Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The New Black Panther Comic Book

A new "Black Panther" series is official at Marvel, with the creative team announced by the New York Times. The book is set to debut this spring, written by acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates- making his comic book debut - and ]illustrated by veteran comics artist Brian Stelfreeze.

The initial "Black Panther" arc is described as a "yearlong story line," and is titled "A Nation Under Our Feet," a deliberate reference to the 2003 Steven Hahn book of the same name. The Marvel story is said to "find the hero dealing with a violent uprising in his country set off by a superhuman terrorist group called the People."

This statement has me a little concerned." Coates cites current Marvel event "Secret Wars" and its writer Jonathan Hickman as an inspiration for his comics work." None the less I'm excited to see what Coates delivers.

Full article here.