Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the sequel to the 2018 film directed by Ryan Coogler, will hit theaters next fall. Before the arrival of a new film of the Wakandan hero, Marvel Comics wants to take advantage of the pull with a new limited series of comics.
Is about Wakandasimply put, a five-issue miniseries in which several prominent artists from the Casa de las Ideas will contribute.
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The comics will be part of the background of the new Black Panther series that John Ridley started in 2021 and that he has seen T’Challa exiled from Wakanda after being accused of treason against his own nation. Only some allies, including his ex-wife, Ororo (Tormenta)They have come to his aid.
Instead of following T’Challa, Wakanda will follow, as its title suggests, characters who remain in the utopian African country.
Shuriwho will have quite a prominent role in the next MCU movie, stars in the first issue of the miniseries, where he is expected to show that, although Black Panther is not in Wakanda, the nation still has heroes who defend it.
Stephanie Williams y Paco Medina take charge of this first issue of the collection. Killmonger it will also have its own number.
Additionally, each installment of the Wakanda comics will feature a section titled “Black Panther stories“, which will review, hand in hand with Evan Narcisse and Natacha Bustosthe story of T’Challa’s predecessors as the quintessential Wakandan hero.
As for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Panther lost his T’Challa in 2020, when Chadwick Boseman he lost the battle against cancer that he had been secretly fighting for years.
Apparently, Marvel Studios does not plan to sign another actor to play the character, although many have requested it, including Boseman’s brother.
We will have to see how Black Panther: Wakanda Forever handles the loss of its original protagonist. Meanwhile, T’Challa continues to embody the spirit of the character in the panels.
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