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A Spoopy Love Affair With Books

Jean, 39, lover of sci-fi, horror and fantasy, reader of comic books, conqueror of genre fiction.

Currently reading

Wytches Volume 1
Scott Snyder, Jock
Progress: 45 %
The Girl with All the Gifts
M.R. Carey
Progress: 36/403 pages
Bad Moon Rising
Jonathan Maberry
Progress: 160/534 pages
The Immortal Iron Fist: The Complete Collection Vol. 1
Dave Lanphear, Derek Freidolfs, Tonci Zonjic, Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic, Clay Mann, Dean White, David Aja, Khari Evans, Roy Allan Martinez, Victor Olazaba, Francisco Paronzini, June Chung, Nick Dragotta, Mitch Breitweiser, Javier Rodriguez, Stefano Gaudiano, Dan Brereton, M

Black Panther: Wold of Wakanda by Roxanne Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates

Black Panther: World of Wakanda (2016-) #1 - Ta-Nehisi Coates, Alitha Martinez, Yona Harvey, Afua Richardson, Roxane Gay

Not terrible, but not terribly memorable either, the main problem being the fact that the stories told slot into and in between existing stories. So, it's supposed to be character-driven, but the bulk of it being about Aneka and Ayo going in circles and circles with the beginning of their relationship is tiring, and the characterization seems passionless. The last two issues, with Coates as consultant, play better, especially the White Tiger one, specifically because it has action in it, and is a self-contained story.

 

Considering the immense talent involved, and the fact that I was extremely excited for Aneka and Ayo's relationship, a disappointment.