We’ve told you in the past about eBay’s series of exclusive variant covers. Not ones to avoid red hot properties, they’ve produced a variant cover for Black Panther: The Sound and the Fury #1 with art by Sanford Green.
Ebay provided a few stats on how the king of Wakanda is doing on their platform:
- Purchases of Black Panther items have increased dramatically ahead of the feature film – sale have more than doubled from Oct 2016-Jan 2017 to Oct 2017-Jan 2018.
- Black Panther sales spiked the week the first movie trailer was released: sales increased by 23% the week of October 16, 2017.
- Currently, there over 52,000 Black Panther available listings.
Ad a bit more about the comic:
“The fantastic technology of Wakanda comes to Dubai! But when the villainous KLAW launches a plot to extort billions from the citizens of the city, T’CHALLA’s diplomatic mission becomes a search and rescue for the BLACK PANTHER! Written and illustrated by industry legends Ralph Macchio and Andrea Di Vito, THE SOUND AND THE FURY puts the Black Panther on a mission that will test his prowess against his long-standing nemesis, as well as three new villains – BLOKK, GARROTTE, and SHEN-YU! Featuring a special presentation of FANTASTIC FOUR #53, featuring the earliest conflict between T’Challa and Klaw, and the introduction of VIBRANIUM!”
About the Comic Artist, Sanford Greene
Sanford Greene has worked professionally in the comic illustration and related industries for over 15 years. Working for mainline publishers such as, Marvel , DC , Dark Horse and Image Comics. You can see his most recent work on the hit Marvel series “ Power Man and Iron Fist “ as well as covers for “ Black Panther ” and “ Inhumans “. He is currently working on his creator owned online comic series for Webtoons called “1000” and the anticipated new title called “ Bitter Root “ for Image comics.