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The Black Panther is officially the first black superhero in mainstream American comics (beating out Falcon, Storm, Luke Cage, Tyroc, Black Lightening, and all others by years), created by comics legends Stan Lee and Jack Kirby back in 1966. Since then, there are dozens of formats that he's been utilized in, including video games, films, animated series, and alternate versions of the character in comic books. He was ranked as the 71st greatest comic character of all time by Wizard Magazine and the 51st by IGN. 

Now that Black Panther is thoroughly integrated into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Marvel Studios' Phase 3, we've compiled some of our favorite interpretations of T'Challa here. Do you like to play as Black Panther in Ultimate Alliance, or in Lego Marvel Super Heroes? Is the 90s Fantastic Four cartoon your favorite take, or is the BET's Black Panther motion comic show better? Or does the new Black Panther movie top them all?

Here's your chance to see where it all lines up. What are the greatest interpretations of The Black Panther? Vote up all your favorites!

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Black Panther Vol. 4 (2005) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Black Panther Vol. 4 (2005)
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The Black Panther Vol. 3 (1998... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
The Black Panther Vol. 3 (1998)
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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Fictional Character
All 616 continuity filling in between the Vol. 1-5 since 1966. Black Panther is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Jack Kirby, first ...more
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Marvel Knights: Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Computer Game
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 is a 2009 action role-playing video game, the sequel to Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. The game was jointly developed by Vicarious Visions (PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360), ...more
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Tales of Suspense (1968) is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Tales of Suspense (1968)
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Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomor... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Film
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow is a direct-to-video animated film. It is fifth in a series of animated films from Marvel Animation, based on Marvel Comics by Lions Gate Entertainment. It was ...more
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Marvel Heroes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Video Game
Marvel Heroes is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online action role-playing video game developed by Gazillion Entertainment and Secret Identity Studios. Characters such as Iron Man, Captain ...more
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Ultimate Marvel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Ultimate Marvel
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Fantastic Four (1966) is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Fantastic Four (1966)
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Azzuri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Azzuri
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Jungle Action is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Jungle Action Comic Book Series
Jungle Action is the name of two comic book series published by Marvel Comics and its 1950s precursor, Atlas Comics. The latter-day version is the first series starring the Black Panther, the ...more
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The Avengers (Late 60's) is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
The Avengers (Late 60's)
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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Video Game
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is an action role-playing game developed for PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox and Xbox 360 by Raven Software and published by Activision. The game was simultaneously ...more
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Black Panther Vol. 1 (1977) is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Black Panther Vol. 1 (1977)
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Marvel: Avengers Alliance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Video Game
Marvel: Avengers Alliance is a turn-based social network game developed by Playdom in 2012. It is based on characters and storylines published by Marvel Comics, and written by Alex Irvine. The ...more
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TV Program
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! is an American animated television series by Marvel Animation in cooperation with Film Roman, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. The ...more
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T'Chaka is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
T'Chaka
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Iron Man: Armored Adventures is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
TV Program
Iron Man: Armored Adventures is a 3D CGI cartoon series based on the Marvel Comics superhero Iron Man. It debuted in the USA on the Nicktoons on April 24, 2009, and has already begun airing on ...more
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Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
TV Program
Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers is a television anime series produced by Toei Animation and Walt Disney Japan, based on the Marvel Comics universe. The series began airing in Japan from April 2, ...more
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MC2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
MC2
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Black Panther: The Man Without... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Black Panther: The Man Without Fear
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Black Panther: Panther's P... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Black Panther: Panther's Prey
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Black Panther Vol. 2 (1988) is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Black Panther Vol. 2 (1988)
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Marvel Premiere is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Black Panther Versions Of All Time
Comic Book Series
Marvel Premiere is an American comic book anthology series published by Marvel Comics. It ran for 61 issues from April 1972 to August 1981.