Marvel's New Iron Man Is Black — And FemaleBy Sadé Carpenter | July 6, 2016
Move over, Tony Stark.
Riri Williams, a 15-year-old science genius, is apparently next in line to don the super suit.
According to Marvel writer Brian Michael Bendis, Stark noticed Riri after she built her own version of the Iron Man suit in her MIT dorm.
With more ethnic and gender representation, Marvel may gain a whole new demographic of readers.
@AlexJamesFitz Now I have a reason to start reading Iron Man.— Julina Hooks (@julinahooks) July 6, 2016