Although the Iron Fist's legend is immortal, Danny Rand is definitely not! Why is Danny sweating over an inescapable legacy that has haunted the Iron Fists for centuries? And what is the deeper meaning of Xao's ominous threat? As Danny and the Immortal Weapons begin another dimension-spanning adventure, they discover that the Seven Capital Cities of Heaven...might have an Eighth! COLLECTING: Immortal Iron Fist 17-27, Immortal Iron Fist: Orson Randall and the Death Queen of California 1, Immortal Weapons 1-5, Immortal Weapons Sketchbook
Experience a brand-new kind of Iron Fist story, one steeped in legends and fables stretching back through the centuries! Orphaned as a child and raised in the lost city of K'un-Lun, Danny Rand returned to America as the mystical martial artist Iron Fist - but all his kung fu skills can't help him find his place in the modern world. After learning that the legacy of the Iron Fist holds more secrets than he ever dreamed, Danny is invited to fight in a tournament against the Immortal Weapons. At stake is the life of his friend, the legacy of his father and mentor...and the future of K'un-Lun! COLLECTING: Immortal Iron Fist 1-16, Annual 1; Immortal Iron Fist: Orson Randall and the Green Mist of Death 1; Immortal Iron Fist: The Origin of Danny Rand 1; Civil War: Choosing Sides 1
Author: Ed Brubaker
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
Release Date: 2007-11-14
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Many years ago, in the mystical city of Kun' Lun, young Danny Rand stared at a suit behind glass - the garb of the "Immortal Iron Fist" - and knew that he was destined to wear it. But where did this costume come from? Why did it wait for Danny all those years like a shadow of his future? The answer to those questions will stun both him and his readers, as Danny Rand leaps from the pages of his breakout hit in Daredevil to his own history-spanning kung-fu epic that will shatter every perception of what it means to be the Immortal Iron Fist! Brought to you by top-ten writer Ed Brubaker and breakout talent Matt Fraction (Punisher War Journal), with action-packed art by David Aja (Daredevil, Giant-Size Wolverine). Collecting Immortal Iron Fist #1-6 and the Iron Fist story from Civil War: Choosing Sides.
Author: Ed Brubaker
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
Release Date: 2008-10-22
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Her name was Wu Ao-Shi, and she was known as the Pirate Queen of Pinghai Bay...and that all came after she left K'un-Lun and took the power of the Iron Fist with her. Kicking her way out of the pages of The Immortal Iron Fist #2, this stand-alone issue tells the story of Wu Ao-Shi, from the moment she became the first woman to touch the heart of Shou-Lao the Undying, to her mysterious, controversial, and epic ending. Collects Immortal Iron Fist #7, #15-16 and Special #1, and Marvel Premiere #15.
A one-of-a-kind kung-fu action epic directed by the inimitable Kaare Andrews! Danny Rand, Iron Fist, is haunted by the consequences of choosing death over life. But when he receives a message from his mystical homeland of K'un-Lun, he must return and relive his blood-soaked origin of betrayal and vengeance! The mystical city will be reduced to ruins, while Rand Tower will face a hostile takeover -very hostile! With the wolves at the door, and the villain behind it all terribly close to Danny's heart, will he be broken beyond repair? Or can he summon up the will to once again render his shattered hands like unto fists of iron? COLLECTING: IRON FIST: THE LIVING WEAPON 1-12
Collects issues no. 8-14 of "Immortal Iron Fist," along with issue no. 1 of "Immortal Iron Fist Annual," in which Daniel Rand is sent to the Seven Capital Cities of Heaven, which exists on an immortal plane, in order to compete in a combat tournament, only to end up involved in a revolution.
The Defenders find their way to Wakanda and team with the Black Panther to face the lethal John Aman, the Prince of Orphans! What is Aman protecting that's worth killing so many for so long? And just how is Felicia Hardy, the Black Cat, going to steal it? Then: the Defenders are lost in space-time! What alternate universe will they find first ... and who is waiting for them? Finally, when the purpose of the Concordance engines are revealed, the team must act fast to save everything! What are the Death Celestials? How can the Defenders even hope to stop them? And how can you save the world when you can't tell anyone it's about to end? COLLECTING: Defenders 7-12
Before they made X-Men the No. 1 hit of its time, Chris Claremont and John Byrne brought their storytelling magic to the adventures of Iron Fist. It's kung fu action in the Mighty Marvel Manner - and here, in the pages of the Masterworks, you'll enjoy their classic run collected and fully restored for the first time. Joined by ladies of action Misty Knight and Colleen Wing, Iron Fist has his skill in both mind and body tested by radioactive horrors, martial arts masters, New York's kung fu kingpin and even his closest confidantes. Plus: an assault on Avengers Mansion, the first appearance of Sabretooth, an early guest appearance by the All-New, All-Different X-Men, and the final showdown with the Steel Serpent! It's '70s Marvel at its most exciting! COLLECTING: IRON FIST 3-15, MARVEL TEAM-UP 63-64
Can the Guardians of the Galaxy stop the War of Kings? As Black Bolt and Vulcan square off and the Inhumans and Shi'ar ravage entire planets, the Guardians are stuck in the middle! As new discoveries are made and old friends are betrayed, the new Guardians must stand shoulder-to-shoulder with cosmic legends to survive! But when the Fault, a massive rift in reality, releases a viral xenoform that threatens to destroy the cosmos, the bruised and batt ered Guardians must return the creature to its own dimension before the unthinkable happens. COLLECTING: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2008) 13-25
It's Marvel's most critically acclaimed comic in recent memory! Clint Barton, breakout star of a little Marvel movie you might have seen a while back, continues his fight for justice...and good rooftop BBQs! With Young Avenger Kate Bishop by his side, he's out to get some downti me from being one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes...but when the apartment building he's moved into, and the neighbors he's befriended, are threatened by a tracksuit-wearing, dog-abusing gang of Eastern European mobsters who say "bro" an awful lot, Clint must stand up and defend his new adopted family...any way he can. COLLECTING: HAWKEYE 1-22, ANNUAL 1; YOUNG AVENGERS PRESENTS 6
Hey heroes, are you hiring? If so, Deadpool is available! And he could come in handy as Luke Cage and Iron Fist's team takes on Silver Sable and her Wild Pack! But Misty Knight and Colleen Wing are probably a better fi t to help out the short handed H4H - at least until Hercules, Black Knight and She-Hulk return! But they'll be back just in time for betrayal, as the Master of the World makes his move - with devastating effect! White Tiger draws the Heroes into the Siege of Wundagore alongside Quicksilver, but with Man-Beast, Exodus and the High Evolutionary in the mix, who will take the citadel? COLLECTING: HEROES FOR HIRE (1997) 10-19, QUICKSILVER 11-12, HEROES FOR HIRE/QUICKSILVER ANNUAL 1998
Critically acclaimed, award-winning creators Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark conclude their explosive run! The Hand is back in New York, and Lady Bullseye is in league with them! The Kingpin has also returned, forging a surprising pact with Daredevil to target the ninja cult - but what is the former crime boss's true plan? Plus: An old friend brings Matt Murdock the last-minute appeal of a Marvel villain sitting on death row. What will he do when confronted with a convicted bad guy who's completely innocent? Nominated for three Eisner Awards: Best Continuing Series, Best Writer and Best Penciler-Inker Team! Collecting DAREDEVIL (1998) #106-119 and #500.
The Runaways' adventures conclude! Soldiers from Karolina's home planet arrive, demanding that she be handed over. Squabbling over the best course to take, the Runaways begin to fracture. Can they face the alien threat when they can't face one another? Meanwhile, a DJ creates a mystical song that transforms anyone with plastic surgery into an obedient zombie. In L.A., that's a lot of zombies! And when a mysterious airplane crash takes a Runaway's life, the team's mourning is cut short by armed troops, dispatched to retrieve the wreckage. COLLECTING: Mystic Arcana: Sister Grimm, Runaways (2008) 1-14, Breaking Into Comics The Marvel Way, What if the Runaways became the Young Avengers?
It's Black Panther vs. Iron Man (with Wolverine in the middle) in the blockbuster sequel to Enemy of the State II! Secrets are revealed, punches are thrown and King Solomon's Frogs wreak havoc...but who is the second Panther? Plus: Flash forward to T'Challa's old age, where the once and future king has washed his hands of the outside world. Will he come out of retirement to save Everett K. Ross' life? And travel back to the Old West, as T'Challa finds himself in the middle of 1986's THOR #370! COLLECTING: BLACK PANTHER (1998) 36-49, 57-58; INCREDIBLE HULK (2000) 33; THOR (1966) 370; MATERIAL FROM MARVEL DOUBLE-SHOT 2