Ta-Nehisi Coates intends to recreate the Wakanda mythos in a different context and with different intents It is our T'Challa we our following, but he is no king here — only a former slave and revolutionary Nakia, M'Baku, and N'Jadaka have different roles here as well That said, this realization didn't dawn on me until[...]
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Later, Steve confides in Sharon Carter. Captain America #2 cover by Alex Ross Ta-Nehisi Coates continues to show that he is very well-suited for the role of Captain America writer He is fantastic at focusing on the interiority of Steve Rogers while the story still transpires in a coherent fashion. The conflict with the Nukes and Thunderbolt Ross[...]
Captain America #1 Despite my love of the work of Ta-Nehisi Coates and Leinil Francis Yu, I was still worried about this new start to Captain America Those fears were abated by this comic Coates presents a self-conscious yet hopeful Steve Rogers trying to keep the land he loves together despite the challenges that assail it[...]
Captain America has found a country broken and struggling to urvive in his homeland. Can he bring it back from the brink? Is it a good read?
Black Panther has joined with the rebellious Maroons, a coalition of freed slaves waging war against the Wakandan Empire. Is it a good read?
The planned Storm series by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jen Bartel appears to be on permanent hiatus. From the interview: Here's an update for Starleafgirl and several others, who asked, "Any update on when we can expect the Storm solo book from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jen Bartel? I've been especially excited to see Jen Bartel draw Storm, would[...]
Their garb and names are familiar to T'Challa. Black Panther #1 cover by Daniel Acuña Ta-Nehisi Coates and Daniel Acuña lead Black Panther in a surprising new direction with this new #1 Space hasn't been a well-explored place by the Black Panther outside of the Avengers. There is the potential for difficulty in suspending disbelief with the sudden existence[...]
Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of May 23, 2018: Flash War Begins and the Hunt for Wolverine Goes to Madripoor
Willa, our package-delivering protagonist, is told by her dad that he can fix the world, but she's too busy interacting with the rich below. Black Panther #1 cover by Daniel Acuna Black Panther #1 Ta-Nehisi Coates and Daniel Acuna continue the tale of the Black Panther with a star-spanning empire based upon Wakanda[...]
It's time for another (late) round of Comic Book Wins and Losses. What succeeded and failed in the week of Action Comics #1000 and Superman's 80th birthday? You have to read to find out.
Ta-Nehisi Coates brings 'Avengers of the New World' home in an absorbing fashion, and Kirk, Deering, and Martin make the book look damn good This one gets a recommendation Check it out. [rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Adversary has arrived in Wakanda, and it's up to a coordinated effort from Wakanda's greatest warriors, led by Black[...]
Captain America finds himself the "King" of New America, but is he up to the challenges that leadership presents? Will he be able to save the nation? Is it a good read?
Black Panther finally confronts the Klaw alongside the Midnight Angels, Manifold, and the White Tiger. Meanwhile, Okoye tries to get through to Asira. Does it make for a good read?
Plus, the Originators are finally making their return. Ta-Nehisi Coates is nearing the end of this Black Panther run, so the story should start be really exciting. Leonard Kirk is delivering the art on this one, so it will definitely look good. Daredevil #600 cover by Dan Mora Daredevil #600 The climax to 'Mayor Fisk' arrives with the highly anticipated 600th issue of Daredevil[...]
This installment of Rise of the Black Panther takes place shortly after T'Challa revealed the existence of Wakanda to the Fantastic Four, and, by extension, the world. A delegation of theb UN Security Council is invited to Wakanda. Unfortunately, an assassin is sent after T'Challa. Is it a good read.
With some great artistic talent and the ever-lovable America Chavez, Gabby Rivera gave this book the beautiful sendoff it deserved. Loss: Black Panther #170 Chooses Spectacle Over Plot Advancement Black Panther #170 cover by Phil Noto While I'm still a huge fan of this series and the unique perspective brought by writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, delivering yet more plot complication as opposed to[...]