Iron Man is a fictional superhero that has been appearing in American comic books published by Marvel comics.  Ironman was created by Stan Lee, developed by Larry Lieber and designed by artists Don Heck and Jack Kirby. Iron man had its first cover published in March 1963.

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Iron man, real named Anthony Edward “Tony” Stark, popularly known as simply “Tony Stark” is an American playboy, business magnate, and ingenious engineer. His superhero story starts with him being kidnapped and being forced by his captors to build WMD. Tony Stark, however, uses his ingenious engineering knowledge to create a super suit and escape. Stark goes on to create different versions of his suit and dons the name “Iron Man” and serves as a protector of mankind.

Ironman aided in the creation of the avengers, a powerful superhero team that has saved the planet from countless threats. Some of the popular characters in the Ironman comic universe are listed below:

  • Iron Man
  • War Machine
  • Edwin Jarvis: Initially a loyal butler in the Stark household, he is currently reimagined as J.A.R.V.I.S( Just Another Very Intelligent System).
  • Pepper Potts: A secretary to Tony Stark in the comics and love interest and girlfriend in the movies.


  • Mandarin
  • Justin Hammer
  • Obadiah Stane: Iron Man’s business rival and owner of the ironmonger suit, in his movie appearance, he works with Iron Man as a partner but is unhappy with Tony’s reluctance in selling arms to the highest bidder. He dons the Ironmonger suit and is defeated by Tony.
  • Justine Hammer
  • Ghost
  • Crimson Dynamo (Vanko)
  • Titanium Man
  • Madame Masque
  • Spymaster
  • O.D.O.K. (Mental Organism Designed Only for
  • Killing).
  • Whiplash (Scarlotti)
  • Blizzard
  • Detroit Steel
  • Norman Osborn
  • Shockwave
  • Ultimo
  • Fin Fang Foom
  • Sasha Hammer
  • Ezekiel Stane
  • Demon In A Bottle