Marvel Unveils a New Spotlight Series Devoted to ‘Black Panther’
Marvel Comics announced their next breakout Super Hero, Black Panther, with a new video series titled, “Black Panter: A Nation Under Our Feet.” Marvel will work alongside production house, Bow & Arrow, to release the bold hip-hop driven animated videos devoted that presents Black Panther, his kingdom of Wakanda, and the Marvel Universe. The fresh new video series infuses animated comics with in-depth narration and commentary that is designed to present a whole new audience to the world of Black Panther long with his cinematic debut in Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War.” Then each month a new video in the series will be released alongside the latest issue of Marvel Comics’ “Black Panther.” Each installment of The “Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet” will not only educate new and old fans about “Black Panther” with commentary from his creator, Ta-Nehisi Coates, but feature motion graphics and a score from some of the world’s hip-hop acts. Check out the first teaser for ‘Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet’ below:
Black Panther #1, written by The Atlantic national correspondent and National Book Award winner, Ta-Nehisi Coates, accompanied with outstanding art by Brian Stelfreeze, garnered international buzz and attention upon the announcement of this series in 2015 and debuted as the best-selling comic for the month of April. Marvel continues the excitement surrounding Marvel’s celebrated Super Hero T’Challa, the Black Panther, through a groundbreaking hip-hop inspired video series.
“Black Panther #1 drove new fans into stores across the county, topping the sales charts and selling out in two days,” says Editor In Chief Axel Alonso. “This series of videos will direct even more eyes toward the most discussed comic book series – and character – of the year.”
“After decades of great work done on Black Panther — everyone from Reginald Hudlin to Don McGregor to Christopher Priest — it really is an honor to be writing King T’Challa,” says Coates. “Add to that the masterful performance by Chadwick Boseman as the ruler of Wakanda and it really feels like this is Black Panther’s time.”
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