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EXCL.: IDW Reveals Marvel Action: Black Panther #1 Variant Cover, Welcomes New Artist

Marvel Action: Black Panther, from IDW Publishing, is slated to debut in January 2019. Now, ahead of Issue #1's release, IDW has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at the retail incentive cover by artist Paulina Ganucheau, as well as news that Juan Samu (M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) will provide interior art for the series.

"When I was a kid, my family and I loved to share Marvel comics together; comic books taught me how to read," series writer Kyle Baker said in a statement. "Today it's great to be part of the team that's bringing the imagination and fun of the Black Panther to a new generation of youngsters. Also, maybe my own children will finally think dad's cool."

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Samu, who's been announced as the artist for the series, will also provide cover art for the first story arc, along with the aforementioned Issue #1 variant by Ganucheau and additional variants by Elsa Charretier and Gabriel Rodriguez.

“Black Panther has emerged as one of the greatest heroes to this generation of kids, and it’s a distinct honor to bring them all-new adventures of T’Challa and his sister Shuri,” Group Editor Denton J. Tipton said.

Marvel Action: Black Panther #1, by Kyle Baker and Juan Samu, goes on sale January 9, 2019, from IDW Publishing.

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