The Defenders (2017) TV Mini-Series poster and comic book cover compared.

The Defenders

Douglas Petrie, Marco Ramirez, 2017

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Iron Fist
Roy Thomas, Gil Kane, 1975

The Defenders is a TV mini-series created by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez in 2017 and based on the characters from the comic book Iron Fist by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane, first published in 1975. The TV series features Charlie Cox, Finn Jones, Mike Colter, Jessica Henwick, Krysten Ritter, Sigourney Weaver, and others.

What users say

“The TV series is better than the comic book”

But the comic book is worth reading.

The TV Mini-Series is also based on

Comic Book cover
Daredevil (1964)
Comic Book by Stan Lee, Bill Everett
Comic Book cover
Luke Cage (1972)
Comic Book by Archie Goodwin, George Tuska, Roy Thomas, John Romita Sr.
Comic Book cover
Jessica Jones (2001)
Comic Book by Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos
 
See TV Mini-Series novelization version
Comic Book cover
The Defenders (2017)
Comic Book by Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez

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RATING

7.3

/ 10

TV Mini-Series Poster: The Defenders (Douglas Petrie, Marco Ramirez, 2017)

7.8

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: Iron Fist (Roy Thomas, Gil Kane, 1975)

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Storyline

Marvel’s The Defenders follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal – to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Defenders, the 2017 TV series by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez

Year

2017

Minutes

50

Movie Rate

7.30

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

The Defenders

Country: USA

Year: 2017

Length: 50m / 8 episodes

Cover of Iron Fist, the 1975 comic book by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane

Year

1975

Pages

528

Book Rate

7.88

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Iron Fist

Country: USA

First published in: 1975

Length: 528 pages

Genre: Fiction

*Provided by Amazon

Other screen adaptations of the comic book

TV Series poster
Iron Fist (2017-2018)
TV Series by Scott Buck

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of The Defenders, the 2017 TV series by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez

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Cover of Iron Fist, the 1975 comic book by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Defenders, the 2017 TV series by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez

WATCH

Yes

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11% No

8 votes

1 votes

comic book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Iron Fist, the 1975 comic book by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

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