Appearing in "The Masters of Silence"
- Masters of Silence (First appearance)
- Rei Takahashi (First appearance)
- Ottomu (First appearance)
- McKinley (Mentioned)
- Justin Hammer (Shadow only)
- Representatives of:
- Nightmare of:
Races and Species:
- Telepresence Prototype System on the Iron Man Armor Model 9
- Iron Man Armor Model 1
- Iron Man Armor Model 11 (First appearance)
Synopsis for "The Masters of Silence"
When a nuclear reactor melts down in Japan, the company sends a trio of assassins to take vengeance on the maker of the faulty parts that caused the meltdown, Tony Stark; Tony is still close to death and battles the Masters of Silence by remotely controlling his Iron Man armor; Feeling that this is not going to be effective, Tony creates a new suit of armor to battle his foes.
- This issue contains a letters page "Printed Circuits". Letters are published from Josh Williams, Bill Egan, Thomas Potter, Jr., Elvis Orton, Ulises Marquez Mino.