Special Marvel Edition #15 (1973) Grade 5.0 1st Appearance Of Shang-chi
Written by Steve Englehart and Jim Starlin. Art and cover by Jim Starlin and Al Milgrom. Shang Chi, making his first appearance, is a master of martial arts and the son of Fu Manchu, a Chinese mandarin and scientist. Fu Manchu sends Shang Chi to England in order to assassinate the evil Dr. Petrie for the common good. Shang Chi reluctantly agrees, but after the deed is done he is confronted by Sir Denis Nayland Smith, a former British intelligence officer who tells him the truth about Fu Manchu; that he is a nearly immortal evil mastermind. Shang Chi travels back to his father's secret lair in New York and renounces him. Text articles by Roy Thomas and Englehart about the creation of Shang-Chi. Ad for Astonishing Tales #21. A brief obituary for Syd Shores.
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- Character: Shang-Chi
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Issue Number: 15
- Format: Single Issue
- Series: Special Marvel Edition
- Grade: 5.0 Very Good/Fine
- Type: Comic Book
- Artist/Writer: Al Milgrom, Jim Starlin, Steve Englehart
- Features: 1st Edition, First Character Appearance
- Universe: Marvel (MCU)
- Publication Year: 1973
- Language: English
- Publisher: Marvel Comics
- Tradition: US Comics
- Genre: Action/Adventure, Martial Arts, Superheroes
- Cover Artist: Jim Starlin, Al Milgrom
- Era: Bronze Age (1970-83)