FANDOM


T'Challa To Avenge Father

"Prey of the Black Panther" is the twentieth episode of Fantastic Four, and seventh episode of the second season, originally airing November 11, 1995. It is based on Fantastic Four #52 and #53, which featured the introduction of Black Panther and Klaw in the comics. It is Black Panther's first appearance outside the comics other than a one-shot cameo in the X-Men episode "Sanctuary, Part One", which aired twenty-one days before this one.

Director and producer Larry Houston intended the episode to be a backdoor pilot for a Black Panther animated series. He had been attempting to do a series on the character and used his early developments as the basis for this episode. Actor Keith David was going to sign onto the series to play the character full time.

Outside of Wakanda, two intruders encounter an enormous red gorilla, made of sound turned into matter. Two Wakandan hunters witness the creature suddenly disappearing and tell their chieftain T'Challa (David). At Four Freedoms Plaza, Thing (Chuck McCann) wanders around as everyone else sleeps when he sees an intruder alarm on the roof. He investigates finding a man in a black cat outfit. The man attacks Thing and flees. The other members of the Fantastic Four wake and follow in the Fantasticar. The craft becomes trapped in a magnetic field and is forced to follow to Africa.

The four land in an enormous metal jungle and are confronted by the intruder, Black Panther. They are separated so that Black Panther could take them on one on one. First, he lures Human Torch (Quinton Flynn) into a vacuum chamber extinguishing his flames. He is able to smell Invisible Woman (Lori Alan) and knocks her out. After sapping Thing's strength, he freezes him. He believes his victory is assured when he traps Mister Fantastic (Beau Weaver), but is confronted by the freed Human Torch. Once defeated, Black Panther reveals that he is T'Challa and sought to see if he was strong enough to face his archnemesis. He reveals that his father T'Chaka was killed by Ulysses Klaw (Charles Howerton) who is seeking vibranium. T'Challa stopped Klaw's first attack who vowed to come back. T'Challa spent his life preparing for Klaw's return.

The five heroes are alerted to the red gorilla's return. Human Torch destroys it and Black Panther realizes where Klaw is. He goes to the vibranium mines followed by Mister Fantastic. They knock Klaw into the machine destroying it. Klaw returns as a being of pure sound able to summon any sound creatures as he pleases. They realize that vibranium absorbs sound and knock Klaw onto the vibranium mound destroying him completely. Feeling his purpose is done, T'Challa decides to retire the Black Panther, but the Fantastic Four convince him to continue being a superhero.


Create blog post

Blogs

See more >

Polls

Which live-action Spider-Man film actor would you like to see reprise their role in a future animated Spider-Verse film?
 
10
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
1
 
0
 
3
 
0
 
0
 

The poll was created at 04:52 on July 1, 2019, and so far 14 people voted.

Helping Out

To write a new article, just enter the title in the box below.

Not sure where to start?


Azari Wakanda NAHT
T'Challa and his wife Ororo Munroe hold up their newborn son Azari before the people of Wakanda he is destined to rule. The shot is a visual and thematic reference to the Walt Disney Animation Studios film The Lion King. (Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow)


Series
1960s
The Marvel Super HeroesSpider-ManFantastic Four
1970s
Fantastic FourSpider-WomanFred and Barney Meet the Thing
1980s
Spider-ManThe Incredible HulkSpider-Man and His Amazing Friends • "Pryde of the X-Men" • Solarman
1990s
X-MenIron ManFantastic FourSpider-ManThe Incredible HulkSilver Surfer
Spider-Man UnlimitedThe Avengers: United They Stand
2000s
X-Men: EvolutionSpider-Man: The New Animated SeriesFantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes
The Spectacular Spider-ManIron Man: Armored AdventuresWolverine and the X-MenThe Super Hero Squad Show
2010s
Completed Black PantherThe Avengers: Earth's Mightiest HeroesMarvel Anime: Iron ManMarvel Anime: Wolverine
Marvel Anime: X-MenMarvel Anime: BladeUltimate Spider-ManAvengers Assemble
Marvel Disk Wars: The AvengersHulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.Rocket & GrootAnt-ManMarvel Rising: Initiation
Marvel Super Hero AdventuresMarvel Future Avengers
Currently Airing Guardians of the GalaxySpider-ManBig Hero 6
Upcoming M.O.D.O.K.Hit MonkeyTigra & DazzlerHoward the DuckThe Offenders
Films
Direct to Video
Released Dracula: Sovereign of the DamnedThe Monster of FrankensteinUltimate AvengersUltimate Avengers II
The Invincible Iron ManDoctor Strange: The Sorcerer SupremeNext Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow
Hulk Vs: (Hulk vs Wolverine / Hulk vs Thor) • Planet HulkThor: Tales of Asgard
Iron Man: Rise of TechnovoreIron Man & Hulk: Heroes United
Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum OverloadAvengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher
Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes UnitedLego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled
Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight!Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell
Lego Marvel Super Heroes – Guardians of the Galaxy: The Thanos ThreatLego Marvel Super Heroes - Black Panther: Trouble in Wakanda
Marvel Rising: Secret WarriorsMarvel Rising: Chasing GhostsMarvel Rising: Heart of Iron
Theatrical
Big Hero 6Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Shorts
SpellboundBait 'n' SwitchChimichangasCosmic Sleigh RideMjolnir Mischief
Tick Tick SmashTime to UnwindSubmarine ShowdownBig Robot, Little ProblemRooftop Rock
Unproduced Projects
Ant-ManIron ManTeen HulkHulk HoundDaredevilHoward the DuckCaptain America
ThorHulk: Gamma CorpsDeadpoolCaptain Marvel


Comics Wikis

Characters & Series: 100 Bullets2000ADAdventure TimeAquamanArkhamAstérixAtomic RoboBatmanBatman: The Animated SeriesBig NateBladeThe BoondocksCalvin and HobbesCasper the Friendly GhostCass CainThe DarknessDC Superhero GirlsDeadpoolDick TracyDirty PairDisney DucksEmpoweredFablesThe FlashFlash GordonGarfieldGreen ArrowGreen LanternHack/SlashHawkmanHellblazerHellboyHulkIron ManJonah HexJudge DreddJustice LeagueLeague of Extraordinary GentlemanMartian ManhunterMen in BlackMs. MarvelMuttsMy Little PonyOutcastPeanutsThe PhantomPopeyeProject SuperpowersRunawaysThe ShadowShazamShe-HulkSin CityThe SmurfsSonic the HedgehogSpawnSpider-ManStephanie BrownSupermanTeen TitansTeenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesThorThe TickTintinThe Walking DeadWatchmenThe Wicked + The DivineWitchbladeWonder WomanX-MenYoung JusticeZatanna
Publishers: ArchieAspen MLTBongoCrossGenDark HorseDCDisney ComicsDynamiteECHarveyImageMalibuMarvelValiantVertigoZenescope
Everything Else: Comic SeriesGolden Age ComicsHey Kids, Comics!Irish ComicsPublic Domain Super HeroesUK ComicsWomen in Comics

MovieAnimatedFooterImage
Animated Movies

Go to these sites for info or for help with your own wiki!

All Dogs Go to HeavenBarbie MoviesBig Hero 6CarsClone TroopersCloudy with a Chance of MeatballsDespicable MeDisneyDisney FairiesEquestria GirlsFerdinandFrozenGarfieldHotel TransylvaniaHow to Train Your DragonIce AgeThe IncrediblesKung Fu PandaLand Before TimeThe Lion KingMadagascarMarvel Animated UniverseMickey and FriendsMonsters, Inc.PinguPixarThe Polar ExpressRioRise of the GuardiansThe Secret Life of PetsShrekSingSmallfootSony Pictures AnimationSpongeBob SquarePantsTrollsWallace and GromitWonder ParkWreck-It RalphZootopia

Want your community included? See how!

MovieLogo

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.