Easy Iron Man Comics Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Who is Iron Man?
A: Iron Man (Tony Stark) is a fictional superhero character, who appears in media produced by Marvel Comics.
Who created the character Iron Man?
A: He was created by writer-editor Stan Lee, developed by scripter Larry Lieber, and designed by artists Don Heck and Jack Kirby.
Where was Anthony Edward Stark born?
A: Long Island.
Who were Tony's parents?
A: Wealthy industrialist and head of Stark Industries, Howard Stark, and his wife Maria Stark.
At what age did Stark enter MIT?
What happened to Stark's parents?
A: They were killed in a car accident.
What did Tony study at MIT?
A: Electrical engineering.
What degrees did Tony receive from MIT?
A: Master's degrees in electrical engineering and physics.
Where did Iron Man make his first appearance?
A: In Tales of Suspense #39 (March 1963).
In 1963, Stan had been thinking about creating a
Stan wanted to create the "quintessential capitalist", a
character that would go against what?
A: The spirit of the times and Marvel's readership.
Stan made the new character a wealthy, glamorous what?
A: Ladies' man.
Who did Stan base Tony Stark's playboy's looks and
A: Howard Hughes.
Stan wanted to write the story himself, but a minor
deadline emergency forced him to hand over the premiere issue to whom?
A: Lieber, who fleshed out the story.
Who was the art split between?
A: Kirby and Heck.
What color was the character's original costume?
The gray suit was replaced by a golden version in what
A: Issue #40, April 1963.
The armor was redesigned as sleeker, red-and-golden armor
in what issue?
A: Issue #48, Dec. 1963.
Who did Iron man battle in his premiere?
A: Communist Vietnamese agents.
Iron Man was a founding member of what superhero team?
A: The Avengers.
Iron Man has since appeared in every what?
A: Subsequent volume of the series.
In the original 1963 story, in what war was Tony Stark
A: The Vietnam War.
In the 1990s,the story was changed to having Tony injured
in what conflict?
A: The first Gulf War.
The story was later updated to be the war in what?
The original Iron Man title explored what kind of themes?
A: Cold War themes.
After issue #99 (March 1968), the Tales of Suspense series
was renamed to what?
A: Captain America.
An Iron Man story appeared in what one-shot comic?
A: Iron Man and Sub-Mariner (April 1968).
The Golden Avenger made his solo debut with what title?
A: The Invincible Iron Man #1 (May 1968).
Writer David Michelinie co-plotter/inker Bob Layton, and
penciler John Romita, Jr. became the creative team on the series with what Iron
A: Iron Man #116 (Nov. 1978).
Micheline and Layton established Tony Stark's alcoholism
with what story?
A: "Demon in a Bottle".
The also introduced several supporting characters,
including Stark's what?
A: Bodyguard girlfriend Bethany Cabe.
Another new character they created was Stark's personal
pilot and confidant with what name?
A: James Rhodes.
Micheline and Layton also introduced the concept of Stark's
After Michelinie and Layton's departed, who became the new
writer of the series and had Stark relapse into alcoholism?
A: Dennis O'Neil.
The initial series ended with what issue?
A: Issue #332 (Sept. 1996).
Jim Lee, Scott Lobdell, and Jeph Loeb authored a second
volume of the series which was drawn primarily by whom?
A: Whilce Portacio and Ryan Benjamin.