Collects Black Panther (1988) #1-4, material from Marvel Comics Presents (1988) #13-37.
The Marvel Masterworks proudly present the continuing adventures of the Black Panther! In a political-thriller limited series by Peter B. Gillis and Denys Cowan, T’Challa —the king of Wakanda — finds himself in an existential crisis: how can he present himself as a hero of Africa while an apartheid state exists next door to Wakanda? Then — Don McGregor, the mastermind behind the Black Panther’s first series — continues his saga with “Panther’s Quest”! When T’Challa learns the mother he never knew might still be alive, he stops at no cost to rescue her — invading South Africa and battling mercenaries and militaries alike. It’s a creative tour de force featuring artwork by Marvel icons Gene Colan and Tom Palmer that defined the character for a generation!