With the BLACK PANTHER movie hitting theaters next month, Marvel today announced that they are releasing a FREE Black Panther comic to introduce new readers to the character. The issue will feature excerpts from various issues from the character’s 50 year history. It will be available on January 31st in comicbook shops.
Full press release along with cover art is below courtesy of their press release.
BLACK PANTHER – START HERE! A Free In-Store Sampler!
Just in time for the leader of Wakanda to stage center stage in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel is excited to announce the release of BLACK PANTHER – START HERE, a FREE sampler celebrating Black Panther stories across the Marvel Universe.
Featuring excerpts from Marvel’s current Black Panther ongoing series, as well as World of Wakanda, Black Panther and the Crew, and portions from Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr.’s Black Panther run, BLACK PANTHER – START HERE serves to introduce brand new readers to the character’s expansive 50-year Marvel history, while long-time fans will be able to relive some of T’Challa’s most epic adventures.
THE FREE BLACK PANTHER – START HERE sampler will be available to retailers on January 31st in local comic shops!