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Tony Stark finally decides to turn himself in to the authorities so he can finally reveal the secrets of the Iron Man armor to a US Senate Committee for the sake of national security.

Iron Man Story - "The Return of the Titanium Man!"

After getting rid of Namor in Tales to Astonish #82, Tony Stark has decided that he will appear before Congress and give them a talk about the Iron Man armour, even if it means he has to reveal his secret identity. After packing away his armour in his briefcase, Tony starts thinking about whether it would really make that much difference if the world knew he was Iron Man. Upon leaving his factory, Tony bumps into some policemen, who tell him that he has to appear before Congress in Washington or else be taken to jail. Tony agrees to go to Congress, and gets in their car so that he can be taken to the airport. When he arrives at the airport, Tony changes into Iron Man, and then starts flying towards Washington. On the way, several radio reports are given that Tony Stark has finally agreed to appear before Congress, and that Iron Man is heading towards Washington.

Several of these reports are heard over in Russia, and a scientist who hears this thinks of what perfect timing it is, as Russia can redeem itself for having Iron Man defeat their champion, Titanium Man, months ago. Whilst he is thinking of this, other scientists in the lab around him are improving the Titanium Man armour. To test it, they fire a miniaturised rocket at Titanium Man, which has no effect on him. Titanium Man is then placed in a rocket, and launched to go fight Iron Man once more. Titanium Man's rocket reaches Iron Man just as he's approaching Washington. Titanium Man then smashes his way out of his rocket, and then goes to attack Iron Man.

Captain America Story - "The Red Skull Supreme!"

In the previous issue, the Red Skull succeeded in getting the Cosmic Cube, and now believes himself to be invincible. Captain America tries to attack him, but with the power of the Cosmic Cube, the Red Skull is able to find a defence for every attack. The Skull then creates an artificial being to defeat Captain America, in order for Captain America to be defeated in a manner like he has defeated so many others. Despite the artificial being's power and speed, Captain America manages to gain an edge over it, and just as he's about to give it a knockout punch, it disappears. Captain America is confused, until the Red Skull says that he destroyed him, since no creation of his should be able to be defeated by Captain America. He then uses the Cosmic Cube to make Cap disappear, but as he's doing so, Captain America appeals to the Red Skull's pride by saying that it would be a greater triumph for the Skull if he was allowed to live, but was the Red Skull's helpless underling.

The Red Skull is intrigued by Captain America's suggestion, and decides to follow through with it. The Skull then says that with the power of the Cosmic Cube, he'll form his own version of the Knights of the Round Table, with all of them loyal to him, and with Captain America as the leader of them. As Cap pretends to suck up to the Red Skull, the Red Skull creates a suit of armour for himself. Still sucking up to the Red Skull, Captain America manages to get close enough to the Red Skull to loosen the Skull's grip on the Cosmic Cube. In a desperate bid to keep the Cube, the Skull uses its power to break up the island around Cap and him. However, in the confusion, Captain America manages to knock the Cube out of the Skull's hands, and the Skull foolishly jumps into the water after it, forgetting that he's wearing armour. As the Red Skull searches for the Cube, rocks fall upon him from the island, and he begins to sink lower and lower....

Captain America manages to get to safety, and thinks about how ironic it is that the Cosmic Cube, which meant more to the Red Skull than life itself, should be the cause of his death.

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