Jason Aaron continues the story of The Avengers with issue 13 containing artwork by Justin Ponsor and Erick Arciniega. Following issue 12, which featured a dedication to Stan Lee, this one tells the story of the very first Iron Fist.
Fen Fei is banished from K’un Lun after she defeats the dragon Shou-Lao, granting her the power of the Iron Fist. Banished from her home, she encounters all sorts of evils, but with the power of the iron fist, she overcomes adversity after adversity as she becomes a warrior.
It harkens back to issue 7, which told the story of the first Ghost Rider. It shows the formation of an ancient team including Odin and the Phoenix way back in ancient times. While I did enjoy this story, I felt it was a little out of place. The story had already progressed beyond this and while it was a cool take on the early days of the Earth, it seems that this would have been better served as a one-shot instead of a part of the Marvel Comics series based on the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.
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