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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Kanan #3 Jan 13, 2017
9.0

The content in this series has been consistently important. It adds more and more depth to the Kanan that we already know from the Rebels show. I'm no board with his character and he is continuing to transform into the character we know so well.

Star Wars: Kanan #3

By: Greg Weisman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Jun 10, 2015

• The Jedi Order is disbanded or dead!
• The Republic has fallen!
• Caleb Dume enters the dark times of the Galactic Empire!

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Kanan #2 Jan 12, 2017
9.0

I think this Kanan comic is going to be very unpredictable. Kanan goes through a shocking loss so early in this series and it does add a bit more interesting commentary on the Order 66 event that wiped out nearly all the Jedi. Kanan now has to do what ever he can to make it through.

Star Wars: Kanan #2

By: Greg Weisman, Pepe Larraz
Released: May 6, 2015

• His master betrayed and killed, young Caleb Dume is alone.
• When being a Jedi makes him a target, what can a Padawan do?
• Continuing the story of the birth of Star Wars Rebels' Kanan Jarrus!

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Lantern's Light reviewed Star Wars: Kanan #1 Apr 2, 2015
8.5

Having read A New Dawn and watched Rebels, Kanan is a character I very much like and find his back story interesting. Only negative about the issue would be being completely new to the character, it might be hard to grasp. Solid issue, good art, can't wait for #2

Star Wars: Kanan #1

By: Greg Weisman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Apr 1, 2015

• Kanan Jarrus--in STAR WARS REBELS, he's a cocky, sarcastic renegade fighting against the Galactic Empire alongside the rag-tag crew of the Ghost...but years before, at the height of the Clone Wars, he was known as Caleb Dume, Jedi Padawan under the instruction of Jedi Master Depa Billaba. Neither master nor apprentice ever suspected that the Cl...

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Kanan #1 Jan 11, 2017
9.0

A very approachable comic book for the fans of Star Wars Rebels. This book jumps back in time to a young Kanan during the Clone Wars. The dialogue is great and the characters are interesting. Surely we will learn more about Kanan's struggle before the first episode of Rebels. His master appears to be very interesting in this issue. Hopefully it will carry on.

Star Wars: Kanan #1

By: Greg Weisman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Apr 1, 2015

• Kanan Jarrus--in STAR WARS REBELS, he's a cocky, sarcastic renegade fighting against the Galactic Empire alongside the rag-tag crew of the Ghost...but years before, at the height of the Clone Wars, he was known as Caleb Dume, Jedi Padawan under the instruction of Jedi Master Depa Billaba. Neither master nor apprentice ever suspected that the Cl...

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars #26 Jan 11, 2017
8.5

Aaron probably could've avoided the whole intro with R2 and just jumped right into the Yoda story. I found this to be very good with several of the characters from the prequel trilogy making appearances. It just that the story remains very short. The cliffhanger appears to be teasing more Yoda after this issue though. Hopefully he doesn't have to share the spotlight this time.

Star Wars #26

By: Jason Aaron, Salvador Larroca
Released: Dec 28, 2016

• With one of our rebel crew captured and imprisoned...
•  ...we turn once more to the journals of Ben Kenobi...
•  ...and a legendary adventure of Jedi Master...Yoda!
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars Annual #2 Jan 11, 2017
9.0

I've enjoyed both Star Wars annuals so far. The new character Pash is an interesting one and I hope that they decide to use her in the next arc. There is some more depth to Leia's motivation as a princess and a rebel while also giving us some solid artwork.

Star Wars Annual #2

By: Kelly Thompson, Emilio Laiso
Released: Nov 30, 2016

    Princess Leia is on a top-secret dangerous mission that brings her to a planet that wants no part of the war against the Empire. But when an injury threatens to end her mission, can she inspire that rebel spirit in those who just want to keep their heads down? Writer Kelly Thompson (A-FORCE) and artist Emilio Laiso (GODS OF ...

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Poe Dameron #9 Jan 11, 2017
8.0

The backstory on Terex was very necessary at this point. Poe and 3P0 make a very interesting team and its cool to see how much Poe values C-3P0 consider how much he has been taken for granted by other characters in the film. I hope they keep him around for a few more issues.

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #9

By: Charles Soule, Phil Noto
Released: Dec 14, 2016

• Poe Dameron is on a secret mission from General Organa herself...
•  ...to escort none other than C-3PO on a dangerous mission to the planet Kaddak!
•  Also: a sneak peek into Terex's past...
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Poe Dameron #10 Jan 11, 2017
8.0

Poe takes a bit of a backseat this time around but this issue does a very good job of giving more backstory into the villain Terrex and C-3P0 continues to have a sizeable role. Its interesting to see how important C-3P0 really is to Resistance and how well respected he is by Poe and his fellow droid. I'm finding that this Poe Dameron comic is starting to find its comfort zone. Its been consistentl more

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #10

By: Charles Soule, Phil Noto
Released: Jan 11, 2017

• Poe and Threepio's covert mission comes to an end!
•  Can they escape with their informant intact?
•  Or will Terex's past come back to haunt them?
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars #25 Jan 10, 2017
8.5

I found the fight between Luke and Kreel to be a bit of a disappointed after they built him up so well in the first issue of this arc, but this was still a great finale to a fairly consistent arc.. The R2 story at the end of the book really isn't worth the two minutes of reading though.

Star Wars #25

By: Jason Aaron, Jorge Molina
Released: Nov 23, 2016

• Rebel crew vs. SCAR Troopers for the fate of the Harbinger!
•  PLUS: An all-new Artoo-Deetoo adventure!
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars #24 Jan 10, 2017
9.0

This is a very enjoyable issue. All the classic heroes are involved and they all work toward one common goal. The showdown between Luke and Kreel should be an interesting one.

Star Wars #24

By: Jason Aaron, Jorge Molina
Released: Oct 26, 2016

• Sergeant Kreel and SCAR Squad are on board the Harbinger...
•  ...and they specialize in taking down rebels - hard!
•  Can Luke and company make it off the Star Destroyer alive?
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars #23 Jan 6, 2017
7.0

One of the weakest issues in recent memory. The race across the Star Destroyer was really stupid if you ask me, but it was at least entertaining. The stuff between Shana and Luke is interesting enough and there are some decent moments around the ridiculous race. Seems more like connecting tissue than an issue full on content. We may get what we are looking for in the next issue.

Star Wars #23

By: Jason Aaron, Jorge Molina
Released: Sep 28, 2016

• The rebels have pulled off the impossible...they've stolen a Star Destroyer.
•  But why? To what end? Can they hold her together?
•  And who's in charge of this madness, anyway - Han or Leia?
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Han Solo #5 Jan 6, 2017
9.0

A very solid finish to a consistent great book. The finale to the Dragon Void is worth all the hype with some great character moments with Han. The finale had me guessing until the very end.

Star Wars: Han Solo #5

By: Marjorie M. Liu, Mark Brooks
Released: Nov 23, 2016

• This is it - the dramatic conclusion to the Dragon Void race!
•  Will Han take the trophy? Or be left with the space junk?
•  Our favorite scoundrel's first miniseries comes to a photo finish!
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Han Solo #4 Jan 6, 2017
9.0

This is a lot going on in this comic but it still find it very clean. It feels like there is a bit of an inspiration coming from The Thing and I'm enjoying the bond that Han is building with another one of the racers.

Star Wars: Han Solo #4

By: Marjorie M. Liu, Mark Brooks
Released: Oct 12, 2016

• Han has a traitor to the Rebellion on board the Falcon!
•  But can he figure out who it is before they get him killed?
•  And more importantly...can he stay in the Dragon Void race?!?
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars #22 Jan 6, 2017
9.0

I enjoyed the hell out of this issue. I think that the space battles have been absent from this comic for the most part. It does an excellent job of tying in to the canon with a few cool reveals for hardcore fans and its great to see Luke, Han and Leia all together for another big adventure. It'll be interesting to see where this goes.

Star Wars #22

By: Jason Aaron, Jorge Molina
Released: Aug 24, 2016

• The Star Destroyer Harbinger, a massive weapon of Imperial war.
•  Also the target of the rebels' new top-secret plan.
•  Join Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Leia Organa for "The Last Flight of the Harbinger"!
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars #21 Jan 6, 2017
9.0

The Star Wars title has continues to provide just the right amount of classic and new. This issue follows an interesting group of Stormtroopers and it is consistently interesting with a villain that will probably be one of the best in the comic so far. The reveal of Sgt. Kreel is one of the coolest we've seen.

Star Wars #21

By: Jason Aaron, Jorge Molina
Released: Jul 20, 2016

"The Last Flight of the Harbinger" STARTS NOW!
•  Sgt. Kreel is back with an all-new squad of stormtroopers!
•  Go inside the minds of an elite group of Imperial soldiers!
•  Join incoming artist Jorge Molina for a walk on the dark side!
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #2 Dec 21, 2016
7.5

This is a pretty solid comic. I like that Aphra's father is now included and their are some flashbacks that add more backstory to the character. There are some pretty great character moments in here too. Triple 0 and BT-1 are still as awesome as ever.

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #2

By: Kieron Gillen, Kev Walker
Released: Dec 21, 2016

BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT!
Following the blockbuster finale of Darth Vader #25, the fan-favorite character begins a new journey in STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #1 - the new ongoing series coming this December! From superstar writer Kieron Gillen (Darth Vader) and fan-favorite artist Kev Walker (Marvel Zombies) comes Marvel's first ongoing series starr...

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8.0

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #1

By: Kieron Gillen, Kev Walker
Released: Dec 7, 2016

BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT!
Following the blockbuster finale of Darth Vader #25, the fan-favorite character begins a new journey in STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #1 - the new ongoing series coming this December! From superstar writer Kieron Gillen (Darth Vader) and fan-favorite artist Kev Walker (Marvel Zombies) comes Marvel's first ongoing series starr...

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8.0

Star Wars: Darth Vader #25

By: Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca
Released: Oct 12, 2016

FINAL ISSUE!
It has all built up to this! Vader's trials against Cylo's creations! His machinations against the Emperor! His covert missions with Doctor Aphra and her murderous droids! All comes to fruition in an oversized 40-page issue by the stellar team of Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca! You won't want to miss this ending!
Rated T

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6.5

Star Wars: Darth Vader #24

By: Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca
Released: Aug 10, 2016

• Vader is lost in his inner mindscape, lost in visions of the Force!
•  Is he truly more machine now than man?
•  Or can he fight his way back from the brink?
Rated T

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The Villain rated Star Wars #20 Dec 19, 2016
9.0

Star Wars #20

By: Jason Aaron, Mike Mayhew
Released: Jun 15, 2016

• Another dive into the journal of Obi-Wan Kenobi!
•  Jabba has hired bounty hunter Black Krrsantan to find out who's been thwarting his men!
•  The old hermit of the dune wastes might know something about that.
Rated T

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Star Wars: Poe Dameron #8

By: Charles Soule, Phil Noto
Released: Nov 9, 2016

    New Story Arc Starts Here!
•  Agent Terex has sworn vengeance against Poe Dameron!
•  But how does he always seem to know what Black Squadron is doing?
•  Could there truly be a traitor in their midst?
Rated T

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8.5

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #7

By: Charles Soule, Angel Unzueta
Released: Oct 26, 2016

o  Even Resistance soldier Poe Dameron deserves a day off to meet an old friend.
o  But what happens when that old friend is the famed journalist Suralinda Javos with a secret story on the evil First Order?
o  Mayhem ensues when Poe and Suralinda find themselves trapped with a giant First Order target on thei...

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The Villain reviewed Justice League #9 Nov 16, 2016
7.5

We may finally have a real villain in this story although it is only teased. The conflict between the Justice League is more than enough to make this book entertaining with. The Batman detective elements are a little quick though.

Justice League #9

By: Bryan Hitch, Neil Edwards
Released: Nov 16, 2016

“OUTBREAK” part two! The Justice League is under attack from an unseen foe with a vendetta against Earth’s greatest heroes-someone with the power to reprogram Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz’s Green Lantern rings to kill any member of the Justice League.

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The Villain reviewed Green Lanterns #11 Nov 16, 2016
10

Sam Humphries continues to progress this story very naturally. I love this new villain character. He been very solid so far and he appears to have the upper hand on the other two real Green Lanterns. We keep learning more about what the Phantom Ring can do and now dangerous it really is.

Green Lanterns #11

By: Sam Humphries, Robson Rocha
Released: Nov 16, 2016

“THE PHANTOM RING” part three! The Phantom Ring has been claimed, but is its new bearer friend or foe of the Green Lantern Corps?

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The Villain reviewed Thunderbolts #1 Nov 15, 2016
6.5

The cast of characters really isn't a interesting grouping. Winter Soldier makes an interesting leader but I don't really care about the other members of the group. I found the dialogue to be a little too heavy throughout the whole book. I didn't really think that tying it in so heavily to Standoff was a great idea either but Jim Zub does a decent job of getting the readers up to date with those e more

Thunderbolts #1

By: Jim Zub, Jon Malin
Released: May 4, 2016

FROM THE ASHES OF AVENGERS: STANDOFF!
They're a renegade team rampaging across the Marvel Universe under the direction of the Winter Soldier! But are the Thunderbolts heroes or villains-and do even they know for sure?
Parental Advisory

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7.0

Not a lot happens in this issue outside of some information given about the new version of Wasp. The art is pretty good but this doesn't really become anything more than a introduction issue that doesn't even attempt to set up the arc until the final pages.

All-New All-Different Avengers #9

By: Mark Waid, Mahmud A. Asrar
Released: May 11, 2016

New Story Starts NOW!
•  Introducing the all-new Wasp! Who is she? What is she? And what does she intend to do about Earth's Mightiest Heroes?
Rated T+

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5.0

There are still a lot of moments that are not properly executed at all. There is no tension but some of the art improves. Luke Skywalker was very well done. This issue is probably one of the more overloaded books of the whole adaptation but it is probably one of the most enjoyable. Not that its saying much. This whole series certainly isn't essential. At least watch the movie before you ever consi more

Star Wars: The Force Awakens #6

By: Chuck Wendig, Luke Ross
Released: Nov 9, 2016

    • It's the Resistance vs the First Order as the attack on Starkiller Base continues!
•  Meanwhile, Rey must use a lightsaber for the first time in a battle against Kylo Ren!
•  Will the Resistance finally find the mysterious location of the vanished Jedi Luke Skywalker?
&bu...

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Han Solo #3 Nov 14, 2016
7.5

The art is still very much a highlight of this comic. I found it to have a bit less excitement though. We did get an introduction to a character that will probably have a significant role in the final two issues and there are a few new reveals that should set up a pretty interesting conclusion.

Star Wars: Han Solo #3

By: Marjorie Liu, Mark Brooks
Released: Aug 31, 2016

• As The Dragon Void race gets more intense...Han's rebel mission gets more deadly!
•  Can the Falcon hold up to one of the most intense flights of its career?
•  What's worse for Han...failing Leia? Or losing a race?
Rated T

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The Villain reviewed Star Wars: Darth Vader #23 Nov 14, 2016
7.0

I found the battle between Vader and Morit that was teased on the cover to be a bit of a disappointment, but the reveal in the final few frames is certainly interesting information. Triple 0 was even a bit of a disappointment this time around and he's been on the top of his game for al long time now.

Star Wars: Darth Vader #23

By: Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jul 20, 2016

• Vader vs. Morit on the shell of the Executor!
•  DO YOU NEED MORE THAN THAT???
•  Fine: Cylo's secret revealed!
Rated T

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3.0

This is a painful issue. A lot of the dialogue from the movie just does not fit into a comic book format. There is no extra depth to any of the significant moments from the movie and once again the art is really weak.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens #5

By: Chuck Wendig, Luke Ross
Released: Oct 12, 2016

• Rey has been captured by the evil First Order!
•  Meanwhile, Finn plans a mission with the Resistance in order to save Rey and destroy Starkiller Base!
•  Only the vicious Kylo Ren stands in their way...
Rated T

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