Ryan Coogler Thought Marvel Would Cut Black Panther’s Most Powerful Line

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Black Panther’s Erik Killmonger is one of the MCU’s most complex villains. His heartbreaking dialogue toward the end of the film is one of his most powerful moments and perhaps something you wouldn’t normally expect to hear in a superhero film. Black Panther co-writers Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole put it in there

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Marvel Is Celebrating Black History Month With Some Excellent (and Free) Black Panther Comics

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It’s already been a good time for the King of Wakanda lately, with the Black Panther movie earning some historic Oscar nominations, and heading back to theaters to celebrate. But Marvel’s keeping the celebration going, and highlighting Black History Month, with a sweet deal on some of the best comics Wakanda has to…

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Marlon James’ Black Leopard, Red Wolf Will Be Adapted by Michael B. Jordan

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Well, this is actually perfect. Marlon James’ epic fantasy novel Black Leopard, Red Wolf just his shelves yesterday, and it’s already been snapped up by Hollywood, in the form of Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan, who picked up the rights as part of a new producing deal with Warner Bros.

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Marlon James Talks Superheroes, the Joy of Fantasy, and His Stunning New Book Black Leopard, Red Wolf

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Marlon James is already a big deal; he won the prestigious Man Booker Prize in 2015 for his crime novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. But Black Leopard, Red Wolf—the first entry in his Dark Star fantasy trilogy, which the Jamaican-born author himself dubbed “the African Game of Thrones”—levels up in a huge way.

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Black Panther and Captain Marvel Editor Debbie Berman Discusses Piecing Together MCU Masterpieces

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As a child growing up in South Africa, Debbie Berman always dreamed of being able to tell the sort of stories that people could connect with emotionally in order to help them escape reality. In time, what began as weekends spent convincing the other kids in her neighborhood to participate in home movies grew into a…

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Black Panther, Into the Spider-Verse, and More of Our Favorites React to Their Oscar Nominations

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After Oscar nominations come out, it’s easy to get lost in them. The snubs, the surprises, what’s in, what’s out…there’s a lot to digest. Because of that, sometimes you forget the sheer joy these nominations bring the people involved, whether it’s a personal nod or one for a project they were a part of.

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