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Story with Iron Man jumping into a time portal to escape the Phoenix, before she destroyed the Earth

The Phoenix is brought back by a dying man wanting to destroy the Earth, while Tony Stark watches. Tony jumps into a time portal to escape at the last minute. He goes through different time frames of ...
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Has Eternal's Phastos given the Starks some of his technopathy ideas for Iron Man's hand gesture interface?

In the Eternals movie, we see Phastos performing hand gestures to actual technology-creation. While this is not the same hand gesture technology-creation of Tony Stark, since Stark relies on a machine,...
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How did Tony Stark know about Life-Model Decoys?

In Marvel's The Avengers (2012), Tony Stark is on the phone with Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D., but is trying to ignore him and says "You have reached the Life-Model Decoy of Tony Stark"...
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What song is Obadiah playing on the piano?

At 57:50 in Iron Man (2008), Obadiah comes to visit Tony and is playing something on a piano. It sounds slightly classical. What piece is he playing?
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Why is the code to open Tony's workroom a three-digit number and does it have any meaning in or out of universe?

In Iron Man (2008), Stark calls Pepper down to his workroom to help him with his ARC reactor. When she comes down, she types in the code "106" into a keypad, seen at 49:13. Why is the code ...
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How did Rhodey survive?

Colonel James "Rhodey" Rhodes was present during Stark's kidnapping in Marvel Studios' Iron Man (2008) - in fact, he was in the Humvee behind him (dubbed the "Hum-drumvee" by Stark ...
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Iron Man comic from the 1970s that featured a blue, "security guard" version of his armor?

Plot Summary/Details I remember the basic plot of this one. There's a huge protest going outside of Stark Industries because of their military contracts. Stark/Iron Man is concerned that things may ...
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Iron Man villain - a being made of "living gold"

In this story, smugglers are stealing gold needed for circuitry made by Stark's company and as Iron Man, Stark sets out to track them down. It turns out the smugglers aren't stealing the gold for ...
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Trying to find an old Iron Man comic where he's attacked by energy-draining "polka dots"

Plot Summary/Details Whichever supervillain Iron Man was fighting in this particular issue (it may have been Midas and/or Madame Masque, but I'm not certain of that), at one point he is attacked by a ...
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Is Iron Man: Armored Adventures a purely stand alone series, or does this version of Tony exist in some other universe outside of 616?

In 2009, Marvel created a CGI series. *Iron Man: Armored Adventures. While this was likely done to capitalize on the MCU film Iron Man that came out around the same time, it took an entirely ...
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Comic issue where Iron Man is compared to Robert Downey Jr

I remember seeing somewhere, a snapshot from a comic book where a lady (presumably a fan; might have been a reporter as well) addresses Tony Stark and says something like (paraphrased): You are ...
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Why did Tony Stark have to do the snap?

In the movie scene, it seems to me that at the point when Tony snatches the stones off of Thanos' gauntlet, the situation was pretty much in control already. With Captain Marvel having destroyed ...
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Was Iron Man worthy of Mjolnir at the end of Endgame? [closed]

So I rewatched Avengers: Endgame earlier on and I was just wondering: Could Iron Man have lifted Thor's hammer in his final moments, considering
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Why does Tony Stark not like being handed things?

I have been revisiting old MCU movies and realised that on several occasions Tony refuses to accept things that people are handing to him. While purchasing strawberries for Pepper he paid with his ...
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Is there any site with all Iron Man's armors with name and image? [closed]

Is there any site that has all Iron Man suits (including the comic suits) with their images and name? I am doing paintings of his armor and I need reference images. I already have the MCU armors. I ...
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Why were some of Iron Man’s armor not in the Marvel movies? [closed]

So as per the comics, Tony has many suits, even suits to fight gods, but why were they not in the movies, like no Model Prime, Endo-Sym, etc.
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Has Iron Man visited the ''quantum city''?

From Avengers: Endgame we have seen that the superheroes used the quantum realm to travel back in time. Also, we have seen in Ant-Man and the Wasp that there is a quantum city present in the quantum ...
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How many MCU villains were in some way created by the Stark family?

A popular trend in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is that villains in the various films and TV shows are in some way created by Tony Stark, or in some cases his father Howard. In a literal sense, this ...
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What exactly are Iron Man's Repulsor blasts?

In all versions, Tony's various armor is capable of firing off multiple energy attacks, from microwave to light, heat, electrical, sound wave and frequency, plasma bursts and focused laser. His ...
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How much does the Iron Man Mk 1 suit weigh?

I’m talking about the Iron Man Mk 1 suit from the first movie, the one he uses to escape the cave.
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Tony sent Pepper to get some files off his work computer. Why couldn't he do that himself?

In Iron Man 1, around 1:30:00, Tony sends Pepper into his office to download some files off his work computer. Why couldn't he do that himself? Why couldn't he connect to it remotely over some kind ...
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When was the first time Iron Man incorporated Heads Up Display (HUD) into his suit?

The Iron Man suit, since its first appearance in Tales of Suspense #39 in 1963 had the helmet with slots for the eyes; both in the first Iron Man gray suit (Tales of Suspense #39) and the first red ...
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When was the first time Iron Man used an AI assisted suit?

In the MCU Iron Man uses JARVIS as his AI assistance but in the comics when was the first time the concept of something like an AI assistance was used for assisting him and controlling the suit? What ...
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Has Iron Man made any suit for underwater combat?

Iron Man has made many suits and many of them serve some specific purpose like the Hulkbuster armor and the suit to fly in space, but has he made any suit which will help him in fighting underwater? ...
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How much design work did JARVIS do for the Iron Man suits

In the movies, it’s implied that Tony did all the design work for the various suits, but is that really the case? For things like the suitcase suit, that’s something an AI could solve faster than a ...
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Does Iron Man's repulsor technology violate Newton's Third Law of Motion (in-universe)? [closed]

Iron Man's suits displays a wide array of advanced technologies: super-durability amazing artificial intelligence, virtually unlimited energy via the ARC reactors, and repulsor technology The ...
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Why doesn't Iron Man's action affect this person in Endgame?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame Iron Man As Tony does not know How can she survive this as she was coming with Thanos and was considered as a bad girl in the beginning of the battle?
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Can the Yaka Arrow pierce Iron Man's suit?

Is the Yaka Arrow able to penetrate Iron Man's suit in Avengers: Endgame?
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How did Iron Man get this?

In Avengers: Endgame, at the end of the final battle: What I have missed is when did Iron Man take the
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What happened to Iron Man's armor from Mark 51 to Mark 84?

We see Tony Stark using the Iron Man armor Mark 50 during the events of Avengers: Infinity War. Then when we watch Avengers: Endgame, we see him donning Mark 85 armor. So where are the rest of his ...
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Has Iron Man ever had a suit without flight, and if so, how effective was it?

In the movies and cartoons (and presumably the comics), one of the major advantages Iron Man has is flight. Most superheroes have it, actually. Even the Mark 1 prototype (in the movie) has a limited ...
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How could Stark's item be used more times than the previous version?

In the ending scene of Avengers: Endgame movie, Iron Man created his own How come the material used in Iron Man's How could Stark's item be used more times than the previous version?
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Is 3000 a reference to Iron Man in the comics?

In Avengers: Endgame: Is this a reference to a specific character from the comics? Maybe they don't have a perfect comic counterpart, but is a reference to something else in the comics? I should ...
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Why hasn't Tony found the Defenders?

Given Tony's resources, why hasn't he found the Defenders? Especially considering the fact that all four reside in New York City (the same city where Spidey lives) and three of the four have done ...
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Fan fiction about Peter Parker getting kidnapped on the way to a camp thing and being experimented on for around 4 days

Tony Stark and Natasha Romanova find Peter. He’s got pods implanted in his arms that hurt him if moves them. He’s got special handcuffs on. He’s had to leave supervised phone messages for his Aunt May ...
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The Iron Man Mark 33, Silver Centurion, has got vibranium blades in it. How does Tony Stark have access to Vibranium? [duplicate]

As far as I'm aware, Vibranium was exclusively in Wakanda (except for the Vibranium that Ulysses Klaue stole and later gave to Ultron and the Vibranium from Howard Stark that is in Cap's Shield). So ...
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Do Iron Man suits sport waste management systems?

Obviously, it is difficult to be an effective superhero if you need to take potty breaks. And Iron Man's suit affords a unique opportunity to fix this problem. Do we have evidence of integrated ...
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Older Iron Man where he is remote controlling an Iron Man suit and it shoots up from the basement through a chute

I think I remember an image of Iron Man/Tony Stark remote controlling an Iron Man suit from a basement. He's sitting in a spherical control chair, and I think that the Iron Man shoots up from a ...
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Can Killmonger's gold Black Panther suit absorb kinetic energy?

In the MCU, can Killmonger's gold Black Panther suit absorb kinetic energy from Iron Man's missiles and repulsor blasts? In general can Killmonger's gold suit absorb regular kinetic energy, like T'...
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Iron Man. 3 gigajoules per second [closed]

How much is 3 gigajoules per second? In the first movie he made a small reactor and said that's how much energy it produces. What I want to know is the science behind that kind of power. What it would ...
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Are countries in the MCU beginning to produce Iron-Man-esque armour?

In Iron Man 2 Tony Stark (the world expert on Iron-Man armour) says that most countries are five to ten years away from this sort of technology. But in MCU terms that was about eight years ago now, so ...
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How do the Iron Man suit thrusters work? [duplicate]

To fly like Iron Man does, a great deal of energy is needed. Stark solves this by inventing a miniature arc reactor with a new element powering it. Supposing the energy is there, how is it converted ...
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Is Iron Man's armour from "Marvel Super Heroes in War of the Gems" canonical?

Since my youth, I've been playing a SNES game called Marvel Super Heroes In War of the Gems, which is basically an "Avengers" game where you have to fight some Marvel villains to retrieve the 6 ...
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How do the nanites fit?

In Infinity War, Tony Stark has a nanite suit, which fits in a casing which is not much larger than his old Arc Reactor. While in Black Panther it makes sense that his suit fits in the necklace, since ...
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When did Iron Man fake his death with a suit full of plasma?

Sometime during the 80s or 90s when Iron Man's suit was red and silver, he got into a losing battle with someone in another overpowered suit. At the end of the issue he dies. In the next issue it is ...
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How did Stark's autonomous suits come back in Iron Man 3? [duplicate]

In Iron Man 3, all of Stark's autonomous suits were destroyed in the helicopter attack, how then did they reappear again in the end?
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What would be the approximate weight of an Iron Man suit? [closed]

Considering all the equipment mounted inside the suit, including the weight of the alloy used to manufacture the suit in the first place, what would be the approximate weight of a classic Iron Man ...
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Did Killian start the ten rings we see in Iron Man 1?

In Iron Man 3 we see that the Mandarin (who runs the ten rings) is actually an actor hired by Aldrich Killian. Is this a spin off of the ten rings in Iron Man, or did Killian start this one too?
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Why isn't Tony Stark injured or killed while he repairing Helicarrier rotor? [duplicate]

When he moves in a circular motion very fast, there are large G-Forces acting on his body, even while he is wearing his suit. This is similar to being in a G-Force simulator. ...
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Why was Tony Stark using such a primitive phone in Avengers: Infinity War?

After deciding that the only way to defeat Thanos was to reunite the Avengers, Tony Stark takes out his phone to call Captain America. The only problem is, why is Tony - one of the most technological ...
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