In this episode on Iron Man 2:

The Madames discuss 2010’s Iron Man 2. Tony Stark names Pepper Potts names as the new CEO of Stark Industries. As such, he steps back from the company & focuses on his secretly failing health. While dying of palladium poisoning, faces off against Ivan “Whiplash” Vanko. In conjunction with Tony’s competitor Justin Hammer, Vanko attacks the Stark Expo. Thanks to some help from Nick Fury and Natasha Romanoff, Tony recovers in time to defeat Vanko. And Rhodey fights the drone army alongside Tony, taking up the mantle of War Machine.

Ivan Vanko attacking Tony Stark in Iron Man 2
Ivan Vanko

Iron Man 2 is the third film of both Phase 1 of the MCU & the Infinity Saga. It stars Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Jon Favreau, and Scarlett Johannson.

To start from the beginning of Tony’s journey, check out our discussion of 2008’s Iron Man.

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