Black Panther is a brilliant tactician, strategist, scientist, tracker, and master of many forms of martial arts. Before donning the name Black Panther he was known as T’Challa, his birth name. He was a prince in the Black Panther tribe until his father was killed by a man named Claw who came to their country looking for vibranium.
After, T’Challa steps up to try to lead his people but in order to do that he had to fight and beat all the best warriors within his tribe and even that wasn’t enough. He also had to eat a heart-shaped herb and be judged by the almighty Panther God. The herb enhanced T’Challa’s strength and his senses.
Now worthy, T’Challa took the name Black Panther and is now the Chief of the Black Panther tribe as well as the leader of the country Wankada.
Black Panther is one of the smartest Marvel characters in the Marvel Universe. He is actually known as the 8th smartest character in the universe, he’s a political mastermind and holds a PhD from Oxford University.
Fun Fact: Captain America and Black Panther has actually teamed up in the comics to stop Baron Zemo from completing his solar death ray in Wankada. After watching how well T’Challa fights Captain America offered him a chance to join the Avengers and he accepted.
Black panthers has fought and defeated dinosaurs, the Klu Klux Klan, Samurais, Yetis, and even Mephisto, the ruler of Hell. He did this by ripping out Mephisto’s heart and defeating him in a battle of wits. All this because Mephisto tried to take Black Panther’s soul and he wasn’t having it.
Another fun fact: Storm and Black Panther were married; together this powerful couple help end the Civil War. T’Challa built the Falcon’s wings and has outsmarted Iron Man on many difference occasions. He helped Reed Richards beat Dr. Doom, and help turn Galactus into a renewable energy source.
So yea, Black Panther is a BEAST!! You can see him on the big screen for the first time in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.