Marvel Action: Black Panther #5

Writer: Vita Ayala Artist: Arianna Florean Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: November 6, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
7.5Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

When one of the Black Panther's advisers suffers an injury during an attack, the adviser requests the aid of a traditional healer over modern medicine. Shuri scoffs at the idea, but soon a curse forces her on an epic quest, but nothing is as it seems. All-new action in the Mighty Marvel Manner! A new arc continues with rising star Vita Ayala onboard as writer!

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    Comic Crusaders - Brax Nov 8, 2019

    The key to Wakanda's utopian aspirations has been the vibranium source that generates its technological advancements and thereby its capacity to determine its own national destiny. This sense of self-determination is vital for the sense of Blackness that animates all Black Panther books. But this kind of technological advancement also comes at a cost. How are traditional African healers supposed to remain valuable and valued in a culture that can cure people with "healing tubes?" For all of Shuri's extraordinary intellectual abilities, it is unclear if she appreciates the simple " but often overlooked " conflict between traditional African culture and Wakandan innovation. Good thing the creative team on MA Black Panther is looking right at it. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Connor Casey Nov 6, 2019

    So if you're looking for a more lighthearted Marvel tale there's a lot of fun to be had here. Read Full Review

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