Phantom Kid in the World of American Comics - Chapter 131
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After watching for a while, Tony found something wrong.
It turns out that this videotape is not a finished product, but something like a blooper reel.
Tony knew that Howard didn’t like shooting these things. He would forget the words during the shooting and then come back with an embarrassed look.
“Ladies and gentlemen, now in front of you is Stark Industries… Oh no, it’s Stark Expo… Damn! Can I not shoot this thing?”
In the picture, Howard with a mustache reluctantly said to the cameraman.
However, it was obviously impossible not to shoot this commercial, because this is a necessary part of the expo’s promotion.
Tony smirked while watching. For the first time, he knew that his father, who always had a serious expression, had such a funny and cute side.
In the past, Tony’s understanding of Howard came from newspapers and others’ praise, and almost everyone conveyed a message to him.
“Your father is the star of the world’s science and technology, the greatest contribution to the United States, and your future will be the same!”
“In short, Howard is electricity, Howard is light, and Howard is the only myth!”
“He is omnipotent, surpassing all mortals…”
But now, Tony knows that his father is not a god, Howard has things he likes to do and things he doesn’t like to do, and of course, there are too many things he can’t do.
It makes Howard seem real, and becomes a real person.
Suddenly, Howard in the picture called out Tony’s name.
At this time, he has stopped shooting the Expo promotional video.
Howard sat on the exposition model, facing the video recorder.
In Tony’s sight, Howard was looking at him.
“Listen, I often fail to show concern for you because of work matters. I know I’m very harsh on you, but that in no way means that I don’t care about you, Tony, I promise.”
“I just… I just have high hopes for you. I hope you can do better than me and I believe you can do it.”
“I have completed countless inventions in my life, but the invention I am most proud of… is you!”
Howard confided his love for his son Tony sincerely.
Seeing this, Tony’s eye sockets were wet. He could hardly believe his ears and eyes.
Howard, who had never even given him a compliment, said that he was proud of him!
Tony smiled happily. He felt like a child who was praised by his father for the first time.
“I am now bound by this era. This discovery can change the entire world, but the technology of this era is not up to standard.”
“But you…Tony, when you grow up, you will find that the world will have already ushered in earth-shaking changes at that time. You will not be bound by the times, so I want to give you this key to the future.”
“You will become the leader of the new era…”
Soon the tape finished playing, and Tony was lost in thought.
Although Howard’s words have solved Tony’s heart knot with his father for so many years, the information about the specific theory of the new element and how to structure it is still lacking.
Relying on such a video alone, no wonder S.H.I.E.L.D.’s decades of research have not been rewarded.
And so, Tony as well has no way to create a new element out of thin air.
“He said that he would give me the key to the future, but he didn’t say anything…”
Tony didn’t know whether to complain.
He first wondered if S.H.I.E.L.D. had hidden the key information, but in a blink of an eye, he denied this possibility.
Because Fury’s goal is obviously to get Tony to create the new elements, and the energy problem is a worldwide problem.
It doesn’t really matter who will make it, S.H.I.E.L.D. only needs the new element to be made.
After all, Fury has 10,000 ways to get the technology needed to make new elements, unless the technology itself does not exist.
Therefore, there mustn’t be a problem with the videotape itself, that is, the true message is hidden in Howard’s words.
Tony is not someone who gives up lightly. He watched the tape over and over again until he lost track of time…
At this point, Iron Man is preoccupied with his own research. New York temporarily restored peace.
Phantom Kid stole things from Iron Man’s hands twice in a row, which also included the intervention of Batman and incidental terrorist attacks.
Thiq was a shocking event that occurred in front of the eyes of countless people.
No one believed that there is a thief in the world who can escape the pursuit of Batman and Iron Man at the same time.
It turned out that there was actually one.
The number of fans of Phantom Kid skyrocketed instantly, regardless of whether they had witnessed Kid’s performance with their own eyes, and regardless of how Kid did it all.
The feat of ‘defeating’ Batman and Iron Man is enough to make him sought after by countless people.
The Mountain of Light inexplicably appeared in the barrel of an old man who was fishing about a week after the Hammer mechanical soldier went out of control.
Afterwards, after repeated interrogations by Chief George, it was finally confirmed that the old man was not Phantom Kid or related to him.
It is worth mentioning that when George notified Tony to retrieve the mountain of light, Tony gave the mountain of light to the old man without even thinking about it.
The reason is—He was still unable to figure out the way Kid stole the Mountain of Light. He was completely overwhelmed by Kid’s performance.
Therefore, he regarded the Mountain of Light as the performance fee for the show. Kid can give the Mountain of Light to anyone he wants, it doesn’t matter to him.
Ever since, this old man with gray hair and light-colored sunglasses has gained billions of dollars overnight.
Mathison did not send out any further notices during this period, and he planned to take a good rest.
The Battle of New York will break out in a few months. Before that, he decided to integrate his current capabilities.
Currently, Mathison’s strongest fighting state is to go berserk while activating ‘A Knight Does Not Die with Empty Hands’, and using red magic to assist in battle.
If he put on a set of black armor covering his whole body, he can barely be regarded as a weakened version of Lancelot.
What Mathison had to do during this time is to master the fighting techniques and experience he gained from the Ackerman blood by going berserk last time.
Time gradually passed.
Gotham, Black Gate Prison.
Catwoman, Selina Kyle, has been living here for three to five months. This is the longest period of time she has been in prison.
Not because she didn’t want to escape from prison, but because she was waiting for an opportunity.
On this day, the Black Gate Prison opened for the first time in a while.
A murderer was locked up next door to Selina, in a single cell like hers.
This means that the opposing party is far more brutal than ordinary prisoners.
Selina glanced at the new cellmate curiously.
This is a white male about forty to fifty years old, slightly fat.
He seems to be a germaphobe, he dressed neatly and was too clean.
He also had a kind smile on his face and did not look like a murderer at all.
He looked really out of this place.
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