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Spider-Man is not fodder to Iron Man:
Whiplash: Whiplash is one of Iron Man's major villains, capable of fodderizing armies of previous Iron Man armors.
Future Robot: Spider-Man easily beats up a robot that one-shotted Iron Man.
Kang: Spider-Man instantly recovers from Kang's blast, while Iron Man is out of commission.
Doc Ock: Iron Man gets stomped and humiliated by Doc Ock.
Titanium Man: He stomps Iron Man, nearly pulling a Bane on him before he gets saved by the Black Widow.
Spider-Man stomped him and had him run away. This is actually an upgraded version of Titanium man as well, making it even better.
Carol Danvers: We all know how Carol Danvers literally killed Tony Stark, but here's the scan in case you forgot. On the other hand, Peter made her look like a fool when they fought, despite Carol being the aggressor.
Thing: Iron Man knocked himself out by flying into Thing, who instantly recovered.
Nova Prime:Here's how Spider-Man made Nova Prime look useless. The same Nova Prime, under the same author in the same year, absolutely curbstomped Iron Man.
Hercules: Half-Powered Hercules casually stomped Iron Man in Civil War.
On the other hand, Hercules (at the time depowered) thinks having spider-powers (due to Spider-Island) would be enough for him to become a god again. Spider-Man in his armor also tanks hits from Hercules on multiple occasions.
Backlash: Backlash's costume easily absorbs the force of Iron Man's punch, but Spider-Man has no issue turning it to shreds.
Rhino: Iron Man couldn't even hurt him with a sucker blast, completely gave up on trying to fight him physically, and then struggled to hold him even after he was weakened from smoke.
Whirlwind: Iron Man got wrecked by him until Mandarin told him to leave. We even see him catch Iron Man as he tries to fly away, and then smash him into the ground.
On the other hand, a teenage Spider-Man stomped him.
Terminus: Terminus was so far above Iron Man that he couldn't even notice Iron Man's presence/attacks, and casually one-shot him. Alpha easily soloed Terminus, and the shockwaves of his attacks would have killed all the Avengers including Iron Man. Despite that, Spider-Man easily stomped him.
Hulk: Hulk was so much more powerful and OP compared to Iron Man that he had to resort to BFR, sending him to space.
On the other hand, Spider-Man stomped him pretty easily.
Wolverine:Bleeding Edge Iron Man gets stomped by Wolverine, and Iron Man gets wrecked by Old Man Logan (who doesn't even have adamantium claws) before calling the Avengers for help.
On the other hand, Spider-Man neg diffs Logan when serious.
Daredevil:Matt Murdock casually blitzstomped and one-shot Superior Iron Man in Axis #6. On the other hand, Spider-Man statued and stomped him with ease while mind-controlled.
Captain America:Captain America could have stomped Iron Man every time they fought (Civil War II: The Oath). On the other hand, an exact duplicate of Spider-Man easily stomped Cap.
Hank Pym: Hank Pym has stomped Iron Man multiple times in his various guises: as Ant-Man, as Yellow-Jacket, and as Giant-Man, even Atlas did. On the other hand, an exact duplicate of Spider-Man (same one from the Cap feat) easily stomped him and Wasp at the same time.
The real Spider-Man actually stomped the duplicate later, just to further show that he could easily replicate any of those showings.
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@thirdeev: What? I know 616 Spidey is stronger. I'm just saying he isn't like leagues above MCU Spidey. He's stronger and faster, but not like a massive amount of difference.
Anyway, this is 616 Iron Man vs MCU Spider-Man, not 616 Spider-Man vs MCU Spider-Man. MCU Spider-Man stomps 616 Iron Man.
Might as well post more scans to prove Spider-Man isn't fodder to Iron Man, cause it seems to me people are just oblivious to this:
Obviously this thread is a response this thread, which completely misrepresents everything. Initially, I found it mildly amusing. It's satire and I don't think any experienced user on Comic Vine actually believes that Iron Man is a high/mid-tier. Even those involved in making this thread don't actually think Iron Man could beat Spider-Man in a random encounter. It's meant to poke fun at or troll everyone rational on ComicVine. However, when you take a deeper look at some of the feats, this isn't just a comedic or unserious wank fest of Iron Man at Spider-Man's expense. It's disguised as harmless fun, but the anti-Spider-Man sentiment/disdain is real. It's a disrespect or anti-feat thread covered up with an Iron Man cloak. The Spider-Man dislike is apparent imo. Just looking at the replies in the comments, and seeing users actually linking this thread as evidence of Spider-Man's inferiority, has shown that a lot of people just didn't get it. As a result, those involved in compiling this thread, just went with it. Instead of treating it as the joke it is, they doubled down and pretended like it was a legitimate analysis instead of admitting it took them an entire year to make or that it was just intended to piss people off. Now inexperienced, ignorant, or naive users are directed there and they don't know any better.
Life has been very busy since I started working on this, so I did what I could. In the end, the only criticism of this breakdown will be that it took me too long, but that's honestly just a massive cope. This did waste a few sweet summer hours for me. Don't really think it was worth it to miss out on the great weather and time that could have been spent with family and friends, but oh well.
Dinosaurs have stomped Iron Man on multiple occasions. A T-Rex tanked repulsors and punches from Iron Man and hurted him with its teeth.
Even much weaker dinosaurs like Pterodactyls can restrain Iron Man.
On the other hand, Spider-Man one-shots T-Rexes.
After doubling the force of his punch, Iron Man would only be able to crack bulletproof graphene:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man can effortlessly break Tony Stark's own unbreakable glass:
Iron Man gets stomped by ninja:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man casually curbs ninja:
Rogue can easily one-shot Iron Man:
However, Spider-Man easily stomps her via web incap, while fighting the rest of the X-Men:
Iron Man can't even dent granite walls with his punches:
With his most powerful blasts, he can only blast through 6 walls:
But of course, Spider-Man is far above this level. He easily tossed a fake Spider-Man impersonator through half a dozen thick concrete walls.
Iron Man can't even dent titanium, as shown below:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man easily rips apart Doc Ock's titanium alloy arms:
Iron Man has been fodderized by Taskmaster on two separate occasions:
On the other hand, he's been fodderized by Spider-Man multiples times, including:
Just the shockwaves of Blackheart's attacks were enough to take Iron Man down, while Spider-Man recovered quickly from a direct hit:
Iron Man gets nearly killed by a lightning bolt (it stopped his heart):
Meanwhile, Spider-Man survived the entire electricity supply for Manhattan coursing through his body:
He also tanked an Ultron-infested Thor's lightning:
Iron Man gets fodderized by Gladiator:
On the other hand, Spider-Man is just as strong as Gladiator and has even managed to statue him.
Iron Man can't lift 2 tanks:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man casually ragdolls tanks:
Iron Man gets heavily injured by the explosion of a small private plane:
While Spider-Man manages to land an entire private jet on his own:
Iron Man admits that a car crash would break all the transistors in his armor:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man can toss moving armored vans around even while heavily weakened:
At full strength, he can casually catch a car thrown by the Hulk himself:
Tony Stark's entire armory barely survives a skyscraper falling on it, rendering most of the armors useless:
Furthermore, Iron Man gets heavily hurt by a 200 ton building falling on him:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man doesn't just survive the Daily Bugle skyscraper falling on him, but literally holds it up and then stabilizes it.
Iron Man gets heavily hurt by a handgun:
On the other hand, Spider-Man is just fine after being shot in the chest:
Iron Man has also struggled with swords:
While Spider-Man has said that regular swords can't pierce his webbing:
Black Panther: T'Challa turned Tony's entire armory into butlers.
His armors have also been one-shot by T'Challa.
Meanwhile, Spider-Man casually stunts on him.
Iron Man gets stomped by Goliath and runs away:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man takes him down while fighting an entire team:
Spider-Man is as smart as Tony Stark and Hank Pym:
Spider-Man equals Reed Richards' intelligence test scores - while Reed Richards is smarter than Tony Stark:
Spider-Man is one of the few minds on Earth who can even grasp meta-science, which is Tony Stark's Kryptonite:
Iron Man is only slightly smarter than Human Torch, who admits Spider-Man is far smarter than he is (under the same writer):
Iron Man's billion dollar security system gets outfoxed by grapevines, while Peter's encryption was unhackable by multiple attempts of a terrorist organization with knowledge of the literal future.
Spider-Man's OS is years more advanced than Iron Man's own:
Spider-Man hacks Tony Stark's firm's offices from a home computer:
Spider-Man overrides Tony Stark's software on the Iron Spider:
Spider-Man easily hacks Loki's magical programming, while Tony Stark is unable to even counter magical programming when it infects his own armor:
Iron Man is unable to even detect Spider-Man's spider-tracers:
Iron Man needed Spider-Man's help to design his most dangerous superweapon of mass destruction:
Iron Man needed Spider-Man's help for investigative work:
Spider-Man needed to modify and upgrade Iron Man's Bleeding Edge armor to help project Invisible Woman's force fields:
Spider-Man is able to analyze SHIELD's data in his head to conclude Collective Man's powers even quicker than Iron Man in his Extremis armor:
Spider-Man figures out the structure of synthetic vibranium before Iron Man can:
Spider-Man figures out how to stop an "alien invasion" which the likes of Iron Man had no idea how to stop, by coming up with his own probability distribution for the attacks:
Tony Stark wearing an old Doombot as armor stomps someone wearing his Iron Man armor, despite barely trying to fight back:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man casually punches through a Doombot's head:
Iron Man gets curbed by a wannabe Trapster:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man beats him with ease and makes a fool of him all the time:
The Wizard beats Dr Doom in an Iron Man armor:
However, Spider-Man has one-shot him:
Iron Man gets significantly hurt by a mortar:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man punches harder than an exploding mortar shell:
Tony's super advanced Godkiller armor gets heavily damaged by an RPG:
Meanwhile, Spider-Man tanked an explosion that took down an entire building:
Finally, Iron Man has been KOed by exploding oil barrels:
While Spider-Man has tanked the explosion of an entire propane gas station:
Sandman, one of Spider-Man's most enduring villains, has one-shot Iron Man.
Spider-Man has tanked beatdowns from Sandman all the time, for example:
And before I end this off, I just want to reinstate the fact that this is all backed up by rock-solid intent:
Stan Lee himself, the closest thing that exists to a Word of God on Marvel characters, has said only Thor, the Hulk, and Thing are stronger than Spider-man, and it mentions that Spider-man will grow in power. So current Spider-Man would be even more relatively stronger when compared to Iron Man since Iron Man's earlier armors have more powerthan his new stuff (Tony Stark: Iron Man #13) while Spider-Man has only gotten stronger since then.
The bait is pretty sad tbh. It's been over a month and the coping and seething still continues.
This was an awfully written story and I think everybody knows that. Spider-Man withstands serious hits from Iron Man and not only does he basically laugh them off, but then to add insult to injury, the guy rips and tears apart Tony's suit like it's made out of tissue paper. There is a ton of bad writing and inconsistency throughout this issue. For starters, his initial kick is no-sold:
But then throughout this fight it's clear that Peter's hits can hurt and fodderize the suit. After Spider-Man gets blitzed, and somehow overpowers Tony midair, they crash land and then Tony gets webbed up/trapped. He's then forced to use bomblets to break out of the webbing. This in itself is awful writing because even Spider-Man can break out of his own webbing. And again. Iron Man armors have shown time and again that they can easily overpower Peter Parker:
Hell, he's even gone up against wrappings that he admitted could rival Spider-Man's webbing strength, yet broke out of them in his classic armor:
Spider-Man's consistent strength level just isn't even on par with Iron Man in general:
We're not even getting into the characters that have overpowered Spider-Man either like Rhino (who Iron Man overpowered), a weakened/slightly dehydrated Namor (who Iron Man has overpowered), War Machine (who has a worse suit than Tony), Titania (who Iron Man has overpowered), She-Hulk (who Iron Man has one-shotted and outlifted), or how he couldn't budge/hurt Red Hulk (while Tony has), or how he hurts his hand hitting Thing while Tony can consistently bother him with his repulsors or punches. Instead, I can just post Iron Man's lifting feats:
I already showed you Iron Man walking through Blacklash's gravity field that Spider-Man couldn't move in, the time he kicked down a door that was held and reinforced by Spider-Man's webbing, and even Iron Man with a small fraction of his energy managed to overpower Ock's tentacles, but these new feats I've posted just further reinforce the idea that Iron Man's strength is on another level. Forget even comparing their lifting feats where Iron Man pushes skyscrapers back into place, tows 5 battleships at once, or smashes tanks together with each hand; he is far stronger and wouldn't be overpowered by this poor excuse for webbing. Yet, despite all of that, he cannot break out of Spider-Man's webbing without using bombs. It's awful writing.
As the fight continues, after Iron Man breaks free he gets a truck thrown on him which damages the armor even more:
Iron Man then blitzes Spider-Man which misses, results in him somehow incapacitating himself, and that leaves him vulnerable for awhile:
After Tony finally recovers and blasts Spider-Man (which of course Peter tanks), he then proceeds to overpower and rip apart Iron Man's armor. First of all, Tony is capable of one-shotting Spider-Man like he has during Civil War:
Not to mention this idea that Spider-Man can tear apart and casually rip open an armor which no-sells nuclear explosions is just nonsensical. In scans and stories that YOU brought up, he's shown hurting his hand hitting Iron Man. He shouldn't be powerful enough to tear apart an armor which is far more durable than he is. Iron Man has stunned and harmed Spider-Man just by accidentally flying into him when he leapt in the way of his blitz. He no-sold the same energy blast from Ultron which KO'd Spider-Man and even an angry punch from Peter did absolutely nothing to his classic suit:
This idea that he can rip apart an armor like that so easily is just ridiculous and inconsistent. Especially when he struggles to bust far less durable objects and villains:
I've got so many more scans of stuff just like this, but I think you get the picture. Spider-Man does not consistently tear off or punch through nuclear bunkers, bank vaults, tanks, or something like that. He shouldn't be tearing apart an armor that contains metals much stronger than anything listed above (except for the vibranium).
First of all, you can see the "pieces" of armor chipped off near Spider-Man's hand, so who is to say that it wasn't Peter's suit that had pieces broken off? His suit was already in bad shape after falling from a skyscraper and you see no damage at all to Tony's suit after he gets hit by Spider-Man:
In Civil War 5, you see him hitting Iron Man and, even though he is wearing Tony's armor to amplify and protect him, the hit through the wall literally does nothing. He doesn't grunt out in pain just like he doesn't express pain in Amazing Spider-Man 536.
As for Iron Man's sensors being knocked offline, that's just a plot device so Spider-Man could escape and join Cap. He's literally been blinded before by Venom and could still use his scanners to see just fine:
That's not the only time he's been able to see via his scanners despite being blinded:
So yeah, bad writing and a plot device.
Okay and? Punisher blasted him with a holding back repulsor from a single gauntlet. He obviously wasn't trying to kill Peter. The gauntlet isn't even hooked up to a central power source like an arc reactor which makes the attacks more potent. Let's see what happens when the Punisher blasts Spider-Man in a fully armored suit:
That's not the only time the Punisher fought Spider-Man while wearing an Iron Man armor either:
Punisher even instructs his armor not to blast the heroes with deadly force when he fights them too:
While heavily weakened and with his powers not working properly, Spider-Man tanked a hacked Iron Man's repulsors
Peter gets stomped until Tony takes back control of his own suit. Not only does Spider-Man get casually tagged, grabbed, and overpowered by Iron Man in this story, but when Spider-Man attempts to punch him, he literally hurts his hand hitting the guy:
Here is the scan that proves Iron Man got back control of his suit before it was too late:
"Just in time". Tony would have killed him, but keep pretending like Iron Man tried and failed to kill a weakened Spider-Man. Nah, he was controlled for seconds and then overrode Tracer's control 'just in time'.
Also, Spider-Man went on to fight Morlun just fine while " massively weakened" several issues/days later, so I don't think mentioning that he was "weakened" is even relevant. We have no idea the extent of which he is "weaker" from his medical condition, but his performance against Morlun sure says a lot. Peter throws dumpsters, gets tackled through buildings/walls, gets thrown from the ceiling of a sewer tunnel out through to the ground of the street, smashes Morlun with an entire car, gets his head pushed through a USPS mailbox, tanks at least a dozen punches from Morlun, uses his webbing to slingshot Morlun deep inside of the street floor (to the point where he is underground), etc. This was all AFTER he fought Iron Man which would mean his condition would have progressed and worsened by the time he fought Morlun, yet he could still handle all of that. Sounds like a massive cope on your part. I'd say Iron Man defeats a "weakened" Spider-Man far quicker than Morlun could and Peter got stomped.
That's Daredevil speaking and not Tony. It's not hard for Tony to break out of or melt the webbing off and chase Murdock who can't even swing and jump around that quickly. Tony can fly at massively hypersonic speeds and track people for miles with his scanners. His statement proves nothing and is wrong. It's also an unserious training exercise where there are no stakes.
Lmao you really used this as an example of Spider-Man's superiority to Iron Man? First of all, these are Iron Man knockoffs that aren't using the same Stark tech or built by Tony himself:
They may be the same "designs", but building Iron Man armors is not as easy as simply using the same designs. The Stark tech materials (like SKIN metals, a Stark tech arc reactor, or force-fields) are also a factor. Even without all of that material, the engineer building the armor also makes a difference. Reed Richards has admitted that Tony is the best builder and a better engineer than he is. None of these suits used Stark tech or were built by Tony himself. Spider-Man encounters one and even he admits that they look different or "older":
When one of these knockoffs fights Iron Man, he simply one-shots it after it fails to use an EMP on him (which is comical because Peter later on can't withstand the same EMP an issue earlier):
Now let's see how Spider-Man fares against this fodder:
In fact, to give you an idea of just how much fodder they are, look at how they end up beating this guy:
Now, to address your stupid point that Iron Man blasted at an Iron Imposter and the blast was cancelled out, it's a simple answer. Iron Man was only blasting with ONE of his hands/gauntlets and he always holds back. So that means he matched the offensive output and repulsor rays of the blood-lusted Grant Ward without straining. If he was using his full force repulsors or both hands, then it's clear he would have overpowered those beams.
As for Spider-Man webbing up and overpowering this fodder, that's really not impressive. In the same batch of images we have She-Hulk, Sam Wilson Captain America, Ms. Marvel, and even Deathlok one-shotting them:
It's pretty hilarious that somebody would actually try to gaslight others into thinking that Spider-Man getting stomped by a weaker Iron Knockoff imposter is actually evidence of Parker's superiority to Stark instead of his inferiority. Again, a single palm holding back repulsor beam matched the FULL double palm offensive output of a blast which wrecked Spider-Man:
Now, if you want to talk about Iron Man knockoffs doing better against Tony, then we should also include that time from Infinity War where the Iron Man knockoff (who Iron Man tanked many hits from both on and off-panel) one-shotted Spider-Man:
Repulsors that were being shot at Ghost, who has no notable durability feats (in fact he was even one-shotted by Spider-Man when he couldn't phase). This idea that he was blasting Ghost with his best and most potent repulsor rays is literally a brain dead notion. Ghost's best durability feat is tanking hits from street levelers. He phases through most attacks, so it wouldn't take much of a high level attack for Stark to KO him if he had the chance. Iron Man always holds back unless it is stated otherwise, so if anything this feat actually makes Peter's webbing look bad since it was vaporized by Stark's holding back repulsors. Here is proof that he tends to hold back:
Oh wow a vague statement by Spider-Man without Iron Man having any say at all? So compelling. If Stark was there to confirm it that would be one thing, but that's not what happens. As for someone wetting their pants, let's take a look at what Spider-Man has done when going up against Iron Man:
Especially with that "arsenal" Spider-Man has in his webbing which can apparently be countered with a simple EMP. On a consistent basis, too. Yeah, I'm sure Iron Man couldn't replicate those effects.
First of all, she doesn't even try to KO him (like she clearly does when she one-shots Rhino who is far more durable). She wanted answers as she tries to talk to him away from her neighborhood. Second of all, in that same page where she blasts him you can see that the artist drew a hole in the torso of his chest for his suit:
As for him "overpowering" her, that's just such an oversimplification of what happened there. Peter even states that she doesn't have "auto locks" to prevent her legs from being moved. All he did was move and pull her legs while she wasn't expecting it. There is no evidence that she was actively locking her legs into place or attempting to push back to keep them straight. He just took her by surprise here and the jet boots pushed them below. Not to mention the fact that she wasn't even trying to fight him. She was just trying to get him out of her neighborhood so people don't see them:
This story then proceeds with Riri hacking and tracking the signal of a Stark phone that Peter thought was impossible and couldn't do himself:
When he hitches a ride with her, he can't hold on by himself (likely due to his poor strength), so he needs to web himself to her back in order to avoid getting pulled off:
Hilariously enough, in this same run, the guy that supposedly tanks Riri's "best repulsor ray" in an armor that's "superior" to Tony's in every way, gets embarrassed by a regular human an issue later:
As far as I'm concerned, this Riri Williams showing is a non-feat. Especially since Riri's armor and intellect is in fact lower than Tony's. He and his AI (the same AI version of Stark which is confirmed to be less intelligent than the original Tony) are constantly shown as correcting her, outsmarting her, improving her suit, and there are times when she outright admits his tech is better than hers. There's this misconception that she replaced him because she was smarter or recreated/improved his armor with less and while only 15, but that's simply not true. He only took her under his wing because he saw her as a "kindred spirit":
He's felt a "kindred spirit" with a guy named Gabriel before due to their mutual interest in robotics:
She does manage to hack his armor and tech at times, but IMO that alone doesn't make her smarter.
Glad you categorized this one in a single section so I don't have to. This is another example of writing where Spider-Man is wanked at Iron Man's expense. Like Amazing Spider-Man: Who Am I?, we see a story where Spider-Man's strength and webbing is portrayed at a far higher level than what we see on a consistent basis. The fight starts off with Iron Man blitzing Spider-Man, but then when Parker webs up Tony's legs (similarly to Riri Williams), the jet boots are clogged and can no longer fly. As a result, they free fall and just to overpower the simple, basic, and weak force of falling from skyscraper heights, Tony needs to direct ALL of his power to his repulsor gloves. A lot of bad writing so far. First of all, jet boots that are powerful enough to propel him to massively hypersonic speeds/intercontinental distances and can do this...
....should not be overpowered and dampened by Peter's shitty webbing. I don't care how amped he was by "The Other" or whatever the story is on his abilities at that time. Don't know and don't care. Unless it was stated that his webbing was like 10,000 times stronger than his old webbing which has been melted/burnt by all of this:
...it's no excuse that Tony's jet boots would get clogged and rendered inert from it.
Not only that, but Tony even goes on to say that them free falling could have "gotten them both killed" and you can see the desperation and concern that Tony experiences as they fall. Writing them as weak enough to get killed or damaged from a high fall seems familiar. Where have I seen that before? Spider-Man even claims that Tony's repulsor glove was overheated just by safely landing. Yeah the guy that regularly deals with re-entry would probably have a real hard time with a fall like that, sure.
Anyway, as the fight continues, Iron Man uses a maximum powered uni-beam blast which also gets dampened by Spider-Man's webbing. Again, it's another example of shitty writing because at 54% capacity his uni-beam not only burnt Graviton through his shields, but the heat itself also measured in at 6,327 Kelvin (which is 10,928 degrees Fahrenheit). So his webbing contains and dampens a uni-beam that can burn twice as hot as the surface of the sun. I'm sure that's consistent for his webbing, right? Not only that, but the feedback of his uni-beam being blocked actually knocks his repulsors offline for over a minute. When they come back online, somehow he's able to burn and melt through it casually and with one blast:
So it's pretty inconsistent all around. One minute he is contained by the webbing and his max uni-beam is extinguished. The next minute, he casually burns all of it off without struggling. This story is all over the place and it is another one of those hate porn stories where Tony is beaten up or "given what he deserves" because hE iS a jErK DuRiNg CiViL wAr. Cry me a river.
I've already gone through why it's bad writing for Tony's suit to be casually torn apart when talking about the "Who Am I" storyline, so I won't do that again, but I'd also like to point out another strange inconsistency. At the end, after Spider-Man rips off Tony's helmet and he flies away, somehow he manages to punch through the same helmet that he was hurting himself, and bled hitting, pages before. Overall, this is just absolutely shitty writing. I mean hilariously enough, this same writer (JMS) portrayed Civil War era Extremis Iron Man as durable enough to tank 3 hits from an angry Odin Force Thor (who he wrote as Thor saying he was no longer holding back anymore). That was another hate porn story where Iron Man is humiliated for what he did during Civil War, yet JMS portrays Iron Man as FAR more durable there. It's just odd.
One of the Knauf brothers even commented on how Spider-Man was written too broadly and shined other characters at Tony's expense. He specifically uses the words "underwritten" and "weak" when describing JMS' writing of Iron Man.
Here is the Yankee Stadium clean-up Daniel Knauf was referring to:
Since you posted a lot of instances of Iron Man "losing" to Spider-Man, I figured I'll do the same. As hard as it may be to believe, I've still got a lot more scans that show Iron Man is above Spider-Man:
Even in a reality where Spider-Man didn't exist, he gets trapped and overpowered by Iron Man's force-field:
All in all, Iron Man has one-shotted Spider-Man alone more often than Spider-Man has actually beaten Tony through bad writing moments. If you count the victories and losses side-by-side, Peter has far more losses than wins. Iron Man's also embarrassed a number of Spider-Man's villains. I've already mentioned a few (like Doc Ock and Rhino), but there was also Kraven, Shocker, Carnage, Sandman, Electro, Venom, and has even embarrassed Kingpin in chess:
When Tony and the Mandarin go up against Sandman, they seem to embarrass the guy far easier than Spider-Man ever could:
This isn't THAT clear-cut since Iron Man ultimately uses the environment to defeat him (kind of like Spider-Man would), but what about the Mandarin?
There may have been a time when that same Makluan energy ring beam could fodderize Tony's earliest suits, but by Tony's 3rd/4th encounter when he uses his Model 4, he manages to withstand that type of power from the Mandarin's rings with minor difficulties. But hell, even an unarmored Pepper Potts has done well against Flint. Sandman, alongside Electro, struggled massively against Pepper Potts of all people with just an arc reactor:
Ultimately, Pepper doesn't do amazing against them, but it's pretty hilarious how an inexperienced woman who only has an arc reactor is capable of giving these guys such a hard time. That's not the only time Electro has been embarrassed though. He also couldn't escape a force-field that Tony erected. Max was even harmed every time he so much as touched it:
When Venom fights Iron Man in issue 302 volume 1, Tony smacks Venom away casually and hurts him with these hits:
You might think it's not relevant to show Iron Man exploiting Venom's sound weakness, but Tony's tech seems to do much better than Spider-Man (actually I think this may be Fantastic Four tech which is even worse for Peter). Even Ben Reilly's strategy with a megaphone falls flat.
As for the Kingpin, a guy that regularly outsmarts and strategically embarrasses all sorts of street levelers (including Spider-Man I'm sure), Tony has consistently been able to stomp him in chess matches every single time they play:
I also wonder why they ask for Tony Stark's help to contain Spider-Man's villains:
Doc Ock: Iron Man gets stomped and humiliated by Doc Ock.
In that same issue, they literally show classic Iron Man fighting and stomping Ock in a one-shot:
As for Iron Man getting "stomped" by Doc Ock, maybe you're forgetting the part where he was using so little power and thickness of his Bleeding-Edge armor, that it was only 11 microns thin. Ock claimed that the more power he used, the more likely that it would detonate a nuclear device and level New York:
So even when he's essentially not using any power and fighting the guy with slightly above his base human stats, he still manages to hurt, bloody, dodge, tank hits from, and even overpower Ock lmao:
If he wasn't using so little power, thickness of his armor, had access to his repulsor rays/flight, and wasn't attempting to defuse a fake bomb all at the same time, it's obvious who would have been the embarrassed one here. Definitely not Stark.
If anybody wants to directly counter these points, without posting random or out of context anti-feats like of Iron Man fighting dinosaurs or titanium, be my guest. Iron Man one-shots Spider-Man far more often than the bad writing moments (two times) where Spider-Man wins. MCU Spider-Man gets stomped harder than the 616 version would.
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