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Back to the Future 2 This is likely a reference to Back to the Future 2's auto lacing shoes:


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User UNITBlackArchive on Reddit identified the writing (in the Wakandan alphabet that was devised by Hannah Beachler) as heir t'chaka Presumably this is a pun on Air Jordan


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This is actually a little unclear, but it appears to border Uganda in East Africa. The issue is that the first time we see a reference to the location of Wakanda is in Captain America: Civil War. It is located on the Northeastern edge of Uganda. But the more recently released Marvel's Black Panther: The Art of the Movie alters this. The location is now on ...


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No, they haven't. And they likely won't. While yes, you are correct about the primary association between the word "Wakanda" and Marvel comics, even a preliminary google search defaults entirely to the Black Panther reference - this is not the origin of the word, and therefore, does not belong to Marvel or Rowling as any form of Individual Property. This ...


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Marvel published a prequel comic book to Black Panther, called Black Panther Prelude, that details the story of T'Challa becoming the Black Panther. His father chose to step down and pass on the mantle of Black Panther when it became clear he was too old to continue and his son was of age, ready and able to take over. This happened sometime during the ...


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The movie glosses over this during the opening monologue (the "history of Wakanda" story), but it does explain that the presence of vibranium has allowed Wakanda to advance faster technologically than any other country. It's also clear as the movie progresses that Wakanda rarely, if ever, gets into conflicts with other neighboring countries -- early on, ...


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TLDR This is hard to answer without spoilers... Assuming he knew something (from his father or other sources) about the time frame it would take for T'Challa to be crowned after his father's death it is very likely that: So as we learn during the movie, Killmonger is Given this: And:


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Comics In Black Panther vol. 6, we learn that his people call him Damisa-Sarki, which stands for "the Panther" in Wakandan. Source: his entry in Marvel Wikia 2018 Movie The language spoken by Wakandans in the movie is real: it is Xhosa, also called isiXhosa, and it is one of the official languages of South Africa. This langage is also supported by ...


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From a position of Wakandan tradition, there was nothing indicating it was anything but a fair fight. Zuri was interfering with a sacred fight and there's no indication that it is required to offer a chance of surrender to a defeated opponent. Practically speaking, of course, Killmonger played T'Challa like a fiddle and beat him like a drum. He employed ...


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When T’Challa, Shuri, Okoye, and Ross are looking at the hologram of Killmonger, they mention that he has “a War Dog tattoo” but that they don’t have him in their records. (This is right before Ross says “he’s one of ours.”) Therefore, it seems reasonable to assume this tattoo is specific to War Dogs, although Killmonger only has one presumably because his ...


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Remember that Wakanda has wanted to capture Klaue for a long time, meaning they never stopped looking for him. That's why we have this exchange (emphasis mine) SHURI: You will never guess who just popped up on our radar. A misidentified Wakandan artifact... was stolen yesterday from a British museum. We have learned Ulysses Klaue... plans to sell the ...


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I can't comment so I apologize if the answer doesn't have proper sources (as of now). I watched the movie on Wednesday. In the movie: From what we have seen, it is likely that (in the MCU at least) the future king gets to practice being the Black Panther for some time before actually being crowned in order to prepare him for the challenges ahead.


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According to the MCU, Wakanda is located in the Eastern part of Africa (somewhere in the region between Kenya and Tanzania in the real world). Here is a video of Iron Man 2's ending where Nick Fury approaches Stark with the Avengers initiative. Pause the video at 1:17. There is a marker in Africa which is Wakanda.


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The fact that Wakanda doesn't trade with the outside world does not mean it is not able to get Currency but the film itself indicates how he had these funds available. Wakandians are known to operate in the wider world as undercover Spies, Operatives, Agents etc. In order for these Wakandians to be able to survive you can imagine that Shell Corporations ...


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It is quite common saying in English language meaning "I am on the end of my temper, don't anger me or you will regret - I will kill you right here and right now". The Ngram search for this sentence in books (kudos to jejorda) found that it originated somewhere around 1830 (kudos to Valorum), but its popularity peaked somewhere around early 1900-1910. ...


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As the OP is alright with the answers from the comic books as well, I'm posting this. Although the movie Black Panther (2018) did not present any hints if (or not) the Wakandan nation possesses any WMDs (Weapons of Mass destruction, nuclear or otherwise), in the three-volume series by Christopher Priest, there have been at least two WMDs presented. Firstly,...


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Here's some mentions of vibranium and Wakanda I could find in the films: Captain America: The First Avenger Howard Stark: Vibranium. It's stronger than steel and a third of the weight. It's completely vibration absorbent. Steve Rogers: How come it's not a standard issue? Howard Stark: That's the rarest metal on earth. What you're holding there?...


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Her name is Linda. She is played by Nabiyah Be. Not much is known beyond what we saw in the film. She was originally going to be the preexisting character Tilda Johnson but Luke Cage ended up using the character first.


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As explained in this answer, you are mixing together two separate events. It's a common mistake, the movies aren't entirely clear about it, but they do make a distinction between: Being the Black Panther Being the King of Wakanda. If you pay attention to T'Challa's dialogue to Natasha in Civil War, you'll hear him say something like "I have been a warrior ...


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The only option that makes sense to me is that Wakandans can go out and help the world, as long as they don't betray the country's secrets. There are two examples of this as seen in Black Panther: N'Jobu, T'Challa's uncle, lives in the United States for presumably over a decade (judging by the age of his son), it's likely much of this time was spend ...


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This seems to be covered in the original "challenge" scene. Zuri: Victory in ritual combat comes by yield or death. If any tribe wishes to put forth a warrior, I now offer a path to the throne. Simply refusing to accept a challenge by a rightful challenger (one with royal blood) would seem to fall under the category of a yield. Killmonger is a valid ...


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The Jabari are specifically against the use of Vibranium and the modern tech that it enables. They are traditionalists, and eschew the modernity that comes from using the metal. According to an interview with Winston Duke (M'Baku from the movie), the Jabari rely on a special kind of wood, that when treated can stand toe to toe with Vibranium: Article ...


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I'm basing this answer on Earth 616 (the main Marvel comics continuity). It is apparently the 'Heart-Shaped Herb' that is said to link the Black Panther to the Panther goddess Bast [Black Panther Vol 4 Issue 2], although there is apparently a scientific reason for the increased strength and senses that the herb gives involving a mutation of the plant from ...


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Like all good evil genius plots, this one is multi-staged: If Killmonger just skipped directly to step 5, he wouldn't have the "I'm better/I'm the true protector of Wakanda" air about him.


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Mostly, because spoilers I think a lot of it boils down to, Season 5 started in December 2017 whereas Black Panther released two months later. If they started talking about Wakanda in the TV series months before the movie it would take away some of the shock and awe. Further explanation In previous episodes, when a movie was released, it usually did not ...


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We may have got a little more colour about the Ancestral Plane prior to Black Panther, in Captain America: Civil War: T'CHALLA: In my culture death is not the end. It's more of a… stepping-off point. You reach out with both hands and Bast and Sekhmet, they lead you into the green veldt where… you can run forever. NATASHA ROMANOFF: That sounds very ...


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Killmonger's gold suit is the exact same as T'Challa's silver one. They are both presented to T'Challa by Shuri during the movie, but T'Challa says the gold one is "Tempting, but the idea is not to be noticed." Here is that clip from the movie. And seeing how T'Challa's suit is able to absorb a large variety of kinetic ...


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I dont see why not, as the sovereign on Wakanda, the Black panther basically Monitors himself thus keeping to the accord Any enhanced individuals who sign are prohibited from taking action in any country other than their own, unless they are first given clearance by either that country's government or by a United Nations subcommittee. so in this sense ...


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