Log In Forums Help
Comic Collector Live
Shop :: Master of Kung Fu :: 71-A Reviews :: Good Story
Find Comics for Sale
Items For Sale
All Comics For Sale
New Releases
CGC Comics
Bundled Lots
Store Locator
Search Library
Search By Title
Publisher
Story Arc
Character
Credits
Release Date
Change Request Manager
News & Reviews
Reviews
News
Our Products and Services
Get the Software
Buying Comics And Stuff
Selling Your Comics
Opening A Store
Community
Forum
Store Locator
Member Locator

Good Story
Review for Master of Kung Fu 71-A

Comic Book by Marvel, Dec 1978

     
  Details   Reviews   Market Stats    
 

     
February 24, 2014
newmand

Good Story

The Hands of Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu #71 (Dec. '78) by Doug Moench and Mike Zeck is a nice stand-alone issue showing Chi and his on again/off again lady-love Leiko Wu resting after a harrowing trip to China recently completed in the multi-issue China Seas saga. In one sequence, Chi and Leiko go to a dojo to work out, and Zeck's artwork during their sparring sequence is very well done. Doug Moench must've been a huge Fleetwood Mac fan, because when the Rumours album was released in 1977 there were numerous references to it in the MOKF series. Throughout this issue, (#71) the lyrics to "I Don't Want to Know", "The Chain" and "Gold Dust Woman" are shown in word balloons coming from the stereo speakers as Shang-Chi and Leiko listen to the album. Makes me wonder if Marvel made some sort of deal with Warner Brothers to promote the album in the pages of MOKF. :-) The lyrics in each song were always a perfect fit for the emotional baggage Chi was reliving at the time he was listening to it.

It's a shame that Marvel can't get the reprint rights to this series since Fu Manchu (Chi's father) was a central character for most of the series, because it was a well thought-out monthly series that continued from Special Marvel Edition (1971) #15 - 16 (Dec. '73 & Feb. '74) beginning with issue #17 in this series and going monthly with #19 in August '74 and ran 'til #125 in June '83.
Comments
No Comments
Status Info
Not in Wishlist Not in a Current Order Not in a Cart
On Sale Now
Sort:
Under A Buck Books
ftmmusic
For Sale: 2
354·1·1
CSR:100%

monidas bargain backstock emporium
wadinom
For Sale: 1
128·1·0
CSR:100%

East Bay Comics
ebcomix
For Sale: 1
1550·4·2
CSR:100%
All images on comic collector live copyright of their respective publishers. © Copyright 2008, MidTen Media Inc. GOLO241