The Iron Man
Real Name: Iron Man
Affiliations: Tim Branton
Enemies: Under Earthlings, the Destroyer
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: U.K.
First Appearance: Boy's World (1963-64); Eagle (1964-69)
Powers/Abilities: Incredibly strong, "stronger than 100 men". Able to absorb and understand "even the most complicated information."
History: The Iron Man was a human looking robot originally 'made' by Professor Wentworth Farrad who was the uncle of Tim Branton. The professor was killed shortly after his creation.
Comments: Tim Branton was the only person who knew that Iron Man was a robot.
One artist who drew the Iron Man was Martin Salvador. Thanks to Jim Croasdale for this information. Stephen Winders has been in touch to provide origin details and to add "The first artist to draw The Iron Man was Gerry Embleton and he appeared in 'Boy's World' comic before it merged with 'Eagle' in 1964. The Iron Man continued in Eagle until it merged with Lion in 1969."
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Iron Man, wartime Canadian hero
Iron Man, Australian hero
Iron Man, armoured Marvel Comics hero
Bozo the Iron Man, Quality Comics hero
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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