Star Wars #20

Star Wars #20

Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Carlos D'Anda Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: August 13, 2014 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 2
7.2Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

Leia risks it all for a friend she hasn't seen since childhood! Han, Luke, and Chewie risk it all for Leia!

Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda say farewell to that galaxy far, far away before they send our heroes to an unknown fate!

  • 9.5
    Geeked Out Nation - John Tuppen Aug 13, 2014

    At times it really did capture the feeling that it was part of the original trilogy and that alone I think is a feat worthy enough of it earning its place amongst the years of soon to be axed extended canon. It is always hard to say good bye to something you love; a fiction that I love written by a writer I'm very fond of makes this now a part of that. But who knows; as Brian Wood is a regular writer for Marvel Comics, we may yet see him with a new Star Wars book of his own after the impending publishing rights switch takes place. That at least is the tiniest of consolations for what to a lot of people will be a difficult farewell. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - Nick Nafpliotis Aug 14, 2014

    To be honest, this wasn't the type of issue I had initially hoped for. I wanted a big send off for this great series as the franchise closed out its legendary run at Dark Horse. Instead, we just got a good, solid story with an uplifting conclusion. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Aug 18, 2014

    Star Wars #20 works as a final issue giving each of the core members their own moments to shine while teasing us on adventures we sadly won't be able to see continue as the rights return to Marvel Comics (who, after what we've seen here, have some big shoes to fill). Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Aug 14, 2014

    It's not the finale this series necessarily deserved, but it's satisfying enough given the limited space the creative team had to work with. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Travis Moody Aug 19, 2014

    While the Star Wars license is off to "The House that Stan Built", Wood (now moving forth to Moon Knight), D'Anda and the rest of the team have something to be proud of: Memorable comics that deserve a rightful position alongside the original trilogy. They certainly had their moments. Urrrrrrrrggggghhhh!!! Issue #20 Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Aug 13, 2014

    With as much care as Dark Horse put into their shepherding the Star Wars brand, Wood, D'Anda, Eltaeb and Heisler have done a magnificent job expanding the universe and putting their mark on it. Unfortunately, this series is cut short due to the shifting of the comic license, but at the very least, we have twenty issues filled with the most beloved Star Wars characters. Wood and company have given readers stories worthy of cherishing and re-reading, re-enacting with action figures or serving as inspiration for a future generation's attempts at continuing the story of the Rebels and the Empire. They've set the bar high, and I'm thankful to have read it. I will, most definitely, be re-reading this series as I wait for more stories from a long time ago. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Entertainment Fuse - Jim Bush Aug 17, 2014

    All in all, Star Wars was a good series, both for hardcore fans and comic book readers whove just watched the movies. For whatever reason, it lost steam over the past few months, though, and the conclusion is pretty anticlimactic. Its unfortunate that a series that was on its way to be a great limped to a close. Star Wars #20 is a decent issue and better than some recent ones, but as a series capper, it doesnt hit the mark. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Aug 15, 2014

    The story and the art were never strong enough to last more than one issue. I'm sad to see Star Wars leave Dark Horse and end this way. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Big Comic Page - Lewis “Daft Vader” Campbell Aug 12, 2014

    There are some good points to this issue, but overall I was sadly underwhelmed. Get it if you want story continuity for issue 21s release, otherwise, save your pennies. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    GreyMouser Aug 21, 2014

    The last issue wraps up things well enough, but i sure wish it was continuing on! Its a crying shame that Dark Horse has lost this license, especially considering how well they kept the franchise alive when their were no movies and how much they added to the universe! This series in particularly really took meback to the original films and my childhood. Thank you Wood, DH & crew, i cant give it a better review then that!

  • 8.5
    havok1977 Aug 31, 2014

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