York, NY—October 5, 2016 —Marvel’s monthly video series, “Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet,” continues to link the world of comics and hip-hop blending animated comics along with commentary from Black Panther writer, Ta-Nehisi Coates. At this year’s New York Comic Con, Marvel Comics will continue to celebrate this cultural bridge by inviting fans to meet the hip-hop stars who have contributed to this artistically significant video series with Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Hip-Hop Artist Signing on Friday, October 7th, from 12PM – 1PM at the Marvel Booth (booth #1354).
Continuing the excitement surrounding Marvel’s celebrated Super Hero, Black Panther, each episode of“Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet” has either debuted or sampled a brand new track from some of the biggest upcoming names in the world of hip-hop including Prodigy, Jean Grae, along with Esoteric, 7L, and Inspectah Deck from Czarface, and Marvel is excited to bring this collection of selected talent directly to the fans for a one-of-a-kind signing event.
To accompany the Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Hip-Hop Artist Signing, Marvel has produced a Black Panther convention exclusive poster by artist Nelson Blake II displaying each hip-hop artist who has been involved in the video series – Run The Jewels, Prodigy, Jean Grae, Kweku Collins, Czarface – and announces the inclusion of Jeff N Fess and Flatbush Zombies on upcoming episodes. These limited-quantity exclusive posters will only be made available on Friday at the Marvel Booth at NYCC.
“The video series, ‘Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet,’ has introduced a whole new audience to the world of Black Panther accompanied by tracks from some of today’s most influential names in hip-hip,” says Marvel’s Editor in Chief, Axel Alonso. “Our hip-hop artist signing is the chance to bring some of the biggest names in the music industry directly to the fans for this year’s New York Comic Con.”
Marvel’s video series, “Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet,” has already reached global proportion and continues to emphasize Marvel as a premiere name for story-telling, and now, a brand new platform for musicians to launch new music and Marvel is excited to bring this ensemble of musical talent directly to the fans at this year’s New York Comic Con.