Tag: Kev Walker

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #11

Doctor Aphra #11

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Everything that’s great about Chelli Lona Aphra and her band of deadly misfit friends is on full display in Doctor Aphra #11, providing plenty of laughs and setting up for some exciting events to come, one of which might just include a tall, masked, and brooding Sith Lord! Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #11”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #10

Doctor Aphra #10

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Chelli Aphra fields offers on the ancient Rur crystal and of course everything goes to hell in a space retreat, just not for the reasons you’d expect with dozens of criminals all in the same place. Doctor Aphra #10 continues to strike gold for the series. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #10”

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: 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: Doctor Aphra #5

Doctor Aphra #5

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In Doctor Aphra #5, the first arc’s penultimate issue, neither plot nor character arcs are sacrificed as both advance in exciting and memorable ways only the Aphras can allow in another excellent and deep entry that makes the wait for the finale all the more antagonizing.  Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #5”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #4

Doctor Aphra #4

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Chelli and Papa Aphra, along with the murderbots and Krrsantan, make their escape of Yavin IV in the action packed Doctor Aphra #4, setting in motion events and confrontations for the final issues of the first arc. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #4”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #3

Doctor Aphra #3

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Aphra, her father, the muderbots, and Krrsantan head to Imperial-controlled Yavin IV…what could go wrong? In Doctor Aphra #3, it’s more of what surprisingly goes right, as the search for the Ordu Aspectu might not be as foolish as everyone once thought and Papa Aphra drops a doozy: Aphra’s full name! Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #3”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #2

Doctor Aphra #2

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Rest assured, after Boop’s second issue, the good Doctor is in and firing on all cylinders, providing laughs at every turn of the page as Doctor Aphra #2 outdoes the first issue in every aspect. Just don’t call Aphra “Boop” ever again. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #2”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #1

Doctor Aphra #1

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I did my best to check my expectations and excitement at the door, but even though I mostly didn’t, Doctor Aphra #1, written by Kieron Gillen, art by Kev Walker, and colors by Antonio Fabela, does not disappoint, kicking off the series in as delightful and humorous fashion as one comes to expect from anything having to do with the good Doctor. It establishes the series’ more intimate focus, builds on Aphra’s many great characteristics, and gives her co-stars a chance to shine as they are want to do. And to sweeten the pot, there’s a flashback one-shot delving into the tale of how Aphra got her doctorate, brought to life by Gillen and Darth Vader series veterans Salvador Larroca and Edgar Delgado. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #1”

Doctor Aphra Comic Series Announced, Drops December! (UPDATED)

doctor-aphra-1-aForget about the logistics (the when/how/why in-universe) of the newly announced Doctor Aphra comic series for a moment and consider this: not only is Aphra’s series the first to be based on an original character, but it’s also the first on-going with a female lead (Princess Leia had the first female lead, though it was in a mini-series), a person-of-color, and a member of the LGBT community. This is a big leap for Star Wars comics, and mainstream comic publishers as a whole and should be lauded simply for all its inclusiveness. With all that in mind let’s unpack the details of the series, coming to comic shops near you December 7, below! (UPDATE: Review for isssue #1 here!) Continue reading “Doctor Aphra Comic Series Announced, Drops December! (UPDATED)”