Screaming Citadel Announced:
Yesterday the announcement of a new comic event was announced on Star Wars' official website. What is it?
Well...an unlikely duo of Aphra and Luke combine forces to explore a citadel that promises to have far reaching consequences for them both. It looks like a gothic horror story by the art and how it's being described. (Full interview with both writers is on the official website).
The last comic event we had was Vader Down which successfully showed how much of a badass Vader is both as a pilot and a warrior. Think that Rogue One scene on steroids. I'm hoping this arc reveals a lot more about the characters and gives us something to hang on to regarding the future of the Star Wars comic.
There was a cracking post by Matthew Applebee (@mapplebee7567) on farfarawayradio.com around the Star Wars comic and how it has inevitably staled and how it needs the characters to actually "do something". I couldn't agree more and I really hope that the Screaming Citadel gives us that, an element of story to really hold on to so that the characters can develop from their rather colourless existence.
I really hope that this series isn't a case of "too much Star Wars" but with Kieron Gillen on the team, I have high hopes.