As a Chicago Bears fan, there’s such a low bar for quarterback play that even the slightest signs of skill require rapturous applause. The Bears are notorious for a long lineage of untalented underachievers, which means that when the likes of a Grossman or a Trubisky (#itgetsbetter?) actually complete even a 15 yard out, you better stand and yell like we won the big one. There’s no telling when it might happen again. [Read more…] about State of Marvel Netflix: Luke Cage & Iron Fist Season Two Reviews!
In theory, Marvel’s “Legacy” initiative is intended to restore Marvel’s strong history while simultaneously keeping the door open for new readers. [Read more…] about I Can Legacy Clearly Now #4: Iron Fist #73 – Long In The Sabretooth
Iron Fist is a fascinating Marvel Comics character, born during the height of 70’s Kung Fu obsession, smoothly transitioning into the best partnership in Marvel with Luke Cage, and punching his way back into relevance with a delightfully supernatural reinvention of Kung Fu for the 2000’s.
Due to his “fringe” status, and later creation (compared to the major Marvel heroes of the 1960’s) reading through Iron Fist appearances is reasonably palatable endeavor. Most fans today will point you straight to Immortal Iron Fist (and with good reason), but that approach will miss out on Chris Claremont and John Byrne comics (the creative team responsible for the X-Men’s Dark Phoenix saga, among other greats), as well as a perpetually underappreciated Heroes for Hire run during the 80’s. [Read more…] about Iron Fist Reading Order – Where to Start With Iron Fist?
In today’s Marvel Review, Comic Book Herald takes a look at a few pressing issues. Just how immortal is the Immortal Iron Fist? How did the character of Danny Rand make it out of the 70’s Kung Fu craze in tact? Just how stunning are Kim Kardashian’s curves? And most importantly: What makes for truly timeless art? [Read more…] about Iron Fist: Second-Rate Kung Fu Reject Or Immortal Icon?