If Tony Stark taught us anything, it’s that if there is a will, there is a way.
Unfortunately for Iron Man, that attitude led to his untimely demise in order to defeat Thanos in Avengers: Endgame, but his fans are still fighting to keep his spirit alive.
A petition has been circulating on Change.org protesting the death of Tony Stark in the Avengers franchise and demanding he be brought back to life. Fans are arguing that someone so selfless and brave should deserve to live. The page’s description reads:
“MCU's Tony deserves to come back fully alive. Tony Stark was always ready to risk his life, suffer, and sacrifice himself for anyone, without ever receiving anything in return. Since the beginning, since he was a kid. He can never be happy, and when he finally got what he always wanted, and deserved, his wife, his daughter, his family… he died. He didn't deserve this and it's not fair, after everything he's been through, and done for everyone, he deserves to live and see his daughter grow up.”
The petition already as 40,409 signatures at the time of this article. Their goal is 50,000.
Tony Stark, played by Robert Downey Jr., made the ultimate sacrifice to save his team and the world from Thanos, an act Doctor Strange warned would need to happen in order to defeat the Mad Titan. Stark was able to use the Infinity Stones, but his body couldn’t withstand the cosmic force.
No one from Marvel Studios has responded to the petition yet, but at the rate fans are signing it, they might not be able to ignore it for long.