Black Panther's Killmonger Is Everyone Who Loves Wakanda Even Though It Didn't Love Us

Black Panther’s Erik Killmonger is not a charismatic show stealer like Thor’s Loki, or a profoundly deranged monster like Jessica Jones’ Kilgrave, but he is easily one of Marvel’s most compelling, heartbreaking, and relatable villains to date. Killmonger definitely isn’t “good,” but he isn’t entirely “bad,” either.

Marvel Made a Black Panther Movie Partly Because Reginald Hudlin Put the ‘Black’ in Panther

Editor’s note: This excerpt from Marvel’s Black Panther: A Comicbook Biography, From Stan Lee to Ta-Nehisi Coates (published by Diasporic Africa Press, 2018) talks about the impact black filmmaker Reginald Hudlin had on the character. For the first 32 years of its existence, the Black Panther—created by Marvel Comics


Wesley Snipes Reveals His '90s Black Panther Project Could Have Featured the Civil Rights Movement

While we were busy buzzing about Marvel’s big Black Panther debut last night, an interesting story came out. Before he went on to make Blade, Wesley Snipes campaigned long and hard to get the ball rolling on a live-action Black Panther adaptation in which he would have starred. Though the project never quite came to…