‘Shuri: A Black Panther Novel’ Coming in 2020 From Nic Stone

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Shuri is finally receiving the spotlight she deserves! The Black Panther character, played by Letitia Wright in the Marvel films, will take the lead in a new upcoming novel written by Nic Stone, titled Shuri.

Here is the synopsis as revealed by EW:

Starring one of the most beloved and respected characters in the Marvel Universe, Shuri: A Black Panther Novel follows Shuri as she races against time to rescue the nation of Wakanda. For centuries, the Chieftain of Wakanda (the Black Panther) has gained his powers through the juices of the Heart Shaped Herb, which grows only in Wakanda. Much like Vibranium, the Heart Shaped Herb is essential to the survival and prosperity of Wakanda. But something is wrong. The plants are no longer growing, and their supply is running short. It’s up to Shuri to travel from Wakanda in order to discover what is killing the Herb, and how she can save it.

Nic Stone is a New York Times bestselling author, who made a strong debut with her novel Dear Martin. She soon followed with Odd One OutJackpot, which releases Oct 15, 2020 and Clean Getaway, releasing Jan 7, 2020. Shuri will hit the shelves May 5, 2020. You can follow Stone on Twitter and Instagram for updates.

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