||FEATURE: Iron Fist [Danny Rand] (origin conclusion); GUESTS: Lei Kung the Thunderer (first appearance; in flashback); Yu-Ti (in flashback); VILLAINS: Scythe (first appearance); Shou-Lao the Undying (first appearance; a dragon; in flashback); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Wendell Rand; Heather Rand; Harold Meachum
||Danny completes his training in K'un-Lun and acquires the power of the Iron Fist but rather than partake of immortality, he decides to return to his own world and seek vengeance against his parent's killer, Harold Meachum; On arriving in New York, Danny faces assassins who are trying to collect a ten thousand dollar bounty against him.
||superhero; martial arts
||Roy Thomas (Co-plot); Len Wein
||Dick Giordano; Klaus Janson
||Gaspar Saladino [as L.P. Gregory]
||Although uncredited, Klaus Janson certainly inked at least pages #8-11.
||In Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #15 (Summer 1975); In Essential Iron Fist (Marvel, 2004 series) #1; in Immortal Iron Fist: The Origin of Danny Rand (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 (October 2008)