Billionaire, Playboy, Philanthropist'
Never lacking for a clever turn of phrase, the charming
and ever so humble Tony Stark has been tapped to join
S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury's Avengers initiative. A
formidable assemblage of heroes, assassins, Hulk and
demi-god gathers at Fury's behest to face off with the
maniacal Asgardian Loki. In a race to locate the
Tesseract, Stark finds himself aboard S.H.I.E.L.D.'s
Helicarrier, working with the brilliant Dr. Bruce Banner,
and at times against the other Avengers. When Loki's
soldiers attack the vessel, Tony Stark and Steve Rogers
put aside their differences to keep the Helicarrier in
flight. Tragically, S.H.I.E.L.D agent Coulsen doesnt
survive, but his death at the hands of Loki proves to be
the very catalyst needed to pull the Avengers together.
Meanwhile, Loki is headed for the grandest stage
possible to wage his abominable war, Stark Tower in New
York City. In a spectacular confrontation, Stark lays
out the impending battle for an enraged Loki, and forces
Loki to ask himself, can the Avengers defeat an army?
Always with a flair for the dramatic, Stark is thrown
out the top floor window of Stark tower and while
rapidly plummeting towards the pavement activates his
newly developed Mark VII armor, taking off into the sky,