Sold out at Diamond (though copies may be available at the retail level), BLACK PANTHER #1 proves that the female may be the deadliest of the species! Marvel is pleased to announce that the issue will go back to press with BLACK PANTHER #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT to meet the overwhelming demand! Tying into the red-hot Dark Reign storyline, and bursting with appearances by some of Marvel's mightiest villains, this new series has everyone asking "Who Is The New Black Panther?" Written by fan favorite Reginald Hudlin, with gorgeous art by Ken Lashley and Paul Neary, BLACK PANTHER #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT is the perfect jumping on point for readers new and old. This new printing features Lashley's lush interior art on a new cover! "Ken Lashley brings a very sleek, sexy look to the series" – Jesse Schedeen IGN.com "…it has become a mainstay in my household—one of the few monthlies to which we all look forward." - Jared Gardner guttergeek.com "Hudlin is responsible for some of the greatest success of the Black Panther" -atomiccomics.com "Lashley brings a dedication to make this book a tribute to Black Panther artists before him as well as placing his own paw print on the king of Wakanda" -Doug Zawisza ComicBookResources.com "…down to earth and enjoyable" – Kurt Taylor Lane/Kevin Powers Comicsbulletin.com Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on BLACK PANTHER and all Dark Reign tie-ins, as they continue to sell out quickly and generate tremendous bonza buzz! Don't miss your chance to get onboard the next comic book phenomenon at the very beginning with BLACK PANTHER #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT! BLACK PANTHER #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (DEC088145) Written by REGINALD HUDLIN Penciled by KEN LASHLEY Cover by KEN LASHLEY Rated T+ …$3.99 FOC -2/19/09, On-Sale -3/11/09 BLACK PANTHER #2 (JAN092478) Written by REGINALD HUDLIN Penciled by KEN LASHLEY Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL Rated T+ …$2.99 FOC -2/12/09, On-Sale -3/4/09 To find a comic shop near you, call 1-888-comicbook Check out the official Marvel Shop for your favorite Marvel Heroes! Download episodes of "X-Men: Evolution" now on iTunes!