pinterest-p mail bubble share2 google-plus facebook twitter rss reddit linkedin2 stumbleupon


The Premium The Premium The Premium

Shuri Graces the Cover of Black Panther #1 in Stanley Lau Variant

by  in Comic News Comment
Shuri Graces the Cover of Black Panther #1 in Stanley Lau Variant

Marvel Comics today unveiled the variant cover art for the upcoming Black Panther #1 by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Daniel Acuña. The variant was illustrated by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau and places a heavy focus on Shuri, sister to T’Challa and princess of Wakanda.

Black Panther #1 is part of a companywide initiative at Marvel will the goal of relaunching popular series from the ground up. The Black Panther relaunch looks to send the people of Wakanda into the final frontier — space.

RELATED: Black Panther & Black Lightning are Rewriting the Age of Superheroes

So far, it’s unclear what Shuri’s role will be when the people of Wakanda take to the stars, but the new variant cover teases that she’ll have a major impact on the story as it unfolds. The art also came with an assurance from Coates that the series would be more action-oriented than his previous outings.

Black Panther #1 is a creative challenge for me. My first few books were more philosophical, and while that still rings true here, this is a fast-paced, high-octane story,” Coates said in a press release. “And with Daniel Acuña’s art, I think people are really going to feel the energy and intensity here. I wanted people to feel like this is a really fresh storyline, and I think we succeeded in that. It’s meaty, it’s different, and it’s perfect for new readers just coming to the world of T’Challa and Black Panther.’’

Published by Marvel Comics, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Daniel Acuña’s relaunch of Black Panter will begin on May 23.

  • Ad Free Browsing
  • Over 10,000 Videos!
  • All in 1 Access
  • Join For Free!
Go Premium!

More Videos