Star Wars: Knight Errant - Aflame #1

Star Wars: Knight Errant - Aflame #1

Writer: John Jackson Miller Artist: Federico Dallocchio Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: October 13, 2010 Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 6.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Oct 13, 2010

    This first issue is a fairly standard adventure, as a small band of Jedi Knights intervene in a Sith plot to take control of a planet. Main heroine Kerra Holt isn't terribly well distinguished at the outset, and many of her allies are fairly interchangeable and unremarkable. Luckily, the issue begins to pick up steam towards the end as the situation on Chelloa deteriorates. It's unfortunate that it takes Miller the majority of this first issue to really hook the reader and allow them to identify with Kerra, but ultimately he is successful. The art is also a bit awkward, given its heavy reliance on photo-referenced figures. Federico Dallocchio is far more consistent with his figure work than many artists who rely on that technique, but it still creates a disjointed, eerie quality in many panels. But despite the somewhat awkward visuals and a slow start to the Knight Errant saga, it looks as if Miller has a promising new series on his hands. The potential is certainly there. With any luc Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Ryan Schrodt Oct 16, 2010

    First issues of Star Wars comics are always a hard sell because you have to do so much setup to introduce the characters and era while, balancing against developing a sense of familiarity to tie it into the greater franchise. Even looking back at the first issue of the modern classic Read Full Review

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