Shuri is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by writer Reginald Hudlin and artist John Romita Jr., first appearing in Black Panther vol. 4 #2. Shuri is a princess of the fictional African kingdom of Wakanda. She is the daughter of T’Chaka and sister of T’Challa, who is the king of Wakanda and the Black Panther, an earned title and rank given to the chief of the nation. She has a genius level intellect alongside her brother T’Challa.