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The Black Panther affect

The movie, the soundtrack, the comic, the hero

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Black Panther' takes blockbusters to Africa, and the future

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer

February 07, 2018 11:20 AM

Updated February 07, 2018 12:47 PM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.

For Ryan Coogler, the essence of "Black Panther" came down to one question: What does it mean to be African?

The Oakland-born filmmaker of both "Creed" and "Fruitvale Station" had been given the gargantuan task of shepherding Marvel's iconic superhero to the big screen, with a budget five times bigger than he'd ever had, Hollywood's most powerful studio behind him and the freedom to make "Black Panther" as personal as he wanted. Coogler had made his name creating films about the black experience, but both were about the black American experience. "Black Panther," which opens nationwide next week, was an African story and when Coogler signed on for the movie, he'd never been.

Now, he'd finally get his chance.

"This is the most personal film I've ever made, which is the strangest statement to say because I only make films that are personal," Coogler said. "This film for me started with this question of, 'What does it mean to be African?' It's a question that I've always had since I learned I was black, since my parents sat me down and told me what that was. I didn't totally understand what that meant. As kid you're like, well wait, why? Like, so wait we're from Africa? What's that?

"I'm 31-years-old and I realized I never really took time to grapple with what it means to be African. This film gave me the chance to do that," he said.

When the wheels touched down in Cape Town, South Africa, Coogler remembers being overcome with a visceral feeling that he still can't put words to. He went to Table Mountain and thought, "I could be buried here." In Nairobi he saw a Maasai man, wearing traditional clothes and speaking on a cell phone. "That's Wakanda," he thought. "That's Afrofuturism."

And that's what he set out to translate into the language of cinema in "Black Panther." It's the 18th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and based on 50-year-old Stan Lee and Jack Kirby-created material, sure, but this is far from being just another superhero movie.

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Actress Danai Gurira ("The Walking Dead"), who plays Okoye, the general of the Wakanda warriors known as the Dora Milaje, grew up mostly in Zimbabwe. She said she was "giddy" with "childlike joy" when she understood how Coogler intended to show Africa and its inhabitants like Okoye, the spy Nakia (Lupita Nyong'o) and the scientist Shuri (Letitia Wright) — and those are just the women.

"'Black Panther' creates a precedent that kills the ability of folks to misrepresent and distort the continent," Gurira said. "The things that it checks off: Complex African female characters; African language on a big screen; African characters who are varied in many different ways and heroic; The heroism of Africans for themselves and not needing a white hero — go figure — to reach their goals; Celebrating so many specific African cultural-isms. No one can really now try to put forth some product where Africa is seen begging for a white superhero to come and save it."

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Reply #3 posted 02/26/18 6:04pm

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Angela Basset's character should have popped somebody. Had a, I was pretty badass in my day too, moment.

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Angela Basset's character should have popped somebody. Had a, I was pretty badass in my day too, moment.

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morningsong said:

Angela Basset's character should have popped somebody. Had a, I was pretty badass in my day too, moment.

I thought she sooo looked like Marvel hero Storm

You would think she would know how to fight

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BLACK PANTER comic issue #1 appeared in January 1977

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Reply #7 posted 02/27/18 5:43am

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morningsong said:

Angela Basset's character should have popped somebody. Had a, I was pretty badass in my day too, moment.

I thought she sooo looked like Marvel hero Storm

You would think she would know how to fight

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I've always thought Marvel or 20th Century Fox rather, missed out on the best opportunity for Storm... Iman! She would have been perfect for Storm back in 2000.

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Halle was/is beautiful but she wasn't Storm. Iman would've been the embodiment of Storm. Decent height, slim body, and an authentic accent unlike two poor versions we've seen thus far.

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Just my two cents....

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Musicslave said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

I thought she sooo looked like Marvel hero Storm

You would think she would know how to fight

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I've always thought Marvel or 20th Century Fox rather, missed out on the best opportunity for Storm... Iman! She would have been perfect for Storm back in 2000.

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Halle was/is beautiful but she wasn't Storm. Iman would've been the embodiment of Storm. Decent height, slim body, and an authentic accent unlike two poor versions we've seen thus far.

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Just my two cents....

I'll add a quarter to your 2 cents

I totally agree.

Now the twist is that Black Panther and Storm were married for a while

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The movie, the soundtrack, the comic, the hero

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he got a yam in his pants, or is he just happy e'erbody watching his movie?

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BLACK PANTER comic issue #1 appeared in January 1977


I used to have that issue. Love the Kirby art!!

Black Panther's first appearance was in Fantastic Four #52 in 1966.

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the movie character made his first appearance in the Capt American Marvel Civil War movie

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He looked so much like Batman at that time

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OldFriends4Sale said:

BLACK PANTER comic issue #1 appeared in January 1977


I used to have that issue. Love the Kirby art!!

Black Panther's first appearance was in Fantastic Four #52 in 1966.

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To avoid controversy due to a shared name with the Black Panther Party, Marvel twice changed his name.

First they briefly shortened it to "Panther":

https://www.cbr.com/black...ther-name/


Then they changed it to "Black Leopard":

https://www.cbr.com/black...d-renamed/

Obviously and thankfully neither of these changes was long-lived.

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Black Panther's original costume design SUCKED! So did his original name, Coal Tiger. Luckily, Kirby "went back to the drawing board". lol

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He once fought the KKK:


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Back in 2009 his sister Shuri briefly took up the mantle:

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Black Panther had his own animated series that aired on BET in 2011, but I don't recommend it. It was based on an excellent run from the comics but the cheap "animation" sucked. It was more of a "motion comic" than a cartoon. It's available on DVD.

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You won't find it listed on PrinceVault, but, back in 2006, Prince played Black Panther & Storm's wedding reception.

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it is interesting but most male superheroes have a period where a female fills the role temporarily

Shuri in the movie seemed to be the favorite character out of all.
I can see her and Spiderman being friends lol

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Back in 2009 his sister Shuri briefly took up the mantle:

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T'Challa and Storm were never "divorced". As king of Wakanda, he simply declared the marriage annulled. She didn't get "half". lol

https://comicvine.gamespo...00-145063/



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djThunderfunk said:

T'Challa and Storm were never "divorced". As king of Wakanda, he simply declared the marriage annulled. She didn't get "half". lol

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lol, she didn't hurricane the allimony into her pocketbook?

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This was from Civil War right? a first intro to his royal guard

she didn't know who she was up against

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This was from Civil War right? a first intro to his royal guard


she didn't know who she was up against





I'd still back Black Widow in a fight.
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EmmaMcG said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

This was from Civil War right? a first intro to his royal guard

she didn't know who she was up against

I'd still back Black Widow in a fight.

That's what I mean, the warrior doesn't know who she is dealing witih.

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Reply #27 posted 02/27/18 12:40pm

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So I take it M'Baku is going to have a role in the Avengers saga too?




Dang this picture came out big. eek.

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Reply #28 posted 02/27/18 12:45pm

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One thing I learned. Do NOT go into the Dolby theater, and get all comfortable reclining in those seats with all that vibration, with 20+ minutes of previews still to live through. I was almost rocked to sleep before the movie started.

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Back in 2009 his sister Shuri briefly took up the mantle:

Wow she looks hot!

I have a weakness for hot, sexy comic book heroines. There are several Facebook pages dedicated to sexy superheroines.

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