Our April adventures into Comic Book mania continues with the first issue offerings from Marvel Comics and I am not going to dance around on this any further and instead get us right into the coolness. Check out the cover art and press that we received from Marvel Comics resources and then I will add some thoughts onto this month’s stuff. Go.
BLACK PANTHER #1: A new era for the Black Panther starts here! Written by MacArthur Genius and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates (Between the World and Me) and illustrated by living legend BRIAN STELFREEZE, “A Nation Under Our Feet” is a story about dramatic upheaval in Wakanda and the Black Panther’s struggle to do right by his people as their ruler. The indomitable will of Wakanda — the famed African nation known for its vast wealth, advanced technology and warrior traditions — has long been reflected in the will of its monarchs, the Black Panthers. But now the current Black Panther, T’Challa, finds that will tested by a superhuman terrorist group called The People that has sparked a violent uprising among the citizens of Wakanda. T’Challa knows the country must change to survive — the question is, will the Black Panther survive the change?
Ta-Nehisi Coates (W) • Brian Stelfreeze (A/C)
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