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Iron Man 3 Deep Space Suit Revealed: Starboost Armor

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Posted by: Matt McGloin, Editor/Publisher
created 02/18/2013 - 9:44pm, updated 02/18/2013 - 10:23pm

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If you recall, not too long ago a white space suit armor from Funko leaked on the net early, dubbed the "Deep Space Suit" armor.

Well, we get another look at the armor this time from the Iron Man 3 Assemblers Hasbro line below.

I was at Toy R Us earlier with the little dudes and came across the familiar looking suit, and see they have it as the "Starboost Armor."

Recently, Robert Downey Jr. all but said that the Guardians of the Galaxy may be making a cameo in the Iron Man 3 with it thought Iron Man will fly into space side by side the Guardians in their movie as well.

An obvious connection between the two would be the Mandarin's Ten Rings Of Power as, in the comics, they have an alien origin.

However, back in October a report stated Marvel Studios president and producer Kevin Feige said the rings' origin will have a different back story than the comics. While Feige didn't specifically state it wouldn't be alien or space-based, the report seemed to hint as such as that's the comic origin.

I guess we can speculate from what Robert Downey Jr. had to say and the space armor being revealed that they might be sticking closer to the comic origin for the Mandarin than previously thought.

Or is there something else?

Update: Amazon.com gives us the following description:

This suit incorporates a powerful booster pack that allows IRON MAN to achieve orbit in a matter of minutes. From there, he can observe the entire world, enjoying the view - or descending on bad guys anywhere on the planet as a flaming blast from the sky!

Swap parts for hundreds of superhero combinations with the amazing ASSEMBLERS! This STARBOOST IRON MAN figure comes with a booster pack for planetary warfare. But unlike other IRON MAN figures, his arms, legs and head detach! Swap parts from other ASSEMBLERS figures (sold separately) for more incredible armor combinations. Build the ultimate in IRON MAN technology with this awesome STARBOOST IRON MAN figure!

Iron Man 3 blasts off May 3rd, 2013 directed by Shane Black and starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce and James Badge Dale.

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Synopsis:

Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?

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