New Shang Chi Comic Book From Marvel to Explore the Origins of the Ten Rings

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“Shang-Chi is now the master of ten rings … and that doesn’t match the rest of the Marvel Universe.”

Eisner-Award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang | team up with a talented artist Marcus To at Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #1 which will kick off the launch of a new comic featuring the title character facing new villains and enemies as they try to steal the legendary Ten Rings from him.

Written by Yang, who won three Eisner Awards for his work on Superman Smashes Klan and Dragon Hoops, The comic series is set to release its first issue this summer on July 20. It will feature appearances from Razor Fist, Hands, AIM, and Hydra where Shang-Chi will face them. Other special plot details about the comic remain unknown, but with the release of the trailer by Marvel Entertainment, fans can be sure that there will be plenty of action to come.

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In the trailer, posted on Marvel Entertainment’s official YouTube page, the stunning artwork is turned on by the talented skills of To, who recently worked on the artwork. Batman: Urban Legend. The catchy art featured in the trailer shows the titular character in a dynamic pose fighting against an enemy with the legendary Ten Rings.

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Large bold text fills the screen in the trailer that reads “Shang-Chi is now the master of the ten rings.” He is seen wearing a ring as he surrounds her while standing in a dynamic pose. However, the problem came as the text continued, “And that doesn’t sit well with the rest of the Marvel realm.” The trailer then cuts a montage of Shang-Chi action against various enemies. The trailer then ends with cover art, finished by Dike Ruanof the upcoming issue with a confirmed release date of July 2022.

The character gained greater popularity among Marvel fans after the release of his debut film by Marvel Studios, Shang-Chi and the Ten Legends ringing where he is depicted Simu Liu. The MCU film got a positive response from critics and audiences where it received a 91% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes along with a 98% audience rating. The character’s popularity continues to gain momentum with the sequel currently being developed and a new comic series being released this summer.

Shang-Chi and Ten Rings #1 were written by Yang with artwork provided by To. The comic book will be released on July 20th.

Check out the trailer for the upcoming comic series below: