Iron Man
Iron Man
Portrayed by RDJ
Full Name Anthony Edward Stark
Age 37
Height 6'1"
Build Lean Athletic
Eyes Brown
Hair Brown
Skin Caucasian
Factions The Avengers, Stark Industries



The famous Avenger Iron Man and CEO of Stark Industries, Tony Stark is an extremely well known name for being a hero, billionaire, inventor, philanthropist, playboy — you know, the usual.


Tony was born as Anthony Edward Stark to Howard and Maria Stark. However, his relationship with his parents, particularly his father, was never a close one. He was raised throughout his young life by nannies and assistants. He sought attention, and got it, when he built his first ciruit board at the age of four! At six, he had built an engine, and seventeen, graduated with honors.

When Tony became an adult, his parents were killed, in a car accident. Tony, along with a long time friend of the family, took up the mantle of Stark Industries. Tony himself began to invent and create new weapons and robotics for the company, paving the way for the company to take over the front stage of the weapons industry worldwide. Tony's life of playboy extravagance and excess, while making weapons of destruction and war, was an easy and comfortable one, without awareness of what the weapons were truly causing.

Tony would find out, during a business trip to Mazikhandar, where the convoy he was in was bombed by his own weaponry. He was injured severely while being taken prisoner, saved only by an electromagnet keeping the shrapnel throughout his body from entering his heart, given to him by another prisoner. He was forced to build a new missile while in captivity, but instead built the first version of the arc reactor to both power his electromagnet and a powered armor suit. Using it he was able to free himself, and returned home to the United States.

Upon return, Tony has changed the direction of the company, and no longer makes weaponry to sell globally. Instead, he focused his attention into inventions that can allow him to do positive change on the world, as a hero. He likes the personal touch, as Iron Man publicly, but also guides his company to continue to make money in ways that don't cause such destruction.

Character Details

Tony has a shameless confidence that is just about bulletproof. This could just as easily be arrogance, but arrogance suggests he may be wrong about himself and his abilities. His intellect is at such a level that his confidence in it is hardly misplaced. He has a history of people adoring him and wanting to be near him (or his money, at least), that it has trained a very shameless attitude. This is the center of strong ego, which can be used for good things (such as confidence in the face of impossible odds), or bad things (…ahem, 'playboy', not knowing when to stop, etc…). He makes choices, and proceeds with the outcome, seeking broad, influential actions without humility. He believes he can change the world, and does it. There is an incredible center of strength and willpower in this core to his personality.
Tony adores being a hero, living the true hero 'dream' and truly doing what is best. It is more than just 'acting' a hero though, it's beyond that. The response to his good deeds was intoxicating, and gave him a depth of purpose he desperately wanted. Being a protector of others, carrying that responsibility, and finding that selfless spot underneath all of the other ego and bull, brings him humanity and centers him. It is his Serious Place.
Taking things seriously isn't fun, though. And Tony is all about fun. He loves verbal sparring, particularly when he can one-up an opponent, and enjoys knocking others off of their game with a well timed witty response. Sarcasm is, of course, a defense mechanism: using humor even in very serious situations is a way to cope. He can be a jerk fairly often when the sharp wit goes off of the rails or he gets defensive. Sarcasm is not always used in a positive way… but it damn sure will show up, in almost every encounter he has. In a way, he can't (and doesn't) stop himself from needing to say just that /extra/ thing, even if it may get him pummeled. It is also a way to dodge the deeper feelings (feels are hard!), which sometimes is not a place he is comfortable with, though he does have the emotional breadth to connect with others on a fiercely loyal level.
From a morality standpoint, Tony has a good sense of it most of the time. Is it right to attempt to create a (totally hypothetical), questionably powerful, maybe out of control AI to protect the world from attacks? Do the ends justify the means? Sometimes his willingness to take a risk can make others judge him as immoral. He has a scientist's view of a lot of moral questions, and often the seeking of knowledge and trying out that new boundary can make morals sometimes difficult to fully follow. He does make the full best effort to try to make the "right" choices, though. His intentions and end motives are always good: trying to save people, trying to do the right thing, but there are some things he will sacrifice along the way to get to that end-game that other heroes aren't able to put onto the table. He does not take advantage of those weaker than himself, and while he adores women, will not put them in bad situations: temptation does not rule him, and he does have a good sense of morality. It is more when he is truly tested on what action to take, it is not always one that everyone agrees is the most moral. He is within himself consistent, however.


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RP Logs & Journals

March 08, 2019: Not Quite Good Bye

Three days after Pepper disappears through the rift Tony finds himself still trying to fix what has been done. But he's not quite alone.

(permalink: log:8411 | tags: iron_man nyc pepper_potts | posted: 08 Mar 2019 17:09)

March 08, 2019: Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

After the attack on Stark Tower by the Sentinels, Tony fires up his collider to see if it actually works. Pepper walks in unexpectedly due to system failures. The collider loses power and thus loses integrity and opens a rift in time and space like a black hole. Pepper Potts is gone.

(permalink: log:8410 | tags: iron_man nyc pepper_potts | posted: 08 Mar 2019 16:33)

March 06, 2019: No Tolerance

The Sentinels come for Tony Stark. But he is not easy to catch, and he has friends. (emits by Nate).

(permalink: log:8408 | tags: iron_man nightcrawler nyc pepper_potts punisher sup x-man | posted: 07 Mar 2019 04:59)

March 05, 2019: Green Eggs and Ham

Pepper arrives early to get Tony ready for his book reading for the new orphanage they helped open. Daily things are discussed…just another day in paradise.

(permalink: log:8406 | tags: iron_man nyc pepper_potts | posted: 05 Mar 2019 16:11)

March 05, 2019: The Frankenstein Paradox

Tony considers the problems of what he helps create. (Pepper is amazing.)

(permalink: log:8404 | tags: captain_cold_l iron_man nyc pepper_potts | posted: 05 Mar 2019 04:15)

March 03, 2019: Crimes Against Food

Late night at the mansion, three Avengers met to chat briefly about current events. Tony crazy food tastes are unveiled.

(permalink: log:8402 | tags: avengers iron_man kang nyc spoiler sup | posted: 03 Mar 2019 19:14)

February 10, 2019: Rifts in Reality: Falling Down

X-Men and Avengers free the creature of the Rifts.

(permalink: log:8387 | tags: iron_guard iron_man miss_america psylocke rifts_in_reality sage wonder_woman | posted: 11 Feb 2019 06:12)

January 27, 2019: Alone in the Dark

X-Men and Stark allies move to end the rifts!

(permalink: log:8375 | tags: caitlin_fairchild iron_guard iron_man kang miss_america polaris psylocke rifts_in_reality sage | posted: 28 Jan 2019 05:19)

January 20, 2019: Drones and Visits: Stark Tower Edition

Peter chats with Tony about Spider-Man.

(permalink: log:8360 | tags: iron_man nyc spider-man | posted: 20 Jan 2019 07:50)

January 17, 2019: D-77

Due to the Rifts in Reality, Lena gets a job offer from Iron Man.

(permalink: log:8351 | tags: captain_cold_l iron_man nyc | posted: 17 Jan 2019 02:24)

January 05, 2019: Rifts In Reality: Between

Avengers…and others assemble to hunt the the source of the rifts.

(permalink: log:8325 | tags: black_widow hawkeye_b iron_man kang nyc oracle psylocke rifts_in_reality sage she_hulk wasp | posted: 06 Jan 2019 05:09)

January 04, 2019: Drones and Visits

Peter is visted by a Stark drone.

(permalink: log:8322 | tags: iron_man nyc spider-man | posted: 04 Jan 2019 21:56)

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