Iron Man / Tony StarkIron Man first appeared in Marvel Comics’ Tales of Suspense in 1963. The same year, the character became a founding member of The Avengers, whose regularly-changing line-up was portrayed as ‘Earth’s mightiest superheroes’.
Such was the character’s popularity, Iron Man was given his own, self-titled, comic-book series in 1968. The appeal of Iron Man continued to grow into the 21st century, resulting in the character being chosen for the inaugural Marvel Cinematic Universe movie in 2008.
On top of the continuing demand for new Iron Man comics and movies – Iron Man superhero toys, action figures and LEGO® gift sets are more popular now than ever among kids and Marvel fans of all ages.
Iron Man and Tony Stark, the man behind the Marvel superhero’s mask.
Iron Man can fly, fire energy beams from his hands and chest, is resistant to damage and has phenomenal strength. He uses his powers to protect the world from evil villains, terrorists and invaders. Tony Stark is also a brilliant inventor, and he uses his skills and resources to upgrade his Iron Man suit with new weapons and technological devices. Sometimes he creates suits for specific tasks, such as the ‘Hulkbuster’, which he wore to battle the Incredible Hulk.