Sunday, April 7, 2024

Obi-Wan Kenobi #6

Obi-Wan Kenobi #6 concludes the comic adaptation of the Disney+ television show giving us Obi-Wan Kenobi sacrificing himself to ensure Leia's escape, the Jedi's encounter with Darth Vader on Jabiim's moon, and the epilogue on Tatooine. The sixth issue of the six-issue mini-series doesn't add anything new to events from the series but does offer a nice moment between Kenobi and Leia (a reimagined relationship that throws all kinds of chaos into the events of the original Star Wars) and of course the lightsaber duel between master and pupil (which stole a bit too much for my tastes from the superior episode of Star Wars Rebels).

The issue is fine, at least no worse than the original episode, and Darth Vader (as is almost always the case) looks great in comic art, but there's not much here for anyone other than completionists or more exuberant than normal fans of the series as it chronicles, but doesn't add to, events already seen.

[Marvel, $3.99]

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