Avengers #13 Makes the Garden of Eden Part of Marvel Comics Continuity (Spoilers)

Today's Avengers #13 by Jason Aaron, Andrea Sorrentino, Justin Posner and Erick Arciniega takes us back to the days of Avengers 1,000,000 BC, and the origins of their Iron Fist, the first to wear that name, Fan Fei of the city of K'un-Lun, named as the most exalted of the seven capital cities of Heaven. And one expelled, after teaching martial arts skills to the cavemen of that time.

Avengers #13 Makes the Garden of Eden Part of Marvel Comics Continuity (Spoilers)

Which itself smacks of Adam and Eve expelled from the Garden of Eden for eating of the Tree Of Knowledge. But where there is a tree, there must also be a snake.

Avengers #13 Makes the Garden of Eden Part of Marvel Comics Continuity (Spoilers)

Yep, that's Mephisto. But, after failing to come to terms with this new Iron Fist, Mephisto turns his attention elsewhere. Ape King Gorgilla.

Avengers #13 Makes the Garden of Eden Part of Marvel Comics Continuity (Spoilers)

And offering him a very different fruit… an Infinity Fruit.

So what's next? Apocalypse leading the Israelites through the desert?

AVENGERS #13
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Andrea Sorrentino (CA) Steve Epting
FEATURING THE IRON FIST OF 1,000,000 BC!
ANDREA SORRENTINO JOINS SERIES WRITER JASON AARON another flashback tale of the Prehistoric Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Meet the primordial woman who was the first to harness the power of the heart of the dragon Shou-Lao, becoming the very first Iron Fist. Rated T+ In Shops: Jan 23, 2019 SRP: $3.99

 

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