hustl., a breakthrough sports and entertainment agency, today announced that New York Football Giants superstar Saquon Barkley and legendary wonder Super Hero the Black Panther, will together salute the homeland of the Panther on a limited edition cover variant to celebrate the release of âBlack Panther # 1,â in stores on November 10th.
- This comic book cover special variant of hustl. features art by fan favorite illustrator Ron Lim and is available for immediate purchase in very limited quantities at TheHaul.com.
- Drafted by the New York Giants as a second pick in the 2018 Draft, Saquon Barkley has become one of the most dynamic and popular running backs in the NFL.
- In his first season, Barkley set various league and franchise records and was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. The Penn State Consensus All-American and NFL Pro Bowler continue to impress on the field with their explosive athleticism as well as off the field with their charitable work for the Michael Ann & Saquon Barkley Hope Foundation.
- “Black Panther # 1” marks the launch of an all-new series from Oscar-winning writer John Ridley (12 years of slavery) and Marvel Stormbreaker artist Juann Cabal.
- In this ongoing new series, secrets from T’Challa’s past have returned to haunt him, and if the truth comes out, it could cost T’Challa everything.
- Although Saquon Barkley is not in the story or the series, he will appear on this special cover variant as a limited edition collector’s item to celebrate Marvel and sports fans.
- This limited edition collector’s item, which features Saquon Barkley and the Black Panther in the iconic âWakanda Foreverâ salute, is initially available for the special, limited New York Comic Con price of $ 29.99.
- Autographed copies are also available in extremely rare quantities.
- Each comic book variation will come with a Certificate of Authenticity and each signed premium number will also be hand-numbered.
What they say :
- Saquon Barkley: âI’ve been a Marvel fan my entire life, so appearing on a Marvel comic book cover alongside T’Challa, the Black Panther is absolutely a dream come true. Glad the fans see us together – Wakanda Forever!
- Keri Harris, COO of hustl. : âWe couldn’t have asked for a better comic book or a better athlete to launch our collectible variant covers program. An incredibly talented athlete and a wonderful, generous person, Saquon will be the first in a line of greats to appear on our exclusive and specially designed variant covers for Marvel.