Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Post on Black Panther (continued)

The vision behind 'Black Panther's' stunning look: 'Feminine, masculine, beautiful and strong.' [iin print as 'Attractive and intimidating'].

He loved 'Black Panther' comics as a kid. Then Marvel asked him to write a novel for the movie. [in print as 'It was the culmination of a lifelong dream']

The world's most popular superhero is an undocumented immigrant

Washington Post's About US blog  February 23 2018

The women of 'Black Panther' are empowered not just in politics and war, but also in love

and here's a couple of NYT fashion pieces to pair with the Post's:

The Afrofuturistic Designs of 'Black Panther'

For her extraordinarily detailed costumes, Ruth E. Carter studied the garments of the Maasai, the Lesotho and other African tribes. A 3-D printer was also key.


    A version of this article appears in print on February 24, 2018, on Page C1 of the New York edition with the headline: African Designs Inspire a Film's Look.


'Black Panther' Costumes Merge African History With Afrofuturism

By ROBIN LINDSAY and MELENA RYZIK | Feb. 23, 2018 | 2:48

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