Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #5

Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Kev Walker Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 8, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 12
7.9Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

• Has Aphra actually found a lost ancient Jedi site?
•  And if so, can she make it out with her life?
•  And if so, will she be able to get a good price for it?
Rated T

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Mar 8, 2017

    As we near the finale it's clear Doctor Aphra has carved an important place in the Star Wars canon. The premise of the book–discovering ancient relics–allows for great storytelling and the character is the right amount of originality to make her genuine and stand apart from the rest. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Mar 10, 2017

    The Star Wars Universe continues to expand and Doctor Aphra is there to profit from it. Great combination of action and archaeology with familiar threats. Very enjoyable, though the text is a minor letdown. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Comic Watch - John Edward Lee Oct 28, 2020

    Aphra and her gang can rest easy for a bit. Each one gets a little something after their dangerous adventure. However the Tagge family is likely to seek revenge. They are an many headed dragon, with galactic level power. Aphra should be worried. But, she is not. Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Mar 9, 2017

    The book remains the most darkly entertaining addition to Marvel's Star Wars franchise. At this point, I'd happily read a comic featuring just Beetee and Triple Zero. But after five issues, it feels like we should be further along in the story of the Aphra family hunting down the elusive lost Jedi city. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Mar 11, 2017

    While I'm enjoying the bulk of the Star Wars books in general and have gotten a kick out of a good portion of the Doctor Aphra run so far, this issue just left me feeling a bit cool as it's kind of drawn out and I'm not feeling a connection to most of these newer characters. Read Full Review

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