Shuri (character)

fictional character in Marvel Comics

Shuri, also known as the Black Panther and Aja-Adanna, is a fictional character in Marvel Comics. Originally appearing in a supporting capacity as the younger sister of T'Challa, the character went on to adopt the Black Panther identity and star in the series of the same name. Following her heroic sacrifice, Shuri was resurrected and later developed powers from the Djalia.

She was created by Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr., and first appeared in Black Panther (Vol. 4) #2 in March of 2005.

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Along with her role in the comics, Shuri has made appearances in related television series and video games, such as in the in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, being portrayed by Letitia Wright.