Marvel | Iron Man: 12 interesting facts about Tony Stark in the comics and movies

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Iron Man he has starred in various adventures in the Movie universe of Marvel (UCM) and the comics. Without a doubt, is one of the superheroes most loved for its great ability to cope with the problems, but also criticized for its self-centeredness and air of superiority over the rest.

Tony Stark is a balance of everything that comes with being human: we want to do well, but we might be wrong. For this reason, we look at 12 fun facts about the character that was played by Robert Downey Jr. from “Iron Man” the film that began the UCM.

STAN LEE WAS NOT BEHIND ITS FIRST NUMBER

It is known that Stan Lee had the original idea of creating to Iron Man, however, his first adventure in the comic was written by Larry Lieber. What happened? The writer of Marvel I was focused on the publication of other stories and I didn’t have enough time for the new superhero.

TONY STARK IS BASED ON HOWARD HUGHES

Does it sound too unbelievable? It is not if you know of close to Tony Stark in the comic books. Stan Lee and Jack Kirby were inspired by his figure. He was dedicated to the aviation and film production. A man of many facets was a novelty, therefore, it was decided to create a superhero different, without a source of working class.

HISTORY PLAGUED WITH REBOOTS

Throughout its history, Iron Man it has had to be rebooted on more than one occasion. Because the situation was changing —it had been a while since the Vietnam war—, the origin story of Tony Stark has been changed with the passage of the years.

HAWKEYE AND BLACK WIDOW WERE NOT HIS FRIENDS

In the comics Marvel, Hawkeye and Black Widow were the antagonists of the stories of Iron Man. Both planned to steal technology from Tony Stark, but Clint did it for the delusions of Natasha. After facing some times, the popular goalkeeper joined the initiative of the Avengers.

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. IT IS SIMILAR TO TONY STARK

With only see you and I both know that are similar physically, but the resemblance goes much further. Robert Downey Jr. has lived the stages were very hard in his time by the alcoholism and drug addiction, as experienced Tony Stark in their stories of Marvel comics.

DISNEY NEVER WANTED TO SHOW HIS ALCOHOLISM

In the history of the UCM, it has never been shown this shocking facet of Iron Man. Why? As expected, Disney did not agree with to talk about your addiction in the movies. One of the comics that tells this tough story is “The demon in a bottle”, which Shane Black was suggested to address the “Iron Man 3”. However, we already know the story.

WHAT ROBERT DOWNEY JR. I HATED IRON MAN?

One of the situations that got in trouble with Robert Downey Jr. it was an incident with a classmate in the school. The actor had taken a mate, a comic “Iron Man” and broke it in front of him during a fit of rage. Clearly, all ended up in the punishment of Robert, and since then, did not like too much the superhero of Marvel.

TONY STARK AT THE TOP OF MILLIONAIRES

According to the magazine Forbesmogul Tony Stark it is one of the millionaires with more wealth in Marvel. It is located in the fourth placebelow Doctor Doom and Black Panther, those who rule huge kingdoms.

THANOS ORIGINALLY FACED IRON MAN

Readers remember to Thanos mostly for the comics “Infinity Gauntlet” or “Annihilation”, but his first appearance was in the comic books of Iron Man. The Titan Loco was seen in the number 53 of “Iron Man”, in 1973after that was created by Jim Starlin, who took the basis of Darkseid, from Jack Kirby.

A FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE AVENGERS

As we already have in the origin of the Avengers, the fearless superhero was part of the first number under this initiative. Next to Hulk, Ant-Man, The Wasp and Thorthey formed this group to combat the evil.

TOM CRUISE COSTUME WITH THE IRON MAN

Do not visualize it as Iron Man? As the actor Tom Cruise was close to playing Tony Starkhowever, he ended up rejecting the proposal. Fans of Robert Downey Jr. thank you to have taken this decision.

AREA 51 BELONGS TO IRON MAN

Area 51 is a mysteryand despite the fact that many have tried to invade this land in Nevada, united States, no one knows what it hides. In the comics Marvelthese acres of wilderness belong to Tony Starkafter you buy the own us government.