story begins when present day Professor Thomas Green discovers a
mysterious sword during an archeological expedition. As he begins
to study its ornate inscriptions a mystical Shaolin monk appears
and begins explaining the history of Nine Wu Tang Masters.
Image has put
out the Nine Rings: Tour Edition to serve as in introduction to
the characters before they release issue one. Whether or not this
book will be as popular as the Wu Tang music phenomenon remains
to be seen.