This is the third episode of Iron Man: Armored Adventures.
Gene Khan as the Mandarin starts attacking the Maggia crime syndicate, while Tony comes to his door with information on the Makluan Rings, which leads Gene to enroll in Tony's school. At the Armory, Rhodes practices controlling the Iron Man armor through remote control. Later, Maggia henchmen Killer Shrike and Unicorn kidnap Tony, Gene, and Pepper in a plot to undermine Gene's stepfather and his Tong triad. After a long battle, in which Rhodes flies the Iron Man armor to Tony, to which he gets unbeknown to Gene and Pepper, they escape. Pepper becomes really thankful to Tony, and Tony and Gene become friends, however Killer Shrike and Unicorn can't be found. Tony puts the research on the Makluan Rings on hold. Gene Khan as the Mandarin has Killer Shrike and Unicorn captured and tortured.
- Tony meets Gene Khan.
- Gene joins the Tomorrow Academy.
- Killer Strike, Unicorn and Count Nefaria make their first appearance.
- Tony Stark/Iron Man
- James Rhodes
- Pepper Potts
- Gene Khan/Mandarin
- Happy Hogan
- Killer Shrike (first appearance)
- Unicorn (first appearance)
- Count Nefaria (first appearance)