Marvel has announced that “Iron Man 3″ will release on May 3, 2013.
This appearance will follow Iron Man’s appearance in “The Avengers,” which will release May 4, 2012.
The first Saturday in May is “Free Comic Book Day” at direct-market comic-book shops around the world, and the Friday before has become a strong release window for comic-based product. Both “Iron Man” and “Iron Man 2″ were released near Free Comic Book Day, as were two of the three previous “Spider-Man” films.
Also from Marvel, Disney, Paramount and Marvel have announced an agreement transferring Paramount’s worldwide marketing and distribution rights for Marvel Studios’ The Avengers” and “Iron Man 3″ to Disney .
Paramount remains the worldwide distributor for “Thor” and “Captain America: The First Avenger.”
- Matt Price