Reversing the trend we have seen in the past couple of weeks, Marvel lives up to their "killing a character every quarter" formula.
Of course, said character may not be actually dead, but the end of the issue leaves it as a strong possibility.
And that character is none other than...
Spoiler, below the pic.
In today's issue of The Defenders, they make their way to Wundagore Mountain in pursuit of the Black Hulk.
The Defenders' plane gets blasted out of the sky, and as they regroup on the ground, a shot is fired with Iron Fist its designated target!
Blood is shown and Iron Fist is seen lying on the ground.
The order is then given to kill another if anyone moves!
And the order is given to Tagar -- by Prester John!
Iron Fist fans will certainly know that writer Matt Fraction penned the critically acclaimed Immortal Iron Fist back in 2009, which he won an Eisner for "Best New Series." Might be to safe to say that Daniel Rand hasn't met his maker just yet, as Iron Fist is on the cover to the next issue.
Great issue, here's a review.