Doctor Aphra 002 Cover

Doctor Aphra #2

Published December 21st, 2016


Doctor Aphra #2 is the second issue of the canon comic book series Doctor Aphra (2016), set in the classic era. It was published on December 21, 2016 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

Aphra’s got debts to pay. But can she can stay one step ahead of the Empire, some Bounty Hunters and just about everyone else in the galaxy!?

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Opening Crawl

Book I, Part II

It is a period of opportunity. In a galaxy oppressed by the cruelty of Imperial forces, there is little hope for the future. But for those used to operating on the fringes, there is potential for profit.

Having successfully faked her own death at Darth Vader’s hands, rogue archaeologist Doctor Aphra is back to doing what she does best: locating and liberating rare artifacts. By her side are a pair of homicidal droids and Wookiee bounty hunter Black Krrsantan, looking to collect on Aphra’s debts.

A valuable find has Aphra feeling pretty good. With her archaeology accreditation, she’ll be able to sell the relic for its true value–but soon finds that her doctorate has been temporarily revoked. Even worse, the man behind Aphra’s suspension is her own father….