Everyone bitching about “ooh, Tony Stark brought a 15-year-old to a deadly battle”:
1. Spider-Man is stronger, faster and more agile than almost any of the older heroes. If he’s already out stopping bad guys and semi-trucks with his spider-strength, he’s in very little danger in a fight between the supposed “good guys.”
2. And if you say he WAS in danger, then that means you think Cap was always planning for this to be a deadly fight and that Cap meant to hurt and kill his former teammates. Really, you think that??
3. It wasn’t supposed to be a “battle.” It was a negotiation with friends.
4. Tony specifically brought Peter to “web ‘em up” if they got feisty. Tony was given JUST 48 HOURS by Ross to bring them in safely, or Ross will send his kill squads after Team Cap. Tony is DESPERATE to save his friends’ lives. Bringing Peter and his webs is the ONLY thing he can think of that will safely apprehend a bunch of super-powered pals without hurting them.
5. Tony created a super-suit for Peter that will help PROTECT him and will help him deploy his powers safely. If you don’t think Peter Parker wouldn’t have been out on the streets in his onesie fighting crime ANYWAY, with or without the suit, you don’t know Peter Parker.
6. Note Peter’s absolute joy and glee in Berlin in his video at the beginning of “Homecoming.” This kid didn’t need to be “blackmailed” or “coerced” into going to Berlin to help the Avengers and bring in some rogues. He would have given everything he has to be able to go – he had the freakin’ time of his life!
7. If you reject Peter being brought to “a battle” (that wasn’t intended to be a battle…) then you must also reject Wanda being in the same battle, since you’re so quick to call her a “kid” due to Steve’s one reference (even though we don’t know how old she is) and even though she has JUST proved she can’t fully control her powers, which led to 11 Actual Deaths of Innocent People (11 more than Peter Parker has ever caused).
8. If you reject Peter being brought to “a battle,” then you must object to and reject the entire trope of the kid superhero or sidekick in comics and onscreen, which is what Peter Parker is the main representative of. Kid superheroes or sidekicks are and have always been immensely popular in movies, TV and in comics. Bucky Barnes himself was once a kid sidekick that Steve Rogers brought to battles in World War II. No one’s second-guessing that! There’s Batman’s Robin, Superman’s Superboy and Jimmy Olsen, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Sailor Moon girls, Spider-Girl and Spider Gwen, Impulse/Kid Flash, Deadpool’s Negasonic Teenage Warhead, the Teen Titans, and on and on and on. These characters are stand-ins for the young viewers and readers who want to imagine themselves in the adventures along with their favorite heroes. There’s a reason Spider-Man is Marvel’s most popular hero: because he IS a kid and kids identify with him. Go write letters to Marvel – and go back a few years (like 80 or so) if you disagree with the kid-hero trope.
tl;dr: If you stupidly keep repeating that Tony Stark dragged this kid into a deadly battle, then miss me with your increasingly desperate reaaaching to make Tony a bad guy. He’s not. Tony Stark is as much a hero as Steve Rogers is, and probably more so once you look at everything he’s had to overcome. He’s not endangering Peter; he’s HELPING him take full control of his powers and he’s PROTECTING this kid who would be out on the streets anyway, fighting crime and bringing bad guys to justice.