Stark Industries

Stark Industries

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debut="Tales of Suspense" #40
creators=Robert Bernstein
Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
David Michelinie (Accutech)
Bob Layton (Accutech)
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owners=Howard Stark
Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark
Obadiah Stane
Kenjiro Fujikawa
employees=James Rupert Rhodes (War Machine)
Pepper Potts
Obadiah Stane
Bethany Cabe
Madame Masque
Rumiko Fujikawa
Morgan Stark
Crimson Dynamo
Happy Hogan (deceased)
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Stark Industries, later also known as Stark International, Stane International, Stark Innovations, Stark/Fujikawa and currently Stark Enterprises, is a fictional multi-billion dollar business owned and run by billionaire Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark, also known as Iron Man. The company appears in stories published by Marvel Comics and exists in that company's shared universe, known as the Marvel Universe. It first appeared in "Tales of Suspense" #40 and was founded by Howard Stark, Tony's father. According to Forbes 25 largest fictional companies it had an estimated sales of $20.3 billion. In the film version of Iron Man, Stark Industries has a logo similar to that of Lockheed Martin [Mooradian, Steve. [http://negative99.com/general/iron-man-movies-stark-industries-is-clearly-a-spoof-of-lockheed-martin/ "‘Iron Man’ movie’s Stark Industries is clearly a spoof of Lockheed Martin"] Negative99.com, 05 May 2008.] and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange as SIA.

Fictional biography

Stark Industries was founded by Howard Stark and taken over by his son Tony, after his death. Over the years, through bankruptcy, Tony's "death", Tony's return and hostile takeovers, the company has gone through many name changes including Stark International (later Stane InternationalComic book reference | Writer = Denny O'Neill | Penciller = Luke McDonnell | inker = Steve Mitchell | Story = Judas is a Woman | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 173 | Date = August 1983 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] ), Stark EnterprisesComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = Doc Bright | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = Stratosfire | Title = Iron Man Annual | Issue = 9 | Date = 1987 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] Comic book reference | Writer = Frank Tieri | Penciller = Keron Grant | inker = Pierre Andre-Dery, Rich Perrotta & Rob Stull | Story = The Big Bang Theory Part 4 | Title = Iron Man vol. 3 | Issue = 45 | Date = October 2001 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] , Stark/FujikawaComic book reference | Writer = Mark Bernardo, Kurt Busiek, Tom DeFalco, J M DeMatteis, Howard Mackie & Mark Waid | Penciller = Mark Bagley, Klaus Janson, Andy Kubert, Rick Leonardi & Aaron Lopresti | inker = Jesse Delperdang, Klaus Janson, Aaron Lopresti, Mark Pennington, Rachel Pinnock, Vince Russell & Al Williamson | Story = Tales of the Marvel Universe | Title = Tales of the Marvel Universe | Issue = 1 | Date = February 1997 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] and Stark SolutionsComic book reference | Writer = Kurt Busiek | Penciller = Sean Chen | inker = Eric Cannon | Story = Locking Forward | Title = Iron Man vol. 3 | Issue = 1 | Date = February 1998 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] .

tark Industries

taff

* Dr. Gray ArmondComic book reference | Writer = Steve Ditko & Len Wein | Penciller = Steve Ditko | inker = Steve Ditko | Story = A Man's Reach | Title = Shadow & Light | Issue = 1 | Date = February 1998 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Designed the Longarm armor.
* Harmon Furmintz (biochemical division)Comic book reference | Writer = Fabian Nicieza | Penciller = Mark Bagley | inker = Al Williamson | Story = Mirror Moves | Title = New Warriors | Issue = 2 | Date = August 1990 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - worked for Genetech and was born around 1918. He was a child prodigy and recruited as candidate for Super Soldier Project but was rejected due to having hemophilia. He attempted to gain the power of Terrax but his body and mind were destroyed by Terrax and reformed into duplicate of his ownComic book reference | Writer = Fabian Nicieza | Penciller = Mark Bagley | inker = Larry Mahlstedt | Story = The Sushi People | Title = New Warriors | Issue = 15 | Date = September 1991 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Jacob Fury (Scorpio) [Fury I #1] - Former research scientist.
* Charles GrayComic book reference | Writer = Archie Goodwin | Penciller = George Tuska | inker = Mike Esposito | Story = Who Serves Lucifer? | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 20 | Date = December 1969 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Gray was possessed and empowered by Lucifer.
* Happy HoganComic book reference | Writer = Robert Bernstein & Stan Lee | Penciller = Don Heck | inker = Don Heck | Story = The Icy Fingers of Jack Frost | Title = Tales of Suspense | Issue = 45 | Date = September 1963 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Sally McIntyreComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = Bob Layton Sr | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = Yesterday... And Tomorrow | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 244 | Date = July 1989 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Eddie MarchComic book reference | Writer = Archie Goodwin | Penciller = George Tuska | inker = Mike Esposito | Story = The Replacement | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 21 | Date = January 1970 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Former boxer, he was briefly mutated by cobalt radiation to become Freak. He was also a part of the Iron Legion.
* Frankie Morganissue
* Kevin O’Bryanissue
* Pepper Potts
* Ralph Robertsissue
* Anton Vanko (Crimson Dynamo)Comic book reference | Writer = Robert Bernstein & Stan Lee | Penciller = Don Heck | inker = Don Heck | Story = Iron Man Faces the Crimson Dynamo | Title = Tales of Suspense | Issue = 46 | Date = October 1963 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Arwyn ZurrowComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = John Romita Jr | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = Doomquest | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 149 | Date = August 1981 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Head of the Miami facilities. He sold boosters to Latveria despite an embargo and was fired by Stark.
* Lance JessupComic book reference | Writer = Kurt Busiek | Penciller = Patrick Zircher | inker = Bob McLeod | Story = Challenges | Title = Iron Man: The Iron Age | Issue = 1 | Date = August 1998 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Chet Anderson
* Marjorie Davis
* Obadiah Stane - Executive Officer

ubsidiaries

* Project: Caribbean (staff unknown)Comic book reference | Writer = Archie Goodwin | Penciller = Jay Taycee | inker = Jay Taycee | Story = The Night Phantom Walks | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 14 | Date = June 1969 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Stark Industries made an effort to start a plant in Haiti, however it was destroyed by Night Phantom.

tark International

Originally Stark Industries, the name was changed when the company ceased manufacturing munitions, with Tony handing over the CEO position to James Rhodes. Eventually the company was taken over by Obadiah Stane after a hostile takeover and he renamed it Stane International.

taff

* James Rupert Rhodes (War Machine) - Acting CEO
* Bambi Arbogast (excutive assistant)Comic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = John Byrne & Bob Layton Sr | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = At the Mercy of My Friends | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 118 | Date = January 1979 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Yvette AvrilComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = John Romita Jr & Bob Layton Sr | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = No S.H.I.E.L.D. To Protect Me | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 119 | Date = February 1979 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Worked for the French branch of Stark International and was brought to the USA to become vice president of the Long Island facility, unsuccessfully attempted to save the company when Tony Stark went on a major drinking binge and quit after takeover by Obadiah Stane.
* Bethany Cabe (Madame Masque)
* Dianne Carruthers
* Morley ErwinComic book reference | Writer = Denny O'Neill | Penciller = Luke McDonnell | inker = Steve Mitchell | Story = Blackout | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 169 | Date = April 1983 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Owned Circuits Maximus as well as working Stark International. He is the brother of Clytemnestra Erwin. He also assisted Jim Rhodes in learning to use the Iron Man armor, helped form Circuits Maximus, killed when Obadiah Stane had the Circuits Maximus building bombedComic book reference | Writer = Denny O'Neill | Penciller = Herb Trimpe | inker = Ian Akin & Brian Garvey | Story = And One of Them Must Die | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 199 | Date = October 1985 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Abe Klein (Director of Engineering)Comic book reference | Writer = Len Wein | Penciller = Marie Severin & Herb Trimpe | inker = Jack Abel | Story = Plunder of the Apes | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 82 | Date = January 1976 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Tony Stark's old electrical engineering professor; killed by Mordecai MidasComic book reference | Writer = Bill Mantlo | Penciller = Keith Pollard | inker = Fred Kida | Story = And In The End... | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 107 | Date = February 1978 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Scott Lang (Ant-Man)Comic book reference | Writer = David Michelinie | Penciller = John Romita Jr | inker = Pablo Marcos | Story = The Mauler Mandate | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 156 | Date = March 1982 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Kristine "Krissy" Longfellow (Secretary)Comic book reference | Writer = Gerry Conway | Penciller = George Tuska | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = Breakout | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 91 | Date = October 1976 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Posed as Tony Stark's secretary to be close to him without involving him with a criminal.
* Harold Marks (Techno-Killer) (research technician)Comic book reference | Writer = Glenn Greenberg | Penciller = Paris T Karounos | inker = Tim Tuohy | Story = Novel Approach | Title = Marvel Comics Presents | Issue = 132 | Date = 1993 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - left to work for author James Spencer; built an armor in order to gain respect and vengeance from perceived lack of appreciation
* Vincent "Vic" Martinelli (security guard)Comic book reference | Writer = Roger McKenzie | Penciller = Ken Steacy | inker = Ken Steacy | Story = Night of the Octopus | Title = Marvel Fanfare | Issue = 22 | Date = September 1985 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Former soldier and architect. Worked for Williams Innovations before working at Stark International. He remained with Obidiah Stane after his hostile takeover due to difficulty in finding a new job.
* Artemus "Artie" Pithins (Director of Public Relations)Comic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = John Romita Jr & Bob Layton Sr | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = Pieces of Hate | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 124 | Date = July 1979 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Currently a White House Press Secretary. Quit Stark International after Obadiah Stane took over.
* Erica Sondheim (Medical Director)Comic book reference | Writer = David Michelinie | Penciller = John Byrne & Bob Layton Sr | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = To Steal an Ant-Man | Title = Marvel Premiere | Issue = 47 | Date = April 1979 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Carl Walkerissue
* Cherry Wood (Scientist) - studied Dr. Octopus' Adamantium arms; dated Stark; she was taken hostage by Dr. Octopus

tane International

A subsidiary of Stark Enterprises and formed by Obadiah Stane, Stane wrestled control of Stark International from Jim Rhodes after a hostile takeover. Stane renewed the munitions manufacturing, however after Stane was killed, the company was run by a mysterious cartel which was eventually bought out and reabsorbed by Stark Enterprises.

taff

* Obadiah Stane - CEO
* Joel AronsComic book reference | Writer = Mike Carlin | Penciller = Paul Neary | inker = Dennis Janke | Story = Double Dare | Title = Captain America | Issue = 303 | Date = March 1985 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - He was involved in a project that kidnapped Myron MacLain. He stole Captain America’s proto-adamantium shield
* Joseph "Joe" Faulkner (General Manager)Comic book reference | Writer = David Michelinie | Penciller = Chris Marrinan | inker = Keith Williams | Story = Death Toy | Title = Amazing Spider-Man | Issue = 360 | Date = March 1992 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Dr. Edward "Edwin" Earl HawkinsComic book reference | Writer = Dwayne McDuffie | Penciller = Ron Wilson | inker = Ken Branch | Story = The Third Life of Bill Foster | Title = Marvel Comics Presents | Issue = 113 | Date = 1992 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Designed the Mass Acquisition Unit. He aided Giant Man (Bill Foster) in battling Dr. Nemesis.
* Karaguchi InoyawaComic book reference | Writer = Tom DeFlaco | Penciller = Al Milgrom | inker = Jose Marzan Jr | Story = The Awesome Attackoid | Title = Solo Avengers | Issue = 15 | Date = February 1989 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Sought to rebuild the Red Ronin for peaceful purposes.
* Joseph "Joe" Kilman (fired) - After being fired for unknown reasons, he sought revenge by trying to take control of Red Ronin
* Vic MartinelliComic book reference | Writer = Gary Friedrich & Tom Orzechowski | Penciller = Arvell Jones & Keith Pollard | inker = Jim Mooney | Story = Turnabout: A Most Foul Play | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 73 | Date = March 1975 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Michael Craig Stockton (Dr. Nemesis)Comic book reference | Writer = Tom DeFlaco | Penciller = Mark D. Bright | inker = Jose Marzan Jr | Story = Blind Justice | Title = Solo Avengers | Issue = 8 | Date = July 1988 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Sought to coerce Dr. Hawkins into creating a mass acquisition warhead.

tark Enterprises

After buying out and reabsorbing Stane International, Tony based Stark Enterprises in Los Angeles.

taff

* Tony Stark - Former CEO and president
* Felix Ricardo AlvarezComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = Jackson Guice | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = Two Live or Die in L.A. | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 238 | Date = January 1989 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Former lawyer, vice-president and CEO. Alvarez defended Tony Stark in the trial of Kathy Dare.
* Bambi Arbogast
* Veronica Benning/Victoria MichelleComic book reference | Writer = Len Kaminski | Penciller = Kev Hopgood | inker = Steve Mitchell | Story = Mixed Reactions | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 292 | Date = May 1993 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Tony Stark's physiotherapist
*Bethany Cabe (Masque)Comic book reference | Writer = Len Kaminski | Penciller = Tom Morgan | inker = Brad Vancata | Story = The Light at the End | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 289 | Date = February 1993 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Security Chief and former bodyguard of Tony Stark
* Diane Carruthers
* Lee ClaytonComic book reference | Writer = Kurt Busiek | Penciller = James Fry III | inker = Karl Kesel | Story = The Applicant | Title = Marvel Super-Heroes vol. 3 | Issue = 9 | Date = 1992 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Ed DealComic book reference | Writer = Len Kaminski, David Anthony Kraft & Keith Pollard | Penciller = Keith Pollard | inker = Ian Akin & Brian Garvey | Story = The Heart of Power | Title = Marvel Super-Heroes vol. 3 | Issue = 15 | Date = October 1993 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Worked on the VLS-2980 Project
* Phillip GrantComic book reference | Writer = Len Kaminski | Penciller = Kev Hopgood | inker = Steve Mitchell | Story = Green Politics | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 305 | Date = June 1994 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Computer hacker
* Chester "Chet" Harrigan - Former chauffeur to Tony Stark
* Bert HindelComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = Bob Layton Sr | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = Ghost Story| Title = Iron Man | Issue = 219 | Date = June 1987 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Former lawyer of Stark Enterprises. Fired after he failed to clear up the Government civil suits brought on during the Armor Wars. He also unsuccessfully defended Kathy Dare.
* Happy Hogan
* Heuristically Operative-Matrix-Emulation Rostrum (HOMER)Comic book reference | Writer = Eliot R. Brown | Penciller = Eliot R. Brown | inker = Eliot R. Brown | Story = Iron Manual | Title = Iron Manual | Issue = 1 | Date = 1993 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Nearly intelligent computer of Tony Stark.
* Sarah JenningsComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr | Penciller = John Romita Jr | inker = Harry Candelario | Story = Soliloquy in Silence | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 256 | Date = May 1990 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Accounts & Marketing
* Kylie Normandy
* Dr. Cal OakleyComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = Bob Layton Sr | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = Footsteps | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 248 | Date = November 1989 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Former employee of Cordco. Oakley assisted in rebuilding Tony Stark's nervous system following his being shot by Kathy Dare.
* Marcia Jessica "Marcy" Pearson - Former Director of Public Relations and later Vice-President. Quit when Stark did not step down after being shot.
* Garrison QuintComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = Doc Bright | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = The Party | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 222 | Date = September 1987 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Chief of security
* James SimpsonComic book reference | Writer = Bob DeNatale | Penciller = Larry Alexander | inker = Chris Ivy | Story = Cold Feelings | Title = Marvel Super-Heroes vol. 3 | Issue = 2 | Date = July 1990 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Security guard. He allowed Edgar Elliot to sabotage Tony Stark's experimental rocket.
* Dr. Erica Fredrika Sondheim - Medical Director; former surgeon
* Wayne Unnier
* Nick Walcek
* Atha Williams - Secretary
* Roderick WithersComic book reference | Writer = Bob Layton Sr & David Michelinie | Penciller = Bob Layton Sr | inker = Bob Layton Sr | Story = The Doctor's Passion | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 249 | Date = November 1989 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Director of Public Relations
* Abraham Paul "Abe" Zimmer - Research director and former member of the board of directors at Accutech. He was killed by CalicoComic book reference | Writer = Terry Kavanagh | Penciller = Mark Campos & Jim Cheung | inker = Mark McKenna | Story = Good as Gone | Title = Iron Man | Issue = 330 | Date = July 1996 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]

ubsidiaries

* Accutech - Research and Development company, based in California, that was bought out as a subsidiary. The company produced and designed a Beta Particle Generator which was sabotaged by the Ghost. Known staff members include Gilbert O’Connor and Abe Zimmer

* Cordco - Bought out by Stark Enterprises to force Dr Cal Oakley to implant a biochip in Tony Stark’s spine after he was shot by Kathy Dare. Known staff members include Addison Drexel, Edwin Cord. Dr Cal Oakley, Basil Sandhurst
*Stane International - bought out again after the death of Obidiah Stane

tark/Fujikawa

Created by a merger of Stark Enterprises and Fujikawa Industries following apparent death of Iron Man/Anthony Stark.

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* Kenjiro Fujikawa - CEO - founder of Fujikawa Industries, father of Rumiko
* Yu Kurinissue
* Tobi Kanigawaissue
* Rumiko FujikawaComic book reference | Writer = Kurt Busiek | Penciller = Sean Chen | inker = Eric Cannon & Sean Parsons | Story = Hidden Assets | Title = Iron Man vol. 3 | Issue = 4 | Date = May 1998 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - daughter of Kenjiro; she was a skilled businesswoman; played the role of party-girl to annoy her parents; she was slain by an Iron Man impostor (Clarence Ward)Comic book reference | Writer = Mark Ricketts | Penciller = Tony Harris | inker = Tom Feister & Chip Wallace | Story = The Singularity Part 2 | Title = Iron Man vol. 3 | Issue = 87 | Date = October 2004 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Morgan Stark - cousin of Tony Stark. Became General Manager of Stark-Fujikawa after Tony's "death".

ubsidiaries

* Fujikawa IndustriesComic book reference | Writer = Peter David | Penciller = Rick Leonardi | inker = Al Williamson | Story = Spider-Man 2099 Meets Spider-Man | Title = Spider-Man 2099 Meets Spider-Man | Issue = 1 | Date = November 1995 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - The previous version of this company helped form Stark-Fujikawa. A Japanese firm which took over Stark Enterprises following seeming death of Tony Stark. Known employees include Tso Fwon, Yu Kurin, Tobi Kanigawa and Wilson Fisk.
* Oracle IncorporatedComic book reference | Writer = John Byrne | Penciller = John Byrne | inker = Bob Wiacek | Story = Purpose | Title = Namor the Sub-Mariner | Issue = 1 | Date = April 1990 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Formed by Namor, the company was sold to Stark-Fujikawa. Formerly served as the headquarters of Heroes for Hire. After Tony's "death", Bambi Arbogast seconded here. Known employees include Caleb Alexander (who was killed), Carrie Alexander, Allison Grain, Jim Hammond (Human Torch), Robert Losey, Kent Maitland, Phoebe Marrs, Leon McKenzie, Namor McKenzie (former CEO), Rihanna O'Connor, Dr. Anita Savvy, Dr. Richard Savvy, Bambi Arbogast, Josef Went and James "Jimbob" Roberts.
* Parallel ConglomerateComic book reference | Writer = John Byrne | Penciller = John Byrne | inker = Bob Wiacek | Story = Meeting of the Board | Title = Namor the Sub-Mariner | Issue = 3 | Date = June 1990 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Subsidiary of Oracle Inc. (which would make it a subsidiary of Stark-Fujikawa. Known employees are Captain Holten Gamble (who was killed on board an oil tanker owned by Parallel ConglomerateComic book reference | Writer = John Byrne | Penciller = John Byrne | inker = Bob Wiacek | Story = Black Water | Title = Namor the Sub-Mariner | Issue = 4 | Date = July 1990 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] and Oliver Russell.
* Rand-Meachum - A company formed by Harold Meachum and Wendell RandComic book reference | Writer = Doug Moench | Penciller = Larry Hama | inker = Doc Giordano | Story = Citadel On the Edge of Vengeance | Title = Marvel Premiere | Issue = 17 | Date = September 1974 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] , became a subsidiary of Stark-Fujikawa. Known employees include Daniel Rand (Iron Fist), Wendell Rand-K'ai, Leon McKenzie, Harold Meachum, Ward Meachum, Joy Meachum, Jason Quartermaster, Peregrin Took, Martina Tereshkova and Dr. Ilya Faro

tark Solutions

The fifth company run/owned by Tony Stark and was founded after his return from another dimension. It was shut down by Tony after he was defamed by Tiberius Stone who was subliminally influencing him.

taff

* Tony Stark - CEO
* Happy Hogan
* Pepper Potts

Trivia

* A billboard in Spider-Man (2000 video game), on the level 'Race to the Bugle' features a Stark Solutions logo and the slogan 'Consulting in the Future', on the building just before the Bugle building.

tark Enterprises/International

The sixth company owned/run by/founded by Tony Stark and was set up after the closure of Stark Solutions and is currently still in business. It is also known as Stark International, both names formerly used in previous incarnations of the company.

taff

* Tony Stark- CEO
* Joesph Jeremy "Joe" ArnoldComic book reference | Writer = Joe Casey | Penciller = Frazer Irving | inker = Frazer Irving | Story = The Inevitable Book 3: Those Who Can't, Teach | Title = Iron Man: The Inevitable | Issue = 3 | Date = April 2006 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - one of the Security Department heads
* David Beaumont - One of the Security Department heads
* Arturos BenningComic book reference | Writer = Joe Casey | Penciller = Frazer Irving | inker = Frazer Irving | Story = Ordinary People | Title = Iron Man: The Inevitable | Issue = 4 | Date = May 2006 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - One of the Security Department heads
* Friday ["Iron Man" vol. 3 #53]
* Happy Hogan - Tony Stark's bodyguard. Killed saving Stark from an assassination attemptComic book reference | Writer = Charles Knauf & Daniel Knauf | Penciller = Patrick Zircher | inker = Scott Hanna | Story = Civil War Part 2 | Title = Invincible Iron Man | Issue = 14 | Date = January 2007 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Michael "Mike" Jochum - One of the Security Department heads
* Kurt Kennison - One of the Security Department heads
* Takeshis KobayashiComic book reference | Writer = Mark Ricketts | Penciller = Tony Harris | inker = Tom Feister | Story = The Singularity Part 1 | Title = Iron Man vol. 3 | Issue = 86 | Date = September 2004 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Head of Research & Development
* Archie Merchant - One of the Security Department heads
* Pepper Potts
* Katherine RennieComic book reference | Writer = Warren Ellis | Penciller = Adi Granov | inker = Adi Granov | Story = Extremis Part 1 | Title = Invincible Iron Man | Issue = 1 | Date = January 2005 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - Tony Stark's personal secretary
* James Rupert Rhodes (War Machine)
* Jack RutledgeComic book reference | Writer = Bruce Jones | Penciller = Dougie Braithwaite | inker = Bill Reinhold | Story = Big Things Part 3: Shock Waves | Title = Incredible Hulk vol. 2 | Issue = 73 | Date = August 2004 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] - involved in the development of a Gamma Radiation Neutralizing Armor. He was later killed by Richard Cummings for covering up the death of Lisa CummingsComic book reference | Writer = Bruce Jones | Penciller = Dougie Braithwaite | inker = Bill Reinhold | Story = Big Things Part 4 | Title = Incredible Hulk vol. 2 | Issue = 74 | Date = September 2004 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Ryan Zimm - one of the Security Department heads
* Gallileo "Leo" Braithwaite
* Jan Kolins
* Martha JohnsComic book reference | Writer = Brian Michael Bendis | Penciller = Frank Cho | inker = Frank Cho | Story = Secrets & Lies Part 1 | Title = New Avengers | Issue = 14 | Date = February 2006 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
*Geoff DouglasComic book reference | Writer = Warren Ellis | Penciller = Adi Granov | inker = Adi Granov | Story = Extremis Part 1 | Title = Invincible Iron Man | Issue = 2 | Date = February 2005 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]
* Tessa Springfieldissue
* Anna Weiissue

Other versions

2099

In the alternate future set in the year 2099, Stark Fujikawa is a major corporate power, alongside Roxxon. The only known staff members are Hikaru-Sama and ShudoComic book reference | Writer = Peter David | Penciller = Rick Leonardi | inker = Al Williamson | Story = Nothing Gained | Title = Spider-Man 2099 | Issue = 3 | Date = January 1993 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]

Ultimate Stark Industries

Stark Industries also appears in the Ultimate universeComic book reference | Writer = Brian Michael Bendis | Penciller = Doc Allred | inker = Doc Allred | Story = Spider-Man & Iron Man Part 1 | Title = Ultimate Marvel Team-Up | Issue = 4 | Date = July 2001 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]

MC2

In the alternate future of MC2, the company is known as Stark Global Industries and is owned and run by Tony StarkComic book reference | Writer = Tom DeFalco & Pat Olliffe | Penciller = Pat Olliffe | inker = Al Williamson | Story = With Friends Like These | Title = Spider-Girl | Issue = 31 | Date = April 2001 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ] .

Earth Ultra-Vision

In a What If story, the company is known as "Stark Interplanetary" and was the creators of the IrondroidsComic book reference | Writer = Jean-Marc Lofficier, Randy Lofficier & Roy Thomas | Penciller = Ron Wilson | inker = Sam DeLarosa | Story = the Vision Had Conquered the World? | Title = What If...? vol. 2 | Issue = 19 | Date = November 1990 | Publisher = Marvel Comics | ]

Amalgam

In the world of Amalgam, the company is known as Stark Aircrafts. The only known employees are Janice Doremus, Pepper Ferris, Happy Kalmaku, Stewart Rhodes, Hal StarkComic book reference | Writer = Kurt Busiek | Penciller = Paul Smith | inker = Bob McLeod, Al Milgrom, Tom Palmer Jr, Andrew Pepoy & Al Williamson | Story = Showdown at Stark Aircraft | Title = Iron Lantern | Issue = 1 | Date = June 1997 | Publisher = Marvel Comics/DC Comics/Amalgam Comics | ] .

Real life

There is a [http://starkindustries.com/ real life company] by this name in Houston, TX that manufactures breathing air compressors for self-contained underwater breathing apparati.

Other media

Television

* Stark Industries was featured in the 90's "Iron Man" TV series. In this show, Julia Carpenter (the second Spider-Woman) is also depicted as the head of Stark Industries' Research and Development.

Film

* The 2008 film "Iron Man" features the company. After Tony's father Howard died, Stane became the CEO and later abdicated when Tony was old enough to run it. After Stark comes back from Afghanistan, he announces that he is closing the weapons division of the company.

* In "The Incredible Hulk" movie, Stark Industries flashes on the screen during the opening credit sequence and at the end of the movie, Tony Stark, CEO of Stark industries has a cameo appearance, in which he tells the General that he is team 'they're' putting together

Video Games

* In "The Incredible Hulk" video game, it was mentioned that Stark Industries built the Hulkbuster armors.

References


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