Marvel Comics has released a new preview for the Shang-Chi series by Gene Luen Yang and Dike Ruan. Shang-Chi #1 was a great start and Shang-Chi #2 was even better in different ways. The new series spins out of Yang’s 5-part miniseries starting with the fact that Shang-Chi has taken over leadership of his evil father’s cult-like organization known as the Five Weapons Society.
Check out the preview below.
SHANG-CHI VS WOLVERINE!
Shang-Chi discovers yet another sibling he never knew he had! Even more surprising…she’s a mutant! You know what that means…Shang-Chi won’t be the only one looking for her. Enter: Wolverine!
Writer: Gene Luen Yang
Artist: Dike Ruan
Colors: Tríona Tree Farrell
Covers: Leinil Francis Yu, David LaFuente, Peach Momoko, Michael Cho
Release Date: July 28, 2021
For more on this news, read the official press release below.
New York, NY— July 2, 2021 — Over the course of award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang and rising star artist Dike Ruan’s redefining work on SHANG-CHI, the iconic martial arts hero has taken over leadership of his evil father’s cult-like organization known as the Five Weapons Society. In the process, Shang-Chi has reconnected with his many siblings, and in this month’s SHANG-CHI #3, he’ll discover yet another sister, a mutant warrior named Zhilan! Gifted with the ability to transform music into solidified energy, Zhilan is a formidable fighter who was banished from the Five Weapons Society by Shang-Chi’s father long ago. But why was she exiled? And should Shang-Chi invite her back?
To make matters more complicated, Shang-Chi won’t be the only one looking for Zhilan. Sent by Krakoa to protect a fellow mutant, Wolverine will face off with Shang-Chi in an intense matchup between two of Marvel’s most legendary fighters. Having already gone head-to-head with the likes of Spider-Man and Captain America, this is the latest in Shang-Chi’s series of clashes with the heroes of the Marvel Universe, and they are beginning to question if he can truly change the Five Weapons Society’s evil ways….
Don’t miss the next issue in Gene Luen Yang and Dike Ruan’s epic run when SHANG-CHI #3 hits stands on July 28th! Check out newly revealed variant covers by artists Michael Cho and David Lafuente as well as a sneak peek showcasing Zhilan’s amazing abilities and the incredible showdown between Wolverine and Shang-Chi! For more information, visit Marvel.com.
To catch up on this thrilling new era of Shang-Chi, pick up SHANG-CHI BY GENE LUEN YANG VOL. 1: BROTHERS & SISTERS, available now digitally and at your local comic shop.
Retailers, don’t forget to order your copies of SHANG-CHI #3 by Monday, July 5th!
Written by GENE LUEN YANG
Art by DIKE RUAN
Colors by TRÍONA FARRELL
Main Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU (MAY210583)
Variant Cover by MICHAEL CHO (MAY210584)
Variant Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE (MAY210586)
Variant Cover by PEACH MOMOKO (MAY210585)
On Sale 7/28!
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