Doctor Aphra 2020 034 Cover

Doctor Aphra (2020) #34

Published July 19th, 2023


Doctor Aphra (2020) #34 is the thirty-fourth issue of the canon comic book series Doctor Aphra (2020), set in the classic era. It was published on July 19, 2023 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesDoctor Aphra (2020)
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date07/19/2023
  • Episode Number#34

Publisher's Summary


Long ago, Jedi Masters SHAAK TI and AAYLA SECURA sealed away a GREAT AND TERRIBLE POWER…
…a horrifying, ancient creature that RESONATES WITH THE FORCE…
and DOCTOR APHRA and LUKE SKYWALKER have just released it!

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Opening Crawl


After finding a mysterious Jedi message, Aphra decided to kidnap Luke Skywalker to bring him to the Sason temple where the ancient artifact known as Kythoo’s Bell resides.

Aphra needs Luke, as the Bell only opens for those pure of heart and strong with the Force. After some trouble using the Force, Luke and Aphra were attacked by a terrifying crystalline creature and dropped through the ground into a large pool. There, they were greeted by holograms of Jedi Masters Shaak Ti and Aayla Secura, who were tasked with guarding the temple, which is actually a Jedi prison and inhabited by the terrifying Starweird….