Tony Stark's Arc Reactor Is Back in Avengers: Infinity War, But Not for the Reason You Thought

Last year, pictures of Robert Downey Jr. on the set of Avengers: Infinity War revealed a particular arc-reactor-shaped hole in his costume, sparking talk of a dire fate for the Iron Avenger. Although we eventually glimpsed the reactor in the Infinity War trailer, we now know its return isn’t for Tony’s health: It’s…

I Have Concerns About Tony Stark's Role in Spider-Man: Homecoming, in That I Hate It So Much

I love Spider-Man. He’s forever been my favorite superhero, so the thought of a new movie being out in less than a month, under the creative influence of Marvel itself, should have my excitement levels through the roof. But they’re not, and that’s mainly because of the presence of a particular billionaire playboy…

Check Out Nathan Fillion's Meta Tony Stark Cameo That Was Cut From Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

The Internet’s favorite fan casting choice, Nathan Fillion, is not in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. But that wasn’t always the case. Last year, fans caught a glimpse of some very interesting posters of Fillion on the set of the sequel and now writer-director James Gunn has explained what happened.

New Spider-Man: Homecoming Footage Teases a Major Change to the Spidey Suit

When Civil War chose to lay the groundwork for Spider-Man’s costume at the feet of Tony Stark rather than Peter Parker, we all knew it meant there was going to be some techy-upgrades to the classic Spidey Spandex. But new footage from Homecoming gives Peter a new trick up his... well, not-sleeve that’s straight out of…

We've Got the Biggest Clue Yet About What Happens to Tony Stark After Civil War II

Tony Stark’s future in the Marvel Universe has been thrown into doubt ever since the start of Civil War II—and made even more doubtful when we learned that he would be replaced as Iron Man by not one, but two different characters. One of those Iron Men debuted today in Infamous Iron Man, giving us a major hint about…

How Iron Man's Arc Reactor (Probably) Works

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.