Star Wars: Age Of The Republic: Special #1

Writer: Sacks, Ethan, Jody Houser, more Artist: Carlos E. Gomez, Paolo Villanelli, more Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 16, 2019 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 7
7.2Critic Rating
7.6User Rating

THE GREATEST HEROES OF THE REPUBLIC, THE DEADLIEST VILLAINS - AND EVERYONE IN BETWEEN!
Four creative teams! Four stories featuring your favorite Star Wars characters!
•  The baddest Jedi in the galaxy has a score to settle - MACE WINDU returns in an action-packed adventure from OLD MAN HAWKEYE'S Ethan Sacks!
•  You can run, but can you hide from the twin lightsabers of Sith assassin ASAJJ VENTRESS? Feel her fury in a tale expertly woven by veteran STAR WARS comic scribe Jody Houser (THRAWN, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS).
•  And is JAR JAR BINKS' role in the Star Wars sto more

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Patrick Cavanaugh Jan 16, 2019

    Mace Windu, Asajj Ventress, Captain Rex, and Jar Jar Binks are all given abbreviated stories in this special, with each tale shedding new light on the characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Jan 22, 2019

    It's not as strong as an overall work could be as we've seen from the other one-shots but it's a way to tackle some additional characters in brief " though I think Ventress could have sustained her own easily. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jan 21, 2019

    Two out of three isn't bad for the trio of tales in this special. The first story is standard comic book fare featuring Samuel L. Jackson's iconic Jedi. The second story is the highlight of the issue with the focus on Asajj Ventress. The final tale is a poor outing for Rex and Jar Jar. Worth picking up if one is a Star Wars fan. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Multiversity Comics - Jacob Hill Jan 18, 2019

    Come for Ventress and Jar Jar, stay for Houser and Wijngaard. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AiPT! - Connor Christiansen Jan 16, 2019

    There's nothing particularly bad about Star Wars: Age of Republic: Special #1. Unfortunately, there's nothing particularly good either. It's simply a mildly entertaining collection of forgettable Star Wars tales. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Kaasen Koy Jan 16, 2019

    Age of Republic Special #1 is another miss for the series and leaves behind the themes and focus of the regular issues. The first story " Mace Windu's " is the best and most complete, but the others are wasted potential or lacking potential altogether. Three different artistic teams deliver three different levels of quality and, again, Mace Windu's mission is the only one that impresses. None of them are good enough to make this a must-read. Read Full Review

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