Is BLACK PANTHER Nothing More Than a Celebration of Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” Agenda in Blackface?

From Marvel’s New Avengers #13

Can we count the ways Black Panther, as depicted in a recent Marvel comic, is nothing more than an extreme celebration of the nation-state?

  • Xenophobia? Check.
  • A big wall protecting Wakanda? Check.
  • Racial homogeneity? Check.
  • Isolationist? Check.
  • Putting Wakandans First? Check.
  • Anti-refugee/Anti-Intervention/Anti-Humanitarian? Check.
  • Extreme meritocracy/Monarchy? Check.