On April 2nd, 1966, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby debuted Marvel’s first Black super-hero, Black Panther, in the pages of Fantastic Four #52 - at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. In this premiere episode, host Nic Stone will deep dive into the complexities of his early adventures and how writers like Roy Thomas elevated the character beyond what readers had seen in a Marvel comic.

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An exploration into the comic book origins of Black Panther via conversations with the creators who have shaped T’Challa’s journey, a celebration of the Afro-Futurism of Wakanda, and the worldwide social impact of the character. Hosted by author Nic Stone.