Sunday, February 17, 2008


Iron Man
(Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark) is a fictional comic book superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. Created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck and Jack Kirby, he first appeared in Tales of Suspense #39 (March 1963). Tony Stark, after being gravely injured and forced to build a devastating weapon, instead created a suit of power armor to save his life and protect the world as Iron Man. He is a wealthy industrialist and genius inventor whose suit of armor is laden with technological devices which help him fight crime.

BusinessWeek ranked Iron Man as one of the top ten most intelligent fictional characters in American comics.[1] from