Iron Man returns to Stark International to find industrial spies attempting to steal some design schematics for his experimental cosmitronic cannon. He quickly defeats them. Returning to his office, Tony Stark is greeted by Pepper and Happy. He then looks around his
factory to see how things are doing. Sometime later Stark runs into his old electrical engineering professor, Abraham Klein, and offers him a job. He's then reminded by Pepper and Happy that he's hosting an Iron Man Foundation charity party tonight. Happy poses as Iron Man to co-host with Stark. Stark's conversation with Roxanne is interrupted by Michael O'Brien, who blames Stark for the death of his brother Kevin. As Stark tries to calm O'Brien down, the Super-Apes attack and kidnap Stark. Happy as Iron Man attempts to stop them, but he's defeated and injured by the apes. Stark is brought to the Red Ghost.