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Star Wars Doctor Aphra #25

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Every week Hannibal Tabu (winner of the 2012 Top Cow Talent Hunt/blogger/novelist/poet/jackass on Twitter/head honcho of Komplicated) takes on an between seven to thirteen reviews (or so) to share his opinions with you. Thursday afternoons you'll be able to get those thoughts (and they're just the opinions of one guy, so calm down) about all of that ... which goes something like this ...

THE BUY PILE FOR OCTOBER 24, 2018

Star Wars Doctor Aphra #25 (Marvel Comics)

Jump from the Read Pile. Wow. This issue is one of the most messed up things ever to emerge from this franchise. To a terrifying turn from Darth Vader (like "on the scale of the end of Rogue One") to such heartbreaking emotional decisions to a twist ending that is so outlandishly fiendish, there are no fewer than three "oh sh**" moments in this issue alone, without even counting the Triple-Zero quotes.

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Simon Spurrier's script pulled out all the stops and the art from Kev Walker, Marc Deering, Java Tartaglia and Joe Caramagna made every moment, from space battles to intimate acceptance, a delight. Bad things happening to and from bad people, everything you need is here for lovers of scoundrels and the underbelly of the galaxy. RATING: BUY.

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