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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 one of Tony’s favorite cities in the world, and he goes to investigate it. As the Avengers resources are split, and they’re running around the world dealing ...


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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 undergoing surgery to remove the shrapnel near his heart] Tony Stark: [voice over] Of course, there are people who say progress is dangerous. But I'll bet none of ...


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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 scene to work out which suit Tony is using. For reference, here’s a picture of the suit in the panic attack scene: So what’s notable about this suit? It ...


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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 just adopts it when he tells the press "I am Iron Man", referencing the name they gave him. Even Tony Stark highlights the fact the name is wrong. Tony ...


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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 survive the battle and Tony's snap. Tony might have excluded her anyway Gamora was seen fighting for the good guys on the field in the battle and Tony at least ...


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There are some plot problems, but not based on the assumption that Tony Stark was born when Captain America was frozen in ice. In the movies, we don't know Maria Stark's age when she had Tony; in fact we don't see her at all. But we do know the following: In the first Iron Man movie, we learn from a newspaper clip that at age 17, Tony lost both of his ...


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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 carrying out complex implementations of simple directives ("Kill half of everybody," "Kill all the bad guys") and that their awareness of the current state of ...


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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 movie, essentially a crude iron suit. marvel wiki We also know that in the comic book at least the Black Sabbath song came out after Iron Man was first seen in the ...


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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 his head nor his helmet. In order to look at a different part of the screen, Tony just moves his eyes, and you can see that when he moves his head, the HUD moves ...


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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 usual that Tony Stark is not a religious man and in this instance I believe that a lack of proof is more likely to mean he is an atheist, rather than a theist. ...


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"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 Hansen on creating UI for The Avengers, touch control, holograms, Galaga and Project Glass


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I think this is a case where we have to suspend disbelief to be entertained. The first thing we have to suspend disbelief for is that they were able to perform surgery on Tony Stark's open chest in a cave in the middle of a desert. No sterilized room here! Not to mention the size of the hole in Stark's chest! See how Pepper Potts can put her hand in his ...


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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 patented product if it so chooses. It is also possible Stark had not patented some of the suit components. In order to receive a patent, you must make the ...


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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 been well founded). Since Tony was not a frequent visitor to the building where Obadiah's office was located, and Pepper was, it made more sense for her to go. ...


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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. Obadiah Stane recovers the armor from Raza and brings it back to Stark Industries to try to recreate it. Agent Coulson and Pepper Potts enter Stark Industries,...


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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 says in Iron Man, they called such people "the walking dead" because they would slowly die over a span of months. The electromagnet stopped them progressing ...


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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 bumper sticker proclaiming the centrality of Jesus Christ in their lives: Here is a screen cap from the latest Avengers movie (roughly 13 minutes in), showing ...


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It isn't known where the rest of the Avengers are during the kidnapping. Since the entire event happens in the space of about eight hours, it could simply be considered too difficult to gather the Avengers in that short space of time. Consider: Thor lives in Asgard most of the time. Until they repair the technology/magic which creates the Rainbow bridge, I ...


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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, first a backup suit of armor for Stark and then later sold as a low-power suit of Iron Man-like armor to be licensed to certain contractors such as Project ...


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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 infiltrated SHIELD from the beginning. Rogers asks how that's possible and how no one found out, and Zola replies that over the years, "accidents have been made ...


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In his conversation with Fury and Romanoff they they practically force him to admit it was a setup and he made the suit available to Rhodey all along. In fact, I think he wanted him to take it in the first movie to back him up, but Rhodey just says "next time". Just like Fury, Stark has a lot more going on than what you see on the surface, you have to read ...


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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 begun to unravel after the climactic events of Iron Man 3 in which Pepper had been almost killed. His continued use of Iron suits despite Pepper's concerns for his ...


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The Black Sabbath song was an original composition by the band based on the concept of someone who travelled in time back from the future, but was turned to immobile steel upon arrival. It just happened to share a name with the Marvel comics character, who is not generally regarded as a time traveller or immobile (although he has probably had adventures ...


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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 to Pepper about it. Tony: [To crowd] You know, the question I get asked most often is, “Tony, how do you go to the bathroom in the suit?” [pauses] Just like ...


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In the Marvel movie universe, Iron Man's armour may not specifically absorb lightning, but it is apparent that it can absorb, specifically, Asgardian lightning. The energy generated by the armour's Arc Reactor is the same that is generated by Thor's hammer, as the Arc Reactor was developed by reverse-engineering the Tesseract. A more detailed similar answer ...


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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 something Robert Downey Jr's kids tell him, and makes no mention of a reference to comics. In fact the original script simply read "I love you tons". ...


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In the event of Tony's death, Stane would almost certainly have gained complete control of Stark Industries. Recall, he was Tony's effective mentor. He was Tony's friend. Tony had no remaining relatives, and few or no close friends. It's entirely likely that he would have given his three closest friends (Pepper, Rhodie, and Stane) the majority of his ...


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When Rhodes and Tony interrogate the Mandarin/Trevor, he says, “The next part may involve the vice president, is that important?” About a minute or so later, they call the VP. I assume that Trevor was aware of the VP’s complicity and told them both. Rhodes probably then made a point of having the VP arrested based on this information. The vice president was ...


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How do you know the suit wasn't computer controlled? The software assists in moving the armor. As Tony moves his arm, the suit needs to mechanically move the arm. Otherwise Tony would need to be able to walk around in a 200+ pound suit-+. You see this when his leg seizes up, and he isn't able to walk until he deactivates the servos on the leg. It seems to ...


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Tony Stark is a known douche bag, and that incident happened before his harrowing experience in Afghanistan had humbled him a bit. It was obvious that Tony was completely focused on scoring with the beautiful Dr. Hansen at the time and was completely uninterested in what Killian had to say. So I would say that Tony lead Killian on a wild goose chase just to ...


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