Lei Kung (comics)

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Lei Kung
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Marvel Premiere #15 (May 1974)
In-story information
Alter ego Lei Kung
Notable aliases Lei Kung the Thunderer
Abilities Martial Arts Expert

Lei Kung the Thunderer is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. His notable pupils include Iron Fist and Steel Serpent.

Fictional character biography[edit]

Yu-Ti apprenticed the young Daniel Rand to Lei Kung the Thunderer, who teaches him the martial arts while in the mystical city of K'un-L'un. The Steel Serpent (the exiled son of Lei Kung) later becomes one of the adversaries of the Iron Fist as he coveted the Iron Fist power.[1]

During the Avengers vs. X-Men storyline, Iron Fist brings Lei Kung to take Hope to K'un-L'un for training.[2]

Powers and abilities[edit]

The weapons master of K'un-Lun, Lei Kung is a martial arts expert, one of the finest in the Marvel universe.

In other media[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Lei Kung appears in the Netflix web series Iron Fist, portrayed by Hoon Lee.[3] The parts with him being Steel Serpent's father and Daniel Rand's mentor are intact in this series.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marvel Premiere #15
  2. ^ Fraction, Matt (w), Coipel, Oliver (p), Morales, Mark (i), Martin, Laura (col). Avengers vs. X-Men 7 (July 2012), Marvel Comics
  3. ^ Vejvoda, Jim (March 17, 2017). "Marvel's Iron Fist Episode 6: "Immortal Emerges from Cave" Review". IGN. Retrieved March 21, 2017. 

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