Storm and Black Panther have shared a complicated relationship over the years. We’ll also look at how this comic book storyline could play into the MCU, if the X-Men and Avengers do finally merge into one cinematic timeline (as a result of Disney buying FOX). This week however, players will need to deal damage after knocking opponents back using Storm’s Whirlwind Blast. Would you like to see Storm and T’Challa together in the MCU? Her mind may reveal divided loyalties: Should Wakanda and Krakoa ever come to conflict, Storm might choose to stand by her former nation, rather than the mutant island. Black Panther told Storm that he had annulled their marriage after Namor's destruction of Wakanda. Millions of people around the world began exhibiting mutant powers, Cyclops was imprisoned and The Avengers were left scattered, with Captain America left to create a new team. Creator of The Marvel Report. A one-stop shop for all things video games. Black Panther hits screens in the U.K. on February 12 and the U.S. on February 16. Using agents, they were able to infiltrate the system and rescue slaves, bringing them back to Africa. While Storm's mind has a few differences, such as a glowing symbol floating in the sky with a striking similarity to her headdress, her mind appears mostly the same as the Djalia. Storm lamented her heartbreak of being separated from him as child and then said yes to his proposal. We’re not going to lie: the art is absolutely gorgeous, and if Ruth E. Carter got to design costumes for Storm, she’d probably win more awards. After a chance encounter at a young age, where each helped to save the other, Ororo and T'Challa shared a bond for many years. Storm lamented her heartbreak of being separated from him as child and then said yes to his … It could be that her mindscape literally reflects that. Part of this story was featured in a 1980s issue of Marvel Team-up, although it was retconned later in a Storm mini-series. Jonathan Hickman transformed the X-Men from a team of mutants into a nation in last year's House of X/Powers of X. While their marriage didn’t last long, their union was powerful, for both Wakanda and the alliance it forged between the X-Men and the Avengers. Related: Giant-Size X-Men Gives an Omega-Level Mutant a Death Sentence. It was this event that caused him to annul their marriage. Storm promises to be a major figure, and her mysterious character arc has already seen her steal Wakanda's greatest secret, bringing a painful end to her relationship with Black Panther. Their wedding took place during the “Civil War Cease Fire Event.” Most of the Avengers and the X-Men showed up at the wedding, even though they were at odds over the Superhuman Registration Act. Connecting Ororo's mindscape to Wakanda opens big possibilities for the future as Storm becomes a more pivotal figure in Krakoa. This new status comes with new threats and greater dangers, especially as more humans begin to use scientific means to combat the rise of mutants. The fallout from this comic book event series was brutal. The Watcher even showed up to witness this historic event. While these lions hit upon a certain complicated relationship, they also could serve as a bridging of the gap between Ororo's history as both queen and goddess. The Watcher even showed up to witness this historic event. Then she left Cairo in search of her mother’s homeland in Kenya. Paul Yang is a writer for CBR that specializes in comic book content and is based out of Houston, Texas. Last … However, they could come together in the film universe. Journalist, Comic-Con reporter, Podcaster. The damage to Wakanda was severe and T’Challa blamed Storm for siding with the X-Men. However, it seems Storm still feels an enormous connection to Wakanda. Storm and Black Panther have shared a complicated relationship over the years. When the Pheonix Force returned to Earth, it possessed multiple people, including Namor. KEEP READING: An X-Man Wants to Create a Mutant [SPOILER] - Which Could Change Everything. While this is positive news for Black Panther fans, it sucks for supporters of the T’Challa/Storm pairing and those who would’ve loved to have seen Storm recast and rebooted.” Marvel had to break them up in order for Fox to create the Black Panther film. A journey into the mind of Storm reveals a still-existing connection to the nation of Wakanda and the Black Panther. Djalia. Outside of revealing Storm's new condition and imminent death, this journey unveiled new insight into the mind of one of the X-Men's greatest heroes and leaders, as well as her connection to the nation of Wakanda. During this time, Storm also maintained that she was her own individual with her own unique set of abilities that made her extremely powerful. While this is positive news for Black Panther fans, it sucks for supporters of the T’Challa/Storm pairing and those who would’ve loved to have seen Storm recast and rebooted.” Marvel had to break them up in order for Fox to create the Black Panther film. If the film goes forward, the Black Panther’s marriage to Storm couldn’t be featured. The wedding of Black Panther and Storm can be read in Black Panther Volume 4: #18. For instance, did you know that at one point he was married to Storm? Would you keep X-Men: Apocalypse actress Alexandra Shipp in the role or recast? Perhaps, these lions represent Storm's godhood and her relationship with Bast. Which is a slap in the face if anyone has actually read Black Panthers comics after her married Storm. Their busy schedules kept them apart most of the time, until T’Challa decided it was time to get married. Currently, there are no plans to bring them back together — which is sad — because they were one of Marvel’s strongest couples. Black Panther and Storm had a beautiful relationship but because of the powers that be (not even the original writer) their relationship was abruptly ended for absolutely no reason and that isn't fair. During Giant-Size X-Men: Jean Grey and Emma Frost #1, these two X-Men confronted a new threat when Storm mysteriously collapsed and was rendered unconscious on the island of Krakoa. Many comic book readers have pointed to the success of T'Challa's solo movie as the perfect time to bring Black Panther and Storm together in the MCU.After all, Disney has made their intentions clear to buy the rights to Fox's Marvel heroes, X-Men included. The references to Wakanda do not end there. During her time as queen, Storm encountered Bast as she sought her favor and help in many battles. Emma and Jean are confronted by two large lions that demand to know the reason for their presence. In this reality, Wakanda had taken an active part in combatting the slave trade when it came to Africa. Now it looks as though she may well pick things up with Wolverine, symbolically … While their marriage had many wonderful moments, Storm's competing obligations to the X-Men and Wakanda contributed to its eventual end in Avengers vs. X-Men #9. T’Challa and Storm went their separate ways and both joined The Avengers and the X-Men, respectively. Venturing into her mind, Jean and Emma sought the cause of Ororo's collapse in the hopes they could eradicate it. When the time came for Black Panther to marry, he asked Storm to serve as both his bride and as queen of Wakanda. For this reason, each Black Panther has the ability to commune with past Black Panthers. In the comics, T’Challa and Storm are still divorced. In the past, he has worked as an English tutor and as a staff member for a literary journal. That's why I think Marvel should put Storm and the Black Panther back together, but have them start dating each other first for a few years (maybe five or so, then get engaged). For instance, if the MCU does introduce the X-Men, they could do so via time travel or an alternate timeline, a la J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek films. Since they were married during the Civil War event, it was vital for Ororo and … Black Panther and Storm together is just an attempt to make a black powercouple. One fan has already put forth the idea of resurrecting the Storm and Black Panther marriage, which made Ororo Queen of Wakanda. After Ororo’s parents were killed in Cairo, she was left alone to wander the desert. The pair had an instant chemistry and became friends. T’Challa and Storm went their separate ways and both joined The Avengers and the X-Men, respectively. Here’s some quick tips on how to complete the challenge. After serving in the Wakandan monarchy, many rulers find their minds and souls linked to the nation's history. In Jean and Emma's journey, there a plenty of references to Storm's past as they embark to find the cause of her collapse. When he's not writing or reading comics, he continues to work towards his English and Philosophy degree. Now that Disney owns both and Marvel and FOX, the crossover potentials are endless. TV editor at FANDOM. Part of this story was featured in a 1980s issue of Marvel Team-up, although it was retconned later in a Storm mini-series.