Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for June 2013

March 14, 2013 at 8:21 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here are the Dark Horse Comic Star Wars solicitations for June 2013.

Star Wars #6

Release Date: June 12
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Ongoing

Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Carlos D’Anda
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Rodolfo Migliari

When he and Chewbacca are cornered by Imperials, Han Solo resorts to an improvised plan—with the most dangerous results imaginable! Meanwhile, half a galaxy away, Princess Leia and Wedge Antilles prepare for certain death, unaware that Luke Skywalker has an improvisation of his own. And Darth Vader is watching . . .

Sketch variant by Alex Ross!

Dark Times: Fire Carrier #5 (of 5)

Release Date: June 5
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Miniseries

Writer: Randy Stradley
Artist: Gabriel Guzman
Colorist: Garry Henderson
Cover Artist: Douglas Wheatley

Jedi Master K’Kruhk’s fight with militia soldiers comes to an abrupt end—with the appearance of not one, but two unexpected allies. The refuge he and his Padawans have sought may be in sight . . . 
but a shadow from within their own ranks bodes a perilous future.

Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #3 (of 5)

Release Date: June 19
Details: FC, 32 pages, $3.50, Miniseries

Writer: Tim Siedell
Penciller: Ivan Fernandez
Inker: Denis Frietas
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Ariel Olivetti

Darth Vader’s search for the culprits behind an assassination attempt on the Emperor leads to a shattered Star Destroyer floating lifeless above a mysterious moon. On the ground he finds no survivors—instead ancient ruins, and frightening inhabitants. All the while, a hunter follows, waiting for the moment to strike!

Legacy #4

Release Date: June 26
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Miniseries

Writers: Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman
Artist: Gabriel Hardman
Colorist: Rachelle Rosenberg
Cover Artist: Dave Wilkins

A vanishing planet and an impostor revealed . . . a deadly trap and a dangerous escape. When Ania Solo set out in search of adventure, little did she know trouble, peril, and the Sith would be along for the ride!

Knights of the Old Republic Omnibus 1

Release Date: September 10
Details: FC, 424 pages, $24.99, TP, 6” x 9”

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Artists: Brian Ching, Travel Foreman, Harvey Tolibas, Dustin Weaver
Colorists: Michael Atiyeh, Jay David Ramos
Cover Artist: Travis Charest

Padawan Zayne Carrick is suddenly a fugitive framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi-in-training. Little does the galaxy know, Zayne’s own Masters are behind the massacre and dead set on recovering him before he can reveal the truth. Collects Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic issues #0–#18 (volumes 1–3).

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Ewok Fantasies: Star Wars Short Story Anthologies

March 14, 2013 at 6:44 am | Posted in Books, Ewok Fantasies, Opinion, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment

There are a lot of ideas for new Star Wars books, but one thing Star Wars readers have been asking for is more short story anthologies. With the success of John Jackson Miller’s Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories, the continuing output of short stories in Star Wars Insider, and Del Rey’s suggestion of doing more eBook stories, it makes sense to bring back the format. Short stories are a great way to introduce new readers by giving them a variety of exposure to what the Star Wars Expanded Universe has to offer. But that does leave one question: what anthologies would fans want to see?

Running with that idea, we take a look at the Star Wars Expanded Universe and the short story anthologies we’d love—in our wildest Ewok fantasies—to see. Continue Reading Ewok Fantasies: Star Wars Short Story Anthologies…

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