Riri Williams, the 15-year-old M.I.T. student introduced in Marvel’s Invincible Iron Man #9 who built her own set of Iron Man armor will be rocking that armor long-term. Marvel announced that, as part of their Marvel NOW! intitiative, they will be relaunching the Invincible Iron Man title with a new #1, and with Riri as its new protagonist.
Brian Michael Bendis, who’s currently writing the title, will remain on writing duty for the new series with artist Stefano Caselli joining the team. In the announcement in Time Magazine, Bendis explained what inspired Riri in the first place: