- The man's a damn nightmare, Hawkeye. But he's ten times smarter than Tony is and completely amoral...In other words, just the kinda guy I like doing business with.
- -- Nick Fury
Gregory Stark is the older twin brother of Tony Stark. Unlike his brother, Gregory is more competent and doesn't possess Tony's infamous lifestyle, one of the reasons he doesn't think too kindly of his brother. He also believes he deserved to inherit Stark Industries instead of Tony. Gregory was called by Nick Fury in activating "Project Avengers" in order to track down Captain America and find and defeat the Red Skull and A.I.M.. He prided himself in supping hardware his brother "wouldn't dare" and was responsible for the creation of Nerd Hulk. Gregory remained with Fury behind the scenes, observing the Avengers' battle against the Red Skull and his fatal defeat by Captain America.  The team travel to Alaska to confront the Skull and recover the cube. 
Gregory later confronted Nick Fury in a S.H.I.E.L.D. safehouse, where he acknowledged to Fury that he had known that he was responsible for hiring the Red Skull to come out of retirement in order to secure him a position in S.H.I.E.L.D.'s employment and eventually regain his old title as Director.
The Avengers have their first mission: track and neutralize the Ghost Rider for good. They travel to South America to recruit Tyrone Cash. The battle to take down Ghost Rider leads them into conflict with a much worse threat Vengeance. Stark monitors the team as they now team up with Ghost rider to defeat 
Gregory later participated in the Avengers' and S.H.I.E.L.D.'s war against a vampire epidemic. Due to Gregory Stark, Perun is granted amnesty and a member of the Avengers. Gregory finally fixes the location of Anthony's armor, but to shockingly learn that it is inside the Triskelion. Following the vampire eradication Gregory found his brother severely wounded and was subsequently sent for immediate medical attention. Thereafter, Gregory worked with Carol Danvers and the Ultimates in apprehending Nick Fury for allegedly going rogue selling top secret superhuman research on the black market. However, it was revealed that Gregory was actually responsible for leaking the information and manipulated both the Ultimates and the Avengers into removing Fury and Danvers to become head of S.H.I.E.L.D.
With the Triskelion having recently been transported to Iran, Thor is slowly teleporting S.H.I.E.L.D. personnel, including Tony Stark, who recently had a relapse of his brain tumour, home to Manhattan. The New Ultimates, also having recently acquired Scott Lang and Monica Chang to the team, learn from Gregory Stark that New Prototype Super-Soldiers were stolen from one of his facilities. The team is then sent to Bulgaria to intercept the train believed to be transporting the stolen property.The team manages to derail the train and witness one of the prototype Super-Soldiers, called the Mimic, emerge from his containment unit and, shortly afterwards, die in a painful death. 
While Nick Fury is in custody and Carol Danvers is taken to a S.H.I.E.L.D. hospital, the leadership of S.H.I.E.L.D. is given to Gregory Stark by the President of the United States. Gregory then takes Fury into the Helicarrier U.S.S. Jimmy Carter where he reveals to him that he was the one who pitted the Ultimates against the The Avengers. He in fact was using the smuggled Super-Soldiers to supply the rebels of rogue states to help the Pro-Democracy Forces and fuelling his ambitious agenda. He then has his men shoot Fury and leave him for dead. 
Fury begins to transform, using the special pills he acquired from Tyrone Cash a few days prior, into a Hulk-type physique, thus protecting him from his wounds. The other Avengers, also having taken the pills, join Nick Fury in confronting Gregory, however he reveals that he is prepared for any and all opposition to his plans and activates a nanite fleet, similar to his brother's, in his body, imbuing him with Super-Powers. He easily defeats the Avengers and, causing the U.S.S. Jimmy Carter to tilt, hurdles all of them but Fury over the edge.
Meanwhile, in Pyongyang, North Korea, the revolution begins with many Super-Soldiers, led by The Spider, causing mayhem. The New Ultimates are alerted to this attack but are ordered to stand down by Gregory on the grounds that intervening would breach the U.N. Treaty. The Spider, revealing himself to be a Korean himself, though grown in Gregory Stark's Lab for just this occasion, confronts the Korean Military. However he is interrupted when the New Ultimates, going against Gregory's orders, show up with the Avengers.
Gregory transported here himself and fought the reunited Ultimates and Avengers, but was killed when his brother disabled his nanites with an Electro Magnetic Pulse, allowing Thor to strike him with lightning.
Powers and AbilitiesEdit
PowersGregory has a Nanite Fleet in his body, similar to his brother Tony. This imbues him with super-human strength and invulnerability.
- Gregory Stark is one of many characters unique to the Ultimate Universe, since the mainstream version of Iron Man has never been shown having a brother.
- 15 Appearances of Gregory Stark (Earth-1610)
- 4 Images featuring Gregory Stark (Earth-1610)
- 2 Quotations by or about Gregory Stark (Earth-1610)
- Character Gallery: Gregory Stark (Earth-1610)
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