Black Panther #11

Black Panther #11

Writer: Ta-Nehisi Coates Artist: Chris Sprouse Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 22, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 9
7.2Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

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"A NATION UNDER OUR FEET" CONCLUSION!
•  The combined fury of T'Challa, Shuri, Manifold and the Hatut Zeraze rains down upon Tetu and Zenzi's rebellion. But will there be anything left of Wakanda to rule?
•  The critically acclaimed storyline comes to an end and leaves behind a startling new status quo...
Rated T

  • 8.3
    Comicsverse - Liam Nolan Feb 22, 2017

    BLACK PANTHER #11 is a solid end to Ta-Nehisi Coates' first arc. While the art is great, there are some problems with the writing. They're fairly minor, but are distracting nonetheless. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Black Nerd Problems - William Evans Feb 23, 2017

    It's hard to top some truly great issues that came before, but Black Panther #11 still delivers a satisfying end to the physical war it's promised since the first issue. Seeing the fallout and the fate of T'Challa in a Wakanda that must be rebuilt will be another fascinating war altogether. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Newsarama - Robert Reed Feb 22, 2017

    Black Panther #11 isn't entirely a failure, the individual pieces of the battle readers do get are wonderfully illustrated, and it's nice to see each of the major combatants show off just what they can do on an individual level. But in terms of showing a large battle between the heroes and enemy forces, the issue is a bit of a dud. Coates' weaknesses at a comic book writer are on display here, but as issue twelve looks to truly close out the arc, perhaps his deft handling of politics can close out the arc on a high note. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    dmdspotlight123 Feb 25, 2017

    This is the battle that this whole book was leading up to. The Wakandan Army vs. Tetu's forces. And it was...Disappointing. First what I did enjoy in the book was the dialogue and some of the panels illustrated by Sprouse was impressive, but the lack of scale in this battle is very underwhelming. This is supposed to be a WAR. A War supposed to have bodies on top of bodies, soldiers losing body parts, all out action, and lives are actually at stake here. I didn’t feel any of that. (It doesn’t have to be graphic or gruesome). We barely get that. Some of the actions scenes are good but I was expecting something along the lines of "Black Panther: Secret Invasion". In Black Panther #11 it’s not a war it’s a little battle. Remember the tanks and Wakandan airships in Black Panther #10? You see none of them in issue #11. For an all out war, I was expecting a couple of splash page, seeing the T'challa's armor on display doing amazing "force pushes", seeing Tetu turn into a giant humanoid plant attacking the golden city. I did like the ending when Black Panther and Shuri went to Necropolis but when did T’challa fix his relationship with his father. I thought T'chaka was still mad at T'challa. I just hope next issue can fix this.

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  • 8.5
    abisaeee Feb 25, 2017

    Battle could have been stretched out over the last 3 issues. Went back to the dialouge too fast. Art was on point as was the few glimpses of action. Still loved the arc but need more action down the stretch

  • 8.5
    Jack's Yattering Feb 28, 2017

    I love this book. Issue #11 of BLACK PANTHER is a fitting conclusion to a story that had been building since the first issue. While, sometimes, a litte over-written, this run on BLACK PANTHER has successfully combined superhero comics with politics and spiritualism. That's no easy feat. A defining run (so far) of my second favorite Marvel character (Iron Fist still holds the top spot) and my,probably, my favorite BLACK PANTHER run in the last thirty years. SCORE: 8.6

  • 8.0
    freemanlouis7 Feb 25, 2017

    Good, but didn't live up to the slow build up.

  • 10
    ElbaPorter Feb 24, 2017

  • 8.5
    BproofX Feb 22, 2017

  • 7.5
    FT Metler Feb 27, 2017

  • 7.5
    Pantheon36 Mar 21, 2017

  • 6.5
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Feb 23, 2017

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