The Black Musketeers are members of Wakanda's royal family in the Marvel Comics universe.
The characters, created by Jack Kirby, first appeared in Black Panther #9 in 1978.
Within the context of the stories, the Black Musketeers are called upon by T'Challa (Black Panther) to aid him in battle. They are first seen coming into battle with Gen. Jakarra, a despot who sought to take over Wakanda from T'Challa. Part of his plan was to expose himself to raw vibranium to gain powers, but his exposure resulted in him becoming a monster. Four individual members of the Wakandan royal family answered the call to arms when Jakarra attacked and these four would become the Black Musketeers.
When the battle began with Jakarra, the Black Musketeers were hesitant at first, but in the end they donned similar costumes and led the fight against Jakarra. One of the Musketeers, Dr. Itobo, informs the others that he has developed a special injector that has the ability to stop Jakarra, but he refuses to use it because it would be in direct violation of Hippocratic Oath to do no harm. The Black Panther decides to relieve Itobo of his burden and injects Jakarra himself.
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