Final month, Marvel revealed that the MCU model of the Ten Rings would debuting the mainstream comics within the pages of the Shang-Chi ongoing collection from author Gene Luen Yang and artist Marcus To. Nonetheless, in the present day the writer introduced the choice to relaunch the collection as Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings with a brand new #1 situation this July. Yang and To will stay on the collection, however no extra creators for the collection have been named within the announcement.
The beforehand solicited Shang-Chi #13 will now be Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #1 and as such will embrace a brand new cowl from artist Dike Ruan.
Followers will recall that Yang together with artists Dike Ruan and Phillip Tan launched this present Shang-Chi ongoing collection written two years in the past forward of the MCU movie starring Simu Liu because the titular character.
In a deviation from the comics, the movie reimagined the Iron Man foe The Mandarin as the daddy of Shang-Chi together with his iconic Ten Rings depicted as wrist-sized versus sporting them on his fingers. This isn’t the primary time that Marvel Comics has modified characters and ideas to extra carefully align with the MCU. The Infinity Stones for example, have been initially known as Infinity Gems within the comics and had totally different coloration attributes earlier than Marvel modified them.
So it isn’t an entire shock that the the primary situation will function a showdown between Shang-Chi and Razorfist, performed by Florian Munteanu within the function movie. Furthermore, the press launch additionally teases the primary look of an all-new villain named Purple Cannon:
Shang-Chi has gained possession of the highly effective Ten Rings. However a lot concentrated power has not gone unnoticed. Now, each bounty hunter, murderer and evil syndicate within the Marvel Universe is coming to take the Rings from him! However will the accountability and the reality of the Rings be an excessive amount of to bear for the hero? The debut situation will see Shang-Chi in a hanging showdown with Razorfist, extra hassle for the 5 Weapons Society, and the primary look of a brand new foe—RED CANNON!
Yang expressed his pleasure about persevering with Shang-Chi’s saga in addition to the chance to collaborate with To:
“It’s been such a pleasure to work with Marcus To during the last couple of months. He’s an excellent artist. His characters are vibrant and stuffed with power, and he’s so good at struggle choreography! We’re all actually excited concerning the new #1! And about bringing in ten of essentially the most highly effective objects ever into the Marvel Universe!”
Marcus To added:
“Gene and I are gearing as much as give the followers one hell of an motion packed guide. Shang-Chi is the best hand-to-hand combatant within the Marvel Universe, and we’re gonna present it on this story.”
Search for Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings #1 to reach in shops on Wednesday July20, 2022.