Iron Man is a Marvel superhero who relies on technology rather than inherent powers. Starting off as a comic book, the character has also been featured in an animated series and live-action movies, and has also appeared in various 'team' comics, such as the Avengers.

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Why didn't S.H.I.E.L.D. help Tony Stark in Iron Man?

I have recently rewatched the Iron Man movies, and I noticed something that bugged me. Towards the beginning of the first movie, Tony Stark is captured and imprisoned in a cave for quite some time (...
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Is Tony Stark exaggerating about the potential espionage threat in the Marvel Universe?

Specialized Espionage Services While Tony is on a meet and greet using his smoothest moves on a world-class biological engineering genius, Dr. Amara Perera, who figured out, in an afternoon, how to ...
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Did Captain America know Iron Man needs his arc reactor to live?

Towards the end of Civil War, Captain America: Doesn't he need that to live?
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How can Tony Stark keep his head up while flying

As I mentioned at title, I wonder how he is able to keep his head up while flying ? To be exact we are using our head parallel to ground most of the time while our body is perpendicular to ground but ...
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What purpose did the hologram technology serve in Civil War?

In the beginning of Captain America: Civil War, what looks like a flashback to Stark's younger days turns out to be spiffy hologram technology that I guess can play memories or even alter them. I ...
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When in his suit, how does Tony Stark control when others can hear him talking?

In Captain America: Civil War, when Iron-Man and Captain America are fighting, Cap and Iron-man were speaking shortly before and I was wondering, how does Tony regulate when his voice can be heard ...
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What authority does Tony Stark have to claim back the shield of Capt. America?

At the end of the movie Captain America: Civil War, we see that Iron Man claiming the shield of Captain America. According to Iron Man, "It does not belong to you Steve, my father built it". Cap, ...
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How long had Marvel planned this plot point?

In Captain America: Civil War, it is revealed that The first reference we had to this event was in We later saw the event referenced again, when So my question is, for how long had the powers ...
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Are the public at large aware that Tony Stark created Ultron?

So we as viewers and the Avengers as a whole of course know that Tony Stark created Ultron. The question is, is the general public aware of this?
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Does Tony Stark have a separate arc reactor for his heart?

Does Tony Stark have another arc reactor embedded in his body? Other than the arc reactors in the Iron Man suits, I mean. I heard this from a friend and cannot find any resources to verify.
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How far can Iron Man fly in one go? [duplicate]

What is the maximum distance one of Tony Stark's Iron Man suits can fly for without having to stop to recharge?
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Who was in the original Marvel A-list? [closed]

I keep reading that Iron Man was not really in the Marvel A-list until the first Iron Man movie. So which characters were in the A-list before the MCU started? These were two of the articles I read ...
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Why did Tony Stark and Pepper break up?

There is a scene in Captain America: Civil War where Steve Rogers asks Tony about his relationship with Pepper and Tony Stark says that they are taking a break. So did they break up simply because ...
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Does Tony Stark have a self-flying helicopter?

In Captain America: Civil War, He then decides to go after He apparently This leaves no one flying the helicopter. Does this mean that it can fly itself? Does Tony Stark have a self-flying ...
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Who else has worn armor designed by Tony Stark?

Tony Stark is not the only person to wear a suit of Iron Man-like armor made by Tony Stark. War Machine wears one. In Avengers Assemble, Falcon wears one, although it's not as robust as the ones worn ...
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When did Captain America learn what happened to Howard Stark?

Near the end of Captain America: Civil War we learn that and Captain America admits that he already knew. But how did he find out? I don't recall this being revealed in any of the previous movies, ...
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How old is Tony Stark in the first Iron Man movie? [duplicate]

A lot of people I know have no idea, even though they are hard core Iron Man fans. I am not asking about the comics or the consistency of his age — I am asking what his age is mean to be in the first ...
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Is J.A.R.V.I.S (from Iron Man) an artificial intelligence system?

Is J.A.R.V.I.S, Iron Man's electronic assistant, an example of A.I (artificial intelligence)?
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Can Iron Man's robots (or JARVIS) lift Mjolnir?

My friends want to know if Iron Man's suit can lift Mjolnir, or any of Iron Man's "robots" or JARVIS can do the same. They cite when JARVIS controls Iron Man suits in the 2nd and 3rd Iron Man movie. I ...
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Does Tony Stark break the 4th wall by calling Spider-Man “Underoos” in Civil War trailer?

In this answer, it says there is a reference to Spider-Man undergarments in Captain America: Civil War trailer. Are these undergarments (the Spider-Man ones in the answer I shared above) specific to ...
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Is the Iron Man Gauntlet Wristwatch in the comics?

At about 1:10 in the second trailer for Captain America: Civil War, we see Tony Stark touch what appears to be a wristwatch, which suddenly expands and unfolds into an Iron Man gauntlet covering his ...
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Why don't people know Iron Man is Tony in the Extremis comic?

According to a bunch of reading guides, Iron Man Extremis occurs during the early days of New Avengers right around House of M. So why is it that in Extremis, no one knows that Iron Man is Tony Stark? ...
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Is the Iron Man suit considered wearable technology?

Today we are pretty sure that smart watches or glasses with a display are described as wearable technology, but what about enhancing suits? You know, Tony is literally wearing it...
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What's the nutella for?

In the image below, Captain America is hugging the Winter Soldier while telling Stark and Banner ... I have my own secret club now Cap's club is Army Bros so I'm assuming that implies Stark and ...
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When did other superheroes and the public find out Tony Stark was Iron Man?

While reading some Silver Age Avengers comics, I realised that back then the public and indeed the other Avengers did not know Tony Stark was Iron man, instead believing he was Iron Man's ...
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What's the cost of Iron Man's armor?

Has the exact cost of any of Iron Man's armor ever been mentioned in any continuity?
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Who's the Irish female J.A.R.V.I.S in Age of Ultron?

I thought I knew a decent amount about Iron Man and The Avengers in general, but I've no idea who that Irish woman was in Iron Man's suit in Age of Ultron. It really sticks in my mind because she had ...
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What is Tony Stark's obsession with the number 5?

In the movie Iron Man, Pepper Potts asks Tony about his social security number to which he replies just 5 and wittily skips the question. In another scene, his array of cars has been shown one of ...
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Was the recurring theme of Stark creating his own villains intentional?

Looking across the Iron Man and Avengers films, the theme of Tony creating his own villains comes up quite often. He also arguably creates his own figurative villains in the form of hedonism and ...
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Did Tony solve the magnet problem?

Over the course of the Iron Man films, Tony steadily improves his armor, very clearly learning from past weaknesses. In Iron Man, he solves the icing problem with the Mark 3. In Iron Man 2, he fixes ...
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Why was Alfred's father named Jarvis? (Out-of-Universe)

In the New 52 continuity, Alfred Pennyworth's father is named Jarvis Pennyworth. However, there was already a more well-known comic book butler named Jarvis; Edwin Jarvis, the butler of Tony Stark ...
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Did Iron Man take any blame for the events of Avengers vs X-Men?

After the events of Avengers vs X-Men and Wolverine is pretty clear on who to blame - Cyclops. But without the actions of Iron Man in Avengers vs X-Men #5: The Phoenix Force would have gone ...
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To build the Iron Man suit, what fields did Tony Stark need to be an expert in?

I have been thinking about superheroes lately and Iron Man seems to be the safest one. His suit allows him to practically be bulletproof. In what fields did Tony Stark have to be an expert in to ...
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How did the Starks get back into the weapons business after Agent Carter?

In Agent Carter, However, in Ant-Man, and not five minutes into the first Iron Man, Basically, my question is, why didn't Howard remember the lesson from Agent Carter? Or, if he did, how did ...
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Why doesn't Tony Stark try to make a Vibranium Iron Man suit during Avengers: Age of Ultron?

I've read this question, but my question refers to the MCU after Iron Man 2, specifically during and post Avengers: Age of Ultron. After seeing all of the Vibranium kept by Ulysses Klaw in Avengers: ...
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Why could Squirrel Girl access the Iron Man suit?

In The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #2, the titular Squirrel Girl tries on the helmet of an Iron Man suit and tries to take control of it. However, she finds the helmet is voice locked to Tony Stark. ...
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Iron Man inconsistencies

In the Iron Man animated series, why does teenage Tony Stark have an arc reactor, but then in Iron Man he doesn't get one until a little bit in?
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Could Iron Man survive at the bottom of the Mariana Trench?

Retirement-aged cellist who hasn't read a comic in decades (but who enjoys the super hero movie explosion). The question came to me, and my boys are no help... Intense pressure v a tough suit. Thanks.
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How did Iron Man subdue The Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron? [duplicate]

The fight in the film was really awesome but I just assumed it would end with Black Widow showing up to calm Hulk down since Hulk is supposed to have limitless strength and become more powerful as he ...
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Where was Tony Stark born?

I have just learned that Tony Stark was born on Long Island, but I haven't been able to find any information about where on Long Island he was born. Long Island is, as the name suggests, fairly ...
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What is the green beverage that Stark makes for Avengers?

In the Age of Ultron, the Avengers return to Stark tower after Clint is wounded. Dr. Cho works on healing Clint, and Tony Stark walks in with a tray of five transparent cups containing a green ...
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Why does Stark have to be in the Iron Man suit at all? [duplicate]

We've seen on multiple occasions that the Iron Man suit can be completely autonomous or remote (voice) controlled. Why does Tony ever need to risk his life by actually riding in the suit at all? To me,...
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Why can’t Iron Man’s repulsors be Arc reactors?

Iron Man's Arc reactor powers his suit, but also fires beams of energy. So why can't the repulsors on the gauntlets be Arc reactors, too?
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Why didn't Gwyneth Palthrow (Pepper Potts) appear in Age of Ultron, even as a cameo?

Why didn't Gwyneth Paltrow appear in the movie? The off-hand explanation (She's off running the company) seemed pretty weak. Even just a five second video conversation on-screen would have been ...
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Does Tony Stark come from a dynasty of armorers?

I thought that the Stark name went back to Middle Ages, but then in Agent Carter, Tony's father says that his father was poor and a nobody. What's the truth?
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Is Tony Stark an atheist?

I've seen an image multiple times on the Internet lately claiming that Captain America met two gods and still is a Christian (no doubt about this) while Tony Stark met two gods and is still an atheist....
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Where is J.A.R.V.I.S physically located?

To me J.A.R.V.I.S seems to be a self aware AI but even then he would need hardware to run on. After seeing Iron Man 3 I am confused as to where he is actually stored. Tony's mansion is destroyed but ...
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Why does Stark not use the same material for his suit as Captain America's shield is made of? [duplicate]

Caps Shield can withstand most projectiles and absorb quite a bit of force (Hulks fist, Thors Hammer to name two of the tougher ones). Wouldn't it make sense for Stark to use the same material for his ...
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In Iron Man 2, why doesn't Whiplash's whip cut into the racetrack asphalt as well?

In Iron Man 2, when Whiplash strikes the cars on the racetrack with his plasma weapon, why doesn't it cut into the racetrack asphalt, given it cuts through the cars so easily?
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Having read Iron Man's original origin and seeing it mutate over the years, is it still considered canon?

After he was kidnapped by Red Chinese and aided by a Red Chinese prisoner professor, an injured Tony Stark was able to construct his first Iron Man armor. But before he could get it charged up, the ...