Revealed: 1st tantalizing footage from Iron Man 3!

The first bit of action-packed footage from Iron Man 3 has finally been released, in anticipation of the first trailer set to hit the 'net Tuesday. Wanna see?

It's awesome, and we get a really good (albeit brief) look at the latest edition of Tony Stark's (Robert Downey Jr.) Iron Man gear, a peek at Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) in some type of trouble, and the back of what appears to be a very bad man.

Sure, it's short, but it's still pretty great. The full trailer is set to debut Tuesday at Apple.

For a refresher, here's the official synopsis:

Marvel Studios' "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?
Check out the footage below:

Iron Man 3 is set to open May 3, 2013.

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