Genius. Billionaire. Playboy. Philanthropist. Tony Stark's confidence is only matched by his high-flying abilities as the hero called Iron Man on this week's Marvel 101.
Having created a wondrous suit of armor to keep himself alive, Tony has revised it dozens of times, each version with increased capabilities, faster operation, reduced energy usage, and adaptability to the greatest threats the universe has to offer.
Genius/billionaire/philanthropist Tony Stark took flight as Iron Man in TALES OF SUSPENSE #39, where he introduced his own unique blend of devil-may-care charm and hot-rodding action into the Marvel Universe. 1968's IRON MAN brought Tony Stark's unfiltered ego and alter ego to the masses in adventures that mixed corporate intrigue with dramatic battles for almost 30 continuous years!