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Stan Lee was Marvel Comics head-editor in 1963 and designed Tony Stark, AKA Iron Man, to be a businessman/superhero that embodied the negative stereotypes of that era in regards to 'capitalists,' and then set out to turn the idea on its head. From this start, Iron man was further developed by writer Larry Lieber, and the visuals were originated by Don Heck and Jack Kirby.

The first appearance of the Iron Man character was in Tales of Suspense #39 (March 1963).

Although there have been a number of Marvel superhero films (but generally not controlled by Marvel) predating the 2008 Iron Man with Robert Downey Jr., this was the film that kicked off the onslaught of superhero films, and especially the Marvel-style superhero film. Downey's performance and the direction by Jon Favreau opened up a new style that depended more on the classic Marvel Comics attitude (and expanded on this in a way that the Sony Pictures Spider-Man movies had not completely exploited) while still playing out the traditional superhero story.

Tales of Suspence 39 original first appearance of Iron Man

First appearance of Iron Man from 1963. See the Kirby/Don heck cover enlarged.

Riri Williams

Riri Williams

Tales of Suspense #39,1963

Original Iron Man Grey

Tales of Suspense #39, March 1963, Art by Don Heck and Stan Goldberg

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Aug 2016: Calling the new female replacement of Tony Stark "Iron Maiden 'looked like a legal nightmore' says Marvel. So she'll be going by the name "Iron Heart."


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Iron Man  Art by Michael Golden

Art by Michael Golden

International Iron Man 3

International Iron Man 3 by Alex Maleev

Art by Alex Maleev

Iron Man 4 - is Robert Downey Jr. wrong?

Article at Movie News:

"There are three films set to be released by Marvel Studios in 2020. The production company has yet to confirm the titles of these films, but fans speculate that one of them is “Iron Man 4.” is rumoured that Robert Downey Jr. will play the title role in “Sherlock Holmes 3.” His co-stars are said to be Rachel McAdams as Irene Adler and Jude Law as Dr. John Watson."

Robert Downey Jr To Be Replaced In ‘Iron Man 4’?

Article at Morning News:

"Iron Man 4 may feature Harley Keener, played by Ty Simpkins, in the role. He was there in Iron Man 3 as someone who helped Tony Stark track down the Mandarin. There are strong rumors that he will be talking up the role. However, there is no confirmation yet.

...The contract of Robert Downey Jr. with the franchise has ended after Iron Man 3. He mentioned in an interview, “I also recognize that I’ll be turning 50 by the time I promote this movie. The clock is ticking down on the amount of memories and participation that I would allow myself and not embarrass the medium with.”

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Michael Cho art - feb Marvel - Iron Man

Art by Michael Cho

Iron Man vs. The Freak

Iron Man Issue 3 Johnny Craig cover art 1968 The Freak

Iron Man #3, July 1968, Marvel Comics. Cover art by Johnny Craig of "The Freak."

Iron Man vs War Machine

Iron Man vs War Machine by Salvador Larroca

Iron Man vs War Machine by Salvador Larroca

Iron Man 94 - Cover Frenzy at Fifty Fathoms

Iron Man #94, January 1977. Jack Kirby cover art, Al Milgrom inks.

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Tony Stark BUsiness SUit

Movie outfit worn by Robert Downey Jr in the Ironman film. Sold for $2,250.00 USD last May at

Iron Man Concept Art

Age of Ultron Iron Man

Unused Age of Ultron Iron Man designs - source: Superhero Feed

Iron Man by Frank Cho

Iron Man by Frank Cho

Ironman 3 vs Man of Steel

Man of Steel vs Ironman 3

Iron Man 3 film breaking records

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Downey's Shellhead and Paltrow's Pepper Pott's face down director Shane Black's Iron Man 3 villains in the fourth cinematic outing with Downey in the suit.

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[Above] Cover and page from Invincible Ironman issue #5, art by Adi Granov

Iron Man 3 - Extreme Tech Figure

Iron Man 3 Extreme Tech

See the "Extreme Tech" advert larger (from the back cover of Savage Wolverine #13)

Lego Iron Man

Iron Man from lego Cover Magazine 2013

Lego magazine cover for June 2013 issue featuring their Iron Man products and kits. See the whole cover.

Jason Kang Iron Man

Artwork by Jason Kang - web site here

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Art by Adi Granov

Iron Man Movies

Iron Man 1 - original 2008 Film

Iron Man 2 - with Whiplash and Black Widow

Iron Man 3 - Directed by Shane Black

Iron Man 4 - speculated fourth sequel

Iron Man Suit

History of the Iron Man Armored Suits

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Iron Man - Ol' Shellhead Marvel Comics Hero

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