This post contains spoilers for the finale of The Defenders, so unless you’ve finished episode 8, make like Danny and get lost.
We were honestly expecting a higher body count from The Defenders — okay, so Stick and The Hand bit it, but that’s NBD — but in the end, all of our heroes and their closest allies made it out of the crossover miniseries in one piece… except for Misty Knight.
During a showdown with Hand member Bakuto, Misty threw herself into harm’s way to save Claire Temple from being killed, and lost her arm in the process.
The injury was brutal, but for Marvel comics fans, it’s also kind of a big deal, because it brings Misty one step closer to her comic book persona, opening up an exciting new avenue for the scene-stealing detective. Read more…