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The Mike
04-30-2010, 09:27 AM
Found this made me chuckle especially number 20...

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Both Tony Stark and Anakin Skywalker took to a suit of armor to live. Both came around to becoming heroes. And both are at the center of a massive franchise. But Darth Vader falls short in almost every other way.

1. It didn't take six movies for Iron Man to kill his evil mentor
2. Iron Man's got way better luck with the ladies
3. Iron Man's armor, you know, does stuff.
4. Black Sabbath
5. Iron Man has never had a kinda-racist CG sidekick
6. Tony Stark eats fast food.
7. Darth Vader has never used a foursome as a cover for heroic derring do.
8. Iron Man has Paul Bettany whispering into his ear. Darth Vader's just got a chorus of dead younglings.
9. Crazy facial hair.
10. Superheroic guinea tee.
11. Tony Stark has a chauffeur. Vader's gotta fly his own TIE fighter.
12. Doesn't breathe funny.
13. Tony's better-looking than Vader, he's a better dresser than Vader, he had more hair, he told funnier jokes, and he could dance the pants off of Vader!
14. Doesn't remind you of barbecue.
15. Tony Stark is not a tool of the government.
16. Tony Stark can build his own armor, thankyouverymuch.
17. Tony's parental issues are paternal. Like a man. He's not a momma's boy.
18. Oh, and Tony is not the result of some bull____ space-bacteria-related immaculate conception.
19. Capes suck.
20. If you push the buttons on Iron Man's suit, you'll probably die. If you push the buttons on Darth Vader's suit, he'll probably die.
21. Tony surrounds himself with assistants like Gwyneth Paltrow and Scarlet Johansson. Darth's got Admiral Piett and IG-88.
22. Darth's spaceship has a big barometric-chamber sphere for him to rest in. Tony's private jet has a stripper pole. And strippers.
23. Someday, a woman will be Iron Man's downfall. But it won't be because she's a dutiful wife and expectant mother.
24. "Noooooooooooooo!"
25. Sam Jackson hasn't tried to kill Tony Stark. Yet.
26. Vader's finest forces got their asses kicked by stuffed animals. That always bears repeating.
27. Tony Stark's best friend is a suave black dude. Vader's best friend is a craggly bald dude.
28. Tony's got a number of suits of armor. Vader's only got the one...which, let's be honest, probably smells a bit.
29. When Tony's done with a suit of armor, he shares it with his friends. Rolling with Tony is profitable.
30. Tony can make it rain, _____es.
31. Tony Stark doesn't "swan."
32. When Tony designs an artificial intelligence, it's not annoying as ____. That's right, C-3PO, I'm talking about you.
33. Iron Man can fly. At best, Vader simply falls with style.
34. AC/DC
35. Tony Stark drinks. To excess, sure, but he's a fun drunk.
36. Tony has a thing for redheads. Which is never a bad thing. Darth Vader has a thing for...um...well...genocide?
37. Iron Man's boots shoot nuclear fire. NUCLEAR FIRE!
38. Darth Vader has a pink lightsaber. Oh, he'd have you think it's red. But it's pink.

Thanks to Mike Avila, Adam Freeman, and Meredith Woerner

The Josh
04-30-2010, 09:31 AM
Thats awesome :lol

barryo
04-30-2010, 09:33 AM
22. Darth's spaceship has a big barometric-chamber sphere for him to rest in. Tony's private jet has a stripper pole. And strippers.


for no other reason posted this is all kinds of win............:rock:rock

Darth Waller
04-30-2010, 09:43 AM
39. Tony Stark wasn't a whiney b***h when he was a teenager.

:lecture

LoneWolf
04-30-2010, 09:51 AM
40. Tony Stark has a life outside being Iron Man.. Darth Vader sulks & whimpers at Death Star 24/7! :)

Reinhardt
04-30-2010, 09:55 AM
That was awesome.

Shropt
04-30-2010, 09:58 AM
Most of that list is stupid. I like this one though.

32. When Tony designs an artificial intelligence, it's not annoying as ____. That's right, C-3PO, I'm talking about you.

Demimatt
04-30-2010, 10:03 AM
most of it is kinda meh

but this was funny

19. Capes suck.

MarfMaster
04-30-2010, 10:14 AM
Some good stuff :lol

My favorite:

20. If you push the buttons on Iron Man's suit, you'll probably die. If you push the buttons on Darth Vader's suit, he'll probably die.

hairlesswookiee
04-30-2010, 10:17 AM
When Darth Vader says he can kill you with 2 fingers he means it. And he can do it through a hologram.
Darth Vader had sex with Natalie Portman.
Darth Vader killed Sam Jackson.
After Darth Vader kills you with his fingers, he'll go after your kids.
Darth Vader has no problem killing kids, and almost killed one of his own.
Darth Vader survived being cut in half...and survives without his mansaber.
Darth Vader's pink lightsaber makes you explode into a puff of smoke when he cuts you.

MarfMaster
04-30-2010, 10:24 AM
When Darth Vader says he can kill you with 2 fingers he means it. And he can do it through a hologram.
Darth Vader had sex with Natalie Portman.
Darth Vader killed Sam Jackson.
After Darth Vader kills you with his fingers, he'll go after your kids.
Darth Vader has no problem killing kids, and almost killed one of his own.
Darth Vader survived being cut in half...and survives without his mansaber.
Darth Vader's pink lightsaber makes you explode into a puff of smoke when he cuts you.

Granted most of these things only make him cool amongst homicidal maniacs :lol

The Mike
04-30-2010, 10:29 AM
Counterpoint is well done except for a few points.

-Vader didn't kill Sam Jackson he cut off his hand, how do we know? It was the hand that said "BadMother____er" on it.
-Vader didn't survive getting cut in half, he survived getting his arm and legs cut off after he tried to flip over someone on higher ground. Not exactly his intelligence shining moment.
-Vader survives without his mansaber but Tony uses his over and over with Maxim cover models, including twins!
-Vader after being the chosen one turns out to be a lapdog. Tony after chosing one turns them over in doggystyle.

Darth Waller
04-30-2010, 10:48 AM
-Vader survives without his mansaber but Tony uses his over and over with Maxim cover models, including twins!
-Vader after being the chosen one turns out to be a lapdog. Tony after chosing one turns them over in doggystyle.

http://l.yimg.com/img.movies.yahoo.com/ymv/us/img/flickr/88/46/002432788846.jpg

Darthrazz
04-30-2010, 10:53 AM
Top reason Vader is Cooler than Iron Man?????????


Midichlorians baby! Midichlorians!!!:monkey3

FQRizzo
04-30-2010, 10:58 AM
Most people didn't know Iron Man even existed until 2008. :lol

EVILFACE
04-30-2010, 11:01 AM
Most people didn't know Iron Man even existed until 2008. :lol

:lol :lol :lol :lol

Something Sexy
04-30-2010, 11:04 AM
Meh, Indiana Jones is way cooler than both.

Atheris
04-30-2010, 11:15 AM
Darth vader and Iron man dont stand a chance against Chuck norris :gun

Chris

daikkenaurora
04-30-2010, 12:22 PM
Darth vader and Iron man dont stand a chance against Chuck norris :gun

Chris

:lol We all know that.

Darth Vader's father is God. Its in the Bible. :rotfl

preeny101
04-30-2010, 12:29 PM
When Darth Vader says he can kill you with 2 fingers he means it. And he can do it through a hologram.
Darth Vader had sex with Natalie Portman.
Darth Vader killed Sam Jackson.
After Darth Vader kills you with his fingers, he'll go after your kids.
Darth Vader has no problem killing kids, and almost killed one of his own.
Darth Vader survived being cut in half...and survives without his mansaber.
Darth Vader's pink lightsaber makes you explode into a puff of smoke when he cuts you.

Don't know how this makes Vader cool but OK.

ironwez20
04-30-2010, 01:51 PM
Omg dude take this down, once the star wars fans see this it will be a crappy clone war all over again.

Gruson
04-30-2010, 02:21 PM
Iron Man cool...but not Vader. ;)

daikkenaurora
04-30-2010, 02:25 PM
Iron Man cool...but not Vader. ;)

NERDSSSSS! (Your Avatar)

GrayWolf87
04-30-2010, 02:27 PM
That list had some good little laughs in it

LaMelnik
04-30-2010, 02:31 PM
Another Iron Man is cooler...

Iron Man doesn't need George Lucas to create better and badder Sith/Jedi Killers only to kill them off in the same movie (That means you Darth Maul and General Grevious)

LaMelnik
04-30-2010, 02:33 PM
oh and

Stan Lee > George Lucas

preeny101
04-30-2010, 02:37 PM
NERDSSSSS! (Your Avatar)

OGRE! OGRE! OGRE!

or
Frederick Pawlowatski to those who know him formally.:lol

firefly2121
04-30-2010, 03:03 PM
Thats a great list Mike...Did you write it??? If so, way to much time on your hands bro...But a very funny list.

POWER1010
04-30-2010, 03:09 PM
Awesome List, but i disagree with #19 :D

eczamurai
04-30-2010, 04:28 PM
Iron man has a spare suit. in a briefcase. and he puts it on.. in a totally impossible way, but you dont care.

Colossus
04-30-2010, 04:29 PM
:rotfl:rotfl:rotfl:rotfl:rotfl Love it, Great Points and Truthfull

slipknotpredator
04-30-2010, 04:31 PM
This is blasphemy! this is madness!

thenammagazine
04-30-2010, 04:37 PM
Most people didn't know Iron Man even existed until 2008. :lol

:lol:rotfl:lol:rotfl:lol:rotfl:lol QFT :lecture

POWER1010
04-30-2010, 05:20 PM
Most people didn't know Iron Man even existed until 2008. :lol

This is actually kinda sad because its true!

Master Wayne
04-30-2010, 05:21 PM
List was alright. AC/DC should be much higher on there.

Balsquat
04-30-2010, 06:01 PM
Ig88 is so much hotter then Scarlet Johansen....

Blackthornone
04-30-2010, 09:02 PM
Vader is cooler than Iron Man because:
Vader's powers come from WITHIN, whereas Iron Man's powers come from his armor, which is from without. He who's powers come from within is always a greater man than one who's powers come from without.
Iron Man can run out of fuel or battery power. Darth Vader never runs out of power or energy.
Iron Man is an alcoholic, a man who therefore has no control of himself, and who was played by that obnoxious coke fiend, Robert Downey Jr.,who got CAUGHT twice for doing coke, and after the judge let him off easy the first time, he STILL kept doing the coke and got caught AGAIN... lame loser... whereas Darth Vader was played by the great James Earl Jones,who is a MUCH better actor ,and David Prowse, who is a body builder, and a dancer, who could indeed out dance Robert Downey Jr. I think David Prowse is also a martial artist, as well.
Darth Vader can sense things with the Force for awesome psychic powers, which Iron Man cannot.

Remember when Han Solo shot at Darth Vader in Bespin and Darth Vader deflected the blaster bolts with his hand, and then took his blaster from across the room? Same thing would happen between Iron Man and Darth Vader. Darth Vader would just strip Iron Man's armor off using the Force.

LaMelnik
04-30-2010, 09:13 PM
Vader is cooler than Iron Man because:
Vader's powers come from WITHIN, whereas Iron Man's powers come from his armor, which is from without. He who's powers come from within is always a greater man than one who's powers come from without.
Iron Man can run out of fuel or battery power. Darth Vader never runs out of power or energy.
Iron Man is an alcoholic, a man who therefore has no control of himself, and who was played by that obnoxious coke fiend, Robert Downey Jr.,who got CAUGHT twice for doing coke, and after the judge let him off easy the first time, he STILL kept doing the coke and got caught AGAIN... lame loser... whereas Darth Vader was played by the great James Earl Jones,who is a MUCH better actor ,and David Prowse, who is a body builder, and a dancer, who could indeed out dance Robert Downey Jr. I think David Prowse is also a martial artist, as well.
Darth Vader can sense things with the Force for awesome psychic powers, which Iron Man cannot.

Remember when Han Solo shot at Darth Vader in Bespin and Darth Vader deflected the blaster bolts with his hand, and then took his blaster from across the room? Same thing would happen between Iron Man and Darth Vader. Darth Vader would just strip Iron Man's armor off using the Force.


Umm - Does this mean that Vader swings for the boys? :lol

Vader AL
04-30-2010, 09:25 PM
Not even going to read this b.s.

..that is all.

:vader

Blackthornone
04-30-2010, 09:27 PM
Iron man has a spare suit. in a briefcase. and he puts it on.. in a totally impossible way, but you dont care.

No more impossible than a man surviving being slammed about wearing an invulnerable suit without turning to goo inside like a scrambled egg, or at the very least, getting a concussion and multiple broken bones. The reason Iron Man's armor works is because it creates an energy field that permeates every single cell in his body, which maintains it's healthy proper shape, and therefore prevents any part of his body from being crushed or any internal damage or bruising. Without that aspect of the armor's function, Iron Man would never be able to survive a 50 caliber bullet to the head without it killing him from the shock of the impact. The first Army Fritz helmets would stop bullets really well, but they had inadequate padding inside to disperse the impact well enough. As a result, when men got shot in the head, the bullet didn't get through the helmet, but the shock of the helmet being slammed against the men's skull would be enough to kill them, so they would be just as dead as if the helmet never stopped the bullet. The helmets were later upgraded with better internal suspension and padding to prevent this.
The Iron Man suit or armor that goes into a briefcase is made up of tiny little links, almost like chain mail, which when the suit is powered up, assumes the shape of Tony Stark's body, so as to become bulletproof, and a virtually impenetrable shell against anything, while at the same time conforming to all of Tony Stark's movements, because of the intelligence of the armor, and how it configures the energy field.
The same strength of energy field that protects Tony's body from internal damage also maintains the shape of the armor.
Even if the shock of the impact were to be evenly dispersed with the right kind of suspension and padding, there is only so much stress the human body can withstand on it's own. That is why Iron Man's armor needs that energy field on the inside, and is the same reason why Iron Man can have a suit of armor that folds up into a briefcase. It is the nature of the technology of his armor. That energy field provides FAR more protection than the actual physical shell of Iron Man's armor could POSSIBLY provide. That energy field would have to be 50 times stronger than the physical shell, to do the kind of things that Iron Man can do.

The Mike
04-30-2010, 09:46 PM
Thats a great list Mike...Did you write it??? If so, way to much time on your hands bro...But a very funny list.

Nah, copy and paste from io9

villainsfan42
04-30-2010, 09:47 PM
Iron Man can run out of fuel or battery power. Darth Vader never runs out of power or energy.

:confused: what movie did you see? :rolleyes:



Iron Man is an alcoholic, a man who therefore has no control of himself, and who was played by that obnoxious coke fiend, Robert Downey Jr.,who got CAUGHT twice for doing coke, and after the judge let him off easy the first time, he STILL kept doing the coke and got caught AGAIN... lame loser... whereas Darth Vader was played by the great James Earl Jones,who is a MUCH better actor ,and David Prowse, who is a body builder, and a dancer, who could indeed out dance Robert Downey Jr. I think David Prowse is also a martial artist, as well.
Darth Vader can sense things with the Force for awesome psychic powers, which Iron Man cannot.
uhh..first of all, his addiction to coke doesn't stop him from being an amazing actor. and he is. he is a great actor. james earl jones...hasn't done nearly as many roles, nor as much variety as downey jr. and the fact that rdj could be out danced...you fail, sir.

all in all, i think the facts point to iron man, but in the end, once vader whips out his lightsaber and slices stark in half.....yeah, vader wins.

Eli26
04-30-2010, 09:48 PM
No more impossible than a man surviving being slammed about wearing an invulnerable suit without turning to goo inside like a scrambled egg, or at the very least, getting a concussion and multiple broken bones. The reason Iron Man's armor works is because it creates an energy field that permeates every single cell in his body, which maintains it's healthy proper shape, and therefore prevents any part of his body from being crushed or any internal damage or bruising. Without that aspect of the armor's function, Iron Man would never be able to survive a 50 caliber bullet to the head without it killing him from the shock of the impact. The first Army Fritz helmets would stop bullets really well, but they had inadequate padding inside to disperse the impact well enough. As a result, when men got shot in the head, the bullet didn't get through the helmet, but the shock of the helmet being slammed against the men's skull would be enough to kill them, so they would be just as dead as if the helmet never stopped the bullet. The helmets were later upgraded with better internal suspension and padding to prevent this.
The Iron Man suit or armor that goes into a briefcase is made up of tiny little links, almost like chain mail, which when the suit is powered up, assumes the shape of Tony Stark's body, so as to become bulletproof, and a virtually impenetrable shell against anything, while at the same time conforming to all of Tony Stark's movements, because of the intelligence of the armor, and how it configures the energy field.
The same strength of energy field that protects Tony's body from internal damage also maintains the shape of the armor.
Even if the shock of the impact were to be evenly dispersed with the right kind of suspension and padding, there is only so much stress the human body can withstand on it's own. That is why Iron Man's armor needs that energy field on the inside, and is the same reason why Iron Man can have a suit of armor that folds up into a briefcase. It is the nature of the technology of his armor. That energy field provides FAR more protection than the actual physical shell of Iron Man's armor could POSSIBLY provide. That energy field would have to be 50 times stronger than the physical shell, to do the kind of things that Iron Man can do.

You're a childish nerd. Grow the heck up!

Blackthornone
04-30-2010, 09:53 PM
You're a childish nerd. Grow the heck up!

LOL, this is a thread about a comic book character and a Star Wars character. A fantasy or childlike or even childish mindset is what comics and Star Wars is all about.:lol Furthermore, I gave a realistic assessment of the two characters, which was consistent with the parameters set by the initial comparison.

barryo
04-30-2010, 09:54 PM
You're a childish nerd. Grow the heck up!

http://jcnot4me.com/images/pot_calls_kettle_black.bmp

:lol..................hey elli..............:wave

Blackthornone
04-30-2010, 10:00 PM
:confused: what movie did you see? :rolleyes:


uhh..first of all, his addiction to coke doesn't stop him from being an amazing actor. and he is. he is a great actor. james earl jones...hasn't done nearly as many roles, nor as much variety as downey jr. and the fact that rdj could be out danced...you fail, sir.

all in all, i think the facts point to iron man, but in the end, once vader whips out his lightsaber and slices stark in half.....yeah, vader wins.

Iron Man has run out of power in the cartoons and I'm pretty sure in the comics, too. I thought that this was a comprehensive comparison of the movie characters and the characters in general.
It was said in the first post that Tony Stark could out dance Darth Vader, so that is where the dance thing came in.
I've seen a lot or RDJ movies, and I can't say that he has that much range, despite how many movies he makes.
RDJ, as a drug addict, is an embarrassment to the human race, as are all drug addicts. :lol

Mr. Green
04-30-2010, 10:06 PM
Wow funny. Glade I got time and didn't missed it. Hmm, Iron Man got an evil mentor? I am sure Vader did.

Darklord Dave
05-01-2010, 02:21 PM
Wow, way to bring a good thread down - I think we all can agree that they are both fantasy characters - no need to take this seriously in any way.

villainsfan42
05-01-2010, 02:53 PM
Wow, way to bring a good thread down - I think we all can agree that they are both fantasy characters - no need to take this seriously in any way.

:horror:horror:horror:monkey2

LIES!! LIES!!!

they're real dave...THEY'RE REAL!!

ironwez20
05-01-2010, 03:37 PM
I told you guys this would be an argument.