Tag: Kieron Gillen

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: 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: 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”

Comic News: Kieron Gillen Takes Over Star Wars Series, Dr. Aphra Figure First Look, Thrawn Comic Adaptation Announced

Writer Jason Aaron, who has been the shepherd of the Star Wars mainline series since day one, will be stepping down and replaced by none other than Kieron Gillen (Darth VaderDoctor Aphra) himself, starting issue #38 later this year (first uncovered by the greatest sleuth of the internet, Florian of Jedi-Bibliothek). And over the weekend at SDCC 2017, not only was the fan-voted Doctor Aphra action-figure shown off, an adaptation of Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn novel was announced. Details are below on Gillen’s start of Star Wars, pictures of the Aphra figure, and some thoughts on what I believe to be a shrug-worthy idea in adapting Thrawn. Continue reading “Comic News: Kieron Gillen Takes Over Star Wars Series, Dr. Aphra Figure First Look, Thrawn Comic Adaptation Announced”

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 #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: Doctor Aphra #7 – The Screaming Citadel Part 3

Doctor Aphra #7 - The Screaming Citadel Part 3

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The fun and excitement of The Screaming Citadel crossover continues to build in Part 3 – Doctor Aphra #7! The reunion of Sana and Aphra is better than expected (and deadlier!), all the characters together is a blast (even if Leia feels slightly off), and despite the art feeling a bit out of place, things get even more out of control than I imagined was possible, making this another fine entry into what’s shaping up to be a memorable crossover. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #7 – The Screaming Citadel Part 3”

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: 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”