Ultimate Netflix superhero show: 'Daredevil' or 'Iron Fist'? | The Tylt
Ultimate Netflix superhero show: 'Daredevil' or 'Iron Fist'?
"The Defenders" is finally on Netflix—teaming up Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist after each debuted successful, individual shows. While Marvel fans are excited about the team-up series, we want you to vote on which solo character has led the best superhero show on Netflix in our bracket.
Matt Murdock, with his other senses superhumanly enhanced, fights crime as a blind lawyer by day, and vigilante by night.
"Daredevil" is dark, gritty and violent—but brilliant. It remains a popular show after two seasons. The Daily Beast's Nick Schager wrote this about its second season:
Daredevil seems to have found its niche as not only Marvel’s most brutal offering, but also its most introspective as well. In terms of self-critically investigating its hero’s, and genre’s, inherent contradictions, it’s a show without fear.
A young man is bestowed with incredible martial arts skills and a mystical force known as the Iron Fist.
While "Iron Fist" was mired in controversy and received mixed reviews, streamers still binged watched the crap out of the series. Variety's Daniel Holloway wrote:
“Marvel’s Iron Fist” drew some of the most scathing reviews that any Netflix series has earned. But the critical dog pile apparently did little to dampen enthusiasm for the show.The superhero drama’s March 17 premiere was the most binge-watched this year for a Netflix drama, according to data from research firm 7Park Data, which measures number of streams on subscription video services. The company found that 54.7% of “Iron Fist” streams on the premiere date were of episodes three or higher. The average hour-long show on Netflix has a binge score of 46.9%.