Star Wars: Hyperspace Stories #5

Writer: Amanda Deibert Artist: Riccardo Facinni Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: May 24, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
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From the darkest days of the Clone Wars, comes a tale of evil and intrigue.

Dispatched by the nefarious Count Dooku, the Sith assassin Asajj Ventress stalks her prey from the Outer Rim all the way to the tranquil world of Naboo. But just what is her target? And can even the Jedi stand in her way?

Take a walk on the Dark Side, in Star Wars: Hyperspace Stories #5!

  • 8.0 - Patrick Cavanaugh May 24, 2023

    This installment is a must-read for Asajj Ventress fans, though there's nothing about it that begs to be read for the more casual reader of the the prequel era. Read Full Review

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    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge May 24, 2023

    There's a lot of movement throughout this issue as we get to a number of places, interact with some name characters, and have a full arc of sorts for Ventress. It's definitely an all-ages book so it's light and aimed at the kind of messages you'd expect from it but it does it in a way that works by reminding us who Ventress is and that she isn't just your average person. There are some fun if brief action sequences but I just enjoyed seeing some good pacing and ideas at play here that had the right lighter look and tone to tie it all together with. Ventress doesn't get a lot of new material these days from what I can see so it's a nice touching point for fans to get a little more. Read Full Review

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