Iron Man aka Tony Stark is the most recognizable character in Marvel universe. Played by the charming Robert Downey Jr. in Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has made Iron Man a familiar name to even non comic book readers. Tony Stark is a genius, billionaire, playboy and a philanthropist, who protects earth from inter-galactic as well as human threats. In comics as well as movies, he has done some pretty outrageous and mind-boggling stuffs. So, we bring you 10 crazy Iron Man Facts we bet you don’t know.

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1. In Avengers #19, Iron Man bought Area 51 from the military.

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2. Tony Stark was once appointed Secretary of Defense by the President of The United States.

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3. Tony’s girlfriend Pepper Potts has her own suit called Mark 1616.

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4. Wolverine once stole Tony’s Mark 35 underwater suit to talk to Namor.

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5. Model 53 suit can be transformed into a flying car.

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6. In DC/Marvel crossover, Iron Man and Green Lantern merged to form Iron Lantern worn by Hal Stark!

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7. There is a suit named Black Stealth which is specially designed for stealth missions.

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8. Real-life billionaire, playboy Howard Hughes inspired Stan Lee to come up with Tony Stark.

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9. J.A.R.V.I.S is the acronym for “Just a Rather Very Intelligent System”.

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10. Stark’s Uru armor is made of Asgardian magic and can stop Thor’s Mjolnir.

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