Wounded, captured and forced to build a weapon by his enemies, billionaire industrialist Tony Stark instead created an advanced suit of armor to save his life and escape captivity. Now with a new outlook on life, Tony uses his money and intelligence to make the world a safer, better place as Iron Man.

Real Name: Anthony Edward “Tony” Stark

Height: 6’1″; (in armor) 6’6″

Weight: 225 lbs.; (in armor) 425 lbs.

Powers: None; Tony’s body had been enhanced by the modified techno-organic virus, Extremis, but it is currently inaccessible and inoperable.

Abilities: Tony has a genius level intellect that allows him to invent a wide range of sophisticated devices, specializing in advanced weapons and armor. He possesses a keen business mind.

Group Affiliations: The Avengers, Initiative, Hellfire Club (outer circle), S.H.I.E.L.D., Illuminati, Thunderbolts, Force Works, Queen’s Vengeance, Alcoholics Anonymous

First Appearance: Tales of Suspense #39 (1963)

Origin: Tales of Suspense #39 (1963)

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