Return to the BUILD

“After completing the knee, in this issue you will begin the assembly of the hip, another of the key pieces for positioning your Iron Man figure.”




Materials: Everything is plastic in this issue.


  • The History of Iron Man – Bad Blood: A Change of Character?
  • Step by Step – Model Instructions
  • In the Comics – Whiplash: The Whip and Its Bearers
  • The Armor – High Gravity Armor: Very Heavy Metal


The Left Hip (1)

Stage 1 – Support and Bearing Ring
Steps 1-2

Secure the Joint Support Bracket inside the Hip Joint Cover (33A) with one (1) LP screw, as shown:

Steps 3-4

Press the wider tab of the Bearing Ring into this matching slot of the other Hip Joint Cover (33C).

Make sure this Bearing Ring is facing the right direction. There is a lip on the Bearing Ring that fits down into matching grooves of the slot:

Stage 1 – The Joint Bearing
Step 1

Fit the Joint Bearing into the circular recess of the Socket, as shown:

Secure the Joint Bearing to the Socket with one (1) IP screw:


This issue was decent. Much better than a month’s worth of issues just to build a Knee Joint!

Next Up

Issue 34 – Left Thigh 1

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