Comic Book Spinoff of Black Panther Will Focus on His Sister

A new spinoff of Marvel’s Black Panther comic will be a family affair: The new comic books will focus on Shuri, the sister of the hero and ruler of the fictional African nation of Wakanda. It will begin in October, and will be written by Nnedi Okorafor, a fantasy and science fiction author, and drawn by Leonardo Romero. The news was originally reported by the website Bustle.

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Items from Atlanta-filmed ‘Black Panther’ headed to Smithsonian

Historical artifacts tend to be placed in a museum at some point. Why should Wakandan artifacts be any different?

Objects from the Atlanta-filmed “Black Panther” movie will find a new home at the National Museum of African History and Culture, a Smithsonian Institution museum in Washington, D.C. A costume worn by star Chadwick Boseman, a script signed by director Ryan Coogler and production photos are a few of the items moving to the museum.

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A Chicago Teacher Started a ‘Black Panther’ Curriculum for Students

 

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The wave of positivity and success surrounding Black Panther has inspired many, including Chicago sixth-grade teacher Tess Raser, who shared her Wakanda Curriculum on Twitter and now plans to build an entire lesson plan around it. The two-part curriculum is meant to educate students on African colonialism and American racism, using the film to drive the discussion, as well as offer insight beyond typical Eurocentric history taught in classrooms.

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‘Black Panther’ Stars Share Black Pride With Enthusiastic Apollo Theater Audience

It’s so exciting to see the success & impact Black Panther has had in so many communities!

Choruses of “yes!” and murmurs of agreement accompanied everything speakers Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o and ‘Atlantic’ national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates said, like they were preachers in a black church. Continue reading “‘Black Panther’ Stars Share Black Pride With Enthusiastic Apollo Theater Audience”

“Black Panther: 15 Pieces Of Concept Art That Will Get You Hyped For The Movie”

Black Panther is poised to take over the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Hollywood when it hits cinemas worldwide, and the excitement amongst comic book fans is palpable to say the very least. The titular character’s standalone instalment has been a long time coming after all, what with Marvel first introducing him in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War (Spider-Man’s movie came out last year, just 15 months after the webslinger made his own MCU debut). Continue reading ““Black Panther: 15 Pieces Of Concept Art That Will Get You Hyped For The Movie””