Late last night I received news that the estimable Chadwick Boseman passed away at an all to early age. His movie BLACK PANTHER had been on my list to revisit for reasons I’ll go into in the piece.
This article was originally written for and featured by KungFuMagazine.com on June 6, 2019. I’ve included it here as this piece is one of my most autobiographical works to date. You see, it was The Phoenix that turned me into a true comic book collector.
With Game of Thrones and The Hobbit series fresh in mind, this 70’s era fantasy imagery is all the more fascinating.