The Top 8 Black Panther Stories
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023
Written by Charlie Saltalamaccio
Hey there, true believers and vibranium enthusiasts! It's your favorite Merc with a Mouth, Charlie Saltalamaccio, ready to take you on a wild ride through the technologically advanced, cat-loving world of the Black Panther. Get ready for the top 8 storylines that prove Black Panther isn't just the king of Wakanda; he's also the king of dropping one-liners sharper than vibranium claws.
1. "Black Panther: Jungle Action" (1972 - 1976) by Don McGregor
We're diving deep into the archives with Don McGregor's Jungle Action. It's like a safari of superhero awesomeness with Black Panther leading the charge. Spoiler alert: Wakanda has more than just great technology; they've got fantastic punchlines too.
2. "Black Panther: Enemy Of The State" (2001) by Christopher Priest
Christopher Priest takes the helm in this storyline, and it's like watching Black Panther navigate a maze of espionage with the grace of a panther and the wit of, well, Christopher Priest. Think James Bond, but with a cooler suit and a lot more humor.
3. "Black Panther: Fantastic Four (1961) #52-53" by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
When the Fantastic Four head to Wakanda, you know things are about to get fantastic. Stan Lee and Jack Kirby weave a tale that's like a family reunion with superhero showdowns and enough banter to fill a vibranium-coated book.
4. "Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet" (2016) by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Ta-Nehisi Coates takes us on a political journey through Wakanda in "A Nation Under Our Feet." It's like House of Cards, but with more superpowers and fewer awkward dinners. Spoiler: T'Challa is the superhero version of Frank Underwood.
5. "Black Panther: King in Black" (2021) by Geoffrey Thorne
In the midst of the King in Black event, Geoffrey Thorne throws Black Panther into the cosmic chaos, and it's like a superhero space opera with Wakanda's king at the center of the action. Spoiler alert: the Black Panther's claws are as sharp as his wit.
6. "Black Panther: World of Wakanda" (2017) by Roxane Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates
Roxane Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates team up to explore the World of Wakanda, and it's like a literary feast with a side of superhero sass. Spoiler: there's more to Wakanda than meets the eye, and the same goes for the dialogue.
7. "Black Panther: The Client" (1998) by Christopher Priest
Christopher Priest returns with "The Client," where Black Panther hires Matt Murdock, a.k.a. Daredevil, as his attorney. It's like a courtroom drama, but with more super suits and fewer objections.
8. "Captain America & Black Panther: Flags of our Fathers" (2010) by Reginald Hudlin
Reginald Hudlin takes us on a journey alongside Captain America in "Flags of our Fathers," and it's like a patriotic parade with two of Marvel's iconic heroes. Spoiler alert: the banter is as legendary as the heroes themselves.
There you have it, Wakanda wanderers! The top 8 Black Panther storylines that'll make you laugh, cry, and wish you had a suit made of vibranium. Black Panther isn't just a king; he's a regal riot, a fierce leader, and a hero whose claws are just as sharp as his sense of humor. So, put on your best Wakandan smile, keep on laughing, and get ready for a vibranium-coated adventure that's part heroics, part hilarity, and all kinds of epic. Stay vibranium, my friends!
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