STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Marvel Universe is about to find out that “Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nuthing ta f’ wit.”
The legendary hip-hop group, which has drawn inspiration from kung-fu movies and comic books, will be featured in the next Deadpool comic, according to ScreenRant.com.
The clan reportedly will appear in “Deadpool #10” as Deadpool’s team members tasked to defeat King In Black, also known as Knull and God of the Symbiotes. The comic is written by Kelly Thompson, Gerardo Sandoval, Victor Nava, Chris Sotomayor and VC’s Joe Sabino.
This isn’t the first time members of the Wu-Tang Clan have taken a cartoon form. “The Nine Rings of Wu-Tang,” a 1999 comic book by Image Comics, was based on the hip-hop group with the members reimagined as Spanish-based mystic martial artists who save the world.
The founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan are RZA, GZA, ODB, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God and Masta Killa.
This hopefully won’t be the last time you see Wu-Tang Clan this year. “Wu-Tang: An American Saga,” a Hulu series shot and set on Staten Island, was renewed for a second season at the beginning of last year.
The series is written by RZA and Alex Tse, and executive produced by RZA, Method Man, Tse, Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo. Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, Masta Killa, GZA and the estate of ODB are consultants.
Set in 1990s New York at the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, “Wu-Tang: An American Saga” tracks the clan’s formation — a vision of Bobby Diggs, aka RZA, who strives to unite a dozen young black men who are torn between music and crime, but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.