Luke Cage has been around for 44 years, originally conceived as a character to pull in readers and money from the 1970s blaxploitation film craze. Whole swaths of his publishing history are filled with poorly executed stories cranked out on deadline, but even these offer some surprising moments of poignancy.
I’m really glad that Marvel’s publishing a new Power Man and Iron Fist series. But, man, it’s a real bummer that Jessica Jones is coming across like a bitchy housewife.
By the time that Power Man and Iron Fist #125 came out in the late summer/early fall of 1986, I’d already learned not to trust comic-book covers.
Superhero enthusiasts all over got a big exciting surprise this morning when news broke that Marvel and Netflix would be partnering to create streaming series for the Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones characters. When the shows culminate into a Defenders team-up, the end result might be more grounded…