King In Black: Marauders #1

Event\Storyline: King in Black Writer: Gerry Duggan Artist: Luke Ross Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 3, 2021 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 29
7.9Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

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Red Queen Kate Pryde and her crew of Marauders set sail against the forces of Knull! Captain Kate has pledged to fight for the needy, and a global disaster like this one gives plenty of folks in need.

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  • 10
    But Why Tho? - CJ Feb 3, 2021

    King in Black: Marauders #1 manages to perfectly balance its role as a tie-in story and a standalone one-shot, packing its pages full of emotional elements and high-octane action. Whether you're a huge X-Fan or you've been religiously followingKing in Black, this is worth your time and money. I hope that more tie-in comics for event stories take notes from this issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0 - Matthew Aguilar Feb 3, 2021

    Writer Gerry Duggan, artist Luke Ross, colorist Carlos Lopez, and letterer Cory Petit deliver an action-packed adventure with a poignant twist, and it's more than deserving of any reader's time and attention. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu Feb 5, 2021

    Kate Pryde has to make a hard choice off the coast of New York as the nation of Krakoa shows its true colors.  Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    AIPT - Alexandra Iciek Feb 3, 2021

    King in Black: Marauders #1 shows the making of a strong Marauders issue. Unfortunately, its strengths are overshadowed by the mismanaged event it takes place in. That said, if the best elements of the plot are anything to go by, readers are in for some great stuff in the future of the main Marauders series. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - Dispatchdcu Feb 2, 2021

    Well, KING IN BLACK: MARAUDERS is neither a KING IN BLACK tie-in nor a MARAUDERS issue. It's something entirely different altogether that genuinely makes me question if Duggan actually wrote this issue. Read Full Review

  • 1.0
    Merlyn Feb 3, 2021

    Oh no, living in America, the horror, what could be worse, gtfo, Duggan!

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  • 6.5
    Spacey Medicine May 24, 2021

    Fine issue.

  • 8.0

    King in Black: Marauders
    Issue: 1

    Publisher: Marvel @marvel
    Writer: Gerry Duggan @digduggan
    Artist: Luke Ross @lukerossart
    Colors: Carlos Lopez
    Letters: Cory Petit
    Cover: Stefano Caselli @stefano_caselli_art & Federico Blee @toonfed

    Knull has taken the Earth. The Marauders set sail towards New York in the hopes of rescuing Cyclops and Storm who have fallen to Knull’s influence. But enroute, they happen upon a ship under siege by Knull’s dragons. After rescuing the crew, Bishop hears a faint SOS Morse code and discovers the crew to be human traffickers. After offering the victims temporarily amnesty on Island M, the Marauders continue onward to retrieve their friends. However, unbeknow more

  • 8.0
    Miracleman92 Feb 10, 2021

    This might as well have just been a regular issue of Marauders. Doesn't have much to do with the King in Black. Which is fine by me! Captain Kate and her Marauders get caught up in a high-seas rescue mission. THIS is what the regular Marauders series has been lacking of late.

  • 7.5
    Psycamorean Feb 4, 2021

    I can't imagine why migrants seeking asylum would want to go to Canada over the US, especially in the timeframe in which this was written. This issue isn't a must read, but it's a fun enough issue of Marauders.

  • 7.5
    mrDovydas Mar 7, 2021

    Pretty fun, doesn't go too deep into the whole King in Black plot but manages to work really well even without it.

  • 7.0
    C.V.R. The Bard Feb 6, 2021

    The threat of human-trafficking never seemed more serious than when told through the pages of this "funny book". Duggan can actually write seriously , completely taking me aback with this tie-in in contrast with his "Savage Avengers". This man has made Kitty a certified Red Queen , better than what any writer could have done on the main title with this single issue. If Duggan isn't already on the main Marauders, then Marvel needs to sign him up. My only issue with this story is that Iceman shouldn't have given the traffickers water , on what slave ship do they do that at ? And putting those bastards in South Africa ... my South African blood boiled. I wouldn't want human traffickers anywhere near my ancestral homeland , the mutants should'v more

  • 5.5
    CrazyforRAMU May 15, 2021

    On their way to rescue Storm and Cyclops, the Marauders get sidetracked saving a human-trafficking ship caught up in the KiB crisis. It's a neat idea, but it's also palpably rough on the script side. I can picture Gerry Duggan using the opportunity of an event one-shot to tell a Marauders story he couldn't figure out how to work into the main series -- but I can also picture him slapping this script together without bothering to edit much. Luke Ross contributes some fair visuals, with odd but workable designs for many of the characters. It's obvious he didn't come aboard (ha!) with a lot of experience drawing boats, though. This is a decent comic, but just a little additional effort could have made it good.

  • 2.0
    Magik Feb 3, 2021

    White savior complex, funny how the white characters saves the black people while the only black main character it's a double agent with a kill secret mission

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    Bruno Mael Feb 3, 2021

  • 9.0
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  • 9.0
    Venger Feb 10, 2021

  • 8.5
    wesshamu Feb 10, 2021

  • 8.5
    Grifter Feb 16, 2021

  • 7.5
    Jorge Mendes Feb 3, 2021

  • 7.0
    tonpas1989 Feb 3, 2021

  • 7.0
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  • 7.0
    DrTracy May 12, 2021

  • 6.5
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  • 3.0
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