x17 has photos and video of Robert Downey Jr. stopping in at Meltdown to buy some comics, probably as research for an upcoming role, one would expect. Given that Downey’s Iron Man won’t be appearing in either CAPTAIN AMERICA or THOR, but is being saved for the all-star Avengers team-up, it’s a pretty good bet that the comics he’s picking up are Avengers-related. As Jim McCann noted via Twitter, that included a Hawkeye-Mockingbird miniseries. But…see next entry.
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