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Black Panther Vol 1 13


Black Panther Vol 1 13

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Quote1 Spirits of the Ancestors... Quote2
-- The Black Panther

Appearing in "What Is and What Should Never Be"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


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Synopsis for "What Is and What Should Never Be"Edit

Finding the real Kiber to be a mass of deformed flesh fused with the floor due to his early transmatter experiments, the Panther first tries to psychically negotiate, but Kiber soon reveals he was only buying time for his soldiers to catch up. Most of the prisoners are rounded up and fed to the energy converter until only Kahnata remains. T'Challa destroys the device and Kiber's artificial soldiers by throwing one of the residual energy cannisters as a grenade, then returns to Kiber to take the energy cannister containing the essesnces of his victims. Kiber pleads to the Panther, arguing that those he consumes exist peacefully within his form and without them he would soon die, but T'Challa shows no pity as he takes the cannister and leaves Kiber helpless to his fate.

  • Plot by Shooter, script by Hannigan.
  • This issue contains a Hostess Fruit Pie advert featuring Captain Marvel.


  • This issue is reprinted in other comics and books, see references for more info.[1]

  • No trivia.

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  1. The first story is reprinted in the following comics/TPB's:

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