Here’s a great opportunity to jump on some momentous first issues.
The new variant cover features art by regular series artist Leinil Francis Yu.
Some creators take to Twitter when they want to announce a new topic. Ta-Nehisi Coates? He writes about it at The Atlantic. The new title will have interior art by Leinil Yu and covers by Alex Ross. It symbolically drops on the Fourth of July… assuming your comic shop is open on a national holiday. Otherwise, […]
Five top notch graphic novels from 2017 have been nominated for the LA Times Book Prize
Not quite a new creative team, as acclaimed writer Ta-Nehesi Coates will stay on Black Panther as writer, as a new #1 welcomes artist Daniel Acuna and a distinctive Afro-futurist vibe. There’s more info at Marvel.com and words of comfort from Tom Brevoort on the overall shape of “Fresh Start” or whatever the 2018 initiative is […]
Jason Reynolds (Ghost, Miles Morales: Spider-Man) and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates (Black Panther, Between the World and Me) joined together on the first day of New York City Comic Con to talk about heroes, giving a voice to invisible people and of course, a little bit of politics. At the Hudson Mercantile, a […]
The world of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ and Brian Stelfreeze’s Black Panther is quickly expanding. In fall 2016, the National Book Award Winner teamed up with writers Yona Harvey and Roxanne Gay as well as with artists Afua Richardson and Alitha Martinez to launch World of Wakanda, a series focusing on two secondary characters from Coates’ and Stelfreeze’s Marvel comic. Today, Coates […]
Hey all, we’re live at New York Comic Con at the Black Panther 50th Anniversary panel with panelists Ta-Nehisi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze, Christopher Priest, Axel Alonso, Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC, James Igelheart (Genie in the current Broadway adaptation of Aladdin), and Don McGregor. When asked what drew them to Black Panther as a character, […]
Marvel have just announced a new series spinning out of Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze’s Black Panther run. If you’ve been reading the series, you’ll have noticed how the creative team have been putting a lot of attention on the Dora Milaje, nominally the bodyguards for T’Challa himself. It’s almost as though a glowing sign is sat […]
The first issue of Black Panther, written by Ta-Nehisi Coates (The Atlantic), drawn by Brian Stelfreeze (Wednesday Comics) and colored by Laura Martin (Thor) was a technical success. The character of Black Panther was fueled by an interesting cocktail of rage that propelled some of the issue at a nice pace. However, despite this title’s strengths, I’m not […]