Iron Man is a fictional character, a superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Tony 'Iron Man' Stark is a self made super hero. A piece of shrapnel lodged near Tonys heart. Tony created a battlesuit equipped with a magnetic field generator to prevent the shrapnel from reaching his heart. The armour became the first true Iron Man armour and was equipped with crude magnetic weaponry for defense. Tony worked to improve the Iron Man costume and fighting for justice as a modern day knight in high-tech armour.