. He is met by a mysterious martial art master who tells Rand of a tournament that may bring back his warrior spirit. I'm still not up for this retconning the warrior of K'un Lun was really a robot? Good: The art is really solid. The dialogues sound Another tournament yet again. Yet, quæ sunt Cæsaris, Cæsari , it's pretty well done. Ed Brisson and Mike Perkins deliver a story that challenges Rand as a fighter and a human being. Honor, duplicity, treason, all the usual ingredients of a good tournament are here- including an unsuspected final opponent- so expect no surprise.
The dialogues sound ok, the off-monologues aren't too wimpy. As the game of death begins, the Iron Fist is in for the fights of his life - against the Serpent, the Wolf and more! As a dark history is revealed, the war for the chi of K'un-Lun is about to get very bloody! Mike Perkins does a fantastic job with the action scenes which were more entertaining than one might think. It came across the with the and their. I mean, he's a fine side character. Walker and Sanford Greene, I wondered what would be next for the martial art hero. Found at rock bottom in a bar after we've watched him traveling around beating up anybody he can get to fight him, he is challenged by a competent fighter who both challenges him and attacks his ego in order to get him to agree to his proposal--a chance to fight people worth his time. Os desenhos de Perkins, tem se tornado cada vez mais estilizados, mas são prejudicados pelas cores de Andy Troy, que faz um trabalho muito esquisito sobre a arte contrastada de Perkins.
The accused is declared innocent if his accuser or accusers are either defeated or yield, thereby withdrawing their accusations. The prot-- Whatever, you know it. I really loved the range of characters and how each has their own motives in the story. The last few Iron Fist series haven't really impressed me, but this one returns more to the Iron Fist that I remember. With each battle, he is challenged and at some points the characters challenge not just his physical abilities, but his place as a White man in the martial art world.
The chi that fuels Danny Rand's power is wavering. I loved that one, and I was favorably impressed with this new book as well. I' The last few Iron Fist series haven't really impressed me, but this one returns more to the Iron Fist that I remember. But a bigger fight than he can handle may have found him. Sem falar que o símbolo do Mortal Kombat e do Punho de Ferro são dragões chineses semelhantes. Three and a half stars Danny Rand aka Iron Fist has hit the comic book super hero skids. If the accused cannot find six men to stand with him, he is declared guilty as well.
I'm not aware of having read Brisson before, but he handles Danny and his contradictions well, and I enjoyed the take here. The Andals believed that if the seven champions fought on each side, the gods, being thus honored, would be more like to take a hand and see that a just result was achieved. I don't really love the new costume. Can Danny run a gauntlet through all of them and regain his place in the world? However, Maegor was severely injured by the last of the Warrior's Sons, fell to the ground shortly after killing his last opponent, and was unconscious for several weeks. In any trial by combat, the accuser and accused are asking the gods to decide the issue between them. I also didn't care for the captions naming the various kung fu moves, but some of them were pretty funny. Ultimately, despite this not being a terribly original story, it was well written and rendered, and brought the character back to something better resembling how I prefer him to be, so I enjoyed it quite a bit.
If the accused is slain, it is believed the gods have judged him guilty, and the trial of seven ends. Links: Order Release Date: Out Now Story: Art: Dialog: Overall:. The middle of each fight is handled this way, and it effectively moves us through what are plot points as much as action sequences. In a dark, creepy bar in some dark, creepy Asian port city, Iron Fist can expect to get hit on by dark, creepy hookers and dark, creepy dudes who want to give Danny an opportunity to set things straight. Bad: The story, if you want to call it one, is so simple it's laughable. Is there a future for the Iron Fist? It's just fight, fight, fight, oh hey, and then fight.
So it off to an island and a Kung Fu tournament. It obviously set out to restore Iron Fist to his rightful place at the top of Marvel's martial artist tree and it did it with style. A história é sobre como o Punho de Ferro vai subindo no ranking de lutinhas do Mortal Kombat para absorver o chi dos adversários para reavivar seus poderes. There are obvious similarities to Enter the Dragon, so this was sort of a Bruce Lee tribute. Portanto, é um trabalho honesto que não superestima e nem subestima o público. Glad I got it for 4 bucks, about worth that. After his chi and his conviction as a martial artist begins to fail, Daniel Rand begins to pick up fights find that opponent that will bring out his chi.
But a bigger battle than he can handle may have just found him: On a mysterious island stand seven deadly kung fu masters. The combat is fun and the names of the techniques can be hilarious. I did find them distracting, however. Rand does not carry himself as someone who is better than everyone, he does want to be the best he can be. Side note: there is essentially only one female character and she is pretty much inconsequential. Right, let's get all the cards on the table right away: the whole 'kung-fu tournament that hides a darker secret' plot is as well worn as a fifty-year-old rug.
If you are an Iron Fist fan you should read this as it may serve to spark your interest in the character again if you found the last few series to be lukewarm. Admittedly one cannot do anything more cliché than to ha I hadn't ever read Iron Fist except in the context of a team book until I read the Marvel now solo series. You can feel the combat with each panel and without fail the story does not skip a beat. Leo: Or mayhap they simply had a taste for swordplay. Mas a diferença é que existe uma conspiração para roubar o chi de Danny Rand e, então, estabelecer a ilha dos Sete Mestres como a nova sétima cidade celestial. The rest of the book goes about pulling Danny off the barroom floor and putting him on a new course.
Yes, they are silly, but they also show that Danny has mastered many fighting styles, even the silly ones. Duncan was accused by both Aerion and his older brother, Prince , who had falsely accused Duncan of having kidnapped Prince. The art does an excellent job at capturing the action and brutality of every hit. I'm glad to see them working back towards reintegrating that history, and incorporating some elements from the Capital Cities of Heaven stories, which were among the better-regarded stories featuring Iron Fist, and ones I enjoyed a lot. Scott Campbell 4 2nd Second Printing Cover Jeff Dekal 2. Can Danny run a gauntlet through them all and regain his place in the world? This volume deals with Iron First traveling to a mystical island to join in a martial arts tournament in order to restore his chi. Rand is an extremely powerful martial artist, however he is not a world beating fighter.