Marvel Action: Black Panther #1

Writer: Kyle Baker Artist: Kyle Baker Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: April 3, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
7.5Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Readers of all ages can get lost in the technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda as they follow the adventures of its monarch, the Black Panther! King T'Challa is responsible for defending his people-and the world-from any threats. And he gets plenty of help-and sass-from his genius sister Shuri. A Marvelous new era begins here!  A bold new era for Black Panther begins here! From the mind of multiple Eisner and Harvey award winner Kyle Baker!

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - John Schaidler Apr 4, 2019

    With a tightly written, easy to follow plot and art that feels pretty grown up, "Marvel Action Black Panther" #1 launches this all-ages series with nearly breathless, wall-to-wall action while simultaneously exploring bigger themes and ideas. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - C.K. Stewart Apr 3, 2019

    Marvel Action: Black Panther #1Written by Kyle BakerArt by Juan Samu and David Garcia CruzLettering by Tom B. LongPublished by IDW PublishingReview by C.K. Stewart‘Rama Rating: 8 out of 10 Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Connor Casey Apr 3, 2019

    Black Panther is the latest hero to be brought into IDW's all-ages Marvel Action line. And while the story isn't a big attention-grabber (Wakanda getting blasted by deadly weather) it is a nice place for fans of the MCU incarnation of the character to jump in and start reading. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    GTMedia Reviews Jun 3, 2019

    I've never been the biggest Black Panther fan but I have enjoyed specific runs with the character. I have a few of the Jungle Action issues. The Christopher Priest run was amazing and I've always been partial to, Reginald Hudlin's take on the character. 

    The problem I have with Marvel's recent Black Panther series is that they boil the character and Wakanda down to their most pretentious and superfluous. Ta-Nehisi Coates, the lead writer for the Marvel series never seemed to be a fit for the character and squandered most of the capital that the character that obtained when Black Panther #1 sold over 250,000 copies upon release in 2016. Now sales for the series hover around 20,000 as of April. Clearly, there is a serious probl more

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