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{{Marvel Database:Comic Template
 
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| Title = Deadly Hands of Kung Fu
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| Image = Deadly Hands of Kung Fu Vol 1 1.jpg
| Image = Deadly Hands of Kung Fu 1.jpg
 
| Volume = 1
 
| Issue = 1
 
 
| Month = April
 
| Month = April
 
| Year = 1974
 
| Year = 1974
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| StoryTitle1 = "The Testing of Shang-Chi"
 
| StoryTitle1 = "The Testing of Shang-Chi"
| StoryTitle2 = "Origins of the Sons of the Tiger"
 
| Synopsis1 = This story flashes back to when Shang Chi was fourteen years old and Fu Manchu hires four assassins to attempt to kill him in order to determine if Shang Chi possesses the "killer instinct".
 
| Synopsis2 =
 
| Editor1_1 = Don McGregor
 
| Editor2_1 = Roy Thomas
 
 
| Writer1_1 = Steve Englehart
 
| Writer1_1 = Steve Englehart
 
| Writer1_2 = Jim Starlin
 
| Writer1_2 = Jim Starlin
| Writer2_1 = Gerry Conway
 
 
| Penciler1_1 = Jim Starlin
 
| Penciler1_1 = Jim Starlin
| Penciler2_1 = Dick Giordano
 
 
| Inker1_1 = Al Milgrom
 
| Inker1_1 = Al Milgrom
| Inker2_1 = Dick Giordano
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| Colourist1_1 = Black and White
| Colourist1_1 =
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| Letterer1_1 = Dave Hunt
| Letterer1_1 =
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| Editor1_1 = Don McGregor
| Letterer2_1 =
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| Synopsis1 = This story flashes back to when Shang Chi was fourteen years old and Fu Manchu hires four assassins to attempt to kill him in order to determine if Shang Chi possesses the "killer instinct". Shang-Chi has turned against his father Fu Manchu, and now Fu Manchu wants answers from the priests who trained Shang Chi. Fu Manchu is unable to understand that it is his own brutality that has driven a wedge between him and his son.
   
| Appearing1 =
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| Appearing1 =
 
'''Featured Characters:'''
 
'''Featured Characters:'''
* [[Shang-Chi (Earth-616)|Shang-Chi]]
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* {{Flashback|[[Shang-Chi (Earth-616)|Shang-Chi]]}}
 
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
* <br/>
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* {{a|[[Zheng Zu (Earth-616)|Fu Manchu]]}}
'''Villains:'''
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* Priests
* [[Fu Manchu (Earth-616)|Fu Manchu]]
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** {{a|[[Cho Lin (Earth-616)|Cho Lin]]}}
* [[Si-Fan (Earth-616)|Si-Fan assassins]]
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'''Antagonists:'''
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* Mercenaries assassins {{FlashOnly}}
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* {{a|[[Celestial Order of the Si-Fan (Earth-616)|Si-Fan]]}}
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
'''Other Characters:'''
* Unknown
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* {{Mentioned|[[Shang-Chi's Mother (Earth-616)|Shang-Chi's mother]]}}
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* {{Mentioned|[[Denis Nayland Smith (Earth-616)|"The British"]]}}
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'''Races and Species:'''
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* {{a|[[Homo sapiens|Humans]]}}
 
'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
* [[China]]
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* {{a|[[China]]}}
:* [[Honan]]
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** {{a|[[Henan|Honan]]}}
 
 
'''Items:'''
 
'''Items:'''
* [[Elixir of Life]]
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* {{a|[[Elixir of Life]]}}
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* <br/> -->
   
'''Vehicles:'''
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| StoryTitle2 = Heroes Don't Die
* None
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| Writer2_1 = Lorraine Zenka-Smith
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| Penciler2_1 =
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| Inker2_1 =
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| Colourist2_1 =
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| Letterer2_1 = Typeset
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| Editor2_1 = Roy Thomas
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| Synopsis2 =
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| StoryTitle3 = What to Do Till the Sensei Comes
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| Writer3_1 = Wan Chang O'Shaugnessy
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| Penciler3_1 =
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| Inker3_1 =
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| Colourist3_1 =
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| Letterer3_1 = Typeset
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| Editor3_1 = Roy Thomas
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| Synopsis3 =
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| StoryTitle4 = Getting in Shape For the Martial Arts
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| Writer4_1 = Jeffrey Pinkus
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| Penciler4_1 =
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| Inker4_1 =
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| Colourist4_1 =
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| Letterer4_1 = Typeset
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| Editor4_1 = Roy Thomas
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| Synopsis4 =
   
| Appearing2 =
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| StoryTitle5 = Catching a Killer Red-Handed!
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| Writer5_1 = John David Warner
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| Penciler5_1 =
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| Inker5_1 =
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| Colourist5_1 =
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| Letterer5_1 = Typeset
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| Editor5_1 = Roy Thomas
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| Synopsis5 =
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| StoryTitle6 = The Way of the Tiger, The Sign of the Dragon and the Click of the Nielsens!
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| Writer6_1 = John David Warner
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| Penciler6_1 = Dick Giordano
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| Inker6_1 = Dick Giordano
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| Colourist6_1 =
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| Letterer6_1 = Typeset
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| Editor6_1 = Roy Thomas
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| Synopsis6 =
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| StoryTitle7 = Raising Caine on Thursday Night: What's Right With Kung Fu
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| Writer7_1 = Wan Chang O'Shaugnessy
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| Penciler7_1 =
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| Inker7_1 =
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| Colourist7_1 =
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| Letterer7_1 = Typeset
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| Editor7_1 = Roy Thomas
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| Synopsis7 =
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| StoryTitle8 = Origins of the Sons of the Tiger
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| Writer8_1 = Gerry Conway
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| Penciler8_1 = Dick Giordano
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| Inker8_1 = Dick Giordano
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| Colourist8_1 = Black and White
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| Letterer8_1 =
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| Editor8_1 = Roy Thomas
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| Synopsis8 = Lin Sun returns to his dojo to find his master dying from an attack by ninjas. With his dying breath, the master imparts on Lin the Jade Tiger amulets. Together with his friends Abe Brown and Bob Diamond, they become the Sons of the Tiger to avenge Lin's master. They hunt down the assassins' leader, Sui Ti Kama, and bust his opium den, but they know their mission isn't over until they find the Silent Ones that controlled them.
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| Appearing8 =
 
'''Featured Characters:'''
 
'''Featured Characters:'''
* [[Sons of the Tiger (Earth-616)|Sons of the Tiger]]
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* {{1st|[[Sons of the Tiger (Earth-616)|Sons of the Tiger]]}}
:* [[Abraham Brown (Earth-616)|Black Tiger]] {{1st}}
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** {{1st|[[Lin Sun (Earth-616)|Lin Sun]]}} {{Flashback}}
:* [[Robert Diamond (Earth-616)|Bob Diamond]]
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** {{1st|[[Abraham Brown (Earth-616)|Black Tiger (Abe Brown)]]}}
:* [[Lin Sun (Earth-616)|Lin Sun]]
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** {{1st|[[Robert Diamond (Earth-616)|Robert Diamond]]}}
 
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
* <br/>
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* {{Only Dies|[[Master Kee (Earth-616)|Master Kee]]}} {{Flashback}}
'''Villains:'''
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'''Antagonists:'''
* [[Silent Ones (Earth-616)|Silent Ones]] ''(behind the scenes)''
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* {{BTS|[[Silent Ones (Earth-616)|Seven Silent Ones]]}}
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* Ninjas
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* Drug hustlers
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* {{1st|[[Sui Ti Kama (Earth-616)|Sui Ti Kama]]}}
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
'''Other Characters:'''
* Master Kee
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* Chinese revolutionaries {{FlashOnly}}
* Sui Ti Kama
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* Lin's parents {{FlashOnly}} {{Death}}
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* Taki<!-- Abe's little friend -->
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* Rosella<!-- Robert's girl friend -->
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'''Races and Species:'''
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* {{a|[[Homo sapiens|Humans]]}}
 
'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
* [[New York City]]
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* {{Flashback|[[United States of America]]}}
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** {{a|[[San Francisco]]}}
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*** {{a|[[Chinatown (San Francisco)|Chinatown]]}}
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**** Master Kee's school
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**** Unnamed Ninja school<!-- the only in SF -->
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*** {{Mentioned|[[San Francisco Bay]]}}
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*** San Francisco's "other ghetto"
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* {{FlashOnly|[[China]]}}
 
'''Items:'''
 
'''Items:'''
* [[Amulets of Power]]
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'''Vehicles:'''
 
'''Vehicles:'''
* None
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* <br/> -->
 
| Notes =
 
* The origin of [[Shang-Chi]] is revealed in this issue.
 
 
| Trivia =
 
* This issue includes a special feature on martial arts master [[Wikipedia:Bruce Lee|Bruce Lee]].
 
   
| Recommended =
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| Notes = * The origin of [[Shang-Chi (Earth-616)|Shang-Chi]] is revealed in this issue.
* [[Comics:Daughters of the Dragon Vol 1|Daughters of the Dragon #1-6]]
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| Trivia = * This issue includes a special feature on martial arts master [[Wikipedia:Bruce Lee|Bruce Lee]].
* [[Comics:Deadly Hands of Kung Fu Vol 1|Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1-33]]
 
* [[Comics:Master of Kung Fu Vol 1|Master of Kung Fu #17-125]]
 
* [[Comics:Shang-Chi Master of Kung Fu Vol 1|Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu #1-6]]
 
* [[Comics:White Tiger Vol 1|White Tiger #1-6]]
 
   
| CustomSection1 = Related Articles
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| Recommended = * [[Daughters of the Dragon Vol 1|Daughters of the Dragon #1-6]]
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* [[Deadly Hands of Kung Fu Vol 1|Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1-33]]
* [[:Category:Chiantang (Earth-616)/Appearances|Abe Brown chronology page]]
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* [[Master of Kung Fu Vol 1|Master of Kung Fu #17-125]]
* [[:Category:Robert Diamond (Earth-616)/Appearances|Bob Diamond chronology page]]
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* [[Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu Vol 1|Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu #1-6]]
* [[:Category:Fu Manchu (Earth-616)/Appearances|Fu Manchu chronology page]]
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* [[White Tiger Vol 1|White Tiger #1-6]]
* [[:Category:Lin Sun (Earth-616)/Appearances|Lin Sun chronology page]]
 
* [[:Category:Shang-Chi (Earth-616)/Appearances|Shang-Chi chronology page]]
 
   
 
| Links =
 
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Latest revision as of 13:40, December 8, 2019


Quote1 When three are called and stand as one... as one they'll fight, their will be done... for each is born anew, The Tiger's Son Quote2
-- Sons of the Tiger oath

Appearing in "The Testing of Shang-Chi"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Mercenaries assassins (Only in flashback)
  • Si-Fan

Other Characters:

Races and Species:

Locations:

Items:

Synopsis for "The Testing of Shang-Chi"

This story flashes back to when Shang Chi was fourteen years old and Fu Manchu hires four assassins to attempt to kill him in order to determine if Shang Chi possesses the "killer instinct". Shang-Chi has turned against his father Fu Manchu, and now Fu Manchu wants answers from the priests who trained Shang Chi. Fu Manchu is unable to understand that it is his own brutality that has driven a wedge between him and his son.

Appearing in "Heroes Don't Die"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "Heroes Don't Die"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "What to Do Till the Sensei Comes"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "What to Do Till the Sensei Comes"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Getting in Shape For the Martial Arts"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "Getting in Shape For the Martial Arts"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Catching a Killer Red-Handed!"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "Catching a Killer Red-Handed!"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "The Way of the Tiger, The Sign of the Dragon and the Click of the Nielsens!"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "The Way of the Tiger, The Sign of the Dragon and the Click of the Nielsens!"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Raising Caine on Thursday Night: What's Right With Kung Fu"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "Raising Caine on Thursday Night: What's Right With Kung Fu"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Origins of the Sons of the Tiger"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Master Kee (Only appearance; dies)[1] (Main story and flashback)

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Chinese revolutionaries (Only in flashback)
  • Lin's parents (Only in flashback) (Death)
  • Taki
  • Rosella

Races and Species:

Locations:

Items:

Synopsis for "Origins of the Sons of the Tiger"

Lin Sun returns to his dojo to find his master dying from an attack by ninjas. With his dying breath, the master imparts on Lin the Jade Tiger amulets. Together with his friends Abe Brown and Bob Diamond, they become the Sons of the Tiger to avenge Lin's master. They hunt down the assassins' leader, Sui Ti Kama, and bust his opium den, but they know their mission isn't over until they find the Silent Ones that controlled them.

Notes

  • The origin of Shang-Chi is revealed in this issue.

Trivia

  • This issue includes a special feature on martial arts master Bruce Lee.

See Also

Recommended Reading

Links and References

Footnotes

  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks



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