In previous Marvel panels at the San Diego Comic Con, Robert Downey Jr. has only appeared via video, but today, during the Iron Man Kids Costume Contest, the actor appeared to the surprise of many.

Good on you Mr. Downey! Let’s hope the media that were there allowed the kids to have their moment of awesome memory before they crushed them in the rush to get a quote and a shot.

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Stephen Schleicher

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3 Comments

  1. J_Michael_T
    July 14, 2012 at 4:10 pm — Reply

    So Tony Stark-ish of him! And I mean that in a good way.

    Bet the kids loved it. That’s awesome.

  2. aerohalen1
    July 14, 2012 at 6:59 pm — Reply

    That is pretty cool.

  3. Mackleby
    July 15, 2012 at 12:13 pm — Reply

    Awesome!!!

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