Having debuted over 50 years ago in the pages of the Fantastic Four, the Black Panther has a long and rich history. Will this new comic series from acclaimed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and veteran superstar artist Brian Stelfreeze, Marvel seeks to honor the rich history of the character while taking him in a new direction. Will this comic live up to the expectations of fans while priming the pump for the characters debut in next month’s Captain America Civil War film?
Today’s artist spotlight is Paolo Rivera, a Marvel-exclusive artist, has been working professionally since 2002. Although he began his career painting in oil, he has since moved on to penciling, inking, and coloring (with some occasional sculpting). Rivera was born and raised in Daytona Beach, FL, and graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2003, where he studied underDavid Mazzucchelli. He broke into the comics industry thanks to writer Jim Krueger, whom he met at Megacon in Orlando, FL (while still in high school).
THIS REPRINTS MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #10. An international misunderstanding has brought the Fantastic Four to the deepest darkest part of the jungle be hunted by a shadowy figure who has uncanny skill and the technological wizardry of the world’s most advanced nation at his disposal. Will our heroes make it back from Wakanda, and will they be friends or prey for the man known in whispers as… THE BLACK PANTHER!?