Star Wars 031 Cover

Star Wars #31

Published May 17th, 2017


The Screaming Citadel #2 is the thirty-first issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars (2015), The Screaming Citadel, Doctor Aphra (2016), set in the classic era. It was published on May 17, 2017 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

While Luke and Aphra face the Queen of the Citadel…
…Han and Leia are coming…for Aphra?!

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Opening Crawl

Book VII, Part II

It is a time of turmoil for the galaxy. While the evil Galactic Empire remains strong, the Rebel Alliance continues to fight for freedom, and establishes a secret outpost deep in the Outer Rim.

Young rebel pilot Luke Skywalker struggles with his destiny. He can feel the Force, but without training, he cannot become a Jedi Knight. When rogue archaeologist Doctor Aphra approaches Luke with an offer—accompany her to meet a queen who can reactivate an artifact containing the consciousness of an ancient Jedi—he cautiously accepts.

Once at the Citadel of Ktath’atn—the Screaming Citadel—Aphra and Luke attempt to curry favor with the Queen. They are unsuccessful until Luke accidentally lashes out with the Force and attracts the Queen’s attention—for better or for worse….