We interview filmmaker, comic critic, and generally badass human Monika Estrella Negra about one of her favorite comic book characters: Doctor Aphra. We talk about our deep love for this self-serving archaeologist and her salty exes. From issues with her dad to facing down Darth Vader himself, Chelli Aphra finds a way to double-deal, scheme, and backstab her way through the Star Wars universe.
Learn more about Monika and Audre’s Revenge Film at: https://audresrevenge.weebly.com/
Learn about her film Bitten, A Tragedy at: https://www.instagram.com/bitten.a.tragedy
Read Monika’s review of the Doctor Aphra Omnibus at: To Harm Or To Not Harm: The Doctor Aphra Ombnibus Review – Comic Book Herald
If you’d like to read more about Doctor Aphra, check out these comic titles, all of which are available on Marvel Unlimited, Comixology, or at your local library:
- Darth Vader #3, written by Kieron Gillen, art by Salvador Larroca, colors by Edgar Delgado
- Star Wars: Doctor Aphra (2016), written by Kieron Gillen and Si Spurrier, art by Kev Walker, Marc Deering, Caspar Wijngaard, colors by Antonio Fabela, Lee Loughridge, etc
- Star Wars: Doctor Aphra (2020), written by Alyssa Wong, art by Marika Cresta, Ray-Anthony Height, Robert Gill, Victor Olazaba, Minkyu Jung, Federico Sabbatini, colors by Rachelle Rosenberg, letters by Joe Caramagna
- Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Annual (2017, 2018, 2019)
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