Fist of the North Star Vol. 1
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Fist of the North Star Vol. 1

Writer: Buronson Artist: Tetsuo Hara Publisher: Viz Release Date: June 16, 2021 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
8.2Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

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One day, a wanderer appears out of the wasteland to bring justice to the guilty and hope to the people -- a warrior named Ken, a man who bears seven scars upon his chest and holds the secret of a mysterious martial art known as Hokuto Shinken, the Divine Fist of the North Star!

  • 9.0
    All-Comic - Varun Gupta Jun 16, 2021

    HOKUTO NO KEN Ultimate Edition 1983 by BURONSON AND TETSUO HARA/COAMIXFist of the North Star is a true classic and a must-read for lovers of action manga. Viz Medias new release of the series is very impressive and will please both new and old fans alike. Theres no better time to check out this iconic title. Thank you Viz, for bringing back the love. Youre a shock!! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Rory Wilding Jun 14, 2021

    Although this is dramatically inert compared to the future works that this inspired, Fist of the North Star remains an important and well-crafted battle manga that wears its own influences proudly. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Anime UK News - Demelza Aug 1, 2021

    Overall, existing fans ofFist of the North Starwill have a blast with these new releases. However, newcomers may find themselves put off by the structure of the story and the high price point is likely to further put them off. Read Full Review

  • 10
    I Review Comics Feb 20, 2022

    I love comic books. It's the primary reason I write long-winded reviews of books no one will ever read on a site that no one will ever see.

    One reason western comics are losing ground to Manga is the idea that every comic is someone’s first. It’s often hard for new readers to jump into a 700+ issue ongoing series. The question is often where do I start?

    There’s also a sense that most comics and mini-series don’t matter. Comics are constantly shifted in unpopular directions by unpopular writers which kill enthusiasm within the core fanbase that cares about the character and their continuity.

    Both positions cited above are contradictory at first glance. However, a nice jumping-on point will often entic more

  • 8.0
    Matsuro Oct 17, 2022

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