inside front cover featuring scenes from interior stories, with gray tones added by John Verpoorten. Credits include Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, John Verpoorten, Gary Freidrich, Stan Goldberg, Morrie Kuramoto and Flo Steinberg.
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan; Crimson Dynamo [Boris Turgenov] (flashback); Soviet Premier Nikita Khruscchev (cameo); Igor; Stansky
To redeem herself in the eyes of her Communist leader, Black Widow steals the new anti-grav ray device developed by Tony Stark and attacks Fort Knox. Iron Man destroys the ray device, but the Black Widow escapes.
The Earth of the future is overwhelmingly materialistic, except for one idealistic young man and his lover. They are abducted by aliens, who have determined that he is the best suited to be absolute ruler of their empire.