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Marvel Comics Kirby 100: In Quest of the Sacred Water


By Tj Dietsch

Marvel Comics Kirby 100: In Quest of the Sacred Water

Jack Kirby launches The Black Panther on another wild journey! 594 more words


Reader Responses to Black Panther's Debut

Last post, I wrote about how Stan Lee and Jack Kirby position the audience in Fantastic Four #52-#53. Today, I want to expand upon that discussion some and examine the ways that readers responded to T’Challa’s debut in the letters section a few issues later. 1,355 more words

American Literature

Melanin Monday: Why We Need Black Panther

I recently saw Thor: Ragnarok, and while I think it is one of the better films to come out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to date, though I will admit a lot of that had to do with the tone of the film, rather than the actual plot (but that’s a discussion best saved for another day). 617 more words


Black Panther (2018)

After Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa played by Chadwick Boseman returns back to Wakanda, his birth home. When he returns he discovers that two old enemies surface to bring down his kingdom of Wakanda. 42 more words


Black Panther Character Posters

Now that Thor: Ragnarok is out in theaters, Marvel on Thursday released new character posters for what will be the next movie in the MCU. 224 more words


Audience Positioning in Black Panther's 1966 Debut

Recently, I’ve been interested in the narrative point of view in various texts and the ways that authors position an audience within the narrative. One one level, some African American authors like William Melvin Kelley places audiences in the perspective of whites: “ 1,176 more words

American Literature