Powers & abilities
Wears modular arc reactor-powered Iron Man armour, granting superhuman strength and durability, the ability to fly, and project Repulsor blasts.
Genius-level intellect, with particular aptitude in invention and engineering.
During a violent kidnapping at the hands of terrorists intent on forcing him to build a bomb, billionaire industrialist Tony Stark suffered a near-fatal chest wound. Instead of the weapon his captors had in mind, Stark constructed a sophisticated metal suit that both stabilised his injury and allowed him to escape. Upon returning home, he vowed to use his resources and intellect to protect the world as the armoured hero Iron Man!