Afrofuturism and Optimism in Black Panther


At Lit Hub, Aaron Counts looks at writing afrofuturism in comics. Specifically, Counts discusses the upcoming run of Marvel’s Black Panther series by Ta-Nehisi Coates and how Coates’s nonfiction could inform the newest incarnation of Black Panther.

Michelle Vider is a writer based in Philadelphia. Her work has appeared/is forthcoming in The Toast, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Atlas and Alice, Baldhip Magazine, and others. Find her at or @meanchelled. More from this author →