Synopsis for “The Mandarin’s Revenge!”
While out testing his new armor, Iron Man is called back to Stark Industries, changing back to Tony Stark, Pepper informs Tony that he is needed at the Pentagon immediately. Deciding to go there as Iron Man, Stark gets to the Pentagon in record time. There the military asks Stark to deploy Iron Man to help recover a US satellite that has crashed in a region of China.
Realizing that the satellite crashed in territory controlled by the Mandarin, and reflects back on his first encounter with his foe. Traveling to the region in his civilian guise to avoid early detection, Stark is attacked by the Mandarin’s goons, however Stark manages to get away and change into Iron Man. Battling the Mandarin, Iron Man begins to lose the fight as his power begins to run out. At his weakest point, he is tied up in unbreakable steel bands and put about dynamos that will destroy him.