Marvel Star Wars Comics Review: Darth Vader #8

This review of Star Wars: Darth Vader #8 contains minor spoilers.

Never besmirch the good books amid the presence of a librarian fighting for outright survival.

To tally with such tomes with contempt and disrespect can invite nothing good. Rather it would invite troublesome toil and vexation the likes of which could dispel even the most inquisitive among us in a grand fashion.

In short? Jocasta Nu is the arguably the most lethal Jedi the order ever produced and we wonder what the galaxy would have been like had she been on the front lines of preserving peace and order in the now-fallen Republic.

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Marvel Star Wars Comics Review: Doctor Aphra #14

This review of Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #14 contains minor spoilers.

After the enormity of the previous story arc, issue 14 begins the cycle anew with Si Spurrier joining Kieron Gillen on the monthly title as co-writer.

If the first chapter of “Remastered” is any indication, it’s going to be a hell of a ride.

This issue is the first since Aphra’s debut where we see her truly grapple with her past decisions and how they color her future outlook.

It’s a story that sees the return of familiar faces and potential partners in the persona of Imperial now-Lt. Magna Tolva, as well as something that’s been seen only fleetingly in prior adventures: a conscience. Add to that the realization that Aphra’s seemingly thoughtless actions have had consequences on those she’s interacted with — see Tolva — and it’s a remarkable piece of character study.

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Marvel Star Wars Comics Review: Captain Phasma #4

This review of Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi — Captain Phasma #4 contains minor spoilers.

If ever you wondered if there was any hope of redemption for Captain Phasma, the final installment of her four-issue mini series easily scuttles any such sentiment.

Without giving too much away for those who have yet to conclude writer Kelly Thompson’s excellent story, it’s easy to say that Captain Phasma is quite true to herself, and only herself.

All others? Disposable, extraneous and of no concern to Phasma. This is important, given the impending release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the preview of which featured a furious bout of combat between her and Finn.
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CWK Show #93: “We’ve got a title!”, with Lisa Dullard and Zak Kalina (188)

Dan Z is joined by Coffee With Kenobi Media Specialist, Lisa Dullard and the owner of Zeke’s Comics and Games, Zak Kalina. They start the show discussing the official title for the Han Solo film and the first two episodes of Star Wars Rebels Season Four. Jason Brame returns to talk Forces of Destiny and upcoming Star Wars comics, and Tom brings us up to date on the news.  For the Coffee Chat, Dan Z continues the CWK Book Study on Leia: Princess of Alderaan. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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Comics With Kenobi #35.1: Young Padawans Edition

You wondered, aloud even: “Where’s the discussion about IDW Publishing’s Star Wars Adventures?”

It’s right here!

We were intrigued when IDW, in announcing the new series earlier this year, noted that its stories were aimed at younglings and younglings at heart. After two issues, it’s obvious there’s no better way to explain the delightfully scripted and superbly illustrated stories.

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CWK Show #90: Star Wars Reads Day 2017 LIVE (185)

CWK is LIVE for Star Wars Reads Day 2017! Join Dan Z as he talks with CWK Newsman Tom Gross about New York Comic Con announcements, and George Lucas making the list of top 100 screenwriters of all time.  Later in the show, Dan talks Star Wars comics with Zak Kalina, as well as what makes comics such a powerful literacy tool. Then, Star Wars fans from many different generations answer some Star Wars trivia, and Kayleigh Gross returns to demonstrate Star Wars coding. Live from Star Wars Reads Day, this is the podcast you’re looking for!

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The Star Wars After Show | Star Wars, Disneyland, Comics, and More! [Video]

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Thursday afternoon means it’s time for The Star Wars After Show, for even more of your weekly dose of Star Wars news and discussion. In this week’s installment, host Andi Gutierrez talks to Lucasfilm employees Matt Martin, Amanda Jean Camarillo, Tony Sherg, and Katie Avila about the long history of Star Wars and Disneyland, new stormtroopers, and what’s new in Marvel Star Wars comics.

You can check out the show below:

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Star Wars Celebration Europe: The Comics Cavalcade

Star Wars Celebration Europe brought a lot of news about the upcoming films Rogue One and Episode VIII, along with the stellar news that Grand Admiral Thrawn is leaping from Legends to Saga in the third series of Star Wars Rebels.

Star Wars comics? Not much was revealed nor was it livestreamed.

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Comics With Kenobi Issue # 5 (126)

 It’s no myth, the fifth issue of Kanan concludes the series’ first story arc in a manner befitting what is arguably among the best of Marvel’s monthly Star Wars comics. There’s also lots of love for the Lando mini-series, which has only two issues to go before concluding its run.

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Comics With Kenobi Issue # 3 (118)

It’s the third issue of Comics With Kenobi which means that with just two more to go, we’ll get to have our own trade paperback edition. Maybe. (We haven’t decided if it should be hardcover or softcover.)

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