Originally Posted by cherokeesam
I find it more than a little ironic that RDJ infuses Tony Stark with the actual personality that *Spider-Man* and *Hawkeye* should have always had in the movies. But, so far, neither has come even remotely close to that. Hopefully, TASM2 will remedy that --- it seems to be aiming more for comic-book purity, and may wind up being the most "authentic" Spidey movie to date.
RDJ makes Tony Stark likeable, something that Marvel has never done before in 40 years. This is the real cool exec, not the brooding one with expensive suit in most comic book. Ego balances out with frivolity & humor.