Best-seller Ta-Nehisi Coates writing comic book series

Best-seller Ta-Nehisi Coates writing comic book series

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's top writers approximately race, Ta-Nehisi Coates, has signed up with Marvel Comics for a Black Panther series.

Coates, whose open letter to his son "Between the World & Me" is a best-seller & National Book Award nominee, is collaborating with artist Brian Stelfreeze on a storyline approximately revolution, terrorism & heroism.

The 39-year-old Coates long has been a fan of comics, often tweeting approximately them on his popular feed @tanehisicoates. The new, year-long series begins next spring, Marvel announced Tuesday.

p>In a statement, Marvel editor in chief Axel Alonso praises Coates as a "powerful & singular literary voice" who will tell a story approximately "the world we have created, & the world we want to live in."

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This name of the Marvel Comics series has been corrected to the Black Panther series, not Black Panthers.

Source: “Associated Press”