Howard Stark

fictional character in Marvel Comics

Howard Stark is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer Archie Goodwin and artist Don Heck, the character first appeared in Iron Man #28 (August 1970). The character is usually shown as a background character in stories featuring Iron Man and stories featuring Captain America. He is the founder of Stark Industries. Throughout the character's publication history, he has been featured in several parts of comic book series.

Adaptations change

Howard Stark has also appeared in several animated television series and movies. Actors John Slattery and Dominic Cooper have portrayed the character throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) franchise.