Iron Man is a superhero appearing in Marvel Comics. Tony Stark A.K.A. Iron Man is an American billionaire playboy, business magnate, and ingenious engineer. Tony suffered a chest injury during a kidnapping in which his captors attempt to force him to build a weapon of mass destruction. He instead creates a powered suit of armor to save his life and escape captivity. Iron man is a founding member of the Avengers superhero team. These cufflinks feature Iron Man's mask.