Marvel asks - who is the Black Panther?

Tue, December 16th, 2008 at 1:15pm PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

It’s the question everyone’s asking—who is the new Black Panther? The details arrive in February’s extra-sized Black Panther #1, from the all-star creative team of Reginald Hudlin and Ken Lashley. Just what happened to T’Challa after Secret Invasion? And when a new Black Panther arises, can she carry on the legacy? This issue also features a special 70th Anniversary Variant by Young Gun Marko Djurdjevic.

Check out a special sneak peak inside the first issue & interview with Lashley at:

With ties to the red-hot Dark Reign, Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Black Panther. A bold new era begins in Black Panther #1!

Penciled by KEN LASHLEY
50/50 Cover by KEN LASHLEY
70th Anniversary Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC—1/15/09, On-sale—2/4/09

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