Back in 2016, comic book imprint Darby Pop released Bruce Lee: The Dragon Rises, a one-shot adventure starring a superheroic Bruce Lee. Now, that fictionalized Bruce is back for an upcoming new one-shot entitled Bruce Lee: The Walk of the Dragon, sporting a cover lifting his iconic undershirt-and-nunchaku combo from Fist of Fury. As the official plot synopsis makes clear, it’s set in the same narrative continuity as The Dragon Rises, but doesn’t require familiarity with it to keep up:
Philosopher/teacher/real-life superhero Bruce Lee is back. And, let’s be honest, the world needs him now more than ever. Taking a brief respite from battling an otherworldly evil, Bruce attempts to navigate modern-day Southern California despite still suffering from amnesia and having been “out of the loop” for over 45 years. Unfortunately, what was supposed to be a simple “lunch run” soon turns into a comedy of errors involving mistaken identity, a Film Festival, and the pokey. And despite never being one to initiate fisticuffs, Bruce continues to find it difficult to both hide his martial arts skills… and keep his shirt on.
All told in a single-issue format that requires no prior knowledge, and reaches its own satisfying conclusion.
Bruce Lee: The Walk of the Dragon will hit stands on March 28th, and you can get a look at the full cover right here.