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Iron Man[src]



Anthony "Tony" Stark was the son of Howard and Maria Stark before their deaths, he grew taking after his fathers intellect but was always displeased how his father hardly spent any time with him, even so Tony respected him as great scientist rather than a great dad. Howard would always tell Tony stories of his old friend and war hero Captain America.

Tony Stark grew up to be a brilliant inventor and CEO of Stark Industries but was also arrogant and egotistical. One day he was taken into captivity by the Ten Rings in Afghanistan when they attacked him with his own weapons, one of the bombs shrapnel resulted being stuck to his chest. He built an Arc Reactor in his chest to keep him alive as well as his first armor while held hostage by terrorists, using his brilliant technical know how to escape. Once back in the United States he uses his new invention to become the hero Iron Man and later on was one of the founding members of the Avengers before it disbanded.

Great Power

Iron Man is considered by both Nick Fury and Spider-Man as one of the greatest superheroes ever.[3]

Flight of the Iron Spider

Spider-Man and the team fight the Living Laser but are saved by Iron Man, the armored Avenger, flying down. Spider-Man is totally stunned as he watches his hero talking with Nick Fury, who recently arrived, and wants him to stay away from S.H.I.E.L.D. business. After Peter intervenes in the conversation, suggesting a way to contain Living Laser for his obvious return, he's invited by Stark to come to the Stark Industries Main Plant. Fury reminds him to stay away from S.H.I.E.L.D. business and Spider-Man. The following day, Spider-Man is walking though Stark Industries: as he shows Spider-Man some inventions, such as robots and a machine capable of teleporting matter to different universes, Spider-Man imagines himself in different realities.[4]

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The tour ends with Tony Stark giving Spider-Man a new costume, at which Spidey is amazed. The next day, the S.H.I.E.L.D. trainees are at the Helicarrier waiting for Spider-Man, who isn't coming. When they finish training, he appears in the Iron Spider Armor, which he can't really control. The next week the trainees are annoyed by Spidey's new costume, which he thinks is totally value for the group and can't admit he cannot control it. The Living Laser returns and takes over the Spider Armor, and Iron Man is forced to sacrifice himself to save Spider-Man. The Living Laser now is unstoppable in the Iron Man armor.

Meanwhile, Spider-Man uses the data in his armor to search about Iron Man's. When he finds a security fail-safe, a electric discharge which could be discharged in Stark's brain, but J.A.R.V.I.S. (an AI equipped in the armor) suggests not to do it. With Tony awake he blast the Laser out the Armor and send him to a particle accelerator that sends him into another dimension.

The Iron Octopus

Spider-Man and Norman Osborn are attacked by one of Iron Man's armors, so he travels to Stark Industries to find out what happened. When he arrives he finds Iron Man battling his own armors, working with Spider-Man he takes them all out. They discover an Octobot hacking his system, which they try to follow but escapes through a vent. The Ocotobot returns to Doc Ock who uses the Arc Reactor technology to build his own armor. The Osborns are taken to the Helicarrier for protection, Norman threatens to sue Stark for everything he owns, despite Stark's denial of involvement. The Osborns, Iron Man and Spider-Man were then called into Doc Connors lab to view his regarding a piece of the tentacle. Doc Connors explained that it was created by Dr. Otto Octavius. Osborn reveals that Octavius was a former employee that died in an accident. Doc Ock reactivates the tentacle and attacks Osborn, but it is destroyed by Iron Man. Doc Ock, in his Iron Octopus armor, arrives and kidnaps both the Osborns. He takes them both to his secret lab and threatens Osborn. Spider-Man arrives in his Iron Spider armor and rescues his friends. He then battled the Iron Octopus, but before Doc Ock could defeat Spider-Man, Iron Man arrives and blasts Doc Ock and is defeated due to his faulty Arc Reactor. Norman recovers Doc Ock's body and provides him the medical treatment he needs with plans to use him again in the future. Iron Man thanks Spider-Man and agrees to another possible team up in the future.[5]


In a fight between Spider-Man and Juggernaut, Iron Man appears and blasts him, but he just keeps running straight into a building, as it collapses, the two try to stop the fall. Spider-Man attempts to use his tracer to track Juggernaut, but being a prototype it does not work. Spider-Man goes to Stark Industries, but the employees were being attacked by robotic arms and other machines. It is revealed they being controlled by Michael Tan who was a disgruntled employee at Stark Industries who was fired after Tony Stark rejected his technopathic devices. Michael swears he will get his revenge on Stark, and activates his latest creation, which seemingly vaporizes him. Unknown to Stark and Spider-Man Michael's molecules had been dispersed, and his consciousness found a new host in one of Spider-Man's Spider-Tracers. During a second battle with the Juggernaut, the Spider-Tracers begin to rapidly multiply, and Michael makes this fluid-like collection of Spider-Tracers his new body. Michael, now calling himself "Swarm" attacks Spider-Man and Iron Man, destroying the Hall of Armor in the process. Swarm is only defeated after the two heroes fly through the villain's "mouth" and Spider-Man neutralizes the Spider-Tracers.[6]

The Avengers Protocol

After Captain America is vaporized by the Red Skull, Iron Man activates "The Avengers Protocol" calling the team through a hologram device to a meeting. The heroes selected by Stark are Thor, Hawkeye, Hulk, Black Widow, and a S.H.I.E.L.D. trainee named Sam Wilson. As the Avengers fly to the Hydra Base, in Antarctica and learn that Captain America is still alive and was only unreported by M.O.D.O.K. to undergo a body change with his mortal nemesis the Skull. What ensues is a massive battle that ends up rescuing Captain America. After his defeat the Skull realizes where the true power resides in the Avengers team and orders M.O.D.O.K. attack and strips Tony of his Arc Reactor and Armor. Now clad in his armor he calls himself the "Iron-Skull". As Tony lies their dying Tony asks Captain America for help.[7]

Tony Stark

The team find the Quinjet blown to pieces. The only option is for them to all squeeze into the S.H.I.E.L.D. flying car. They rush him back to the Avengers Mansion where Falcon hooks Tony up to machinery to restart his heart. M.O.D.O.K. use special nanobot with the ability to manipulate the Avengers to turn on each other. During the sparring session the nanobots attack and infect them. They all battle each other with only Tony left uninfected. He cures his allies using a concentrated EMP. They find the Skull who was trying to steal Tony's tech, but he is stopped, but still has time to teleport away. It is then that Tony discovers the Mansion's reactor was about to blow. The team must work together to stop the explosion. They create a vortex shooting the explosive energy into the sky. The team now move to Stark Tower where they set up home as now a official team [8]

Ghost of a Chance

The Avengers battle Space Phantoms, extra-dimensional beings who can replicate them right down to cellular level. The creatures replace them one by trapping them in Limbo. But thanks to Falcon he is able to save the team and working together the take down the alien invaders.[9]

The Serpent of Doom

The Avengers battle Doctor Doom as he uses the Asgardian weapon Codgel to release the Midgard Serpent with hopes of using it to conquer the globe. The creature is too powerful and would continue to grow until it consumes the Earth. After a battle with the Avengers he and the creature are banished to the Realm Below using the extra-dimensional portal used by Ulik. [10]

Blood Feud

The Avengers battle Dracula who had kidnapped the Black Widow and turned her into a Vampire. They travel to Transylvania and confront him at Castle Dracula. He reveals that he was an ally of Captain America during World War II, working together to defeat the invading Hydra forces. He wants the Super-Soldier Serum in Cap's blood which will allow him and his subject the ability to go out in the sunlight. During the fight he drinks the Hulk's blood absorbing his powers and turning the Hulk into a Vampire. However the Hulk gamma cells act like tiny suns and he burns away the infection, which also weakens Dracula. In his defeat his minion drag him underground to safety. [11]

He was captured along the other heroes by the Collector, and rescued by She-Hulk and Skaar.[12]


After showing Captain America a brief virtual simulation about battle tactics, Tony offers to give Steve an armor to enhance his abilities. Steve declines just as Justin Hammer sends a video message to them, inviting him to his company to show off his new invention: The Super-Adaptoid. The Avengers make quick work of the Adaptoid, prompting Hammer to rebuild the robot and send it to Avengers Tower to attack the team. After a lengthy battle, Tony and the Avengers manage to destroy the Super-Adaptoid again.[13]

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Tony Stark has no powers of his own but they are derived from his Iron Man Armor.


Seemingly those of Anthony Stark of Earth-616.

  • Genius-Level Intelligence: Stark is a genius.[14] He is capable of careful observation and mental agility.[15]
  • Photographic Memory: Stark has a photographic memory.[14]


Falcon designed a rocket which carries a broad range EMP to disable his armor, as well as an odorless pheromone spray that would attract thousands of tiny insects into his armor to crawl over the circuits to short them out; his arc reactor can also be turned into an electromagnet.[16] The Leader disabled his technology with an energy wave.[17]





Iron Man Armor


Repulsor rays and other high-tech weapons


  • Iron Man is voiced by Adrian Pasdar and occasionally understudied by Mick Wingert.
  • Although Iron Man made his first two appearances as cameos he appears in his first full appearance in "Flight of the Iron Spider", training Spider-Man in combat (who was wearing his Iron Spider costume at the time).
  • This version is loosely based on Robert Downey Jr.'s character in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Iron Man appears in Spider-Man's imagination along with the other Avengers throughout the series.[18][19][20][21]
  • Spider-Man believes Tony build his first armor himself in the cave using only a paperclip and some empty cans. [4]
  • According to the news tickers, Tony Stark purchased a newly discovered planet.
  • Tony only learned how to roller skate backwards as a way to show off and flirt with women. [22]
  • Spider-Man considers Iron Man powerful enough to take down the Green Goblin single handed.
  • During the episode "Guardians and Space Knights" Tony turned himself to Galactus and became his herald. By becoming his herald Tony got the Power Cosmic infused with himself and his armor which turned dark yellow with an aura. Tony used the Power Cosmic to trick Galactus into devouring a planet with an unstable uranium core and send him into a long slumber. Later Tony lost the Power Cosmic and his armor turned into regular powers and coloring.


  • Deadpool's private jet is a stolen Stark Industries jet. Deadpool left an I.O.U. on the runway from where he stole it.[23]

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