Doctor William Magnus, and his fantastic Metal Men, pose for Picture World magazine. The heat of the midday sun causes Mercury to elongate, stretching high into the sky. Hurriedly, Lead molds himself into a barrier, to protect Mercury from the heat of the sun. Platinum''s amorous advances towards Magnus, prompts the famed inventor to consider donating her to a science museum. Platinum reminds Magnus of how that turned out the first time. When the museum staff had arrived to collect Platinum, she attacked them. Magnus had to order her to stand down, and accompany the staff quietly. In the museum, Platinum had desperately reached out to Magnus, pleading with her creator not to leave her.