Star Wars: Screaming Citadel #1

Event\Storyline: The Screaming Citadel Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Marco Checchetto Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 10, 2017 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 26
9.4Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

Rebel pilot and rogue archaeologist wander side by side into the darkest shadows of the galaxy as Luke Skywalker reluctantly teams up with Doctor Aphra! The Doctor makes Luke an offer he can't afford to pass that leads him to a very rare gathering at the heart of the infamous Screaming Citadel. Will Luke find what he's looking for? Can Aphra be trusted? Or will they both wind up victims of the Citadel's Queen?

  • 10
    We Got This Covered - Tom Bacon May 10, 2017

    If The Screaming Citadel #1 is any indication, this second Star Wars crossover is simply unmissable. Read Full Review

  • 10
    AIPT - JJ Travers May 10, 2017

    It's hard to call a first issueperfect but Kieron Gillen comes about as close to the line as you can get. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    NerdEnt.Net - Flame Hawk Dec 31, 1969

    Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel #1 does the best it can to kickstart the Star Wars comic line that has stalled as of late. But with Gillen deciding to focus on character development the issue allows growing in both Aphra and Luke. The art is styled in a fashion the blends the two series allowing it to be equal parts of Star Wars and Dr. Aphra. My only complaint is here come the shippers" Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Multiversity Comics - Jacob Hill May 11, 2017

    A terrifically fun first issue that's quintessential Star Wars and unlike anything you've ever seen in the galaxy far, far away. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes May 14, 2017

    This issue sets the stage for this series with promises of much to come. Luke and Aphra make a fun team and they're bound to find plenty of trouble. The visuals are top notch, to be sure. I'm looking forward to the next issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett May 12, 2017

    It's Marvel Star Wars. That alone is reason enough to check this out and while it's not great for new readers it builds upon the various excellent history that we've had the ability to enjoy over the last year or so. This first issue delivers and has me anxiously awaiting what comes next. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 10, 2017

    Marvel's second Star Wars crossover is shaping up to be stronger than the first. The Screaming Citadel #1 uses both Star Wars and Doctor Aphra as a logical jumping-off point, making the most of this unusual pairing and introducing a compelling new world in the process. Kieron Gillen and Marco Checchetto are the ideal creative team to play in a galaxy far, far away. Read Full Review

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