Tony Stark, leader of the Marvel’s technological revolution and freaking Iron Man, uses a Vivo V3—a mid-range phone available exclusively in China. According to Geek, he uses it because Chinese audiences love Marvel movies (bullshit Dr. Strange casting aside), and Marvel loves targeted product placement.
Here’s your cool gif for the day: The evolution of the MCU Iron Man in 30 seconds, showing off the various iterations of Tony Stark’s armor.
Since the Iron Man arc reactor is a fictitious device, and it has no official scientific explanation in the Iron Man canon that I'm aware of, we might as well something up. Now, I'm mixing real science and fake science here. So physics nerds and comic-book nerds: Deal with it.
What would the glossies and gossip mags all be buzzing about if real superheroes destroyed New York City while protecting the world from CG aliens? Probably a lot like this.
This music parody video from wekejay of Justin Timberlake's "Suit and Tie" has a ton of good in it: a spot-on Tony Stark, an excellent merging of the set from the original Timberlake video and the Stark Expo from Iron Man 2, Rhodey's guest rap...
Okay, this is kind of bad-ass.
Like Tony Stark, Eddie Zarick is a bit of an inventor. And like Tony Stark, Zarick had a Pepper Potts in his life he wanted to lock down. So like Tony Stark, Zarick built himself a mini-Arc Reactor, but instead of sticking it in his chest to use its electromagnetic properties to keep shrapnel from slowly tearing its…
Fresh on the metal heels of last week's insanely spoilery on set Iron Man 3 set photo, Marvel has released the very first "official" Iron Man 3 picture. Which shows Tony Stark taking in his vast collection of Iron Man suits.
As many of you have pointed out in the comments, this actually happened quite a few years ago, way back in 1993. But it's still a fantastic story, and if you only follow Iron Man's adventures in the movies, it actually makes Tony Stark seem like a fictional version of Emile Leray.
As one of io9's Hergéophiles, I've been absolutely digging Dan Hipp's apocryphal adventures of Tintin. Now he's teamed up the boy reporter with a familiar playboy industrialist. Will Tony Stark put Captain Haddock on the path to sobriety? Tintin's armor really should have a built-in tungsten cowlick, though.
More than his vast fortune or rocket-soled boots or even Pepper Potts, the thing I envy most about Tony Stark are his computers. Here's a video of how motion design company Prologue perfected Tony's fantastic holographic interfaces.
As Iron Man 2 kicks into its second weekend, the Neptune Theater in Seattle has decided to inflict a marquee-drive-by on the actor who used to play Tony Stark's bestie. [Comics Alliance]
We love Iron Man when he's witty and cutting — but we love him even more when he's pissed off. Because nobody's suit packs a punch like Tony's. Watch Tony lose his shit in three new Iron Man 2 clips.
At the end of Iron Man, Samuel L. Jackson made his splashy debut after the credits, as the big-screen Nick Fury. With Iron Man 2, you'd better stick around until the end as well. And there's a splashy new featurette!
We can't all have arc reactors or computer butlers—yet. But I may be willing to settle for a tiny Iron Man USB jump drive in the meantime. Adorable? Check. Collectible? Check. Affordable? Er...
Click to viewChad Barraford has designed a "digital life assistant" who recognizes him, cooks hot dogs, and alerts his friends when he has a migraine. Unlike Tony Stark's J.A.R.V.I.S. though, this one only cost $691.98 to build.
This morning, Apple posted a two-minute clip of Tony Stark flying to the Stark Expo, crashing into fireworks, and smirking that trademark Stark smirk. Also witness Tony's back-up dancers shake it like some cybernetic Solid Gold Dancers.
In Iron Man 2, Tony Stark revives the Stark Expo, a technology fair pioneered by his industrialist father. A new viral site, Stark Expo 2010, is a fake ad for Tony's billionaire playground. It resembles the Venture compound on barbiturates.