From those quick shots, we were able to unpack a lot about the movie, including its story of political upheaval and focus on family legacy.
Black Panther's first and foremost concern is for the people of Wakanda and ensuring they're okay, but he'll also have to contend with ambitious siblings and rival tribes who believe there needs to be a change in power. After spending some time researching the X-Men and finding out about how the conflict mutants faced mirrored that of the 1960s Civil Rights movement, Coogler went down to his local comic book store to find more comics featuring black superheroes.
It's possible then, then Killmonger might see the kills he's named himself after not as random acts of violence, but rather, purposeful and necessary things he's done and would choose to wear symbols of proudly on his skin. Erik Killmonger, an exiled Wakandian played by Michael B. Jordan, has lofty ambitions as well. I again love the costuming and facial tattoos, which are so richly detailed.
Here are a couple of our favourite images from the issue. "Killmonger is a voice of a different side of Wakanda".
The best part of it all? According to Lupita, her character "has to really choose between her passion for her calling and her passion for her king". Thanks to these moves, however, new villains will emerge for the young king. Basically, she is responsible for all of the Wakandian technological advances we see in the film. He's the first line of defense for the African nation, as it is his job to protect its borders.
The publication exclusively released 20 new images in promotion of the film. The teaser trailer mentions that Klaue was the only person to have seen the nation and escaped in one piece. Klaue is there and it's a big action scene. In M'Baku's worldview, T'Chaka made a huge mistake going to the U.N. [in Captain America: Civil War].