Doctor Aphra 005 Cover

Doctor Aphra #5

Published March 8th, 2017


Doctor Aphra #5 is the fifth issue of the canon comic book series Doctor Aphra (2016), set in the classic era. It was published on March 08, 2017 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

Has Aphra actually found a lost ancient Jedi site?
And if so, can she make it out with her life?
And if so, will she be able to get a good price for it?

Creative Team

Publishing Team


Opening Crawl

Book I, Part V

It is a period of opportunity. In a galaxy oppressed by the cruelty of the Imperial forces, 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 with a pair of homicidal droids and Wookiee bounty hunter Black Krrsantan. Aphra’s plans are suspended, however, when her estranged father gets her to join his search for the mysterious Ordu Aspectu.

After very narrowly escaping Imperial forces on Yavin 4, Aphra and her father reach the long-lost citadel of the Ordu Aspectu. Upon arriving, they immediately know that they have found the ancient Jedi order. What they don’t know is that they’ve been followed….