Name: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Nakia, Okoye, and Shuri
Made by and When: The World of EPI, 2022
Material: Articulated vinyl
Marks (Provided by Maxine N’Diaye): Okoye’s neck is unmarked. Nakia and Shuri’s necks are marked ©Marvel / China
All backs are marked: 072022-KN / © Marvel / @World of EPI / @The Fresh Dolls / Made in China
Height: 11-1/2 inches
Nakia represents Lupita Nyong’o’s character in the movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The long brown below-the-waist-length locs are rooted. The eyes are painted brown. Wears a bright green, dark and light blue costume with knee-length royal blue boots that have built-in knee pads. Holds two silver ring blades.
Okoye is a portrait doll of Danai Gurira’s character in the movie. The bald head has a patterned orange and brown tattoo. The painted eyes are brown. The clothes replicate the character’s Dora Milaje costume and include a replica of a vibranium spear.
Shuri is a portrait of Leticia Wright’s character in the movie. The brown rooted hair is short and curly on the top and painted brown around the sides and in the back. Shuri’s eyes are painted brown. Wears a two-piece top and shirt costume of contrasting blues with white boots and a silver beaded bracelet. Shuri holds a silver helmet.
Other: A full-length image of the doll each box contains and the background story of the character it represents are included on the back of the box. Each doll has a certificate of authenticity and a doll stand.
Movie Overview: Released in theaters on November 11, 2022, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (BPWF) is the sequel to the 2018 Black Panther movie based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. In BPWF, “Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba), fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda” (Overview).
Gallery (some photos are courtesy of Maxine N’Diaye)
“Overview.” Black Panther Wakanda Forever, https://www.marvel.com/movies/black-panther-wakanda-forever
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