Black Panther review reblog.
Mother of God, 3.5 readers. Look what some rapscallion posted on Twitter:
Shameless plug: if you follow @bookshelfbattle you can read snarky commentary like that all the time.
And now, on to Wakanda!
Short version – Malcolm X and Martin Luther King (or at least their dueling philosophies on black empowerment) were put into superhero form and left to duke it out.
Longer version – Wakanda has long existed as a hidden utopia of technological greatness, all made possible to large reserves of vibranium, the magic, do-everything metal that makes Captain America’s shield so awesome.
At the core of Wakandan politics is a central question – should Wakanda remain hidden from the world, hoarding its technological secrets to ensure the country’s continued survival, or…
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