Category: Canon Comic Review

Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #10

Darth Vader Dark Lord of the Sith #10

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In the thrilling Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #10, Jocasta Nu’s final actions have far-reaching consequences, including affecting Vader’s new found place in the Empire, which wraps up this part of “The Dying Light” arc in grand fashion. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #10”

Always Two There Are: 2017 Star Wars Comics Year-in-Review

2017 Marvel Star Wars ComicsWith 2017 in the books, there’s plenty to discuss and dissect from its Star Wars comics, as not only did Marvel have plenty to offer fans, like a beat-every-expectation second Darth Vader series, Doctor Aphra‘s adventures went in directions not even I hoped, and the Star Wars mainline series changed writer hands, but the biggest news was how they weren’t going to be alone anymore: IDW joined the fray with its younger marketed Adventures series. But how has Marvel and IDW’s combined 80 issues of 2017 fared, what were their triumphs and failures, lessons and hardships? Without further ado, my 2017 Star Wars Comics Year-In-Review, while operating a little differently this year, will look back at what did and didn’t work, reveal my top 5 moments list with too many to pick from, and include some hopes and fears for 2018.

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Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #41

Star Wars #41

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Luke’s walkabout has a surprising, but necessary outcome, while the plot thickens for the Rebellion’s plans on the devastated Jedha in the latest “Ashes of Jedha” issue, Star Wars #41. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #41”

Canon Comic Review: The Last Jedi – Storms of Crait #1

The Last Jedi - Storms of Crait #1

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – The Storms of Crait #1 reads like an Annual issue of the mainline series, offering a fast-paced adventure that doesn’t linger too long on anything worthwhile beyond more action. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: The Last Jedi – Storms of Crait #1”

Canon Comic Review: Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu #5

Jedi of the Republic - Mace Windu #5

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With Jedi of Republic – Mace Windu issue #5, the series that started with a question mark ends as one, with a whole lot of shrugs. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu #5”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #15

Doctor Aphra #15

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After what felt like a series refresh in issue #14, Doctor Aphra #15 continues unabated with the new lease on life, bringing more quality humor, snark, and murderbot mastery any organic would die for! Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #15”

Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #9

Darth Vader Dark Lord of the Sith #9

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Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #9 is an intense, exhilarating issue which puts Jedi Archivist Jocasta Nu’s back against the wall, where she proves she will not go down without quite the epic fight. Get to reading this series, pronto! Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #9”

Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #21

Poe Dameron #21

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General Leia gets in on the action of busting Lor San Tekka out of prison on Cato Nemoidia, as Poe Dameron issue #21 pulls pieces into place for what looks to be another entertaining mission for Black Squadron. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #21”