Iron Man's suit is the creation of billionaire engineer Tony Stark, a character in Marvel Comics. It gives him great strength, acts as body armor, allows him to fly and holds several weapons. These weapons include mini rockets mounted in the shoulders, an electric minigun, a flame thrower and wrist mounted cannons. Iron Man also uses the repulsor rays in the palms of his gloves as blasting type weapons. These repulsor rays are also mounted in the soles of his boots and are used as the control and acceleration devices for flight. Iron Man's costume is a robot like, full body armored suit that is mostly red with gold trimmings. Iron Man and Batman have become very popular characters for similar reasons, this is because their characters rely on technology since they do not possess any superpowers. This makes it easier for people to relate to them and to imagine becoming these superheroes themselves.