The Women Of Wakanda Are Getting Their Own Spin-Off Comic

March 17, 2018  |  

attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.

The women of Wakanda were King T’Challa’s backbone in Black Panther, and now they are getting their own spin-off comic. The Dora Milaje will be have be branching off in Wakanda Forever: The Amazing Spiderman. The three-part comic will follow the warriors Aneka, Okoye and Ayo as they investigate a threat to national security in New York City. Along the way, they end up bumping into Peter Parker.

Sci-fi and fantasy author Nnedi Okorafor promises that Wakanda Forever will add more depth to the trio and show their more vulnerable sides.

“I’m always interested in a challenge, so writing a narrative where it doesn’t feel heavy-handed but I can develop the characters through little subtle things [creates] my favorite moments,” Okorafor told Vogue. “You feel that you can relate to these characters, and feel they are real, not just iconic, but also human.”

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Wakanda Forever: The Amazing Spiderman is set to be released in June.

As for the blockbuster Black Panther, it will be holding down that no. 1 spot at the box office for the fifth week in a row.

 

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