Tag: Kieron Gillen

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #42

Star Wars #42

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Star Wars #42 is the penultimate issue of Kieron Gillen’s first arc as writer for the series and his new direction and take on it become clearer in an exciting series of events which set up what is sure to be a fun finale. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #42”

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: 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: Doctor Aphra #14

Doctor Aphra #14

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The Doctor Aphra series is back with a new arc, new co-writer, and new art team in issue #14! It’s a riotous beginning to the “Remastered” arc that reintroduces us to a familiar Imperial, makes your skin crawl with its ending, and will leave you laughing with delight at Aphra’s honest attempts at matchmaking, all of which come together to make a new high-point for the excellent series. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #14”

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #38

Star Wars #38

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With Star Wars #38, Kieron Gillen (of Darth Vader, Doctor Aphra fame) takes over the reigns of the mainline series from Jason Aaron. His first stop as the new writer? “The Ashes of Jedha,” revisiting the titular planet after it’s destruction in Rogue One, further mashing up the film with the Original Trilogy. In short, issue #38 is a fine enough start to this new era of the series, and read on below for more. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #38”

Novel Review: Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View

Star Wars From a Certain Point of View

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There have been short story collections in the Star Wars universe before, but nothing quite like this! From a Certain Point of View gathers together 43 authors for 40 stories giving us new perspectives on Episode IV: A New Hope, as a celebration of the film’s 40th Anniversary (bonus: all the author proceeds go to the charity First Book!). In short, the stories within had me crying, laughing, and filled me up with joyous wonder, much like A New Hope did and continues to do 40 years later, which is a pretty fitting way to celebrate the 40th anniversary, if you ask me! Continue reading “Novel Review: Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #13

Doctor Aphra #13

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With deftness and its trademark humor, Doctor Aphra #13 sifts through and deals with the aftermath of last month’s game-changing issue, unforgettably wrapping up the major arcs of its first year. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #13”

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”