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Marvel’s New Iron Man Is a Black Woman

This is so dope, there’s a new Iron Man, Tony Stark is stepping out of the Iron Man suit and a new character, Riri Williams, taking over, Marvel tells TIME.

The new Iron Man Riri is a science genius who enrolls in MIT at the age of 15. She comes to the attention of Tony when she builds her own Iron Man suit in her dorm. Creator and Iron Man writer Brian Michael Bendis spoke exclusively to TIME about the creation of Riri Williams with book artist Stefano Caselli and Marvel’s increasingly diverse cast of characters.

Read full story at Time Magazine

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