Not to be confused with the similarly named micro episode Iron Man is Born!.
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Original Airdate

October 24, 2010

Directed by

Vinton Heuck

Written by

Brandon Auman


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"Thor the Mighty"

Iron Man Is Born is the 3rd episode of Season 1 of Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, and the 3rd episode of the overall series.



A tourist is recording the park, but Ultimo rampages the scene fighting against Iron Man. The robot explodes and the tourist runs and is about to be hit a part, but is saved by Iron Man. The recordings were on the news. In the car, Rhodey turns it off, complains that Tony should leave the superhero business alone and let S.H.I.E.L.D. handle the villains, but Tony neglects it and he rides towards Stark Tower.

They arrive there and Tony greets Pepper Pots. She reports to Tony that Hydra are attacking the United Nations building. A live footage shows a Hydrabot dropping the Hydra soldiers. Pepper tells Tony that the UN are in a full assembly and Tony goes to don his armor. Jarvis initiates the Mark VI and he flies towards the UN. The hordes of Hydra attack the United Nations, and technologist Tony Stark dons the Iron Man Mark VI armor to defeat them, with Rhodey telling him to be careful. Iron Man arrives at the scene and takes out the Hydra Bot. Iron Man warns them to stop it, but they fire at him. Iron Man then cleared the scene. The Hydrabot releases three Hydra mandroids and target Iron Man.

In the Helicarrier, Fury wants update on the arrival. Maria reports to him that Iron Man arrived on the scene. Iron Man is apprehended by the mandroids, with his armor malfunctioning. Iron Man scans the mandroids, revealing that it is his tech. Iron Man tries several actions, but Jarvis warns him they malfunction and recharges. In Stark Tower, Rhodey cheers Pepper up that he will be fine, but Pepper worries about him doing all this by himself. Iron Man destroys several robots before was ambushed by a Hydra robot, S.H.I.E.L.D. arrives and the mandroids attack the Hydra robot. After they take the robot out, they order Iron Man to stand down. Fury watches through, while Maria waits for his orders.

Jarvis reports the power levels of his armor and the recharging of the uni beam. Iron Man rejects the order and scans the mandroids and reveals they are equipped with his tech. Maria reports that Iron Man scanned the mandroids and Fury orders to retreat. The Hydra robot is still functioning, Iron Man tries to help them, but is mistaken as a threat and they fire at him. Iron Man deflects the attacks and destroys the Hydra robot.

Iron Man discusses weapons with Nick Fury. He tells Fury that HYDRA took some of his tech because of SHIELD. When he returns to Stark Tower, he tells Rhodey and Pepper about the battle. Rhodey tells him that he does not need to do this without help, but Tony ignores him. Nick Fury escorts HYDRA soilders to The Vault. Maria Hill describes the prisoners: MODOC, Crimson Dynamo, Technovore, and Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker. One of the HYDRA agents reveals himself to be The Grim Reaper, who frees Strucker and tries to escape. Fury catches up with them. Strucker absorbs some of Fury's life, making some of his hair grey. Fury knocks Strucker off the flying car and defeats the Reaper. The two HYDRA members are put in prison. Maria asks if all prisons are the same. Fury tells her all four are different and Maria tells him that she thought there were only three.


Iron Man

Nick Fury

Maria Hill

Pepper Pots

James Rhodes

Baron Von Strucker

Grim Reaper

M.O.D.O.C (Small Appearance)

Crimson Dynamo (Small Appearance)

Technavore (Small Appearance)



  • This episode is a compilation of the Micro-series episodes "Iron Man is Born!", "HYDRA Lives!", "Behold, the Mandroids!", and "Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D."
  • The flags of HYDRA are styled similar to those of Nazi Germany. The armbands worn by the soldiers and leaders of HYDRA are styled similar to those of Nazi Party.
  • The significant of S. H. I. E. L. D. is the same like the Marvel Cinematic Universe


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