Wakanda #5

Writer: Brandon Thomas, Evan Narcisse Artist: Jose Luis, Natacha Bustos Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 1, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 3
8.0Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

The dramatic conclusion of the Wakanda anthology! After the events of WAKANDA #1, Okoye has a message for the rest of the world: Wakanda is NOT without protectors. And in this daring story by Brandon Thomas and Jose Luis, Okoye will teach anyone who questions that just how painfully mistaken they are - and just how unrivaled her dedication to Wakanda really is. How far will she go to protect her country? And don't miss the conclusion of HISTORY OF THE BLACK PANTHERS, bringing an end to the comprehensive look at Panthers past, present and future!
Rated T+

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Tim Adams Feb 1, 2023

    It's fitting that the last character spotlighted in the Wakanda anthology is Okoye. Her adventure is one of the highlights, as she works with her niece who is training to become a member of the Dora Milaje. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Feb 9, 2023

    The final issue of ‘Wakanda' wraps up the journey into the various characters and past of the country, giving some good development and tidbits. Further exploration of the history just teased here would be fantastic, but the miniseries served its purpose and served it well overall. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma Feb 6, 2023

    At this point I would wait for the trade paperback to come out with all the issues together but if you have been following the series up to this point it is well worth your time. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Hailey Feb 3, 2023

    Probably the best one.

  • 7.5

    This anthology was a missed opportunity. I feel like only the first and last issues really gave us what this title should have been. It's a shame.

  • 7.0
    CrazyforRAMU Jan 18, 2024

    It's a decently put together book, and the art's nice. But I'm split on the Okoye character work. Her relationship with Natima, I like; her ruthlessness, not so much.

    But the book's good enough to get me questioning how much of that is my own sexist bias; would it bug me if a male Black Panther did those things?

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