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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #60 on: October 15, 2020, 08:02:20 am »
Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
Marvel Comics is subtly rewriting the history of the Black Panther, revealing a line of Panther Kings stretching to 1,000,000 years ago.
BY THOMAS BACON



Marvel Comics is rewriting the history of Black Panther. In 2018, Black Panther took the world by storm. The film starred the late, great Chadwick Boseman, and it proved a cultural event, grossing a phenomenal $1.3 billion worldwide. Unsurprisingly, Marvel Comics recognized the character's newfound celebrity, and Black Panther has grown ever more prominent in the comic book universe as well. He's currently leader of the Avengers, operating an intelligence service that crosses the globe and has helped repel numerous cosmic invaders.

After the release of the film, everybody thinks they know the origin story of Wakanda's king. According to legend, Black Panther is the champion of the Panther God Bast, granted superhuman strength, speed and agility in order to defend the nation. The first Black Panther was the man who unified the tribes of Wakanda, and who first discovered the potential of vibranium, the alien metal that crashed to Earth millennia ago in an asteroid impact. King T'Challa is just the latest Black Panther, albeit the first to act on a global stage.

And yet, in an interesting recent development, Marvel Comics is systematically rewriting Black Panther's origin story. So many of the things fans thought they knew are turning out to be assumptions, and whole new elements are being written into the history of Wakanda - both in the pages of the Avengers and the X-Men comics.

The First Black Panther Served Alongside The First Avengers.




The rewrites began in 2018, with the release of the Marvel Legacy one-shot. This introduced the Avengers of 100,000 BC, a powerful alliance whose very existence had been lost in the mists of time. These were dark days, with Mephisto ruling the world and the nascent human race struggling to survive. But the humans soon found themselves defended by champions; gods and mystics, cosmic avatars and even a Black Panther. "The Panther was the first to discover some manner of vibrating rock or such," Odin recollected in Jason Aaron's Avengers #4, "And the first to begin to unlock its many secrets. Never have I been more impressed by a mortal." Aaron's Avengers run has been skipping through the timeline with joyous abandon, and he's been offering the origin stories of many of these first Avengers. He's yet to do so, however, for this first Black Panther.

Regardless of the details, though, there have been certain clues. The Black Panther mantle strongly suggests this man is not only the first to discover vibranium, but he is also blessed by the Panther God, Bast. What's more, he has the kind of confidence and bearing you would expect from a king, suggesting he is already ruler of a tribe residing in Africa. But an important distinction is that he is no isolationist, but rather stands in defense of the entire planet, daring to wage war against cosmic entities like the Celestials and standing alongside the first Sorcerer Supreme and the first Ghost Rider.

The First Black Panther Wielded Mjolnir.




Even more staggering, Avengers #36 revealed this first Black Panther wielded Mjolnir. Jason Aaron's seminal Mighty Thor run rewrote the history of Mjolnir as well, revealing that eons ago Odin found himself locked in combat with a cosmic force known as the God Tempest. This God Tempest was imprisoned within the legendary hammer, and Odin himself wielded it for a time, although the God Tempest resented his attempts to use his power. Evidently it had no problem with the first Black Panther, who it deemed worthy of its majesty, and according to T'Challa, this first Panther King used Mjolnir against Mephisto himself. Ever since, anyone who Bast deemed fit to become Black Panther has apparently also been worthy of Mjolnir.

The X-Men Just Introduced Skybreaker.




The latest development has been introduced in the X-Men's "X of Swords" event. Ten X-Men have been chosen to wield ten legendary blades in defense of the entire planet, and Storm is one of them. In Marauders #13, she revealed her assigned weapon is an ancient Wakandan sword called Skybreaker. According to Storm, Skybreaker dates back to the day a vibranium meteorite crashed into a sacred mountain, and one local tribal leader led his people to the site. "The ancestors of those that would become Wakandan forged a weapon to speak with the boom of thunder," Storm observed. Skybreaker serves as a conduit, amplifying and channeling energy into a devastating weapon, and it was used in Wakanda's defense.

The creator of Skybreaker is remembered only in Wakandan legends, which called him "Olumo" or "Knower." Apparently he realized no normal fire could tame the metal, and built a special forge near the lip of a volcano. There, he labored for many days with his oldest daughter and his oldest son, using the heat of the volcano to soften and temper the vibranium. Given Odin's comment that the Panther he served alongside was the first human to learn the secrets of vibranium, it's reasonable to assume they are one and the same person. But it is unlikely he ever used Skybreaker in Odin's presence, because it appears to have been devoted to the protection of Wakanda, thus it was presumably kept by his representative. Still, it is no wonder he was capable of mastering Mjolnir; the first Black Panther was no stranger to cosmic power.




According to Marauders #13, Skybreaker is the key to Wakanda's technological development. The Wakandans studied Skybreaker, attempting to understand its powers, and in doing so, they gradually unlocked the secrets of vibranium. "The conduit helped them unlock a deeper understanding of the world," Storm revealed, "and develop technology at a blistering pace. It helped catapult Wakanda into the future." Thus Skybreaker exists, to this day, as a symbol of Wakanda's spirit.

Marvel Comics writers have clearly decided it is time to explore the ancient history of Black Panther, to reveal the true history of the very first ancestor to bow the knee to Bast and receive the blessing of the Panther God. But in exploring all this, they're also rewriting the rich lore surrounding T'Challa, adding whole new elements into it. It will be fascinating to see how it all comes together, and how all these revisions ultimately affect Black Panther's standing in the Marvel Universe.


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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #61 on: October 15, 2020, 08:17:08 am »
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This is a spectacular proposal!  :D

Especially for readers who may have a new found interest in world history and how it relates to the Black Panther mythos.  Bellissimo!  :)
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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #62 on: October 15, 2020, 08:34:22 am »
I don't like if they're not going to lock things in. Too much ambiguity. There are like three new origins in the past two years.
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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #63 on: October 15, 2020, 12:02:59 pm »
The problem with this thst it's not being devetin the BP Solo, by a writer whos sole purpose for exploring this is to expand T'Challas world and enrich and elevate HIM. These other book's aren't doing this to enrich T'Challa bit to tell their own stories and push plot, continuity be damned, especially mauraders, so no, explore it on the BP solo, not avenger's or ESPECIALLY, an x book

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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #64 on: October 16, 2020, 11:22:17 pm »
The problem with this thst it's not being devetin the BP Solo, by a writer whos sole purpose for exploring this is to expand T'Challas world and enrich and elevate HIM. These other book's aren't doing this to enrich T'Challa bit to tell their own stories and push plot, continuity be damned, especially mauraders, so no, explore it on the BP solo, not avenger's or ESPECIALLY, an x book

Well, he's a black dude, so no worry about him getting any major/lasting shine in an X-Book.

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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #65 on: October 17, 2020, 06:23:53 am »
Ture,

Looking over the thread, and I saw you define real fans as those who back recasting T'Challa. Though I do not have the depth of knowledge that you, Supreme, and many others here do when it comes to Black Panther, I also don't think people who have differing views, about whether to recast or promote Shuri or another character as the next BP are necessarily not real fans of BP or are pushing an anti-black male agenda either. Some of them I think are, but I wouldn't just assume that of everyone, myself included here.

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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #66 on: October 17, 2020, 01:05:15 pm »
Maybe it's bott the greatest to say there bot real fans, but at the very least it calls into question the intention for replacing and killing T'Challa on screen when HE is still alive and his story is far from over. I'm sure some people are genuinely thinking that it's the best thing to Honor T'Chadwick, but based on what he has said in interviews, I don't think he wants the character to retire or die with him, quite the opposite, he has been seen in interviews fighting for more Black folks to exist in one space and wanted the character to outlive us all

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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #67 on: October 17, 2020, 02:10:51 pm »
The problem with this thst it's not being devetin the BP Solo, by a writer whos sole purpose for exploring this is to expand T'Challas world and enrich and elevate HIM. These other book's aren't doing this to enrich T'Challa bit to tell their own stories and push plot, continuity be damned, especially mauraders, so no, explore it on the BP solo, not avenger's or ESPECIALLY, an x book

Well, he's a black dude, so no worry about him getting any major/lasting shine in an X-Book.

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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #68 on: October 18, 2020, 10:49:07 am »
Ture,

Looking over the thread, and I saw you define real fans as those who back recasting T'Challa. Though I do not have the depth of knowledge that you, Supreme, and many others here do when it comes to Black Panther, I also don't think people who have differing views, about whether to recast or promote Shuri or another character as the next BP are necessarily not real fans of BP or are pushing an anti-black male agenda either. Some of them I think are, but I wouldn't just assume that of everyone, myself included here.

I didn't define real fans as much as I quoted them and I count you among their numbers Emperorjones.
I posted What some real fans are saying...as a response to the plethora of articles stating fans did not want a recast because such was simply not the case. Such articles came off to me as chumming the MCU BP landscape for the attempted assassination of T'Challa the Black Panther.

Different, disparate or divergent viewpoints on recasting the Black Panther doesn't operationally define fandom as it merely displays the diversity of opinions on the subject. Like you I would not assume anything but I do choose to discuss or even debate what is written for the world to see when it concerns Black Panther.

The A.G.E.N.D.A. I speak of is not rooted in contemporary politics as they are just new branches on an old tree. It dates back to soon after Lee and Kirby introduced the Black Panther and has been a constant detriment to the character and his world ever since.
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Re: BP OP - Marvel Is Rewriting Black Panther's Origin Story
« Reply #69 on: November 08, 2020, 11:32:37 pm »
Rise of the Black Panther: How Marvel Rewrote T'Challa's Origin
Rise Of The Black Panther rewrote T'Challa's origin story for a new audience

BY JONATHAN OLSEN-KOZIOL
12 HOURS AGO





Rise Of The Black Panther by Evan Narcisse, Paul Renaud, Paul Renaud, Stéphane Paitreau and Joe Sabino was a new origin story that lead to the MCU's Black Panther film. These six issues were meant to reintroduce the character's origin to pave the way for Chadwick Boseman's seminal portrayal of the King of Wakanda on screen. The comics start by laying out the foundation of Wakandan society -- from its social isolation, history of the Black Panther, and how it's technological advancement is governed by a mysterious transformative metal called Vibranium. Vibranium is also the source of the Black Panther's power -- tea made from herbs that have mutated from the Vibranium that's leeching into Wakanda's ecosystem is what gives Black Panther his powers.

In the first issue, T'challa learns of his father's dealings with Captain America, Hydra, and his father's death at the hands of a mercenary named Klaw, played by Andy Serkis in the Black Panther film. T'Challa has been faced with his countries isolation in a major way and from a young age, pondered about taking his country down a new path. Now as Wakanda's new King, T'Challa is setting out to do just that.



T'Challa is coming to terms with Wakanda's place in the Marvel Universe. From Gods like Thor coming down to Earth and the likes of Galactus trying to eat the planet, the Black Panther believes it's unacceptable for a country with technological superiority such as Wakanda's to sit on the sidelines and do nothing. Meanwhile, T'Challa has learned Wakandans are going missing and he sets out to investigate.

His investigation leads him to a crashed vessel occupied with Namor and his fellow Atlanteans. They discover that rogue Wakandans and Atlanteans have been working together to steal Wakanda's secrets. This was the last straw for T'Challa. He realizes that this situation proves that it's Wakanda's isolation that puts a bullseye on their back for these kinds of aggression. This is when T'Challa makes some moves and gets Wakanda a seat at the United Nations. However, this also brings Wakanda into the world's spotlight and attracts unwanted visitors like Dr. Doom who tries to take the Black Panther's throne while he was away politicking with the United Nations.




Black Panther and Shuri are able to repel Dr. Doom from Wakanda, but it doesn't take long for Erik Killmonger to show up at the doorstep and wage war on the throne. Killmonger wants to start a world war just so Wakanda can be the ones who finish it and rebuild Earth's nations under its iron fist. The Black Panther is able to diffuse the Vibranium bomb in time with the help of the White Wolf -- leader of Wakanda's secret security forces. However, Killmonger escapes before he can be brought to justice.

Rise Of The Black Panther streamlines T'Challa's story for a new audience while simultaneously introducing the character of his long-awaited silver screen appearance. This comic also brings the new Black Panther origin full-circle in issue #6 by citing 1959's Tales of Suspense by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Gene Colan. Captain America returns to help the Black Panther -- which solidifies this new story's place in Marvel's history. This story also directly sets up T'Challa's path to becoming an Avenger where he plays a vital roles in crossover epics like Empyre in the future.


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Re: BP OP - Wild,Wild West Black Panther in EXILES #7
« Reply #70 on: November 09, 2020, 09:36:50 pm »
SOMEHOW I MISSED THIS?!?













Exiles (2018) #7
Published:
August 29, 2018
Writer:
Saladin Ahmed
Penciler:
Rod Reis, Lee M. Ferguson
Cover Artist:
Mike Mckone
Blink’s original time-traveling companions make an appearance, including fan-favorites Sabretooth, Morph and Nocturne! And they’re just in time for a showdown with the gunslinging Brotherhood of Evil Mutants! But what does that mean for Blink and her NEW family of Exiles? And the Exiles aren’t the only familiar faces in town. They call him “King,” and you do not want to find yourself in his Vibranium crosshairs. Who is the Black Panther of the Wild West – and what does he want with the Exiles?!
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Re: BP OP - Wild,Wild West Black Panther in EXILES #7
« Reply #71 on: November 09, 2020, 11:25:36 pm »
SOMEHOW I MISSED THIS?!?













Exiles (2018) #7
Published:
August 29, 2018
Writer:
Saladin Ahmed
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Rod Reis, Lee M. Ferguson
Cover Artist:
Mike Mckone
Blink’s original time-traveling companions make an appearance, including fan-favorites Sabretooth, Morph and Nocturne! And they’re just in time for a showdown with the gunslinging Brotherhood of Evil Mutants! But what does that mean for Blink and her NEW family of Exiles? And the Exiles aren’t the only familiar faces in town. They call him “King,” and you do not want to find yourself in his Vibranium crosshairs. Who is the Black Panther of the Wild West – and what does he want with the Exiles?!





Holy BAST! I looooove this! I'm copying this to my Google Drive tomorrow or later tonight! Great catch, Ture! You are CLEARLY the man!!
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Re: BP OP - Wild,Wild West Black Panther in EXILES #7... Cool Showing
« Reply #72 on: November 10, 2020, 12:36:29 pm »
is that okay for the artist to draw T'Challa that way? He looks A LOT like Chadwick. I know marvel got in trouble for making ultimate universe fury look alot like Samuel Jackson

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Re: BP OP - Wild,Wild West Black Panther in EXILES #7... Cool Showing
« Reply #73 on: November 10, 2020, 04:53:15 pm »
is that okay for the artist to draw T'Challa that way? He looks A LOT like Chadwick. I know marvel got in trouble for making ultimate universe fury look alot like Samuel Jackson

Idk that! I thought Marvel only got in trouble for using kente cloth and specific Ghanaian cultural symbols without permission on the BP MCU blockboster.
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