Marvel’s Iron Fist has been getting a lot of attention lately, but probably not the kind that Netflix would want.
The superhero series has attracted controversy for its white savior premise, with many fans decrying the show’s cultural appropriation and arguing that an Asian or Asian-American actor should have been cast in the lead role.
Many fans, that is, but not all. One person who’s got no patience for that kind of talk is Roy Thomas, the 76-year-old creator of the Iron Fist comic book series. In a new interview, he suggests that critics of Iron Fist just “have too much time on their hands.” Read more…