An all-new epic begins! Malekith the Accursed, lord of the Dark Elves, has a problem with Iron Man. Then again, Malekith the Accursed has a problem with pretty much everyone on Earth. And when Malekith the Accursed strikes, blood will flow and darkness will fall...unless Iron Man can gain the upper hand! It's cutting-edge mortal science versus the most arcane Asgardian science imaginable...all in a bath of blood. Plus: which classic Marvel UK character returns in a reinvented form after the events of Revolutionary War? And how do the Mandarin's rings factor into this crisis? Iron Man vows to get to the bottom of things...assuming he lives! Collecting IRON MAN #23-28.