Marvel's Voices: Wakanda Forever #1

Writer: Juni Ba, Murewa Ayodele, Adam Serwer Artist: Juni Ba, Akande Adedotun, Todd Harris Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 15, 2023 Cover Price: $5.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 2
7.7Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

Marvel celebrates Black History Month with this special one-shot featuring the iconic heroes of Wakanda! Black Panther, Shuri, Okoye and more star in all-new stories by an incredible lineup of both fan-favorite creators and talent fresh to the Marvel Universe. Join them as they grow and expand the inimitable world of Wakanda in these tales of myth, adventure, strife, and more! Including the debut of the LAST Black Panther in a story set in Wakanda's future! Marvel's Voices program is the first stop in getting deeper looks into the world outside your window!
Rated T+

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Feb 18, 2023

    Overall, Marvel Voices: Wakanda Forever is an excellent set of stories that showcases the ingenuity of world building in the Black Panther mythos. The stories by the different creators are exciting. The art by the different creators are dazzling. Altogether, it's a set of stories that will leave fans excited to have returned to Wakanda. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Tim Adams Feb 15, 2023

    Everyone shines in the best ways possible, and the Marvel's Voices tradition continues to reach new heights with each iteration. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Feb 16, 2023

    A beautiful story of resilience and memory with great art throughout. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Geek'd Out - Cameron Kieffer Feb 15, 2023

    As with any anthology, the quality of stories vary, but there isnt a weak chapter in the bunch. The art is just fantastic, from the beautiful, classic style by Martinez and Harris to the more modern aesthetics of Akande and Williams. Each story has something to say, about the character it spotlights, about culture, about truth in the ways we live. Its an important book that reinforces the need for diverse storytellers and characters that can inspire any one of us, no matter our race or creed. Its also a bargain at $5.99 for a whopping fifty pages (without ads), and features some great extras, including an interviews with Martinez and journalist Evan Narcisse, writer of Black Panther: Wakanda Atlas, a fact-filled tome all about the countrys fictional and literary history. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma Feb 19, 2023

    This is a great addition to the recent Wakanda series but you don't need to have read it to understand these stories. A worthwhile addition to the Marvel's Voices series. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    AIPT - Robert Reed Feb 15, 2023

    A mish-mash of stories that lack substance, 'Marvel's Voices: Wakanda Forever' #1 fails to live up to the promise of Wakanda. Stories are either too fragmentary or too underdeveloped to create lasting impressions of characters, making this an uneventful read. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Crusaders - C.V.R. The Bard Feb 24, 2023

    The African diaspora does not need Marvel to continuously throw fuel on that fire. I don't give a damn how dope Marcus Williams or Dee Cunniffe's pencil work is of these female warriors, I'll be happy to see more of it when there's a visible balance. Heroism should not be designated to a gender role, but that's all that this issue of Marvel Voices screams. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    CrazyforRAMU Apr 16, 2024

    8 pages is a tough length to work with, and the various strips in this anthology display a lot of the common pitfalls: not doing enough, trying to do too much, doing the right amount but in a flawed way. But the damage is rarely fatal, and there are some gems here. The Shuri strip in particular is awesome in concept, words, and art.

  • 7.0
    Amazing Psycamorean Mar 3, 2023

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