The set up for this was shown in the post-credits scene of Captain America: Civil War, but we know Bucky is set to be defrosted, since he was shown charging into battle — in Wakanda — in the Avengers Infinity War trailer. The whole relationship between Black Panther and White Wolf — at least, the comic book version of White Wolf — might also be a bit too similar to the Thor and Loki relationship. As fans continue trying to figure out Avengers 4, the two most common guesses are Iron Man and Captain America. It was indeed time for Wakanda to share its resources with the world, but through altruistic means that would help build a better tomorrow for everyone. Marvel Comics White Wolf is not just a random nickname.
That someone is revealed to be none other than Bucky Barnes, last seen being put back into cryostasis in--surprise--Wakanda, during one of Captain America: Civil War's post-credits scenes. Instead of absorbing kinetic energy from impacts, bullets and so on, it repels it. It could even mean that we see a story revolving around the development of , a man-made version of Vibranium created in the comics by a character named , a colleague of a certain. Or it could just be an easter egg for the fans. Marvel Comics released a story that fills in the gap between these scenes called Avengers: Infinity War Prelude 1. But just as it might prove useful in the war against in Avengers: Infinity War, so it might pose a threat to the good guys should villains appropriate it for nefarious ends.
Enter Princess Shuri of Wakanda, who can do anything. Afterwards, Hunter goes off on his own and works as a mercenary loyal to Wakanda. I saw Black Panther again this weekend, and when the post-credits scene came up, I was surprised to hear significant amounts of confusion ripple through the audience as to who was onscreen and what was going on. He wakes up and goes outside, where Shuri approaches to check on him. T'Challa presents Wakanda's anti-isolationist shift to a United Nations-style government body, announcing that his nation will now be open to sharing their resources with the world. By the end of Black Panther, the Wakandans have revealed their true nature to the world, so they might need someone like Bucky on their side. We know the central story of , but post-credits scenes are often removed from the main narrative of the movies to which they're attached.
Acclaimed as one of Marvel's best solo films since the very start, where the movie leaves T'Challa and his kingdom of Wakanda will have fans talking for months to come. Continuing Marvel's ten year tradition of post-credits stingers and teases for upcoming movies, included two end credits scenes. This follows the Marvel standard of including a mid-credits scene and a post-credits scene. With Wakandan tech made more accessible, the landscape for both superheroes and civilians is about to take a major leap forward--and it's a safe bet that not every change will be positive, especially with the possibility of villains appropriating new tech too. Is the age of the jam-packed, overstuffed post-credits Marvel movie experience over? Of course, it's also possible that Barnes might change his code-name to distance himself from his time as the Winter Soldier and take on this new nomenclature permanently. Civic Duty The first is what you might have expected, given the end of the movie itself. Now with Black Panther just two weeks aways, fans have been wondering how many end credits scenes will feature.
So what is that purpose? Either one would make sense, as both have become Captain America in the comics. The last time we saw Bucky was in the post-credits scene to Captain America: Civil War, where he was put in cryogenic stasis until he could be cured of his trigger-word brainwashing. Next: This is who White Wolf was in the source material. Jackson's Nick Fury approaching Tony Stark Robert Downey Jr. My only regret is that we will no longer have Andy Serkis in the picture to make Freeman one of two Tolkien white guys. Before the scene concludes, an unnamed character condescendingly asks what Wakanda really has to offer to the rest of the world. In Avengers: Infinity War, Bucky fights alongside the Wakandan people in the giant battle.
Next: The post-credits scene has implications for Captain America, too. But those who are immediately perk up. So perhaps the scene in question will show Bucky being awoken? While attendees haven't revealed any spoilers about the upcoming Marvel film directed by Creed's Ryan Coogler and starring , non-spoiler reactions and tidbits have made their way online for eager fans. However, that seems fairly unlikely because that would make the plot of Black Panther 2 fairly similar to the first. Clearly fighting fit again, this new look at Bucky bridges the gap, allowing us a look at the early days of his re-awakening. And who exactly is White Wolf, anyway? Next: The nickname Bucky gets is significant.
Related: In the end, it may be the name he's referred to by those Wakandan children that spells out his true destiny. Related: Black Panther may only tease Bucky's return, but it reveals more than fans may catch. Bucky is shown living on the outskirts of Wakanda's capitol, where he can be stumbled upon and crytpically teased by some children passing by. Now, we know exactly how many post-credits scenes will be featured with Black Panther. How will Wakanda's resources change the world? The more I think about it, the more I adore this explanation for various character development reasons. Fans looking for a full breakdown of the comic's explanation for should pick up the issue themselves get a bonus glimpse of with Widow and Falcon. He also says he no longer wants Wakanda to be an isolationist country.
The Second Post-Credits Scene Letitia Wright as Shuri. But the idea of Bucky putting his martial skills to work as a Wakandan spymaster? In the post credits scene we see several Wakandan children waking up a man living in a village somewhere in the country before Bucky Barnes emerges from the tent, dressed in African garb and still missing one arm. And the comic picks up immediately after Steve's scene comes to a close. The post-credits scene is first seen from the perspective of someone waking up in a Wakandan hut, surrounded by curious children. What are the implications of name-dropping White Wolf? The idea is that, when Thanos shows up to wreak havoc on Earth, the fate of the planet will ultimately depend on the efforts of its mightiest country: Wakanda. T'Challa isn't actually shown dropping the proverbial Vibranium bombshell on the poor unsuspecting world leaders, but the implication is enough. But White Wolf is an antagonist, so what does that mean for Bucky? And when the next big team up is , watching those stepping stones is key.
He's definitely due for a Vibranium upgrade. After all, why else would the children know that name? We don't know exactly how much time passes before she solves the problem, but she claims she has. We'll find out when Avengers: Infinity War opens in May. After a few months of work, she was able to figure out how to do so. Stan in pursuing this Marvel character more—possibly even with his own standalone film. It is clear that he is a different man, one that no one needs to fear anymore. When he was a baby, Hunter was on a plane that crashed in Wakanda.