Master Of Kung-Fu #51
April 1977

Cover:

Story: "Epilogue: Brass And Blackness (A Death Move)"

Credits: Doug Moench (writer), Jim Craig (artist), Pablo Marcos (inker), Denise V. Wohl (letterer), Don Warfield (colourist), Archie Goodwin (editor)

Featured Characters: Shang-Chi

Supporting Characters: Clive Reston, Leiko Wu, Sir Denis Nayland Smith, Dr. Petrie, Black Jack Tarr, Miss Greville,

Villains: unnamed Si-Fan assassins, three Expediters, Fu Manchu

Other Characters: unnamed priest, Larner (flashback only, first name revealed as James),

Synopsis: (coming soon)





Master Of Kung-Fu #52
May 1977

Cover:

Story: "A Night At 1001 Nights"

Credits: Doug Moench (writer), Keith Pollard (artist), Irving Watanabe (letterer), Archie Goodwin (editor)

Featured Characters: Shang-Chi

Villains: three unnamed Si-Fan assassins, Quigley J. Warmflash, Dinah Warmflash, Tiger Claw, four unnamed Si-Fan assassins, two unnamed gangsters

Synopsis: After having quit the MI-6, Shang-Chi thinks back more than a year ago, where he was in Morocco, meeting his "old friend" Rufus T. Hackstabber. Rufus was hunted down by three Si-Fan assassins, whom Shang-Chi defeated. After having defeated the three Si-Fan assassins, Rufus took Shang-Chi to Rufus' cousin Quigley J. Warmflash. At Warmflash's place Shang-Chi is attacked by four more Si-Fan assassins, Shang-Chi asks them if they serves his father, only to learn that Tiger Claw is back. Shang-Chi then fights and defeats Tiger Claw and his four Si-Fan assassins.....





Master Of Kung-Fu #53
June 1977

Comments:
Reprinting Master Of Kung-Fu #20, the first issue done by longtime writer Doug Moench




Master Of Kung-Fu #54
July 1977

Cover:

Story: "The Sage Of War-Yore Pt.I: The Story Of War-Yore"

Credits: Doug Moench (writer), Jim Craig (artist), John Tartag (inker), Joe Rosen (letterer), Phil Rachelson (colourist), Archie Goodwin (editor)

Featured Characters: Shang-Chi

Supporting Characters: Leiko Wu, Clive Reston, Black Jack Tarr

Villains: War-Yore (disguised as Robin Hood and Attila The Hun),

Other Characters: Three unnamed MI-6 officers

Synopsis: (coming soon)





Master Of Kung-Fu #55
August 1977

Cover:

Story: "The Ages Of Death"

Credits: Doug Moench (writer/co-plotter), Mick Zeck (artist), Jim Mooney (inker), John Costanza (letterer), Phil Rachelson (colourist), Archie Goodwin (editor/co-plotter)

Featured Characters: Shang-Chi

Supporting Characters: Black Jack Tarr,

Villains: two unnamed assassins (sent by Han Sung), three unnamed criminals, Han Sung (died), Fu Manchu (flashback only)

Other Characters: unnamed bartender, Ms. Sung (Han Sung's daughter), Mr. Sung (Han Sung's son), Mr. Sung (Han Sung's son), Ducharme (flashback only)

Synopsis: (coming soon)





Master Of Kung-Fu #56
September 1977

Cover:

Story: "The Sage Of War-Yore Pt.II: Of Heroes Past And Battles Present"

Credits: Doug Moench (writer), Jim Craig (artist), John Tartag (inker), Denise V. Wohl (letterer), Phil Rachelson (colourist), Archie Goodwin (editor)

Featured Characters: Shang-Chi

Supporting Characters: Black Jack Tarr, Clive Reston, Leiko Wu, Sir Denis Nayland Smith,

Villains: War-Yore (disguised as Saint George, Dark Ninja, Red Baron)

Other Characters: Ms. Carstairs, four unnamed MI-6 officers

Synopsis: (coming soon)





Master Of Kung-Fu #57
October 1977

Cover:

Story: "The Sage Of War-Yore Pt.III: Call It Thunder"

Credits: Doug Moench (writer), Jim Craig (artist), John Tartag (inker), Denise V. Wohl (letterer), Phil Rachelson (colourist), Archie Goodwin (editor)

Featured Characters: Shang-Chi

Supporting Characters: Black Jack Tarr, Clive Reston, Leiko Wu, Sir Denis Nayland Smith

Villains: War-Yore (disguised as Saint George, Black Ninja, Red Baron)

Other Characters: unnamed guard (died), three unnamed MI-6 agents

Synopsis: (coming soon)





Master Of Kung-Fu #58
November 1977

Cover:

Story: "The Sage Of War-Yore Pt.IV: The Final Faces"

Credits: Doug Moench (writer), Jim Craig (artist), John Tartag (inker), John Costanza & Joe Rosen (letterer), George Roussos (colourist), Archie Goodwin (editor)

Featured Characters: Shang-Chi

Supporting Characters: Leiko Wu, Black Jack Tarr, Sir Denis Nayland Smith, Clive Reston

Villains: War-Yore (disguised as Saint George, Dark Ninja, Robin Hood, Shira Kawa's savior, Hrolf Kraki, Red Baron, Attila The Hun, died), 4 renegade MI-6 agents (died), renegade MI-6 officer (died)

Synopsis: (coming soon)





Master Of Kung-Fu #59
December 1977

Cover:

Story: "The Phoenix Gambit Pt.I: The Temples Of Time"

Credits: Doug Moench (writer), Mick Zeck (artist), John Tartag (inker), Irving Watanabe (letterer), Janice Cohen (colourist), Archie Goodwin (editor)

Featured Characters: Shang-Chi

Supporting Characters:  Leiko Wu, Black Jack Tarr, Sir Denis Nayland Smith

Villains: Pavane (a robot), Razor-Fist (a robot), Doctor Doom, Prime Mover, unnamed killer robot (the same as the one in #33, turns out to be Clive Reston)

Synopsis: (coming soon)





Master Of Kung-Fu #60
January 1978

Cover:

Story: "The Phoenix Gambit Pt.II: End-Game"

Credits: Doug Moench (writer), Mick Zeck (artist), John Tartag (inker), Karen Kish (letterer), Sam Kato (colourist), Archie Goodwin (editor)

Featured Characters: Shang-Chi

Supporting Characters: Prime Mover (turns out to be Clive Reston), Leiko Wu, Black Jack Tarr

Villains: Shaka Khan (a robot), Clive Reston (the one from last issue turns out to be a robot), Shockwave (a robot), Shadow-Stalker (a robot), Doctor Doom (a doombot), Razor-Fist (second robot), Pavane (second robot), unnamed killer robot (second robot), Shadow-Stalker (second robot), Shaka Khan (second robot), Doctor Doom, Prime Mover

Synopsis: (coming soon)