Episode 77: Black Panther

This week, Gavia and Morgan discuss Marvel's latest hit, the record-breaking Black Panther. Topics include the film's thrilling visuals, its departure from traditional superhero storytelling, its excellent women, and... The Lion King?

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Gav's review of the film

"'Black Panther': Why Not Queen Shuri?," Salamishah Tillet, THR

"'Black Panther' and the Invention of 'Africa'," Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker

"‘Black Panther’: Why the relationship between Africans and black Americans is so messed up," Larry Madowo and Karen Attiah, The Washington Post

"The Tragedy of Erik Killmonger," Adam Serwer, The Atlantic