Iron Man 3 to release May 2013

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm •  Published: October 19, 2010

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

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by Matthew Price
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Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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