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Is Tony Stark an atheist?

Matt Fraction, the writer of "Invincible Iron Man" has explicitly stated in interviews that Tony Stark is indeed an atheist: The Iron Man story in Fear Itself, there’s a cataclysm that befalls ...
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Did Captain America know Iron Man needs his arc reactor to live?

Tony hasn't needed the reactor to live ever since the end of Iron Man 3, when he underwent surgery to remove it. He doesn't wear it any more; now, the reactor is only for the suit. [we see Tony ...
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In Iron Man 3, which suit shows up outside the cafe where Tony and Rhodes are?

Which suit is it? The Marvel Movies Wiki has a list of all the Iron Man suits, along with helpful pictures. As of Iron Man 3, there are 42 in total, and we can compare these pictures to the ...
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Why is there Iron in Iron Man's name when there's nothing iron about it?

Simple: it was a catchy headline. We see the origin of the "Iron Man" name in the MCU, and it's a newspaper that Tony is reading at the end of the first movie. He has nothing to do with the name, he ...
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Why doesn't Iron Man's action affect this person in Endgame?

How do you know his actions didn't affect her? Last we see of Gamora is during the battle where she has a little spat with Quill, after that we don't see her. For all we know she does actually ...
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How does Tony Stark move his head inside the helmet?

He doesn't, it's an optical illusion. The camera which is showing inside the suit remains at a flat angle, and when Tony moves his head, the helmet moves with it, but the camera is not attached to ...
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Why doesn't Iron Man's action affect this person in Endgame?

What's Tony got to do with anything? Neither did Thanos know half the people in the Universe. In both Infinity War and Endgame it's implied that the stones are displaying some level of sentience in ...
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Why is there Iron in Iron Man's name when there's nothing iron about it?

Iron Man's first suit was made out of iron, hence his name, Iron Man. wiki This article also talks about his origin's and the creation of a crude suit similar to what we saw in the first Iron Man ...
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Is Tony Stark an atheist?

First of all; there is no proof about Tony Stark and his religious tendencies presented to us in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, as a scientist with a skeptical mind, it is more likely than ...
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Why does Tony Stark not like being handed things?

Tony Stark, the original comics character, was originally based on Howard Hughes. As such his being a germaphobe backed up from this deleted scene for Iron Man where Pepper follows him around giving ...
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What is this text near Iron Man's rockets?

"WIDOW-MAKERS". I found a higher definition (raw) image of the graphic used as an illustration in an interview with the VFX creator for the HUD in the Avengers film. The text is more readable. Jayse ...
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Tony sent Pepper to get some files off his work computer. Why couldn't he do that himself?

Tony did not want to tip his hand to Obadiah Stane that he was suspicious of him. Obadiah had been cordial up to that point (and given that Obadiah tries to kill him afterward, Tony's fears would have ...
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Why didn't Stark sue the government for stealing his armour in Iron Man 2

Even if Stark sued the government and won, the most he could have received is reasonable compensation for his costs and/or damages. Under US patent law, he can't stop the US government from using a ...
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How Did Tony Stark Recover the Mark I Armor?

Sequence of events, all which took place on screen in the Iron Man (1) movie: Tony escapes with the armor and crashes in the desert. Raza (the terrorist leader) recovers the armor from the desert. ...
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Why didn't Tony Stark die immediately after having the Arc Reactor removed?

In short: the shrapnel kills over a period of time and not immediately. The shrapnel fragments were not immediately fatal. They simply moved closer to his heart and vital organs gradually. As Yinsen ...
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Is Tony Stark an atheist?

There is evidence in Age of Ultron that suggests Stark is an atheist (at least in as much as he does not believe in the Christian god). Some Christians express their religious convictions by using a ...
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Comic issue where Iron Man is compared to Robert Downey Jr

This is famous because Robert shared a crop of the panel himself on his Facebook page with the caption "Uncalled for." which made it into a bit of a meme. It took a little bit of digging ...
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Who else has worn armor designed by Tony Stark?

One of the first suits of armor ever made by Tony Stark to be worn by anyone else was the Guardsman suit of armor. First appearance: Iron Man #43, (November, 1971). The Guardsman armor was made as, ...
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When did Captain America learn what happened to Howard Stark?

He learns in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. When Captain America and Black Widow find the hidden SHIELD bunker that contains Arnim Zola's AI, one of the things that Zola explains is how HYDRA ...
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Why did Tony Stark and Pepper break up?

He's "hard to deal with". In the film, Tony is fairly candid with Steve Rogers as to the reasons for the strain in his relationship with Pepper. He explains to Steve that: The relationship had ...
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Do Iron Man suits sport waste management systems?

The suit, or at least the Mark IV suit, does have waste management systems which is then filtered and can be used to drink. In the Iron Man 2 party scene we see Tony pee in the suit and later comment ...
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Why doesn't Tony Stark lose a leg?

If you watch the scene in slo-mo, you can see him remove his leg from the Iron Man suit a few frames before Killian chops it off.
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Is 3000 a reference to Iron Man in the comics?

In light of the question update as to knowing what "3000" meant, but wondering whether that was a deliberate choice; not at all! A recent interview reveals that the "3000" is ...
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How could Stark's item be used more times than the previous version?

It Didn't The first snap was used by Smart Hulk with the Stark Infinity Gauntlet which brought everyone back. However, the second snap was done by Tony using a gauntlet integrated into his suit after ...
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Why was Tony Stark using such a primitive phone in Avengers: Infinity War?

Tony Stark uses the flip-phone he received from Captain America at the end of Captain America: Civil War. As the oft-reliable Marvel Cinematic Universe wiki states: Stark found a phone and letter ...
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Is the age of Tony Stark consistent with the appearance of his father in the Captain America movie?

Adding more concrete date sources to spoog's answer. In the movies: Howard Stark's DOB is 15 Aug 1917 [source: SHIELD character files; also CA1] Tony Stark's DOB is 29 May 1970 [source: SHIELD ...
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Who else has worn armor designed by Tony Stark?

Spider-Man (aka Iron Spider) This suit was first seen in Amazing Spider-Man #529, and has also appeared in various other instances, including the Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon. Various characters have ...
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What purpose did the hologram technology serve in Civil War?

Seeing how the question has changed, the amended answer is: The technology was not relevant in any way. Not all technology used in a movie (even a superhero movie) has to be used later to justify its ...
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Is Iron Man’s suit really heavy enough to break through his roof?

After some consideration I've come to the conclusion that it's very possible that the Mk2 suit could have sufficient weight to drop through a concrete floor and flatten a fibre-glass sport car body. ...
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Iron Man. 3 gigajoules per second

3 GJ/s (gigajoules per second) is an average of 3 gigawatts - that is, 3 billion watts. How much is that, you ask? Oh, well, about the largest power plants you'll find run at 1 GW. To put it ...
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