Iron Man is a classic comic book. In the movie adaption, Tony Stark is forced to create a life support suit to keep him alive after an accident, he decides to use the technology in his suit to fight crime.
Tony Stark: Pepper, uh, how big are your hands? Virginia 'Pepper' Potts: What? Tony Stark: How big are your hands? Virginia 'Pepper' Potts: I don't understand why... Tony Stark: Get down here. I need you.