After Iron Man’s adventure with Benjamin J. Grimm in Marvel Feature #12, he was low on power. How did he get back to New York City? Wait for it true believers…
…Tony Stark roller-skated his way home! Nuclear powered roller-skates, I am sure, not like those cushy wheels in Xanadu. I think if I saw a roller-skating Iron Man on the freeway, I’d probably flip out.
Making a sudden exit on the freeway seems like a bitch. Do you have to give hand signals?
Steve Gerber was making a joke with this scene and most us never forgot it. I just ran across an interview with Gerber on Comics Bulletin where he mentions this: …we used to buy comics because comics could show us things we couldn't see anywhere else -- Weaponers of Qward, Reverse-Flashes, Iron Men on roller skates. Today, comics are still showing readers things they couldn't see anywhere else in 1963. The world has changed; comics haven't. Nuff said.