The five-issue mini series will be released at the end of the month
Marvel has released a trailer for their upcoming Shang-Chi comic.
Although the live-action version of Shang-Chi will not be released until next year, Marvel is giving audiences a teaser through a new comic series.
The five-issue mini series will be released at the end of the month and is written and illustrated by Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese), Dike Ruan (Spider-Verse, Black Cat), and Philip Tan (Uncanny X-Men).
In the trailer, Shang-Chi battle scenes in ancient China are shown as well as Shang-Chi in the modern world.
“Witness the Marvel Universe’s greatest fighter return to a world of death and destruction he thought he left behind long ago – and discover the secrets to Shang-Chi’s past that will change his world forever,” Marvel states in its trailer caption.
The series also introduces the Five Weapons Society which comprises of five houses dedicated to different weapons.
Shang-Chi, AKA Master of Kung Fu, is a Marvel Comics character created in 1972 who eventually joins the Avengers. The character had his own series that ran for 125 issues and had a love interest with Deadpool’s ex, Domino.
In related news, Kim’s Convenience star Simu Liu recently showed off his martial arts moves whilst filming Shang-Chi on his Instagram.