Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda Anthology Released
Ready for Black Panther to get spooky? Well, in one chapter of Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda, released today, Tuesday, March 9th, 2021, you can read about the Dora Milaje and Shuri fighting vampires in New Orleans, Louisiana! The Titan Books Tales of Wakanda anthology brings together storytellers from across the African Diaspora for a groundbreaking anthology celebrating Marvel Comics’ T’Challa (A.K.A. Black Panther) and his home, Wakanda.
Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda
Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda is a collection of brand-new original short stories that is edited by Jesse J. Holland, with contributions from an all-star cast of 18 authors: Sheree Renée Thomas, Nikki Giovanni, Linda D. Addison, Maurice Broaddus, Christopher Chambers, Alex Simmons, Tananarive Due, Harlan James, Glenn Parris, Danian Jerry, Kyoko M., Temi Oh, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Milton J. Davis, Cadwell Turnbull, Troy L. Wiggins, and L.L. McKinney.
Black Panther debuted in 1966 when he bested the Fantastic Four in Fantastic Four #52 by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Joe Sinnott, and Sam Rosen, before getting his solo debut in 1973.
T’Challa was the first mainstream superhero of African descent, and to honor his legacy storytellers from across the African Diaspora have each contributed short stories inspired by the Kingdom of Wakanda and its people.
The Stories of Black Panther and Wakanda
In the Tales of Wakanda stories: T’Challa will face his ancestors and Erik Killmonger will grapple with racism and his origin. The short stories will also feature guest appearances from Storm, Jericho Drumm, Monica Rambeau, and Namor!
The promotional material promises:
These are the tales of a king and his country. These are the legends whispered in the jungle, myths of the unconquered men and women and the land they love.
These are the Tales of Wakanda.
Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda is now available to purchase anywhere books are sold for $25.95. And with all the incredible talent who contributed to this book, this writer can’t wait to get a copy! If you need more convincing, then check out an excerpt from a chapter of Tales of Wakanda at Marvel.com from James’ story “Bon Temps.”
Are you excited to see what’s next for Erik Killmonger in Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda? Let Marvel Blog know you’re favorite story in the comments section!
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