Black Panther #5

Writer: John Ridley Artist: Juan Cabal Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 13, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 8
8.6Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

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T'Challa believes he's found the traitor in his ranks, but is his paranoia getting the best of him? As the investigation shines a dangerously bright light on the Black Panther's sleeper agent program, will his secrets turn Wakanda - and his fellow Avengers - against him for good?
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  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Tim Adams Apr 13, 2022

    Black Panther #5 gives off major spy thriller energy in the best way possible. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Apr 13, 2022

    Cabal and Landini deliver some great visuals in the issue. The art has a great energy and quality to its details while also giving the characters the ability to shine on the page. A great looking issue that captures the thrills of the story perfectly. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Apr 20, 2022

    As more pieces of the assassination-filled puzzle are revealed, Black Panther and his allies find themselves being pulled deeper into a web of deceit partially of their own making. Framing a Black Panther series as a spy and political thriller is a great move and breathes some very different life into the character and his world. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Apr 13, 2022

    Black Panther #5kicks the series' ongoing story into high gear, showing the cost of the King of Wakanda's subterfuge. With the end of the issue shaking up everything fans know about Wakanda, the Black Panther's status quo is an entirely new place, and that makes for some interesting stories. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - mrgabehernandez Apr 13, 2022

    Black Panther #5 masterfully captures the paranoia inherent in conspiracy thrillers but seemingly forgets to do the detecting legwork. Still, the dramatic tension never lets up, and the visuals hold your attention throughout. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AIPT - Robert Reed Apr 13, 2022

    Black Panther #5 provides some twists and turns, but the story's pacing is removing a lot of the bite. Read Full Review

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