Black Panther #1

Black Panther #1

Illustrated by: Chris Allen

Written by: Eve L. Ewing

Release date: June 14, 2023

Marvel Comics

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

Banished from the throne and a fugitive in his own homelands, T’Challa still can’t leave Wakanda without its sworn protector. A king without a crown, he finds new purpose lurking the streets and shadows of the Wakandan city that bears his father’s name, BIRNIN T’CHAKA. New direction, new villains, new creative tea – get in on the ground floor of Marvel’s next smash hit!

The Black Panther is back and better than ever in the latest issue of Marvel Comics’ Black Panther #1! This exciting new release, written by Eve L. Ewing and illustrated by Chris Allen, with cover art by Taurin Clarke, takes readers on a thrilling journey through the streets and shadows of Wakanda.

In this new storyline, T’Challa is banished from the throne and forced to live as a fugitive in his own homeland. But this doesn’t stop him from finding a new sense of purpose as he lurks the streets of the city that bears his father’s name, Birnin T’Chaka. The absence of his crown doesn’t stop him from being the protector of his people and fighting against new villains that threaten the safety of Wakanda.

Ewing’s writing is top-notch, delivering a story that is both thrilling and emotionally resonant. She captures the essence of T’Challa’s character, showcasing his strength, intelligence, and compassion. The dialogue is sharp and engaging, and the pacing is just right, with the story unfolding at a steady pace that keeps readers engaged and on the edge of their seats.

Allen’s artwork is equally impressive, with stunning visuals that bring Wakanda to life in all its glory. His attention to detail is remarkable, from the intricate designs of the city’s architecture to the different textures of the characters’ clothing. The action scenes are particularly well done, with dynamic panel layouts that capture the kinetic energy of the fight sequences.

Overall, Black Panther #1 is a must-read for fans of the character and anyone looking for an exciting new comic book series. It sets the stage for what promises to be an epic storyline, with plenty of twists and turns along the way. With its excellent writing and stunning artwork, this is one comic book that should not be missed!

Black Panther #1 is available on our weekly new comic wall and it can also be placed on your pull list.


The Rise of T'Challa: A King Without a Crown

Colors - 9
Design - 7.5
Illustration - 8
Narrative - 8
Subplot - 9


Black Panther #1, written by Eve L. Ewing and illustrated by Chris Allen, follows T'Challa as he is banished from the throne but continues to protect Wakanda. The writing is thrilling and emotionally resonant, while the artwork brings Wakanda to life. This must-read comic sets the stage for an epic storyline with plenty of twists and turns.

Genre: Superhero
Series: Black Panther | Illustrated by Chris Allen
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