Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #1

Writer: Daniel Jose Older Artist: Harvey Tolibao Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: February 3, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 6
8.0Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

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IDW joins The High Republic with all-ages adventures tying into the larger High Republic story!
  
Flaming destruction is coming to Trymant IV! A remnant of the Hyperspace Disaster appears in the sky, and Zeen and her best friend Krix have only minutes to get to the Elders of the Path and find safety! Meanwhile, Master Yoda, Master Baro, and a group of Padawans are racing towards the disaster for a daring rescue mission.

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Feb 6, 2021

    Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #1 is an exciting debut issue that stokes the nostalgia from the first six movies of the franchise. The story by Daniel Jose Older is grand and exciting. The art by Harvey Tolibao is gorgeous. Altogether, a story that pushes the narrative on the Star Wars Universe, giving way to more ways to explore. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Sam Rutzick Feb 2, 2021

    A delightful little story that offers a great way into the High Republic era. Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    Comic Watch - Jimmy Hayes Feb 3, 2021

    A great issue, but if you're thinking of getting it for a youngster give it a look first. NOT for anything objectionable, but to make sure they'll be able to comprehend it, Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - CJ Feb 4, 2021

    Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #1 is a slow-burn start to a new story in the High Republic era, tackling anxiety through the prism of theStar Wars universe. The High Republic continues to impress, andStar Wars fans old and new will definitely want to give it a look. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Cat Wyatt Feb 3, 2021

    The High Republic Adventures #1 held up to all the promises it made. Portraying a compelling and interesting start to this series. The fact that it can be appreciated by fans young and old is such a treasure. One that leaves room for new fans to find their way to the franchise. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Flickering Myth - Eammon Jacobs Feb 3, 2021

    Regardless of whether you enjoyed the sequel trilogy or were disenchanted by them, Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #1has plenty to love about the future (or should that be the past) of the franchise. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Caffeinated Critique - James Stone Feb 2, 2021

    The High Republic has completely sucked me into this new era of Star Wars and Adventures provides another excellent entry to the saga. Faced paced, adrenaline pumping action with an interesting group of young Jedi under the mentorship of Yoda, what more could you want? I found the suitable for all ages branding to be right on the money as it's not too childish to discourage older readers and not too graphic to scare the younger readers. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Charlie Ridgely Feb 3, 2021

    This is the High Republic series aimed at younger readers, and it does a great job of setting itself apart for that audience while still maintaining the stakes and scope of the overall High Republic franchise. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Ellie J. Feb 3, 2021

    The issue ends on a cliffhanger, with the two parallel stories colliding. Zeen and the Jedi are both surrounded by the Nihil, and their leader... Marchion Ro! Ro appeared in Light of the Jedi too, and in that novel he instantly became the newest iconic Star Wars villain. And here, in comic aimed towards kids, he's making his second appearance! This is why I love this issue. It's still at it's heart a comic book aimed towards kids, but it still feels significant and important, which is something I couldn't say about the mainline Star Wars Adventures series. Beyond the awesome story, the art was also really good; again, it was much better than the art typically seen in the Adventures series, and I hope that's kept up. I can't wait for the next issue! Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comics Bookcase - Keigen Rea Feb 2, 2021

    The High Republic era continues to click along, with Star Wars - The High Republic Adventures #1 being a less spectacular debut, but one that was still very enjoyable. Now please give me a clear timeline! Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Multiversity Comics - Brian Salvatore Feb 5, 2021

    A solid debut in the 'High Republic' line. Read Full Review

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