Shuri is a fictional character that appears in Marvel Comics, created by Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr. The character debuted in Black Panther #2 in 2005. Shuri is the younger sister of T’Challa, the king of Wakanda, and is known for her exceptional intellect, technological genius, and combat skills. In the comics, she has taken up the mantle of Black Panther and also served as a member of the Avengers. The character gained further popularity following her portrayal by Letitia Wright in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Panther.