Star Wars: Kanan #3

Writer: Greg Weisman Artist: Pepe Larraz Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 10, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 13
8.0Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

• The Jedi Order is disbanded or dead!
• The Republic has fallen!
• Caleb Dume enters the dark times of the Galactic Empire!

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jun 10, 2015

    Kanan's future life is taking shape in an exciting and superiorly illustrated tale. Will please Star Wars fans and those curious about Star Wars Rebels. I'd really like to see the lettering changed and sounds added, though. Read Full Review

  • 8.5 - John McCubbin Jun 11, 2015

    Kanan: The Last Padawan #3 is an astonishing issue, and easily the best in the series to date. Giving a fabulous continuation to Caleb's story, we start to see how he became Kanan. Add in the exciting narrative and gripping cliffhanger, and we're left with an end product that's bound to leave you wanting more. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Jun 12, 2015

    Changing the direction of Caleb's life here is definitely fun to watch as we see him doing what he can to find some sort of path and stability and finding little in the galaxy now that the Jedi are gone. His time alone really shows the kind of fear that he's coping with and it certainly feels right considering the way everything has fallen apart. As it progresses and we see him gaining confidence, it's giving us a bit more clarity with the character we know in the TV series, which is nicely done. The story here is straightforward to be sure, but it moves smoothly and delves into the feelings and themes well to make him an engaging character. Pepe Larraz's artwork really elevates it as well as the backgrounds are fantastic and the overall character design and layouts of the book makes it a great read on the first, second and third time as you notice more and more little details. There's a lot to like and mine here to be sure. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Milo Milton Jefferies Jun 15, 2015

    However, despite this, not everythings perfect with this issue. It sometimes feels like a bit of a filler, like some of the earlier episodes of Star Wars Rebels. Yes, it keeps us entertained, but it doesnt really advance the plot in great leaps and the cliffhanger from the previous months was resolved far too easily. Hopefully Weisman can improve that next month, because of course theres another cliffhanger at the end of this issue that should keep readers looking forward for more. Its clear that character development is being made in this issue as Caleb is starting to make the transition into Kanan, even at this early age, cutting his hair and adopting new clothes. Hes still struggling as to what to do with his life now that the Jedi Temple is gone, and the book continues to explore his adventures as someone whos leapt from the frying pan into the fire, so itll be interesting to see what happens in the months to come. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Richard Gray Jun 15, 2015

    Kanan: The Last Padawan shows that even within the more limited scope of the new expanded universe, there are still a myriad of stories to be told. With the mini-series now half over, hopefully this sets the tone for more stories set in and around this untold era of Star Wars history. Read Full Review

  • 5.4
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jun 11, 2015

    This is the first chapter of any of Marvel's new Star Wars books that left me cold, which I suppose speaks highly for the quality of the line as a whole. But after two solid issues detailing young Caleb Dume's downfall, the series loses a great deal of momentum in issue #3. Read Full Review

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