Doctor Aphra 024 Cover

Doctor Aphra #24

Published September 26th, 2018


The Catastrophe Con #5 is the twenty-fourth issue of the canon comic book series Doctor Aphra (2016), set in the classic era. It was published on September 26, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN, INTO THE HEAT-DEATH OF A PLANET-KILLING METEOR STRIKE! Swindling, backstabbing and even occasionally feeling bad about it, all of DOCTOR APHRA’s attempts to escape her prison-world have failed. But…wait — here comes an Imperial shuttle. Could this be salvation? Wait…those breathing sounds seem familiar…

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Opening Crawl

Part V

Doctor Aphra’s greed for an ancient lightsaber guarded by a swarm of Force-powered hookspores has doomed Accresker Jail! Under Imperial interrogation she has revealed their existence in an attempt to keep her darkest secret: knowledge of Darth Vader’s plot to supplant the Emperor.

Fearing contagion, the Empire has abandoned the jail on a collision course with a nearby planet. In order to escape with Magna Tolvan, Sana Starros and the shape-shifter Lopset, Aphra has struck a deal with vigilante Tam Posla.

But Aphra is determined not to leave empty-handed. And other enemies far more dangerous than Posla may have caught wind of her current predicament….