Questions tagged [iron-man]

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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 into ...
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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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How durable is the Arc Reactor?

In all three Iron Man movies as well as The Avengers, the Iron Man suit utilized by Tony Stark was rather heavily damaged in the various fights. This is especially true in the first Iron Man movie ...
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Is Tony Stark inconvenienced by the Arc Reactor? [closed]

Has there ever been an instance when Tony Stark expressed to experience some inconvenience due to the arc reactor? Be it that it is painful, having a tube in his chest or that he has to take medicine ...
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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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Is Iron Man’s suit really heavy enough to break through his roof?

In Iron Man (the 2008 film), right after Tony has his first test run in the Iron Man Mark-2 suit, he comes back to his Malibu beach house, says "kill power" and as a result he breaks through 2-3 ...
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What is the armor in the RDJ Iron Man's outfit made of?

What kind of material is the Robert Downey Jr. Iron Man's armor supposed to be made from? I know he crafted the prototype from the things he had on hand, but once he was able to build the next one(s) ...
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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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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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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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Is the War Machine armour simply “the Iron Man armour with big guns”?

What are the differences between Iron Man and War Machine armours ? In the movies, it seems that they are the same, except the War Machine armour features more heavy weapons. But if they are the same,...
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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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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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Can someone explain the scene where Tony Stark first meets Brandt?

Ok, in Iron Man 3 we see Tony on his way to the bar to meet with the soldier’s mom. However, I could have sworn he bumps into Brandt (scarred Extremis fake Homeland Security agent) coming OUT of the ...
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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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What is the deal with Deadpool and Iron Man?

So I was just curious: I am new to Deadpool. In looking to start a collection I have seen a LOT of Deadpool/Iron Man variant covers. Is it just cool for the artists to draw that kind of thing, or do ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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What's the cost of Iron Man's armor?

Has the exact cost of any of Iron Man's armors​ ever been mentioned in any continuity?
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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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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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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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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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Why did Tony keep having anxiety attacks related to the Battle of New York?

In Iron Man 3 when someone mentions to Tony how he helped the Avengers stop Loki in the battle of New York or took the nuke through the wormhole, or even just when he’s sleeping, he has anxiety ...
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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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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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Iron Man comic where he goes back in time and is defeated

I read this comic a long time ago. In it, Iron Man traveled back to the past (a time where people used swords and armor). He gets imprisoned and beaten up. His girlfriend in the present is an ...
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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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Why didn't Stark sue the government for stealing his armour in Iron Man 2

When James Rhodes took Tony Stark's armour in Iron Man 2, wasn't that stealing a patented product and if so why didn't Stark take legal action against the US government? Pepper Potts was heard ...
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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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How does the paralyzing device used on Tony Stark work?

The answer by @Bevan to this question made me wonder: how exactly does the paralyzing device used by Obadiah work ? I'll take the liberty of re-using his screenshot here. As mentioned in the above ...
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Why is the vice president arrested in Iron Man 3?

I have just watched Iron Man 3, and saw the vice president being arrested at the end. But he hasn't done anything wrong – or at least, not that I noticed. Why is he arrested?
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What is the green beverage that Stark makes for the Avengers?

In the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Avengers return to Stark tower after Clint is wounded. Whilst Dr. Cho works on healing Clint, Tony Stark walks in with a tray of five transparent cups ...
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Why didn't Phil introduce himself as being with S.H.I.E.L.D from the beginning?

When Phil Coulson first introduces himself to Pepper Potts, he says the following: Agent Phil Coulson: I'm Agent Phil Coulson with the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics ...
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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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In Iron Man 3, which suit shows up outside the cafe where Tony and Rhodes are?

In Iron Man 3, after having his first anxiety attack in the cafe scene with Rhodes, Tony goes out of the cafe and gets into a suit. I like how it stays intact and stands upright and opens up when ...
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How does Tony Stark move his head inside the helmet?

In all the Iron Man movies, there are shots of Tony talking to J.A.R.V.I.S. while wearing the armour, and he moves his head to look at different things that pop up. The suit is roughly the size of a ...
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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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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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Tony Stark's PhD Field Subject

In the film Iron Man 1, is it said at the beginning of the film that Tony Stark has a PhD in Physics. Is it ever mentionned more precisely in what field he had this PhD ? Is it related with JARVIS or ...