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2239: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #19

"Shall I Love the Bird of Fire? / An Ending!"
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Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #19
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Editor-in-Chief: Archie Goodwin
Cover Artists: Bob Larkin
Writers: Chris Claremont, Bill Mantlo
Pencilers: Rudy Nebres, George Perez
Inkers: Rudy Nebres, Jack Abel
Colourists:
Letterers: Marcos Pelayo, Karen Mantlo
Editors: Archie Goodwin
Cover Date: December 1975
Release Date: -
Story Arc: Living Weapon (Part 1 of 6)
Pages: 33
Cover Price: $1.00
Times Read: 49
Times Rated: 32
Universes:
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Amazing Adventures #34 (v2)
Amazing Adventures #35 (v2)
Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #19
Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #20
Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #21
2237: Amazing Adv...
#34 (v2)
2238: Amazing Adv...
#35 (v2)
 
2240: Deadly Hand...
#20
2241: Deadly Hand...
#21
 
 
Character Appearances
 
Main Characters
  Iron Fist
Iron Fist last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #22. Iron Fist next appears in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #24.
     
Supporting Characters
  Colleen Wing
Colleen Wing last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #20. Colleen Wing next appears in Marvel Premiere #24.
     
  Professor Lee Wing
Professor Lee Wing last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #20. Professor Lee Wing next appears in Marvel Premiere #25.
     
  Wendell Rand-Kai
Wendell Rand-Kai last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #19. Wendell Rand-Kai next appears in Iron Fist #8 (v1).
     
  Silver Dragon
Silver Dragon last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #22. Silver Dragon next appears in Iron Fist #8 (v1).
     
  Blackbyrd
Blackbyrd last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #22. Blackbyrd next appears in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #24.
     
Main Characters (2nd Story)
  Abe Brown
Abe Brown last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #22. Abe Brown next appears in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #24.
     
  Bob Diamond
Bob Diamond last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #21. Bob Diamond next appears in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #24.
     
  Lin Sun
Lin Sun last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #22. Lin Sun next appears in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #24.
     
Supporting Characters (2nd Story)
  Lotus Shinchuko
Lotus Shinchuko last appeared in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #22. Lotus Shinchuko next appears in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #24.
     
  White Tiger
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by White Tiger in the mainstream continuity. White Tiger next appears in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #24.
     
 
Group Appearances
The Sons of the Tiger
The Sons of the Tiger last appeared in Marvel Team-Up #40 (v1). The Sons of the Tiger next appear in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #30.
   
     
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Issue Notes
 
  • The Sons of the Tiger disband as a group in this issue.
 
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Issue Review
 
by malmantile2729: Hard for one of these anthology mags (two strips and three articles in this case) to earn an above average rating, but I believe this one deserves 4 stars. Closer to four than three, anyway.

Start with the beautiful and powerful cover, Iron Fist's bare knuckles in your face! Never heard of Bob Larkin before seeing this, but he won me over.

The Sons of the Tiger episode was the stronger of the two comic entries, a very intense issue which sees the trio break up after Abe Brown splits and Bob Diamond picks a vicious fight with Lin Sun. Racial slurs, bloodletting, and finally a meeting of the minds. But no reconciliation, and the story ends with Puerto Rican Hector Ayala finding the discarded amulets, putting them on, and transforming into The White Tiger.
 
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Comments
   
 
  Redsvetz Says:    
  2013-01-25 06:43:23  
  -"Si! That Perez is Great! But Mantlo's stories! Quien puede entender los?" Indeed!
-Aww man, it's the break-up of The Original Beastie Boys! Oh, well...
 
 
 

  jfpj1991 Says:    
  2013-12-18 18:57:25  
  My rating excludes the prologue of the Sons of the Tiger story. I hate writer's writing themselves into the book.  
 
 

  leisch Says:    
  2014-03-13 10:45:09  
  Here's hoping White Tiger is an improvement of Sons.  
 
 

  skalchemist Says:    
  2014-07-01 10:35:58  
  That was excellent, I even liked Mantlo and Perez, the only down bit for me was the random chance element to the creation of White Tiger, that seemed lazy.  
 
 

 
 
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Updates
Date User Name Update
   October 30, 2013 Drax Updated the listing for Bob Diamond.
   October 30, 2013 Drax Updated the listing for Lin Sun.
   October 30, 2013 Drax Updated the listing for Abe Brown.
   October 30, 2013 Drax Changed comic details.
     
 
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