Black Panther #58

Writer: J. Torres Artist: Ryan Bodenheim Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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Black Panther scrambles to stop the assassination of King Akaje…to no avail. Deposed of its leader, who will rule Dakenia?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 9, 2003

    An issue that never quite manages to spark my interest, and while I'll give the book credit for attempting to deliver a fairly complex situation, in the end I found the scenario that J. Torres came up with was simply complex to be complex, and the big reveal in the final pages didn't pack enough punch to justify the winding path that the story took to reach this point. I mean in the end is it really important who was the true father of the prince, and why does this revelation suddenly allow the story to act as if the crisis has been resolved, as the story had left me with the impression that the entire royal family had been targeted for death. The book is also a bit unimpressive with the threats that it offers up, as most of them are dealt with in a single panel, and the book never quite manages to created a sense of danger. There's also the simple fact that the royal family is rather an unlikeable group of characters, as the only personality traits that get any attention are their les Read Full Review

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