"The Stronghold of Doctor Strange!"
Tony Stark's playboy life seems the envy of all, but Tony can't let any of his girlfriends get too close, or they would see his metal breastplate that keeps his heart beating, and the secret of Iron Man would be out.
The mad scientist, Dr. Strange (not Stephen Strange, master of the mystic arts) is imprisoned for his prior schemes. Now, from his cell, he has devised a way to remotely control the Iron Man suit. He forces Stark to break him out of prison. Dr. Strange and his daughter Carla set up a island refuge, but Carla cannot abide by her father's ambitions. When the Doctor holds the world nuclear hostage, Iron Man swings into action. Things look grim for the Golden Avenger, but Carla's help swings the battle in Iron Man's favor.
- Reprinted in Marvel Collectors' Item Classics #4.
- Reprinted from Strange Tales (1951) #39.
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