BET & Marvel Comics recently signed a deal to air the animated series of Marvel character Black Panther. It will air sometime later in the year or possibly early '09.
I'm not mad at this. It's about time they started utilizing more of the Marvel characters who aren't as relevant as the Spideys & Wolverines.
Black Panther Bio
The Black Panther (T'Challa) is a character in the Marvel Comics universe who is the first modern Black superhero. Created by writer-editor Stan Lee and penciller-co-plotter Jack Kirby, he first appeared in Fantastic Four vol. 1, #52 (July 1966). Although there have been numerous men who have used the Black Panther identity during the history of the Marvel Universe, this article refers solely to the modern-day Black Panther, also known by his birth name, T'Challa.