Unless you're a die-hard Marvel fan, you probably didn't know much about Black Panther until he started scrapping with Captain America on the big screen. Black Panther is, however, one of the most important heroes in Marvel's stable, and with this list, you get to know the king of Wakanda.
Though he's been a part of Marvel Comics for decades, Black Panther (aka T'Challa) is not a well-known hero to mainstream audiences. But he is incredibly important and his introduction into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the mainstream in general, was well overdue. He's going to become vital to the world of The Avengers and everything Marvel, so now is the time to learn all you can about this complex, one-of-a-kind superhero.
So just who is Black Panther? What is Wakanda? How does he interact with and impact the Marvel universe as we know it? With this list of Black Panther trivia facts, a whole new corner of the Marvel universe will open up before your very eyes! This is your crash course on everything about the monarch of Wakanda, Black Panther!
He Actually Predates The Black Panther Party
He Was the First Black Superhero In Mainstream Comics
He Is The King Of An Entire Nation
His Bodyguards Are Unstoppable Ladies
He Augments His Physical Strength With Super-Tech
Chadwick Boseman's Decision To Use An African Accent In The Film Is Deliberate