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A new era begins for the Black Panther! MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates takes the helm, confronting T'Challa with a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before. When a superhuman terrorist group that calls itself The People sparks a violent uprising, the land famed for its incredible technology and proud warrior traditions will be thrown into turmoil. Plus BP's 20-page origin story, complete, from Fantastic Four #52.
If Wakanda is to survive, it must adapt--but can its monarch, one in a long line of Black Panthers, survive the necessary change? Heavy lies the head that wears the cowl!
Plus variant covers by Frank Cho, Neal Adams, Jamal Campbell, Kyle Baker, Sanford Greene, Dale McKeown, Mike McKone & Frank Martin, John Tyler Christopher, Scottie Young, Ryan Sook and others (there's a lot of varients here, nearly all full page). Also several pages of "Behind the Scenes with Brian Stelfreeze," character studies, a map of the Wakanda region, and three more pages on "Process and Developement."
Ta-Nehisi Coates is an American writer, journalist, and educator. Coates is a National Correspondent for The Atlantic, where he writes about cultural, social and political issues, particularly as regards African-Americans. Coates has worked for The Village Voice, Washington City Paper, and Time. He has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, The Washington Monthly, O, and other publications. In 2008 he published a memoir, The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood. His second book, Between the World and Me, was released in July 2015. It was nominated for a 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He was the recipient of a "Genius Grant" from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in 2015
A huge initiative for Marvel, the announcement of Ta-Nehisi Coates as the writer of the new Black Panther series was covered by every major media outlet in the country. Coates' involvement with this comic has produced the most interest in Black Panther that the character has ever had.This is his first comics book work.
Brian Stelfreeze is one of the leading pioneers of African American aritsts in the comics industry.
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Item Code BLPAN01 Publisher Marvel Publish Date 2016 ISBN 9781302900533 Binding Soft Cover Dimensions 7x10 # Pages 144pg Color Full Color