Tony Stark's growth in the Marvel Universe is both inspiring and intriguing. He went from being a proud genius to a selfless hero and one of the most loved characters to ever exist.
Robert Downey Jr, popularly known for his onscreen role Iron man, shows how human nature can change over time from bad to good.
Iron Man is a superhero who needs no introduction. He was first seen on screens in 2008's Iron Man and he has become one of the most popular characters and captured the hearts and imaginations of audiences around the globe with his wit, charm, and handsome face. Let's see the journey of Tony Stark.
The first Iron man (2008)
The first Iron Man in 2008 brought Tony stark to lime light. The movie was both interesting and exciting and shows how Stark builds a suit to escape after being kidnapped by some Afghanistan rebels. The movie also had humor and brought a whole new light to superhero movies.
Iron Man 2
In Iron Man 2, Stark tries to come to terms with the responsibility of his powers and the pressure of keeping his country safe. To do this, he begins to fight against new enemies and with the help of others he fully grows into his superhero role.
The First Avengers
In the first release of Avengers in 2012, Tony Stark becomes more likable as he stops being the proud playboy that he was in Iron Man 1 & 2 and focuses on becoming a team player.
Iron Man 3
In Iron Man 3, which was released in 2013, Stark battles fear and depression questioning his worth as a superhero. However, as the movie progresses he starts to overcome his fears and embraces his role as a superhero with only the people in his heart.
The Avengers Age of Ultron
The second Avengers which was released in 2015, further shows Stark growth as a superhero. But his desire to protect the world goes south when he mistakenly creates the villainous Ultron. This issue forces him to confront his actions and it also shows his renewed dedication to protecting his friends, family and the world.
Captain America Civil War
The Captain America 2016 movie was another movie that showed Stark's journey to becoming a better hero. In the movie, Captain America and Iron Man both clash in a Civil War. The clash between Tony Stark and Steve Rogers was both interesting and heartbreaking yet added to the overall growth of Iron Man.
Becoming A father Figure
Before his final appearance in the avengers, Tony Stark appears in Spider-Man Homecoming where he plays the surrogate father and mentor to Spider-Man. He not only protects him, he also took his time to teach him how to rely on others while also guiding him through the challenges of becoming a superhero at such a young age.
The Avengers Endgame
The last and Final appearance of Tony Stark comes in Avengers Endgame where he makes the ultimate sacrifice to save the universe. His touching decision goes to show how far he had come from being a selfish playboy to being a selfless hero who sacrifice himself to save the world.
Even with the end of Iron Man as a superhero, his death to save the world is one thing fans all over the world will continue to remember.