Adelaide Metzger's Reviews > Shuri, Vol. 1: The Search For Black Panther

Shuri, Vol. 1 by Nnedi Okorafor
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Mmmm...

This was okay.

I’m not very literate when it comes to the comic book world—especially with Marvel. So, I’m sure this is much better than a lot of comic spin offs out there.

The only thing I can really compare this to is Nnedi Okorafor’s previous Black Panther: Long Live The King volume (which is the only other Black Panther comic I’ve read as of this review). Shuri’s first volume had a lot of really interesting elements—especially when it came to Nnedi’s awesome cultural details such as the Boabab tree. But I think I enjoyed Long Live The King way more than this volume.

Nnedi will always be my girl, and I am very interested in continuing to read and even purchase the upcoming Shuri comics. But this was just okay the first time through. Maybe if I let it simmer and give it another read it will stand out a bit more.
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Reading Progress

November 30, 2018 – Shelved
November 30, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
November 30, 2018 – Shelved as: comic-books-and-graphic-novels
November 30, 2018 – Shelved as: the-reading-plan-2019
December 6, 2018 – Shelved as: she-geeks-strong-female-protagonist
December 6, 2018 – Shelved as: afrofuturism-fantasy
May 15, 2019 – Started Reading
May 15, 2019 – Shelved as: summer-reading-list-2019
May 15, 2019 –
99.0% "Didn’t enjoy this as much as Nnedi’s “Wakanda forever” volume but I do still want to keep reading and find out what happens to Shuri next"
May 15, 2019 – Finished Reading

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