In an attempt to stop the Extremis-powered terrorist Mallen, Tony Stark was fatally injured by the criminal. Seeing no other option, Tony convinced Extremis co-developer Maya Hansen to inject him a dose of Extremis to heal his injuries. Additionally, Stark had been working on an experimental Iron Man Armour that was tougher and lighter than his then-current unit. However, he couldn’t miniaturize the suit’s control systems and other vital elements. In order to overcome this obstacle, the Extremis dose was modified so that the crucial under-sheath of the Iron Man suit was supercompressed and stored in the hollows of Tony’s bones. The undersheath became directly wired to Tony’s brain, which allowed him to control the new Iron Man Armour with thought and even interface with other technologies.
During the Skrulls invasion on Earth, Tony’s body was infected with an alien virus that shut down his Extremis enhancements and prevented him from making proper use of this armour. Many years later, after waking up from a coma, Tony returned to using the Extremis Armour, albeit a version most likely adapted to his now-ordinary biology.
In the Marvel Comics universe, Extremis Iron Man is a version of the superhero Iron Man that appears in the Iron Man: Extremis comic book series. This version of Iron Man was created by writer Warren Ellis and artist Adi Granov, and made its first appearance in Iron Man: Extremis #1 in 2005.
Extremis Iron Man is an upgraded version of the Iron Man armor that is powered by the Extremis virus. This virus allows Tony Stark (Iron Man’s alter ego) to interface with the armor directly, using his own body as a control system. This allows him to control the armor with his thoughts, and also gives him enhanced physical abilities such as enhanced strength and speed.
In addition to these enhancements, the Extremis armor also has a number of other advanced features, such as the ability to self-repair and adapt to different environments. It is also able to transform into a more compact form, allowing Stark to carry it with him in a suitcase.
Despite its many benefits, the Extremis virus also has some drawbacks. It can be deadly if not properly controlled, and it also makes Stark more vulnerable to attacks on his mind. Despite these risks, Stark continues to use the Extremis armour in his fight against evil.
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