Category: Canon Comic Review

Canon Comic Review: IDW’s Star Wars Adventures Vol 1: Heroes of the Galaxy (Issues #1-2)

Star Wars Adventures Vol1 Heroes of the Galaxy

At April’s Celebration Orlando this year, IDW announced they’d be bringing all-ages Star Wars comics to the market place and now we have Star Wars Adventures! The series is as canon as Marvel’s comics are and set to contain, you guessed it, adventures across time and space of the Star Wars galaxy. Volume 1: Heroes of the Galaxy is made up of a two-part main tale about Rey during her days on Jakku and some “Tales from Wild Space” featuring Obi-Wan and Evaan Veraline, and already it’s clear SW Adventures is a product anyone can find joy in. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: IDW’s Star Wars Adventures Vol 1: Heroes of the Galaxy (Issues #1-2)”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #12

Doctor Aphra #12

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Vader crashes Chelli Aphra’s party and the muderbots make their move for freedom in another action-packed, humorous issue of Doctor Aphra! Issue #12 stands both as another high point of the series and for the comics overall. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #12”

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #36

Star Wars #36

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Despite the need for rescuing C-3PO being practically forgotten, R2-D2’s escapades to do just that gives Jason Aaron’s Farewell Tour (the penultimate issue by the way) another hit on its hands with Star Wars #36. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #36”

Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #5

Darth Vader Dark Lord of the Sith #5

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Vader’s defeat of Master Infila, thus securing a kyber crystal to corrupt, might have been difficult, but it turns out the hardest part was still ahead. Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith #5 is an unforgettable issue that’ll long be remembered in the years ahead. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #5”

Canon Comic Review: Captain Phasma #1

Captain Phasma #1

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Curious to learn how Captain Phasma went from Starkiller Bases’ sole garbage chute occupant back to the frontlines of the First Order’s army? As part of the “Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi” initiative, Captain Phasma sets out to answer that question and it turns out, thanks to Kelly Thompson’s writing and the dynamic art from Marco Checchetto and colors by Andres Mossa, the garbage chute part looks to be the least important aspect of what might turn out to be quite the exciting journey. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Captain Phasma #1”

Canon Comic Review: Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu #1

Jedi of the Republic - Mace Windu #1

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Written by Matt Owens, with an art team of Denys Cowan, Roberto Poggi, and Guru-eFX, Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu #1 starts the newest miniseries about the titular Jedi  with more of a question mark than anything else. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu #1”

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #35

Star Wars #35

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Writer Jason Aaron’s farewell arc continues, and if Star Wars #35 is anything to go by, a short little tale of that one time Han smuggled a Hutt, Aaron will certainly be leaving this series on a high note. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #35”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra Annual #1

Doctor Aphra Annual #1 (David Nakayama cover)

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The history behind Black Krrsantan’s origins is revealed in Doctor Aphra Annual #1, an overly fun, quick-paced, and concise standalone adventure that even nicely fits into the series’ larger story. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra Annual #1”

Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #18

Poe Dameron #18

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The boys of Black Squadron on the hunt for a traitor, the gals on the hunt for a story to gain the Resistance some new backers; nothing can go wrong with a Squadron split, right? Thankfully, everything does go wrong and that’s why we tune into Poe Dameron every issue, and #18 is no different. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #18”