With a weekend of hype added to my decision, it's time to announce the book we're going to be reviewing. After much self-debate and deliberation the final decision won by less than half of thread. Ladies and Gentlemen, Review Group Week #253 will be taking on......The Suicide Forest #1
Just outside of Tokyo lies Aokigahara, a vast forest and one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in Japan... which is also the most famous suicide spot in the entire world. Legend has it that the spirits of those many suicides are still roaming-haunting deep in those ancient woods. This series from the creators of the acclaimed The Veil examines the lives of Alan, an average worker from Tokyo and his rather unhealthy relationship with Masami, and Ryoko, a forest ranger who recovers the suicide victim's bodies from the woods. We discover that behind Ryoko's unconcerned surface lies a secret, and these three lives will be forever changed by the darkness waiting for them in the Suicide Forest.
As for Black Panther: Man Without Fear #513, it only lost out by the slimmest of margins, and that was due to the fact that we did Daredevil #512 in Review Group Week 251. Still, if anyone feels inclined (and if BlueStreak approves) we can always do a Spin-Off Thread for that Comic with a bit of a twist that comes in the form of this question to go along with your thoughts.From what you read in this issue, do you think Marvel can this book can contribute to the raising of T'Challa's profile to where he can be considered part of the "A-List" tier of characters?
With that said, can't wait to see how RG #253 shakes out.