Appearing in "The Long Shadow - Book One"
- Black Panther (T'Challa) (Main story and flashforward)
- Prime Minister Folasade (First appearance)
- Hatut Zeraze
- Jhai (Only appearance; dies)
- Omolola (First appearance) (Main story and flashforward)
- Unnamed race of rabid humanoids
- Unnamed gang of masked assassins
- Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda (Mentioned)
- Storm (Ororo Munroe) (Only in flashforward)
- Rogue (Anna Marie LeBeau) (Only in flashforward)
- Gambit (Remy LeBeau) (Only in flashforward)
- Gentle (Nezhno Abidemi) (Only in flashforward)
- Dora Milaje (Only in flashforward)
Races and Species:
- Hell (Mentioned)
- Panther Habit
- Captain America's Uniform and Shield
- Cloak of Levitation
- Eye of Agamotto
- Kimoyo Beads
Synopsis for "The Long Shadow - Book One"
- Synopsis not yet written
NEW CREATIVE TEAM, NEW DIRECTION – "THE LONG SHADOW" STARTS HERE!
Academy Award-winning writer John Ridley and Stormbreaker artist Juann Cabal launch an all-new BLACK PANTHER series with an action-packed espionage story that will upend everything in T'Challa's life and have ramifications for the entire Marvel Universe!
Secrets from T'Challa's past have come back to haunt him! Fresh from returning from his travels in space, Black Panther receives an unexpected and urgent message from a Wakandan secret agent! Now T'Challa must race the clock not only to save his agent, but also to keep his true agenda under wraps. Because if the truth comes out, it could cost T'Challa everything…
- A trailer was released by Marvel on YouTube to promote this issue: