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Deadly Hands of Kung Fu

Marvel // April 1974 - February 1977
Issue count: 33

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Deadly Hands of Kung Fu

Deadly Hands of Kung-Fu was a comic series released in 1974 by Curtis Magazines, an imprint used by Marvel Comics to print black & white magazines in the early 70s. 

The stories featured heroes from Asia, such as Shang-Chi, Iron Fist, the Sons of the Tiger, etc. Shang-Chi later appeared in several events of Earth 616, joining the Avengers from time to time.

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Issue #19

What's Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #19 worth in 2024?

The top price for a copy of issue #19 of Deadly Hands of Kung Fu Vol. 1 is $3,000, paid in June 2021 for a 9.8 copy, doubling its value from a 2019 sale. An 8.0 book has a February 2021 price of $280, slightly increasing its $229 value from 2020. And a 6.5 book was sold in January 2021 for $273, being the only time it was sold.

Why is this comic book valuable?

Issue #19 of Deadly Hands of Kung Fu Vol. 1 is called “Shall I Love the Bird of Fire?”. It was published in November 1975, with a cover date of December 1975. It was written by Chris Claremont, and penciled and inked by Rudy Nebres, with lettering by Marcos Pelayo. It was edited by Archie Goodwin.

Key Facts About the Comic

After some issues experimenting with Asian culture, Deadly Hands of Kung Fu was released to give Iron Fist his own comic book. Shang Chi and other related canon stories appear sometimes in these issues.

Story Synopsis

The issue features two stories, one featuring Iron Fist, and the other featuring Sons of the Tiger:

1. Shall I Love the Bird of Fire?

2. An Ending!

Price Guide Report

GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
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