the klaw


black panther, Fantastic Four #52 cover by Jack Kirby

5 Days of Black Panther, Day 1: Looking Back at T’Challa’s First Appearance

To celebrate Black Panther coming out this week and T’Challa being so frigging awesome in general, I will be giving you Five Days of Black Panther to build up to the film’s release. Each day, I will be covering a different era and creative team of Black Panther (today will be covering two, technically) starting […]


Black Panther #169 cover by Brian Stelfreeze and Laura Martin

Black Panther #169 Review: Don’t Mess with the Dora Milaje

The Klaw, Ezekiel Stane, Doctor Faustus, and Zenzi are working to bring back the Klaw’s sister in a living sound form. They’re using Ayo for the process somehow, and Aneka is being taken into a holding cell. The Black Panther is elsewhere fighting some of the Klaw’s invading monsters, so all should be at peace […]

Black Panther #168 cover by Brian Stelfreeze

Black Panther #168: The Plot is Becoming Unwieldy

The Jabari-Lands plead with the Queen Mother to allow them to rescue the Midnight Angels, Ayo and Aneka, from the clutches of Azania. The Queen Mother turns her down, saying that Wakanda cannot risk open conflict with their troublesome neighbors. Meanwhile, Black Panther, Shuri, Thunderball, Zawavari, and Manifold continue to track the rifts bringing in […]

Black Panther #167 cover by Brian Stelfreeze and Laura Martin

Black Panther #167 Review: A Complex If Questionable Explanation

Dr. Eliot Franklin, aka Thunderball of the Wrecking Crew, has wound up in jail once more. He receives a lifeline in the form of Shuri, who offers him a tentative task back in Wakanda. Black Panther needs his help in studying and tracking recent attempts to create synthetic Vibranium in the hopes of pinning down […]

Marvel Legacy Black Panther #166 Review: The Sound Of The Klaw

The Klaw takes the stage as we discover his part in the chaos in Wakanda. We see what has been going on in Ulysses Klaw’s headspace and why he is here working alongside Zeke Stane, Doctor Faustus, and Zenzi the Revealer. Ta-Nehisi Coates lays out his version of the Klaw here. It is one that […]