Black Panther & the Crew #2

Black Panther & the Crew #2

Writer: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Yona Harvey Artist: Butch Guice Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 10, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 5
8.3Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

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• Misty Knight continues investigating how and why Ezra Keith, a Harlem community pillar and civil rights activist, died in police custody, now with the help of one of Ezra's former protégés, STORM of the X-Men.
•  The two women soon discover that the neighborhood is under siege by a threat much bigger than they'd imagined...
•  Luckily, help arrives in the form of a friend from Storm's past.
Rated T+

  • 9.8
    Black Nerd Problems - Omar Holmon May 11, 2017

    So far, Black Panther & The Crew is CSI: Harlem meets the super power of Black girl magic and they're doing a damn good job with the execution. Harlem is unveiling its own history of heroes from the Golden / Silver age of comics that we're seeing our present heroes discover and it makes for a truly original and unique story to take in. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicosity - Allen Thomas May 11, 2017

    Overall, Black Panther and the Crew #2 excels from a storytelling perspective through writing and art. Elements coalesce in a manner which propels the plot and characters to a place of deeper meaning. However, the insertion of brief politics which have more dire bearing on reality is a mark on this issue in particular. I hope the story expands to address that point and looks at the nuances of it, but as it stands, it is not a favorable part of this comic. Im still invested in the Crew, but there are some ways where I expect better. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    IGN - Blair Marnell May 11, 2017

    When it comes to the story itself, this issue was somewhat frustrating with its pacing. But it's a good-looking book and the story has potential. Read Full Review

  • 10
    CesarCastanha May 26, 2017

    There's SO much I like about this comic. The character's development, for example, and how it matches the political intensity of the story in a subtle way (or at least the most subtle way possible for a story like this one). But it's the presence of the Harlem that hits me most deeply. Misty says she rather take the bus to remember herself she lives in a city. The comic book, in its story and its art, really shows that they are living in a city and not - as most comics -, in a bunch of separated locations and headquarters. The slow-pacing of the story is at point, bringing us to the profound displacement of the characters. As far as I can tell, it's a masterpiece.

  • 8.0
    Granfalloon May 11, 2017

    I thought this issue was a big step up from the first issue. Very similar in tone to Black Panther, so if you like that book you'll probably ike this one. The art is really good.

  • 8.0
    Jack's Yattering Jun 3, 2017

    BLACK PANTHER & THE CREW #2 is a really good issue. Like its sister title, BLACK PANTHER, PB&TC is so much more than just a superhero comic...the setting(s), in this case the Harlem of the Marvel Universe, is so integral to the story it is, practically, a character unto itself. Too bad Marvel cancelled it, already. SCORE: 8

  • 8.5
    Pantheon36 May 14, 2017

  • 7.5
    StanielK May 18, 2017

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