Black Panther's Rotten Tomatoes score is a flawless 100

Engravings of wolves and wolf-men

Atlanta non-profit bought out movie theater so more than 700 kids could see 'Black Panther'

When the social media embargo on Black Panther press screenings lifted, it was immediately apparent the critics felt they had experienced something truly special, and now that the first wave of reviews has come crashing in, they've had the chance to express that sentiment using more than just 280 characters. Time shows up again in the mocked rundown with the headline "T'Challa: The Man Who Would Be King", along with Wired (referencing Wakanda's presence as an innovator of science and technology, as well as its rare metal Vibranium), GQ (calling out Tony Stark) and Esquire (naming T'Challa the eighth smartest man in the world).

A Change.org petition asks Marvel to invest 25 percent of the film's profit into the Black community.

Black Panther star Andy Serkis has said that having a film with a predominantly black cast and a black director is long "overdue".

"Conducted first draw along on my Twitch stream, and the chat chose Black Panther as the subject", Lee wrote in the caption accompanying the image.

If (well, when) it does so, "Black Panther" will break numerous records.

An illustration from ‘Topographia Hiberniae’ depicting the story of a traveling priest who meets and communes a pair of good werewolves from the kingdom of Ossory
Black Panther star Michael B Jordan said he 'spent a lot of time alone' to get into Erik Killmonger character

Brian Lowry, CNN: "Like most Marvel movies, the climactic portion of the film winds up being too chaotic, and a bit too long. The extravagant display of talent in smaller roles also adds to the sense of class, featuring Sterling K. Brown ("This Is Us"), "Get Out's" Daniel Kaluuya, Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett".

Star Wars actor John Boyega and Stormzy arrived together, while Black Eyed Peas stars Taboo, Will.I.Am and Apl. De.

But what else can we expect from good old Chad, who plays the titular character also known as King T'Challa of Wakanda?

It seems like everyone is excited for Ryan Coogler's Black Panther - even Jim Lee, the veteran comic artist and co-publisher of Marvel's rival DC Comics.

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