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Questions tagged [iron-man]

For questions about Iron Man, a Marvel superhero who relies on technology rather than inherent powers. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and add the relevant media tag where appropriate such as [marvel-cinematic-universe] and [comics]. For questions about the first film in the MCU see [iron-man-2008].

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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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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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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?

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 on 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 suit?
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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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Why doesn't Tony Stark know that Coulson is alive?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 5, every police department has the pictures of the agents that are the most wanted (including Coulson), why didn't Tony Stark (with eyes everywhere) know about Coulson'...
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How could this character be mortally wounded?

I recently saw Avengers: Infinity War and it left me pondering over: As far as I could observe wide Marvel Cinematic Universe featuring him, his suit is mostly impervious to a direct but first attack,...
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What was Obadiah's actual plan after Pepper discovered his attempt to kill Tony?

In Iron Man, after Pepper Potts uncovers Obadiah Stane's previous attempt to have Tony Stark assassinated by the Ten Rings, Obadiah reacts by immediately going to Tony's house and stealing his Arc ...
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Has Tony Stark ever tried synthesizing Vibranium?

In Iron Man 2, Tony is shown successfully synthesizing a new element, and quite effortlessly actually. If Tony is able to do this, wouldn't he also be able to make Vibranium? Has Tony Stark ever ...
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What is this text near Iron Man's rockets?

The following screenshot shows Iron Man's HUD from the movies. The circled section shows his current rocket inventory. If you reverse the image and zoom in, you can see some additional text following ...
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Iron Man anime movie featuring the Punisher, Hawkeye and Black Widow

I was recently on a cruise to Mexico and one of the shows on the TV was an Iron Man anime movie. It had the Punisher, Hawkeye, and Black Widow. The language was most likely Japanese and I had no ...
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How does Ironman's Galactus-Buster Armor work?

Well, Galactus isn't Hulk. Galactus wields Power Cosmic which makes him god-class being. How did Tony Stark overcome the power and invincibility of Power Cosmic? How does his Galactus-Buster Armor ...
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In Iron Man 2 why was Vanko's suit able to match Tony's?

It's a major plot point in both the first and second Iron Man movies that the major limiting factor in Iron Man's effectiveness, and the one thing that keeps Iron Man suits out of the reach of ...
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Was Iron Man's grandfather the creator of the Captain America?

As per the title. Did Iron Man's grandfather have a role in the creation of Captain America?
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What is the maximum weight the Mark 6 Iron Man Suit can carry?

I’m talking about it’s maximum weight lifted. The Mark VI was the version seen in Iron Man 2, Avengers and briefly in Iron Man 3
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Is there an in-universe explanation in the 90s Iron Man cartoon as to why he can summon his special suits?

Tony Stark can summon his suits (and in the fighting video games where he appears, his weapons) that aren't nearby (i.e. you don't see him telling JARVIS to have them on standby or to follow him). Is ...
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What did Tony Stark say to the press?

At the end of Spider-Man: Homecoming, after Peter Parker Peter leaves Tony and Pepper without an announcement for the assembled press. In a seemingly spur of the moment decision, Tony asks Happy if ...
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Do we know a complete list of Iron Man's armaments in MCU? [closed]

I was trying to think of all the possibilities that Iron Man has to fight in the MCU, kind of guessing how powerful he is. For example, I'm talking about how many missiles, lasers or any other gun or ...
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What was Tony Stark doing in India?

In a scene from Spider-Man: Homecoming, Tony Stark is shown to be attending a ceremony, very possibly a wedding ceremony, in what looks like India. (I'm Indian, I would know). Now, Tony Stark is ...
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On Pepper Potts and Tony Stark's relationship

Spoilers for "Captain America: Civil War" and "Spider-Man: Homecoming". In the first part of "Captain America: Civil War", Tony Stark tells Steve Rogers that Later in the film, he meets In the ...
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Did Tony Stark ever show any CEO-level communication skills at any point in the MCU?

It seems like Tony Stark's ability to lead is dependent on the plot at best. What are some cases where he actually shows decent communication skills that would be expected of a CEO? I would really ...
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Why does Tony Stark not use Jarvis - an artificial intelligence - to advance technology and make humans immortal?

In 1945 scientists made Captain America stronger than your average human. Now, with all these technology advancements like Jarvis - an artificial intelligence - why doesn't Tony Stark use technology ...
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Why doesn't the Iron Man suit heat up when firing or flying at high speeds?

When Tony fires blasts or flies at very high speeds, why does his armour not heat up? When he lifts someone and flies with them, like in the picture below, why does it not cause any damage to Tony, as ...
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What was the reason for Tony Stark's odd behavior at the UN Assembly?

In the Marvel story arc "Avengers: Disassembled", Tony Stark was addressing the UN when he suddenly began to focus on the delegate from Latveria. Afterwards, he began sweating profusely and verbally ...
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Why would Obadiah sell the most sophisticated weapons of Stark Industries to the terrorists?

When Tony is held captive, he discovers that the Ten Rings has a huge stock of weapons by his company. After he escapes he doesn't question if his company is double-dealing under the table until he ...
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Why does Obadiah ask Tony to keep a low profile and Tony agree to it?

In Iron Man (1), after Tony escapes from the Ten Rings and goes back home, Obadiah gets Tony to keep a low profile. I don't understand why Obadiah would do it and why Tony would agree to his advice.
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Was Obidiah Stane with HYDRA?

There were a few moments in Iron Man where Obidiah mentions something like "bringing the balance of power back in our hands" and he ordered an assassination attempt on Tony. Was Stane part of ...
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In the MCU, was the Hulkbuster armor inspired by the Iron Monger armor?

A lot of the designs for Tony's beefier armors (Hulk buster, Igor) all seem to look similar to the Iron Monger armor in Iron Man 1. I understand in the comics there is no inspiration, but in the MCU, ...
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Who else besides Doctor Doom remembered their time in Battleworld?

I've read Infamous Iron Man #1-#3 and it made me wonder if there're other characters beside Doctor Doom who remember their times in Secret Wars' Battleworld. Are there any others so far?
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What is the in-universe reason Tony Stark leaves his Arc Reactor exposed and vunerable to damage or destruction?

What is the in-universe reason Tony Stark leaves his Arc Reactor exposed to danger? It looks as vunerable as a small thermal exhaust port planted there in the middle on the outside of his super suit. ...
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What’s the reading order for Superior Iron Man?

I want to start reading Superior Iron Man. What is the ideal reading order for Superior Iron Man?
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Does the War Machine Armor have any form of AI in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? [duplicate]

Does the War Machine Armor have any AI? I know it has a basic HUD, but we never see Rhodes get any AI feedback. If he doesn't, then how does he get anything done? It seems like Tony wouldn't be able ...
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Is Tony Stark an “enhanced individual”?

I can't give you an verbatim quote because I don't own the film, but when I watched Captain America: Civil War I am fairly sure I heard Tony Stark being referred to as an "enhanced individual", at ...