Netflix has just released another teaser for Iron Fist, its latest Marvel Comics-inspired series. If it’s as good as Daredevil, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, the subscription service will have another great show to encourage comic fans to watch – and that’s not even counting other great (non comic) shows like Stranger Things.
Based on the Marvel character of the same name, often teamed with Luke Cage in the early comics, 15 years after being presumed dead in a plane crash, Danny Rand (played by Finn Jones) returns to New York City, determined to reclaim his birthright and family company.
However, when a long-destined enemy rises in New York, this living weapon is forced to choose between his family’s legacy and his duties as the Iron Fist. The character is a practitioner of martial arts and the wielder of a mystical force known as the Iron Fist, which allows him to summon and focus his chi.
While that storyline may echo the concept of early seasons of DC Comics-inspired Arrow, from the look of some of the scenes you could be more forgiven for being reminded of the Batman films – and Doctor Strange, too.
Check out this Comic Alliance guide to the character – there’s plenty to suggest opportunities for crossovers with other characters that have their own series on Netflix, especially Cage and Daredevil.
• Marvel’s Iron Fist debuts on Netflix on 17th March 2017 | Web: www.netflix.com