Thursday, April 7, 2016
Black Panther #1: A Nation Under Our Feet
Coates weaves an interesting plot to start the first issue dealing with the miners of Vibranium and this reveals antagonist that uses magic. Through the brilliant artwork of Brian Stelfreeze you get to flip through the pages and see why Wakanda is one of the most advance nations this side of the Marvel Universe.
This is just a beginning for T’Challa in trying to reunite his people and the themes what mirrors reality related to the crisis, politics, and how the people are dealing with all of this recent events. Stelfreeze attention to detail certainly goes a long way from doing cover art for ‘Batman: Shadow of the Bat’ in the 1990s this time he handles also the interiors that’s definitely impressive in making Wakanda’s advance technology and aesthetic ahead of the times. Even the Black Panther’s costume is the future the way it was designed.
Overall this is going to be an interesting series to catch up each month focusing more about the challenges the Black Panther going through this time its closer to home. Ta-Nehesi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze has put T’Challa front and center and its all starts in thid first issue that’s definitely a sold out.
NEXT: Black Panther #2!