Black Panther: The Man Without Fear #522

Event\Storyline: Fear Itself Writer: David Liss Artist: Patrick Zircher Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 10, 2011 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
6.0Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! As the mayhem of the Worthy engulfs Manhattan, the American Panther makes his move to take control of the city! 

  • 8.0
    Crave Online - Andy Hunsaker Aug 11, 2011

    Judging from Liss' talk on the letters page, T'Challa won't be returning to Wakanda anytime soon, but at least we can hope that T'Challa will finally start to establish himself once again. Hopefully, somewhere else. Someplace that doesn't have any protectors. Someplace new and unique, like Wakanda once was for him. When he no longer has to balance the governance of an entire nation with his crimefighting activities, he should be able to set up a very impressive dominion over whichever city he chooses. That might be a T'Challa I'll be able to fully embrace again. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    IGN - Poet Mase Aug 10, 2011

    Francesco Francavilla's artwork is largely consistent with his commendable prior efforts on the series, but the colors that had been such a boon for creating ambiance in previous issues are far too monotonous here. Liss' unpolished script is not enough to hold the sustained mood implied by Francavilla's ubiquitous shades of red and orange. Francavilla's use of canted angles and some interesting layouts benefit the book ever so slightly, but those benefits are hopelessly lost in the morass of misaligned plot points and the heavy-handed reversal of fortunes in the book's final pages. Read Full Review

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