Tony Stark seems to have the perfect life as a billionaire playboy, genius-level inventor, and founding member of the world-class super-hero team the Ultimates. But Stark's life in the public spotlight is merely a small part of the picture. What is the untold story behind the man in the iron mask? How did Stark develop from a gifted child prodigy into one of the most powerful men on the planet? In "Ultimate Iron Man", legendary science-fiction writer Orson Scott Card delves into Tony Stark's childhood history, exploring the makings of a hero from the very beginning. This title collects "Ultimate Iron Man, numbered 1-5" and "Ultimate Iron Man II, numbered 1-5".