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Old March 28 2011, 09:27 PM   #1
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Black Panther becomes.... [SPOILERS]

American Panther!

http://www.comicbookresources.com/?p...ticle&id=31551


I'll wait to see the story beats but I suspect this is going to start a few bonfires!
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Old March 28 2011, 09:31 PM   #2
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Oh. My. God. No.
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Old March 28 2011, 09:40 PM   #3
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Um. I thought the whole point of his character was that he was from Wakanda. How is he suddenly the "American" Panther? Did he just get his visa or something?

Sounds like typical comic book nonsense.
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Old March 28 2011, 09:43 PM   #4
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Wow, that looks stupid.
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Old March 28 2011, 10:08 PM   #5
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JoeZhang wrote: View Post
American Panther!

http://www.comicbookresources.com/?p...ticle&id=31551


I'll wait to see the story beats but I suspect this is going to start a few bonfires!



Black Panther was one of those few names where Black in the titled worked. Black was, imo, used too many times just to identify that the man/woman was a black individual. Such as Black Goliath or Black Lightning but with Black Panther it made sense even if it felt redundant.

Black Panther isn't going away, I mean isn't his sister still in Wakanda using the name? Maybe this is a way of franchising out the character. Perhaps fans can say, "At least Marvel is keeping him viable and visible in the universe". He looks like a stealth version of Captain America minus the shield.

Since he's taken over Daredevil's book in short term like Herc did on Hulk I'd say it bodes well. Afterall Herc is getting an ongoing soon so maybe something similar will happen with Panther when Daredevil returns.
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Old March 28 2011, 10:09 PM   #6
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Oh. My. God. No.
Seconded.
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Old March 28 2011, 10:45 PM   #7
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Must everyone be American?!

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Old March 28 2011, 11:01 PM   #8
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Maybe Wakanda can franchise this out?
European Panther
Canadian Panther
Asian Panther
etc, etc, etc
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Old March 28 2011, 11:05 PM   #9
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So first T'Challa subs for Daredevil, and now he's filling in for Cap? Guy's having an identity crisis.


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Um. I thought the whole point of his character was that he was from Wakanda. How is he suddenly the "American" Panther? Did he just get his visa or something?
Well, Superman's from Krypton and Wonder Woman's from Themiscyra. Being American is about what you stand for, not where you come from.
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Old March 28 2011, 11:41 PM   #10
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Freedom Fries!
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Old March 28 2011, 11:51 PM   #11
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^ Brilliant summary, based on first impressions.
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Old March 28 2011, 11:59 PM   #12
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Christopher is kind of right, T'Challa has been going through something of an identity crisis and a personal quest to "find" himself. He won't even allow himself to see Ororo who has respected his decision. He's still filling in for Matt, this is part of the Black Panther tie-in for Fear It's Self so it should have been posted in the Fear It's Self thread...but oh well.
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Old March 29 2011, 12:19 AM   #13
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Re: Black Panther becomes.... [SPOILERS]

this is why I realy don't follow marvel any more .


new superhero ( attack of the show's busted rules) .
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Old March 29 2011, 12:44 AM   #14
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There's nothing to fear, but fear itself...

Nope... Be afraid of this stupid costume...be very afraid
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Old March 29 2011, 12:45 AM   #15
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According to Rammstein, everyone's an Amerikan.
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