Black Panther show stealer Shuri will be getting her own comic series. The news comes on the heels of the Ryan Coogler-helmed film doing very well in the box office, and a more than positive fan reception to actress Letitia Wright’s portrayal of the character.
The series is to be written by Nnedi Okorafor whose writing will bring a lot of depth to the character. Okorafor is an award-winning Nigerian-American writer best known for her work in the sci-fi genre. iWho Fears Death is one of her most acclaimed novels that has not only seen multiple award nominations, but is also on its way to becoming an HBO series with George R.R. Martin attached as executive producer.
The series will follow along with the timeline set up by the Ta-Nehisi Coates digital comic series Black Panther: Long Live the King. Art for Shuri will be done by Hawkeye artist Leonardo Romero.
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Here’s the official synopsis for the series:
“Shuri is happiest in a lab, surrounded by gadgets of her own creation. She’d rather be testing gauntlets than throwing them. But a nation without a leader is a vulnerable one — and Shuri may have to choose between Wakanda’s welfare and her own.”
Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Sterling K. Brown, Andy Serkis and John Kan.
Black Panther is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD.
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