Name: Tony Stark
Alias: Iron Man
Played By: Robert Downey, Jr.
Seen In: Iron Man, Iron Man 2
Superpower: A sharp suit (of armor) and an even sharper wit.
Box Office Power: Both films earned a combined $1.2 billion worldwide
Strengths: Has own theme song, deep pockets, book smarts, can pack one helluva punch.
Weaknesses: Women, booze, and excess. Has a pacemaker. (Could very possibly be Hugh Hefner.)
Greatest Enemy/Threat: Obidiah Stane (Jeff Brides), Ivan Vanko/Whiplash (Mickey Rourke), Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell), electromagnetic pulses
Weapon/Gadget of Choice: The suit makes the (Iron) Man.
Catchphrase/Pick-Up Line: “Iron Man. That’s kind of catchy. It’s got a nice ring to it.”
Seen In: Thor
Superpower: Same as Thor, plus the power of persuasion.
Box Office Power: $181 million (does he have to split that with Thor? Add that to the “reasons to hate Thor” list…)
Strengths: Star of the Asgardian debate team, relentless commitment to diabolical tasks, army of otherworldly creatures at his disposal.
Weaknesses: Lack of Earthly understanding, bad taste in robes.
Greatest Enemy/Threat: Thor
Weapon/Gadget of Choice: Throwing knives, Odin’s spear
Catchphrase/Pick-Up Line: “I am… your king.”