HEAVY IS THE HEAD THAT WEARS THE CROWN! As the Black Panther and an Avenger, T'Challa has had to save the world time and again - but those duties pale in comparison to his responsibilities as king of Wakanda. As the nation rebuilds in the wake of revolution, T'Challa finds his people besieged by a massive monster tearing through the country, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake! From acclaimed novelist NNEDI OKORAFOR (Binti, Who Fears Death) and illustrator ANDRE LIMA ARAUJO (SPIDEY, The Wicked + The Divine) comes an adventure set in the world of Ta-Nehisi Coates' landmark BLACK PANTHER run and told in the Mighty Marvel Manner!Collects Black Panther - Long Live The King #1-6....
|Title||:||Black Panther: Long Live the King (Black Panther: Long Live the King #1-6)|
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Black Panther: Long Live the King (Black Panther: Long Live the King #1-6) Reviews
While all of the stories were great, I bought this because of Ngozi and I just love her story and I can't wait to read more about it.
This was more like a 3.5. The art was a bit cartoony for my tastes.
Amusing, but ultimately unremarkable.
Nnedi Okorafor’s authorial voice comes through in this book, particularly with the unplugged community in Wakanda and the visit to Nigeria. But this one somehow felt simultaneously talky and punchy, keeping it from being exceptionally moving. Fast paced and an easy read – worth your time but not an essential read.
I love Ta Nehisi Coates as writer and thinker but had to abandon his Black Panther run; it wasn’t great comics. All talk and philosophy, and not action, or too much set-up for action that I might have seen if I had been patient for it. Okorafor, the author of Binti and Akata Witch, making her comics debut, wisely listened to future readers via social media about their hopes for her run; they hoped to see more action to ground the ideas, and not the other way around (as Coates had done). They als ...more
Just okay. I guess I wanted an epic story, some connection between the parts, I wanted more.
A bit uneven at times and the last issue was a one shot that was unrelated to the rest the of the series (a BP/Venom mashup from a different Earth). An OK read.
Actual review: 3.5
Although decent, the stakes weren't high enough for me to make this series interesting. I enjoyed the artwork, but the story lacked something big. Everything was solved pretty quickly.