Leiko Wu

    Character » Leiko Wu appears in 152 issues.

    Leiko is a young Chinese-British woman and also a lover and ally to Shang Chi.

    Short summary describing this character.

    Leiko Wu last edited by Hyjurocket on 10/12/22 07:35PM View full history


    As a young Chinese-British woman, Leiko became a feeled agent for the British MI-6. She had worked a number of missions before she became romantically involved with another MI-6 agent named Clive Reston. Though the two loved one another very much, the romance did not last. They did however remain good friends and teammates.


    Leiko Wu was created by Doug Moench and Paul Gulacy and first appeared in Master of Kung Fu issue 33 (1975). Leiko Wu was created as a replacement for Sandra Chen (created by Len Wein and Paul Gulacy), who died in the first appearance, Shang-Chi mentions the similarity between Leiko and Sandra.

    Major Story Arcs

    A New Love

    In her first appearance, Leiko Wu is relaxing in Reston's bath tub when he and the visiting Shang-Chi enter. She insinuates a romantic past with Reston, but that the relationship is over. She becomes embroiled in a conflict against the robot-obsessed villain Mordillo. Leiko Wu subsequently becomes a key ally of Shang-Chi.


    After being pursued through the streets of London's Chinatown by the Shadow Ghosts, Leiko Wu is dismembered by Razor-Fist. She is later resurrected by Midnight Sun's ritual, channeling the spiritual powers of her ancestors.

    Alternate Realities

    Earth-1610. Leiko also exists in the Ultimate universe as a love interest for Shang-Chi, though she is not a secret agent.


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