Black Panther #5

Writer: Reginald Hudlin Artist: John Romita Jr. Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 22, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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"Who Is the Black Panther?" Part 5 of 6
While the Black Panther furiously battles the Black Knight 5 miles above Wakanda, Klaw and his team lay siege to the Royal Palace in search of the ultimate prize: The Queen Mother herself!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jun 30, 2005

    There's nothing worse than getting a scene where an artist like John Romita Jr. being told to put away all his toys after he's been given a golden opportunity to show what he's capable of. The book opens with a great looking shot of the Rhino smashing his way through a double page spread, and the ensuing dialogue leads one to believe that we're going to get a scene where a squadron of fighter jets are going to be called upon to stop his rampage. Instead of a display of raw power, the scene is resolved with a decidedly unimpressive sleeping gas attack. Of course while I was a bit disappointed I still managed to tell myself that the cover image promised an exciting looking aerial battle involving the Black Panther, but once again John Romita Jr. is told to call it a day far too early, as this action is resolved with no fancy aerial manoeuvres, and its big climax is downright criminal when one has John Romita Jr. on board. Now Klaw's arrival in the final pages is well done, and the zo Read Full Review

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