This April, Black Panther returns to Marvel comics in his new series from writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and artist Brian Stelfreeze. The Atlantic had an exclusive preview of the upcoming book as well as a piece featuring Coates talking about the upcoming series.
BLACK PANTHER #1
Written by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Art by Brian Stelfreeze
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?
Release Date April 6 2016