Child Sees No Reason Why Iron Man Costume Can’t Be Worn To Grandfather’s Funeral

SAUGUS, MA—Arguing that he had been allowed to wear it in the past, local youth Andrew Robillard protested a parental edict barring his Iron Man costume from the upcoming funeral of his late grandfather. “I wanna wear my Iron Man costume,” said an outraged Robillard, 6, of the $20 superhero outfit purchased from Target last October. “Iron Man is awesome and I wanna wear it.” A further 10 minutes of pro–Iron Man rhetoric touched upon several of his greatest adventures and the coolest elements of his design. At press time, Andrew was willing to compromise on a jacket and tie if permitted to bring his Arctic Shock Super Soaker.

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