Category: Canon Comic Review

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #31 – The Screaming Citadel Part 2

Star Wars #31 - The Screaming Citadel Part 2

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The Screaming Citadel crossover continues in Part 2 – Star Wars #31! Despite a new creative team for this portion of the crossover, none of the charm from Part 1 is lost and things spiral, ever entertainingly so, even more out of control for Doctor Aphra and Luke. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #31 – The Screaming Citadel Part 2”

Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #15

Poe Dameron #15

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As the fallout from the previous arc settled in the previous issue, Poe Dameron #15, aka Space Speed, gets the series right back to its fun, adventurous roots that have quickly placed it as this canon’s (early) Rogue Squadron supplement. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #15”

Canon Comic Review: The Screaming Citadel #1 – The Screaming Citadel Part 1

The Screaming Citadel #1 - Part 1

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Doctor Aphra and the Star Wars series collide in Marvel’s second crossover event, The Screaming Citadel! In issue #1, Chelli Aphra recruits Luke Skywalker for her own nefarious purposes and the two quickly find themselves in more danger than either realizes. Before the danger looms, be prepared to get drunk on laughter as writer Kieron Gillen provides an effortless set up issue that is over long before you’d want it to be, providing plenty of character and plot to look forward to as the crossover unfolds. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: The Screaming Citadel #1 – The Screaming Citadel Part 1”

Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #14

Poe Dameron #14

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As the dust settles from the events of the previous 13 issues, Poe Dameron #14 slows things way down to deal with the fallout of the last arc’s finale, as the Resistance honors a fallen member of Black Squadron which also manages to serve up a nice goodbye for Carrie Fisher (that’s possibly changed my opinion about Leia’s role going forward in the films), while Poe and Terex learn valuable lessons about their role in their respective fights (from the powerful women in their lives)…with varying outcomes for both. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #14”

Canon Comic Review: Rogue One #2

Rogue One #2

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While there are minor variations from the film in Rogue One #2, this one skews a little closer to the source material but still manages to add some delightful extra moments, continuing the successful and enjoyable adaptation of the film. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Rogue One #2”

Canon Comic Review: Darth Maul #3

Darth Maul #3

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I had my initial reservation about this mini-series, but by the end of issue #3, I can honestly say Darth Maul has turned out to be an enjoyable experience especially thanks to its colorful cast of underworld characters. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Maul #3”

Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #13

Poe Dameron #13

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Was there ever any doubt Charles Soule and Phil Noto could deliver a fantastic finale to Marvel’s most action-packed and adventurous series? Poe Dameron #13 not only wraps up its longest arc to date, “The Gathering Storm,” but it also deals with several story threads that have been around since the beginning, making this a well-rounded, action-packed, and even emotional finale for its first leg. Oh, and a certain homicidal droid named Mister Bones makes a scene-stealing appearance…what more could you ask for? Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #13”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #6

Doctor Aphra #6

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Doctor Aphra #6 is so quintessentially Aphra, and such a damn solid issue for the first arc’s finale, I’m still laughing, geeking out, and smiling through every page. Taking Aphra and giving her her own book has certainly paid off, as the latest issue is its greatest yet as well as one of Star Wars comics best issues to date. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #6”

Canon Comic Review: Rogue One #1

Rogue One #1

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While adaptations (be it books or comics) and I have never really seen eye to eye, especially since they have to leave out parts or change scenes that clash with how I remember a film, I had my hopes up with some of early news that Rogue One‘s adaptation would expand on the film with extra scenes. After the close of Rogue One issue #1, written by Jody Hauser with art from Emilio Laiso & Oscar Bazaldua and colors from Rachelle Rosenberg, I’m happy to say it not only accomplishes its goal to add to one’s understanding of the first A Star Wars Story film, but also manages to be a worthy take on the material. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Rogue One #1”