24. A clock by Genndy Tartakovsky
25. A viking by Esad Ribic
 
Which ones are your favorite? Can you think of anymore cool design ideas? I thought about Iron Refrigerator and Iron Man as a pirate!
If anyone's interested, we could have a cool Iron Man design contest but all of the ones already done are prohibited. You have to come up with some different cool ideas!
23 Comments
23 Comments
Posted by RedK

really like no.9 and no.12, no.2 looks like a prototype for his designs which is pretty cool

Edited by harleyquinn12

I think my personal favorite is the John Tyler Christopher one. I've always been a sucker for Art Nouveau.
Posted by MrUnknown
@RedK: Good catch! It even has the same pose as his first appearance! Since Da Vinci had a design and functionality concept for a helicopter in his diary, an Iron Man suit like this one doesn't feel like such a huge stretch!
  My favourites besides this one are the Knight, Caveman and WWI version. Also, the Pinball version looks crazy amounts of awesome!
Posted by M.S. Feather

14, 15 and 18 are by far my favorites.  They're all very interesting though and this is a really cool idea.  If you decide to hold the contest I'll definitely try to work in the time to work on an entry. :D

Posted by SC

Ah nice, thanks for collecting all in one place! I loved this idea... I wish Thor and Cap followed suit... I didn't like their themes as much...

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Posted by MrUnknown
@M.S. Feather: Do I need any kind of permission to make the contest then? 
@SC: Thanks for appreciating; it took a lot of time to scan all of these! What was Thor's theme? I agree about Iron Man getting the best deal! ;)
Posted by John Valentine

12. Gladiator by Gabrielle Dell'Otto 
13. Art Nouveau style by John Tyler Christopher 
17. Ancient Egyptian by Adi Granov
25. Viking by Esad Ribic 

Posted by SC

Thor's theme was classic movies. So for one variant cover it was Thor and Jaws and another was like Thor and The Graduate etc some were okay and funny, but none were really as cool as Iron Man's. 

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Posted by Zachattack1239

I love the cowboy one
Posted by Gambit1024

2, 5, 12 and 13 ftw

Posted by M.S. Feather

@MrUnknown: Nah. I say go for it.

Posted by daredevil21134

cool

Posted by MrUnknown
@daredevil21134: At least you didn't mistakenly say hot! XD
Posted by daredevil21134
@MrUnknown said:
@daredevil21134: At least you didn't mistakenly say hot! XD
ok
Posted by MisterJ

The one at the graveyard and when he's an army guy look so flippin sweet

Posted by Omega Ray Jay

Loved these, don't normaly go in for variants but these were magnificent. I managed to get 3, 4, 5, 12, 13, 14, 17 & 20. Have to say my favourites are 3, 17 & 20

Posted by daredevil21134
@MisterJ said:
The one at the graveyard and when he's an army guy look so flippin sweet
Posted by MrUnknown
@Omega Ray Jay: Haha nice! I just ended up buying the poster book that collected them all ;) 
@daredevil21134 said:
@MisterJ said:
The one at the graveyard and when he's an army guy look so flippin sweet

About a third of them are army related! ;p
Posted by Aronmorales

.02, .03, .11, .13, .16, .17, .18, & .24.

Posted by MisterJ

 ok, that's the one i meant.

Posted by daredevil21134

lol

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