PORTLAND, Ore. ( TheStreet) -- With Robert Downey Jr. recycling his red-and-gold armor on Friday for the release of Disney's (DIS - Get Report) Iron Man 3, American moviegoers kick off yet another superhero-laden summer blockbuster season.After Iron Man jets in, picks up his cash and leaves, there are no fewer than nine comic-book-inspired films waiting to swoop in after him and pick off what little expendable income remains. Moviegoers get less than a month to catch their breath until Superman reappears in Man Of Steel in June. Hugh Jackman stops singing his lines and reinstalls his adamantium claws for 20th Century Fox's (NWS) The Wolverine in July, while everybody's favorite blonde Norse god returns for Thor: The Dark World in November. Throw in some second-tier titles such as Universal's (CMCSA) R.I.P.D., 2 Guns and Kick-Ass 2 and The Weinstein Co.'s long awaited Sin City sequel and hero sagas are doing more than their share of Hollywood heavy lifting.
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