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Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel Reading Order Checklist

Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel Reading Order Checklist

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On the edge of space there sits a castle known as the Screaming Citadel. It’s an eerie place, but also one that could also hold the secrets to the Jedi. It’s also the title for the latest Star Wars comic book crossover, which will see Star Wars, with all the original characters you know and love, cross paths with Doctor Aphra. The result will be a gothic-horror adventure, full of danger and new villains.

In a similar fashion to Vader Down, Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel will be told in 5 parts, kicking off with a one-shot then alternating in Star Wars and Doctor Aphra. Along for the ride are Star Wars scribes Keiron Gillen and Jason Aaron as well as artists Marco ChecchettoSalvador Larrocca and Andrea Broccardo.

You can find out more about this Star Wars story in this interview on StarWars.com.

If you’re new to the concept of crossovers, don’t stress, the Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel Reading Order Checklist is here to save the day! Not only does it give the recommended order to read this story, but also release dates and creative teams. Soon there will be no confusion and you can focus on enjoying Marvel’s awesome Star Wars comics!

Background Reading

While you should be able to understand this story without any background reading. If you want to do some then I suggest Doctor Aphra #1-6. These issues create some set-up for The Screaming Citadel and they are a good introduction to the character.

If you know who the main Star Wars cast are then there’s nothing else you need to know.

Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel #1 cover by Marco Checchetto.
Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel #1 cover by Marco Checchetto.

Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel Reading Order

Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel (Part 1)
Written by Kieron Gillen. Art by Marco Checchetto.
Available from May 10th.

Star Wars #31 (Part 2)
Written by Jason Aaron. Art by Salvador Larrocca.
Available from May 17th.

Doctor Aphra #7 (Part 3)
Written by Kieron Gillen. Art by Andrea Broccardo.
Available from May 31st.

Star Wars #32 (Part 4)
Written by Jason Aaron. Art by Salvador Larrocca.
Available from June 14th.

Doctor Aphra #8 (Part 5)
Written by Kieron Gillen. Art by Andrea Broccardo.
Available from June 28th.

You can find out more about Marvel’s Star Wars comics in the Ultimate Guide To Marvel’s Star Wars Comics.

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