Still recovering in the hospital, Tony needs Rhodey and Pepper's help to escape against doctor's orders so he can save Stane. Pepper asks Tony for her own armor and the mystery man who hired Mr. Fix is revealed.
T'Challa is destroying Hammer and Stark property, and Tony needs to find out why. Iron Man and Black Panther are supposed to be on the same side, but if this keeps up, there'll be no company left for Tony to take over when he turns 18.
Stane finally unveils his secret Monger Project to the board. Stark International is demolishing some condemned buildings, but someone is still inside. Tony must save them and keep the board on his side.
In one of many attempts to recreate the supersoldier serum that made Captain America, SHIELD created a serum called Extremis. A recently fired agent Mallen takes the serum and it gives him some very different biology.