Wounded, captured and forced to build a weapon by his enemies, billionaire industrialist Tony Stark instead created an advanced suit of armor to save his life and escape captivity. Now with a new outlook on life, Tony uses his money and intelligence to make the world a safe, better place as Iron Man.
James Rhodes was a pilot in the U.S. Marines. He dons a modified version of the Iron Man armor given to him by Tony Stark and adopts the nickname War Machine. The War Machine armor is built for combat.