Black Panther [T'Challa]; Collectors [Abner Little; Princess Zanda; Count Zorba; Silas Mourner; Colonel Nigel Pigman]; N'Gassi; Joshua Itobo (introduction); General Jakarra (villain); Black Panther [Bashenga] (flashback, introduction, origin of the first Black Panther); Shinzu
T'Challa reveals the origin of the Black Panther cult and Wakanda's vibranium mound. Black Panther and Abner Little return to the Collectors and Little reveals he managed to steal a vial of the miracle water from Samurai City. But, the vial is broken in the ensuing fight among the Collectors for the vial and T'Challa returns to Wakanda. In Wakanda, General Jakarra exposes himself to raw vibranium hoping to gain power, but is mutated by the contamination.