Synopsis for “What Price Victory?”
Continuing from last issue… Happy Hogan has been critically injured bringing a new component for Iron Man’s armor to the battle field where the Golden Avenger is battling the Titanium Man. Iron Man quickly uses his boosted strength and abilities to fight the Titanium Man head on. Iron Man manages to overpower the Titanium Man and easily win the match between the two, returning to the nearby crowd as the victor.
Learning that Happy is still alive and was taken to a nearby hospital, Iron Man returns to his hotel room to recharge himself and change back into Tony Stark. Arriving at the hospital, Tony comforts Pepper, which angers the Countess who storms off vowing to get back at Stark.
Meanwhile, Tony has to push back his feelings for Pepper leaving both thinking they can never express their feelings for one another.