Category: Canon Comic Review

Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #17

Poe Dameron #17

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Poe Dameron #17 starts a new arc, “War Stories,” which brings back one of my favorite new comic characters of 2016, Suralinda Javos, while also putting the ladies of Black Squadron front and center and the search for the “traitor” Oddy Muva heats back up. Sure, there’s plenty of set-up,  but it’s entertaining as you’ve come to expect this series to be. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #17”

Canon Comic Review: Darth Maul #5

Darth Maul #5

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The Darth Maul comic closes out its run with issue #5, and as surprisingly good as the series got over its short run, plus as entertaining and exciting of a new character as Jedi Padawan Eldra became, it comes to an all too predictable, safe end that keeps it from greatness. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Maul #5”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #9

Doctor Aphra #9

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Fresh off the Screaming Citadel crossover with the Star Wars series, Doctor Aphra #9 puts the titular character back on the search for more credits, setting up a black market bidding war on her newly awoken Rur crystal. As great as parts of the crossover were for Aphra, putting her back at the forefront of her own series in her own criminal corner of the galaxy is a refreshing reminder of her series’ potential in the first place, while the issue’s cliffhanger is going to have every Aphra fan praying to the Force for her and for more, as this is the series at its best! Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #9”

Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #3

Darth Vader Dark Lord of the Sith #3

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Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #3 pushes Vader to his limits when he meets a truly formidable opponent in Jedi Master Kirak Infli’a, resulting in another excellent issue in an already riveting series. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #3”

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #33

Star Wars #33

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While the Star Wars mainline series was saved, momentarily, by The Screaming Citadel crossover with the Doctor Aphra series, it’s been awhile since I’ve really enjoyed an issue and knowing the next arc would start with Luke and Leia getting some alone time on an island, my apprehension was simply not helped. Thankfully, Star Wars #33 is a return to form for the series, not only giving us fantastic insight into Leia, but also some enjoyable twin team moments and the most exciting set up yet for what’s to come next (Hint: the series first (and nearly only) new character and a certain charming smuggler)! Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #33”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #8 – The Screaming Citadel Part 5

Doctor Aphra #8 - The Screaming Citadel Part 5

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The Screaming Citadel crossover comes to a close in Part 5 – Doctor Aphra #8! While things don’t end as strong as they started, the finale delivers plenty of goods along its zany way, leaving the overall crossover as a memorable event and truly enjoyable experience. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #8 – The Screaming Citadel Part 5”

Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #16

Poe Dameron #16

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After an Annual interlude, we’re back to Speed in Space with Poe Dameron #16, which brings this particular space bus to a stop in all sorts of exciting ways, while allowing other members of Black Squadron to get a pleasant share of the spotlight. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #16”

Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #2

Darth Vader Dark Lord of the Sith #2

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Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #2 can barely contain the Sith Lord’s rage as he barrels towards a Jedi enemy to defeat, who is introduced alongside an intriguing new revelation about the Jedi…with potential to tie into not only Luke’s story for The Last Jedi, but other Jedi. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #2”

Canon Comic Review: Darth Maul #4

Darth Maul #4

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While the verdict is still out if this latest of Darth Maul comics is a must-read, as there’s still one issue left, issue #4 makes another strong case for itself due to providing even more reasons to adore, root for, and be afraid for the likely doomed Jedi Padawan Eldra Kaitis. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Maul #4”