Sneak Peak at Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Animated Comic Starring Djimon Hounsou


Remember that Black Panther animated series that was supposed to air on BET last year? Well, after airing in Australia and finding its way on You Tube soon after, Marvel’s first mainstream black comic superhero, finally has a home stateside where fans can tune into his story.

Black Panther: Who is the Black Panther? officially premieres June 23rd as a 12-episode weekly “motion comic” series on iTunes, Xbox Live, Microsoft Zune and the Playstation Network. Djimon Hounsou voices Black Panther, and the animated series which features the artwork of John Romita Jr. also stars the voiceover talents of  Kerry Washington, Jill ScottAlfre Woodard, Carl Lumbly and creator Stan Lee.—Ronke Idowu Reeves