Tag Black Panther

Origin issues

Like I mentioned in the first post of this column, I’m planning to cover a lot of topics with some being meaty and others a little lighter but still worth discussing. I’m not sure where the Origin Issue falls but…

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Undervalued Spotlight #379

Black Panther #1, Marvel Comics, November 1998. Last night (January 29, 2018) was the world premiere of the Black Panther movie. The film goes to wide release in North America on February 16 and judging from the comic shop talk…

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Undervalued Spotlight #372

Fantastic Four Annual #5, Marvel Comics, November 1967 Comic Annuals have been a neglected collecting strain for years now but thanks to the “pick and choose” mentality of the new collectors and investors specific issues, if they can offer up…

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Undervalued Spotlight #202

Jungle Action #6, Marvel Comics, September 1973. Fantastic Four #52 (July 1966) featured the 1st appearance of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's the Black Panther (T’Challa), comicdom’s 1st African American super hero. The Black Panther followed comicdom’s 1st African American hero Lobo, D.J. Arneson’s creation published by Dell Comics a year earlier, click here for my Lobo post.
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Black Panther 529

Oh look, a Batman cover from Francesco Francavilla in that retro pulp style of his.  Very nice.  What’s that?  It’s a Black Panther cover for issue 529?  Wow: DC, get that lawyer patrol on the case. And why is Black…

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Review: The Shadowland Wrap-Up

We’re going to take a little departure from the usual format here. I’ve kept mum on the most part about Shadowland mostly due to the sheer volume of titles published since the story began in July. That’s especially the case…

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