‘Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows’ and More

September 16, 2013 at 10:52 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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A couple weeks ago StarWars.com provided an early look at Dark Horse Comics Star Wars solicitations for December 2013. Now the official solicitations are out, and details have been revealed for Tim Siedell’s new Star Wars comic Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows. Joining Tim on the new series is Dark Times: Fire Carrier artist Gabriel Guzman and prolific Star Wars colorist Michael Atiyeh. It also has a gorgeous cover by Star Wars newcomer Felipe Massafera. Below you’ll find all the details and more, plus more titles that weren’t mentioned in StarWars.com’s sneak peak.


Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #1 (of 5)

Release Date: December 18, 2013
Details: FC, 32 pages, $3.50, Miniseries

Writer: Tim Siedell
Artist: Gabriel Guzman
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Felipe Massafera

During the Clone Wars, a single trooper—left for dead during battle—comes to hate the Jedi generals who abandoned him. Years later, he lives on, bitter and angry, until hearing tales of a great warrior. Now, this clone believes he may have found the leader he should have been following all along . . . Darth Vader!

The Star Wars #4 (of 8)

Release Date: December 4, 2013
Details: FC, 32 pages, $3.99, Miniseries

General Skywalker and Jedi-in-training Annikin Starkiller have a deadly encounter with mounted Stormtroopers! An encounter with outlaws in a cantina leads to a meeting with smuggler Han Solo! And a Jedi makes the ultimate sacrifice to save one of Princess Leia’s younger brothers! Duel in the desert!

Writer: Jonathan Rinzler
Artist: Mike Mayhew
Colorist: Rain Beredo
Cover Artist: Nick Runge
Variant Cover Artist: Dave Wilkins

Star Wars #12

Release Date: December 11, 2013
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Ongoing

After a battle with the Empire, it is a time of reunions, departures, and reassessments. Han and Chewie return from their mission to Coruscant, Luke deals with love lost, and Leia must accept greater responsibilities within the Rebellion. But first she has an important announcement for the Rebel commanders . . .
• Wedge forms Rogue Squadron!
• Leia uncovers a deep betrayal!

Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Carlos D’Anda
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Hugh Fleming

Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi — Force War #2 (of 5)

Release Date: December 11
Details: $2.99, 32 pages

The Je’daii go on the offensive against the invading Rakatan Empire!
Xesh uses his Force Hound training to locate the Rakatan command center, which sparks an ambitious plan: infiltrate the enemy stronghold and kill the supreme commander. But Xesh has not accounted for a traitor in his own ranks!
• The war that determines the future of the Jedi!
• John Ostrander and Jan Duursema pull out all the stops!

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jan Duursema
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: David Michael Beck


Star Wars: Legacy #10

Release Date: December 18, 2013
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Ongoing

With a little help from her friends, Ania Solo is leading the Mon Calamari slaves to freedom . . . Don’t bother telling her the odds of anyone coming out alive against an enormous force of armed pirates!

Writers: Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman
Artist: Brian Thies
Colorist: Rachelle Rosenberg
Cover Artist: Agustin Alessio

Star Wars: Legacy Volume 3 HC

Release Date: February 12, 2014
Details: FC, $34.99, Hardcover, 6″ x 9″, 440 pages

Last heir to the legacy of the Skywalkers, Cade Skywalker is ready to turn his back on the galaxy for good. But as the rumored death of Sith Emperor Darth Krayt sets into motion a struggle for power . . . it becomes clear to Cade that he is the true last hope for the galaxy. Collects Star Wars: Legacy Volumes 9–11, and Legacy #37–#40 from Legacy collection Volume 8.
• The perfect companion to the new Legacy series by Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko!
• Handsome hardcover with dust jacket!

Writer: John Ostrander
Artists: Jan Duursema and Dave Ross
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorists: Brad Anderson and Jesus Aburto

Star Wars: Dark Times Volume 7 — A Spark Remains

Release Date: February 26, 2014
Details: $19.99, trade paperback, 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″, 128 pages

Together with their old friend Dass Jennir and a new Jedi acquaintance, the crew of the Uhumele is plotting to take down the Galactic Emperor’s second in command, Darth Vader! For this foolproof plan, they’ll be offering something the Dark Lord won’t be able to resist: Jedi. Collects Star Wars: Dark Times—A Spark Remains #1–#5.

Writer: Randy Stradley
Artists: Douglas Wheatley
Colorist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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