Welcome to Summer. The first real blockbuster is in the books, and boy was it a doozy. "Iron Man" scored with critics and with audiences. While number one at the box and $100 million sounds pretty good, to really understand how well the film did, it's helpful to look at some comparisons.
First, some prominent superhero films by Metacritic score:
Spider Man 2 - 83
Iron Man - 78