Okay ladies and gentlemen, I’m going to say something that is apparently deeply controversial:
Iron Fist? Is going to be good.
I know, I know: He could’ve been played by full (or half) Asian actor; Finn Jones is a tiny white guy!; this plays into White Savior stereotypes!
Yet, here’s the thing….
All of the above? Are what makes Iron Fist, the comic, work.
Here’s a brief(ish) history of the character: Danny Rand was created to cash in on the kung-fu movies of the early 70’s, but when that didn’t work, someone at Marvel had the brilliant idea to pair Danny with Luke Cage to create an entirely new team: Heroes for Hire and that’s when the magic happened.
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