Doctor Aphra 004 Cover

Doctor Aphra #4

Published February 8th, 2017


Doctor Aphra #4 is the fourth issue of the canon comic book series Doctor Aphra. It was published on February 08, 2017 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesDoctor Aphra
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date02/08/2017
  • Episode Number#4
  • Story ArcsDoctor Aphra

Publisher's Summary

Aphra’s father has led her straight into danger – of course.
Her business on Yavin 4 concluded, Aphra journeys off…
…in search of one of the most powerful weapons imaginable!

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Opening Crawl

Book I, Part IV

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

Rogue archaeologist Aphra is back to retrieving rare artifacts while teamed with a pair of homicidal droids and Wookiee bounty hunter Black Krrsantan. Aphra’s plans are suspended, however, when her estranged father gets her doctorate revoked as a method of blackmailing her to join his search for the mysterious Ordu Aspectu.

Now, Aphra and her father are on an isolated moon swarming with stormtroopers when they stumble upon an ancient temple. But when they unlock its secrets they only have mere seconds to escape Imperial notice….