10 Iron Man Facts You Never Know

robert downey jr. as tony stark / iron man

Everyone wants to find out Facts about Iron Man who is unarguably the best Marvel superhero ever.

Iron Man powers, his extraordinary suits, his human intelligence, etc. are all noted in his character that makes him superiors to others.

In this article, you will find Iron Man FACTS as well as unheard stories.

Here are exciting Iron Man Facts You Must Know:

1. Tom Cruise was not the only one interested in playing Iron Man. During pre-production, Clive Owen and Sam Rockwell also roughly selected as actors for playing Tony Stark.

tom cruise as Iron Man

2. Adi Granov designed live-action Iron Man suits who was one of comic book artist for Iron Man comic series.

However, Stan Winston Studios responsible for Iron Man’s armor construction.

3. The scene where Tony Stark held imprisoned in a cave, was 150-200 yard-long set.

It also had an air conditioning system installed because it’s a remote cave that is supposed to be very cold.

4. Due to a promotion deal between Marvel Studios and Audi Automobile Company, Robert Downey Jr. has seen driving Audi R8 in the MCU film.

In addition to R8, Audi S5, as well as Q7 SUV too, made a brief appearance in the movie.

tony stark's audi in iron man fact

5. During Stan Lee’s prime time, Howard Robard Hughes Jr. considered as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world.

He was also known as an inventor, an adventurer, a multimillionaire, a ladies man and finally a nutcase. Hence based on his real character, Stan Lee created Tony Stark as Iron Man.

Therefore Robert Downey Jr. thought of the role as prosperous, establishmentarian, weapons-manufacturing, hard-drinking, womanizing prick into a character who is likable and a hero.

6. How did Iron Man get his powers?

Unlike common perception that Tony Stark is all about the suit with no combat skills, Iron Man did a combat training and excelled in martial arts under Captain America, Happy Hogan, and James Rhodes.

7. What is so good about Iron Man?

Well, he owns an automobile which can fly. It can’t beat Batmobile in awesomeness. But, hey, flying Ferrari is not just any car.

8. Iron Man holds the Space Infinity-Gem as a member of Illuminati. The owner of this gauntlet considered to be omnipotent, omniscience, and omnipresence. Well, if used, that’s enough to beat even Superman.

9. Forbes lists Tony Stark as a 4th wealthiest fictional character with a net worth of 8.8$ billion.

10. First Iron Man film shows five armors that exactly resembles from the comic.

First three sets of Iron Man suits, i.e., Mark I, II, III.

Tony’s A.I. J.A.R.V.I.S. first manifests in the Mark III armor in full gold. It pays homage to the all-gold “Golden Avenger” armor that Iron Man wore early in his career.

Later J.A.R.V.I.S. presents in silver and red Iron suit. It looks almost looks like Iron Man’s “Silver Centurion” armor that he wore in the 1980s.

BONUS POINTS:

Besides Iron Man facts, know Iron Man’s powers, suits, his alter-ego, etc.

What are Iron Man’s powers?

Iron Man aka Tony Stark is one of the ten smartest Marvel characters.

Due to his immense knowledge of engineering, Tony created many advanced gadgets.

And the Iron Man suit is one of them.

As Iron Man, Tony gets his powers from his arc reactor.

His armour includes numbers of weapons from Repulsor Rays to Smart Missiles.

Iron man provides user superhuman strength, durability, 100% protection using Energy Shield, etc.

Throughout his life, Tony made plenty of Iron Man suits.

Most of them know as the strongest Iron Man suits.

How Iron Man Got His Powers?

When terrorist Wong-Chu kidnapped Tony Stark, he demanded him to create a powerful weapon.

As injured Tony agreed to fulfil the request, he designed his first Iron Man suit with the help of Professor Ho Yinsen.

With the help of Iron Man Armor Model 1, Tony flew from the enemy’s territory.

But it cost Professor Yinsen’s life who sacrificed his own life for Tony’s escape.

When Tony realized he should wear the suit for protecting others, he made several armours.

Who Is Iron Man’s Alter Ego?

In Marvel comics, several superheroes donned Iron suit.

But Tony was the first creator who wore the suit.

Besides him, there was James Rhodes, Petter Potts, Weasel Wills, etc.

Who Are Iron Man’s Enemies?

Throughout his heroic period, Tony faced many villains.

And Mandarin was his most infamous arch-enemy.

Besides him, Justin Hammer, Obadiah Stane, Ghost, Titanium Man, M.O.D.O.K., Whiplash, Norman Osborn, Ultron, etc.

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