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Monday, September 24, 2012

Iron Man Comics

Iron Man
-Made by Marvel Comics
-First appearance: Tales of Suspense (March 1963)
-His alter ego: Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark

-His super powers: He has a genius intelligence, superhuman strength, able to fly at Mach 3 supersonic speed in his power armor suit, energy cannons, can shoot missiles, life support system powered by solar power
-Tony Stark is an industrialist, playboy, engineer.
-He suffered a severe chest injury during a kidnapping when his captors forced him to build a weapon of mass destruction
-Instead, he designs and creates a suit of armor that is bulletproof and uses that to escape.
-He then uses this suit to save the world under the moniker 'Iron Man'
-He is the manager of Stark Industries
-Has been turned into a movie. Robert Downey Jr. plays Tony Stark in Iron Man, Iron Man 2 and The Avengers.
-Tony Stark was the son of Stark Industries head Howard Stark
-He was a boy genius who went to MIT at age 15 to study electrical engineering and computer science
-After his parents died, he was made the head of the company
-When he was in Vietnam watching the effects of the technology he created, he is kidnapped and forced into making a weapon of mass destruction. He works with an Asian Nobel Prize winning physicist named Ho Yinsen who helps him build a magnetic chest plate to keep shrapnel from reaching his heart, keeping him alive. But in this makeshift workshop, Stark builds a suit of metal armor, using it to escape.
-When escaping, he joins up with American forces, including a wounded American Marine fighter pilot named James "Rhodey" Rhodes
-And also helping him with his suit is his secretary Virginia "Pepper" Potts

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