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Not long after revealing himself to be Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War, T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) tells Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) that the Black Panther mantle is passed down from warrior to warrior. It was a very simple, concise way of giving the audience enough of what they needed to know about the origin of the character while leaving the door open for further exploration in the Black Panther solo movie.

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