Black Cat #1

Writer: Jed MacKay Artist: C.F. Villa, Nina Vakueya Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 16, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 13 User Reviews: 19
8.9Critic Rating
9.1User Rating

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THE CAT IN BLACK IS BACK!
Feeling lucky? Knull's attack on Earth interrupts the Black Cat's latest heist, and if you know Felicia, you know that's a problem. So the Cat and her crew aim to steal something of greatest value to both Knull and Earth's hope of survival. You'll have to pick up this issue to find out what! This issue guest-stars the X-Men! Captain America! And Doctor Strange! DO NOT MISS IT!!!
Rated T+

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - CJ Jan 1, 1970

    Black Cat #1 successfully highlights its titular character and her skills while also tying into the events of King in Black. Whether you are readingKing in Black or not, I highly suggest you check out this book-especially if you're a Spider-Man fan or like heist films such asOcean's Eleven. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Dec 14, 2020

    As anyone who knows me, knows how much I loved the first volume of Black Cat. I love her fringe, outsider status. For the reason, I was worried about the tie-in; Felicia doesn't seem to be the kind of character to hang-out with some big leaguers. I should have had more faith in Messrs MacKay and Villa who have handled Felicia's temporary integration to mainstream status well. Thanks to Black Cat, my pull list has become a lot more fun! Read Full Review

  • 10
    Kabooooom - Harvey Moreno Dec 18, 2020

    Let me leave you with one final thought: I don't care how good you think the terms are between you and your ex, if she's stealing your car, you have a problem on your hands. Also, fun fact: Peter Parker does not have a driver's license! Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Dec 16, 2020

    The issue ends with a text-based address from Black Cats associate Dr. Korpse. Its a nice wrap-up to the issue that gives it a solid foundation. One of the great challenges with a monthly comic in the modern era lies in maintaining its presence in the mind of the reader between issues. Dr. Korpses letter to the reader at the end of the issue allows the title to steal a nice, little corner of the readers consciousness until late January when Felicia returns again. Its a nice touch. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Dec 14, 2020

    The King in Black event is still quite early in its release, but Black Cat #1 is the strongest tie-in yet. Jed MacKay and C.F. Villa make a case for Black Cat to be your favorite hero in the event and beyond. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Dec 16, 2020

    Black Cat #1 brings Felicia Hardy back with a mighty symbiotic dragon-roar, tying strongly to the King in Black event yet retaining a remarkable degree of independence. It's still the same lovably amoral heist crew from the last volume; now they're just setting their sights a little higher -- on cosmic death-god. How hard could it be? Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Comic Watch - Jimmy Hayes Dec 16, 2020

    This is a great cover to cover page-turner that will enhance youre whole King in Black experience, but you dont have to actually read King in Black to enjoy this issue. Its enjoyable enough on its own. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Dec 16, 2020

    C.F. Villa delivers some stunning art in this issue. The imagery is beautifully detailed and full of great action. A great looking issue from start to finish that does an awesome job of showcasing the heroes from Black Cat's perspective. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Graphic Policy - Brett Dec 16, 2020

    Black Cat #1 is another solid start for the series. It doesn't hold back even when dealing with an event. It takes that aspect and uses it as a launching board in some ways keeping the focus on the character and what she does best. Here's hoping this volume sticks around for a while because this debut is a hell of a lot of fun. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Jan 1, 1970

    Black Cat #1 sets up a caper in the King in Black crossover event. With such an enticing hook, the series is sure to be a blast. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Tanner Dedmon Dec 16, 2020

    Establishing a story that balances being sensible and preposterous, Black Cat #1 sets up the perfect avenue for the storied burglar to fulfill a key role in "King in Black." Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Jeremy Matcho Dec 18, 2020

    My expectations for Black Cat #1 were middle of the road. Having said that, this was a really good book. Jed MacKay has proven that he can write Felicia Hardy in an extremely likable and relatable way. The pencils and colors were lights out too. Black Cat #1 is a great book and an excellent tie-in to King in Black. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Dec 20, 2020

    Jed MacKay and C.F. Villa do a great job using the events of King In Black to give the new Black Cat series a hot start. From the opening page to the final page we are shown why Black Cat is not only a great character but can play a key role in the King In Black event. The job Black Cat's team is given by the Avengers creates greater anticipation for what other stories this new series will be telling after King In Black is over. Read Full Review

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