Ten Rings is a criminal organization of Marvel Comics.
Ten Rings was created specifically for the 2008 live action motion picture, Iron Man, and continued to appear in later Marvel Cinematic Universe films.
The name of organization was inspired by the Mandarins Rings.
Ten Ring's first standard comic appearance outside of film was in Ironheart #2 and has no connections with the Mandarin.
The Ten Rings appears as a terrorist group in Afghanistan that hat kidnaps Tony Stark. In this movie, the Ten Rings flag has Mongolian script.
Aldrich Killian of A.I.M. uses the name of the Ten Rings for his plans, he hires actor Trevor Slattery to play the leader of the Ten Rings, the Mandarin.
Jackson Norriss, member of the Ten Rings pretends to be a documentary filmmaker and kidnaps Trevor Slattery from prison.
The film reveals about the true organization Ten Rings, founded by Xu Wenwu, which rejects the Mandarin name. Wenwu replaces Shang-Chi's father in the comics: Fu Manchu (currently Zheng Zu), the Ten Rings bear similarities to with the Zheng Zu's organizations Si-Fan and Hai-Dai (currently recognized as the names used by Five Weapons Society). Like the Si-Fan's Marvel retelling, Ten Rings bear resemblances to a ninja clan and Triads, Death Dealer's design looked like a ninja in a Chinese opera mask.
The organization's name comes from the ten powerful rings found by Wenwu, they resemble the iron rings used for training in Chinese martial arts such as Hung Gar and Yau Kung Mun.
In this movie, Ten Rings flag has Chinese ideograms.
In this series, Mandarin is a familiar title and is used by two characters, teenager Gene Khan and his stepfather, Shin Zhang, Mandarin is the leader of an organization called Tong, Tong is a name of a type of criminal organization of Chinese immigrants in the United States and is often compared to the Triads, existing in China.
The Ten Rings is mentioned in The Conqueror episode of Avengers Assemble.
Erik Killmonger rescues Tony Stark from the Ten Rings in the episode What If... Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark? from What If...?.
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