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Shang-Chi is one of the greatest fighters in the Marvel Universe. Using his incredible physical prowess, martial arts mastery, and instinct, he pursues criminals and fights injustice as an Avenger and Hero for Hire.


Versus the Marvel Universe

in Shang-Chi (2021) #1

Shang-Chi and his family are back! And this time, they’re colliding head-to-head with the Marvel Universe’s biggest heroes! Shang-Chi has finally taken his place as the leader of the Five Weapons Society. But using an evil secret organization as a force for good won’t be easy. And it’s about to get a lot harder when Shang-Chi’s fellow Super Heroes, like Spider-Man and Captain America, start to see him as the bad guy!


in Shang-Chi (2020) #1

An ancient and evil secret society has stayed in hiding since the death of their leader, Zheng Zhu. But now his successor has been chosen to shift the balance of power in the world—Zheng Zhu’s son, Shang-Chi! 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.

Vs. Atlantis

in Atlantis Attacks (2020) #1

Shang-Chi reunites with the Agents of Atlas for war against the water kingdom! When a terrible secret incurs the wrath of King Namor, who’s the true friend—and who’s the true enemy? A titanic tale of love and betrayal, heroes and monsters, gods and underdogs—plus the shocking return of Jimmy Woo!

Agent of Atlas

in Agents of Atlas (2019) #1

Shang-Chi joins Jimmy Woo's secret agent squad to defend the portal city of Pan against the science-magic threat of one of Marvel’s classic villains. Guest-starring Silk, Amadeus Cho, Aero, Luna Snow, and more!

Shang-Chi’s Day Off

in Master of Kung Fu (2017) #126

In this spectacular one-shot, Shang-Chi proves he can wield an ice cream cone with lethal force while dissembling an underground ninja ring that’s experimenting on wild animals. Read it to believe it.

Big Apple Showdown

in The Totally Awesome Hulk (2015) #15

Read through #18 for the full Big Apple arc! Totally Awesome Hulk Amadeus Cho learns to be a team player when a slew of other heroes come to town for a benefit. Guest-starring Shang-Chi, Jimmy Woo, Silk and Ms. Marvel: Kamala Khan!

A-Team Status

in Avengers (2012) #11

Enter: the Avengers! Now a newly minted member of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Shang-Chi travels with the team to a Macanese casino that may be serving as a front for illicit A.I.M. dealings.

Killer Instinct

in Domino (2018) #3

A Shang-Chi team-up! Domino’s search for answers about her past takes her to Hong Kong! Will she stay on the straight and narrow? Or go right for the seedy underbelly? Read through issue #6!

Hero for Hire

in Heroes for Hire (2006) #1

In the midst of the Super Hero Civil War, Shang-Chi joins up with Misty Knight’s revamped Heroes for Hire team to help apprehend Super Villains attempting to dodge the Registration Act. Will Shang-Chi also find love with teammate Tarantula?

Time Runs Out

in Avengers (2012) #38

Ex Nihilo has unleashed an origin bomb on the city of Kobe! Shang-Chi engages the device on the metaphysical plane, and following a psychic battle emerges with the power of self-duplication!

Eight Arms to Strike You

in Spider-Island: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu (2011) #1

The Spider-Virus epidemic has begun, and Manhattan is the epicenter! Shang-Chi aids the city’s heroes in beating back the infected inhabitants, but when the Bride of Nine Spiders seemingly aligns herself against her former allies, it’s up to Shang-Chi to take her out!

Street Justice

in Marvel Knights (2000) #1

Shang-Chi joins the Man Without Fear and other heroes to clean up the streets of New York! Their first mission is to bring in a mass murderer to face a long-overdue trial. The only catch: the man they’re after is the Punisher!