iron_fist-one-slain-faceIRON FIST

Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Presumably extradimensional (K'un-Lun) mystical mutate

Occupation: Warrior

Group Membership: Iron Fists (not a group, but a succession)

Affiliations: Formerly Lei Kung, Yu-Ti (Nu-An)

Enemies: The One (robot), Shou-Lao the Undying;
    presumably
Yu-Ti (Nu-An)

iron_fist-one-slain-cotm.jpgKnown Relatives: None

Aliases: None;
    as he prepared to face the Challenge of the One, Yu-Ti (Nu-An) called him "my son";
    as he was beaten to death, the K'un-Lun people jeered him as "fool," "pathetic," "coward," and "unworthy"

Base of Operations: Presumably Feng-Tu;
    formerly K'un-Lun

First Appearance: Iron Fist: The Living Weapon#5 (October, 2014)

Powers/Abilities: Iron Fist was a master of the martial arts of K'un-Lun.

    He could summon the chi absorbed from the dragon Shou-Lao to make his fist as hard as iron and power it with devastating force.

    He was brash and overconfident.

Height: Unrevealed (likely  somewhere between 5'8" and 6')
Weight: Unrevealed (likely somewhere between 160 and 180 lbs)
Eyes: Unrevealed (likely brown)
Hair: Black

iron_fist-one-slain-upper.jpgHistory
(Iron Fist: The Living Weapon#5 (fb) - BTS) - An unidentified K'un-Lun warrior defeated Shou-Lao, earning the power and title of Iron Fist.

(Iron Fist: The Living Weapon#5 (fb) - BTS) - This Iron Fist triumphed in the Challenge of the Many.iron_fist-one-slain-coto.jpg

(Iron Fist: The Living Weapon#5) - Standing in the middle of the arena amidst the fallen Many, this Iron Fist proclaimed his victory and demanded to meet the Challenge of the One.

    Yu-Ti (Nu-An) asked the Iron Fist if he was ready to earn his position as the keeper of K'un-Lun.

    When the Iron Fist replied in the affirmative, Yu-Ti advised him to recall all of his teachings as he faced the Challenge of the One.

    Noting that he had trained for this moment every waking hour, this Iron Fist exclaimed that it was time for him to earn his place in the kingdom of the righteous, and that his name would be spoken on the lips of children for a thousand generations as the most mighty of any to wield the chi of Shou-Lao.

iron_fist-one-slain-firststrike    With his chi fully summoned, the Iron Fist charged the One, who sidestepped his strike, caught his wrist, and smashed the Iron Fist in the pack with a devastating blow. 

    The One then kicked the Iron Fist back and then apparently leapt to meet him as he landed.

iron_fist-one-slain-death.jpg    As the crowd jeered the Iron Fist, the One hurled him into the stands, where he landed between Sparrow and the young Daniel Rand.

    The One leapt up after the Iron Fist, and the spectators fled. Though Daniel was reluctant to leave, fearing that the One would kill the Iron Fist, Sparrow pulled him away, advising Daniel, "it was his challenge...his fate."

    The Iron Fist summoned his chi, but the One delivered a fatal blow, and the glowing fist faded and collapsed.

(Iron Fist: The Living Weapon#5 (fb) - BTS) - From this, Daniel realized that claiming the Iron Fist wasn't a prize rewarding a life of hardship, but only the beginning; and if you didn't clench your hand tightly enough, the iron could be taken at any time.


Comments: Created by Kaare Kyle Andrews.

Profile by Snood.

CLARIFICATIONS:
This Iron Fist
should be distinguished from:


images: (without ads)
Iron Fist: The Living Weapon#5, story pg. 9, panel 2 (completed Challenge of the Many);
          panel 6 (upper body);
       pg. 10, panel 2 (face);
          panel 4 (profile vs. the One);
       pg. 11, panel 1 (One dodges and catches Iron Fist's wrist);
          panel 2 (black & white, smashing Iron Fist in the back);
       pg. 12, panel 5-7 (Iron Fist summoning chi, fatally smashed by One, dead hand);
       


Appearances:
Iron Fist: The Living Weapon#5 (October, 2014) - Kaare Kyle Andrews (writer and artist), Jake Thomas (editor)


First posted: 11/09/2018
Last updated: 11/09/2018

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