Star Wars #7

Star Wars #7

Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Ryan Kelly Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: July 10, 2013 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 1
7.7Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

Princess Leia takes the Rebels’ secret mission to the next level! Playing it safe has gotten them nowhere, and they are running out of resources and time. What’s the fastest way to get inside info on the Empire? Have your top pilots get themselves captured!

  • 10
    Comic Vine - Corey 'Undeadpool' Schroeder Jul 10, 2013

    This book remains one of the absolute best on the shelf and must be read by any fan of Star Wars, or even science-fantasy. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Crux - Chris Lear Jul 11, 2013

    Star Wars #7 is a gorgeous piece of character-driven storytelling. Wood's dialogue and captions are poignant and purposeful; always saying what they need to in the best way they could be said. Kelly draws everything with the room it needs to breathe, making sure it paces well. There were no sequences I found anywhere in this issue where any of its panels could have used more or less space. There is also plenty of Star Destroyer eye candy and a half-smile-swagger, money shot of Han Solo as he attempts his escape from Coruscant. The entire team does a phenomenal job at keeping the huge, sweeping scale of an intergalactic war constantly in frame while telling a story about the people that are fighting it. Excellent work. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Forces Of Geek - Atlee Greene Jul 15, 2013

    It was so daunting that I thought Palpatine was yelling at me. On Tatooine, Luke visits the graves of Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru and the scene just tugs at your heart strings because we see Luke going through the mourning process which we never saw in the film. All and all, Star Wars is the comic book gift that just keeps on giving no matter which galaxy you reside in. Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    Multiversity Comics - Vince Ostrowski Jul 12, 2013

    Brian Wood continues to capture the heart in the core and the banter that made the original Star Wars trilogy so much better than the prequel installments. The characters on the page are the same ones from the original film, and it shows in the way Wood gets the voices down pat. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Graphic Policy - Sean A. Guynes Jul 9, 2013

    On the whole, Star Wars #7 is an intriguing comic that continues the post-Battle of Yavin saga of the Rebellion and Darth Vaders attempt to rebuild his standing in the eyes of the Emperor, despite the issue suffering slightly from awkward illustrations. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Booked - Derreck Mayer Jul 14, 2013

    At this stage, the series is stalling just a tad as far as momentum is concerned. Several plot points have been announced but the exploration of them is a bit slow. I'm hoping that the pace will pick back up again when Han Solo rejoins the Rebels but we will have to see what Brian Wood has in store for us. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jul 16, 2013

    Star Wars #7 also gives us Han and Chewie trying to make it out of Coruscant alive while been tracked by Boba Fett and more of Darth Vader‘s quasi-disciple Birra Seah who the Emperor is not pleased to see in command of the second Death Star during a surprise visit. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jul 13, 2013

    I'm enjoying 9 pages out of 22. That's not a good average. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Eric Biewenga Jul 17, 2013

    The book isn't fast-moving, but it has some essential key points for the future. I will say you probably won't miss much if you miss this issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    GreyMouser Jul 10, 2013

    . . $3, 22pgs + 4pg prv. Almost No ADs! B Grade Vader cover. . . While this issue covers a lot of ground there isnt a lot of action this time around. Still its pretty good stuff, especially when it comes to character and enticing with whats coming next issue. Ryan Kelly's artwork is looking quite good overall, giving as a real full book with full panels. The Dan Parsons' work is very good this issue, showing off with a final page splash after a whole issue of top notch colors.

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