The very first black superhero of mainstream comics scene, Black Panther has proved himself to be a hit on the big screen too. Chadwick Boseman’s portrayal of the African prince turned superhero in Civil War has only left the audience wanting more action from this unlikely hero. And now that the eponymous Black Panther movie is coming next year, here is everything you need to know about Black Panther.
1. T’Challa made his comic book debut in Fantastic Four in 1966, where he put singlehandedly fought and defeated Marvel’s first family
2. The year 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the character Black Panther
3. Comic book legend Jack Kirby had originally planned to call the character Coal Tiger, but it was later changed to Black Panther
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