Iron Man is a Marvel Comics superhero created by Stan Lee. As Tony Stark (Iron Man) likes to point out he is a billionaire, playboy, and industrialist. Tony Stark suffers a chest injury during a kidnapping. He is forced by his captors to develop a weapon of mass destruction. Instead, he builds a technologically advanced armored suit which he uses to escape. Thus, Iron Man is born. Put this earring on to start your own transformation.