March 7, 2022
In 1996, Marvel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy but the experimental Marvel Knights imprint was the light at the end of the tunnel. And after his first solo series, the Black Panther was in dire need of an upgrade. With the help of Joe Quesada, Mark Texiera and Marvel’s first African-American editor-writer, Christopher Priest, the Black Panther was in for the glow up of the century. This is the beginning of the Black Panther mythos we know and love today.