New Releases: ‘Boushh #1’, ‘The High Republic Adventures #2’ & ‘Darth Vader #16’,

September 15, 2021 at 6:51 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Three new Star Wars comic releases today.

Boushh #1 (War of the Bounty Hunters)

Writer: Alyssa Wong, Artist: David Baldeon, Cover Artists: Mahmud Asrar, Phil Noto (variant), Paolo Villanelli (blue print variant)

THE SECRET ORIGIN OF BOUSHH! A “WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS” TIE-IN! Before PRINCESS LEIA acquired his armor to infiltrate Jabba the Hutt’s palace, BOUSHH roamed the galaxy as a bounty hunter. He and his team of lethal warriors were exiled from their homeworld; but what horrible event from Boushh’s past doomed them all to wander with no hope of ever returning? Desperate to survive, Boushh takes a suspicious job from a shadowy organization to assassinate DOMINA TAGGE, the leader of the powerful Tagge Family – a galactic dynasty stretching back countless generations. But Domina is the most dangerous enemy Boushh has ever faced, and the desperate exile has the most difficult choice of his life to make! ALYSSA WONG and David Balde n’S one-shot is the third of four action-packed “War of the Bounty Hunters” tie-ins about the criminal underworld’s most notorious hunters and scoundrels, all told by the best STAR WARS writers and illustrators in the galaxy.

Details: Rated T, $4.99

The High Republic Adventures #2

Writer: Cavan Scott, Artist/Cover Artist: Rachael Stott

Follow former Jedi turned saber-for-hire monster hunter Ty Yorrick in this adventure-packed High Republic miniseries by Cavan Scott and Rachael Stott! Ty begins the trek up Temple Peak, but the mountain’s hungry creatures and slippery edges put her rusty Force skills to the test. Dangerous monsters, cliffs, and battles are second nature for Ty, though. But dealing with people? Well, that may be the hardest part of her mission…

Details: $4.99

Darth Vader #16 (War of the Bounty Hunters)

Writer: Greg Pak, Artist: Raffaele Ienco, Cover Artists: Aaron Kuder, Chris Sprouse (50th Anniversary Lucasfilm variant), Paolo Villanelli (blue print variant)

“TARGET SKYWALKER.” All of DARTH VADER’S careful scheming and brutal power moves to claim HAN SOLO’S frozen body have one ultimate end goal: LUKE SKYWALKER, the only person who could challenge Vader’s primacy at the Emperor’s side. Now everything comes to a head as father closes in on son and Luke finally grasps a shocking truth…one that will shape his destiny FOREVER!

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #13’, ‘Darth Vader #15’ & ‘The High Republic Vol 1’

August 26, 2021 at 6:11 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Three new Star Wars comic releases out this week.

Doctor Aphra #13 (War of the Bounty Hunters)

Writer: Alyssa Wong, Artist: Minkyu Jung, Cover Artists: Sara Pichelli, Chris Sprouse (Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary variant), David Nakayama (Wanted Poster variant)

“GUEST OF HONOR.” DOCTOR APHRA finds herself face-to-face with the one person she hoped she’d never see again! For once, she might not be able to talk her way out…Meanwhile, JUST LUCKY and ARIOLE confront a familiar presence of their own!

Details: Rated T, $3.99

Darth Vader #15 (War of the Bounty Hunters)

Writer: Greg Pak, Artists: Raffaele Ienco, Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder, Chris Sprouse (Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary variant), David Nakayama (Wanted Poster variant)

“THE ASSASSIN’S CHOICE.” Mere months ago, OCHI OF BESTOON was the assassin who dared to take on DARTH VADER himself in the fiery lava pits of MUSTAFAR. Now Ochi serves Vader as his most loyal agent during the WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS. Who is Ochi of Bestoon? What are his true goals? And how have the secrets of EXEGOL shaped him forever? Also featuring the next great reveal about BOKKU and the Hutt Council!

Details: Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars: The High Republic Vol 1

Writer: Cavan Scott, Artist: Ario Anindito, Cover Artist: Phil Noto

A new era of Star Wars storytelling begins! Journey back to the High Republic – the golden age of the Jedi! Centuries before the Empire and the Skywalker saga, the Jedi are at their height, protecting the galaxy as Republic pioneers push out into new territories. But as the frontier prepares for the dedication of the majestic Starlight Beacon, the Padawan named Keeve Trennis faces the ultimate choice: Will she complete her Jedi trials, or rescue the innocent from disaster? And can she trust her closest ally? Hutts, Rancors, Gamorreans and far less familiar faces await in a tale of belonging and betrayal set in a rich and vast world of new Jedi! Prepare to experience new worlds! New ships! And new evils to fight – including the terrifying Nihil and a creeping alien horror! Collecting STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #1-5.

Details: Rated T, $15.99

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New Releases: ‘Jabba The Hutt #1’, ‘Darth Vader #14’ & ‘The High Republic Adventures #6’

July 21, 2021 at 12:09 pm | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Three new Star Wars comic releases today.

Jabba the Hutt #1 (War of the Bounty Hunters)

Writer: Justina Ireland, Artist: Luca Pizarri, Cover Artist: Mahmud Asrar, Bernard Chang (variant cover), Giuseppe Camuncoli (headshot variant)

JABBA NEVER FORGIVES! JABBA NEVER FORGETS! JABBA THE HUTT is one of the most powerful and ruthless gangsters in the galaxy-and BOBA FETT, his most trusted bounty hunter, has failed him. How will Jabba deal with betrayal? VIOLENTLY. And what does this have to do with a bounty hunter with ties to the HIGH REPUBLIC? Justina Ireland and Luca Pizzari’s hutt-sized spectacular is the first of four action-packed “War of the Bounty Hunters” tie-ins about the criminal underworld’s most notorious hunters and scoundrels, all told by the best Star Wars writers and illustrators in the galaxy.

Details: Rated T, $4.99

Darth Vader #14 (War of the Bounty Hunters)

Writer: Greg Pak, Artist: Raffaele Ienco, Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder, Giuseppe Camuncoli (headshot variant), Chris Sprouse (Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary variant)

“THE BLADE BEHIND THE CURTAIN.” For decades, no figure has stood as close to the EMPEROR with so much mystery surrounding her. Who is the UMBARAN? What is her role within the EMPIRE and in the WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS? And what happens when she emerges from the darkness to challenge Darth Vader himself? Featuring an unprecedented look at the inner workings of the Emperor’s inner circle – and the return of IG-88!

Details: Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #6

Writer: Daniel Jose Older, Artist/Cover Artist: Harvey Tolibao

As the galaxy prepares for its Republic Fair, Qort and Farzala leave their Padawan friends to join in on the effort to fight against the fearsome Drengir, in this first issue of a two-part adventure! Writer Daniel José Older, bestselling author of Star Wars: Last Shot and artist Harvey Tolibao bring IDW into The High Republic, a massive publishing crossover spanning comics and prose!

Details: $3.99

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New Releases: ‘Tales of Villainy #5’, ‘Darth Vader #13’ & More

June 22, 2021 at 8:23 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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IDW and Marvel have four new Star Wars comic releases today.

Star Wars Adventures: Tales of Villainy #5

Writers: Katie Cook, and Casey Gilly, Artists: Cara McGee, and Ethen Beavers, Cover Artists: Francesco Francavilla (Cover A), and Ethen Beavers (Cover B)

Padme and Anakin have grand plans to have a romantic night celebrating a recent victory. But before they get a chance to get together, Anakin is Jedi-napped by a group of outlaws with their sights on a holocron in the Jedi temple! Now it’s up to Padme to use all of her cunning to infiltrate the outlaw base and rescue him.

Details: $3.99

Darth Vader #13 (War of the Bounty Hunters)

Writer: Greg Pak, Artist: Raffaele Ienco, Cover Artists: Aaron Kuder, J.J. Kirby (Pride Variant), Chris Sprouse (Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary Variant)

DARK LORD VS. DARK DROID! DARTH VADER and OCHI OF BESTOON embark upon a search for the carbonite-frozen body of HAN SOLO. Get ready for intrigue, betrayal and action in the heart of HUTT SPACE with the explosive reappearance of EVERYONE’S FAVORITE ASSASSIN DROID, IG-88! …And a shocking cliffhanger brings the shadows to life!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

Darth Vader Vol 02 – Into the Fire

Writer: Greg Pak, Artist: Raffaele Ienco, Cover Artist: Inhyuk Lee

Darth Vader failed to turn his son, Luke Skywalker, to the dark side. Vader sought revenge against those who hid Luke from him for all these years…and in doing so nearly betrayed his master. It did not go unnoticed by Palpatine…and now it is time for Vader’s next lesson. Now, left battered and broken by his punishment, the Dark Lord drags himself across the scorched surface of Mustafar with vengeance on his mind! But as Vader closes in on the key to Palpatine’s greatest secret, the deadly assassin Ochi of Bestoon stands in his way. Vader and Ochi are in for the fight of their lives, with the fate of the Emperor in the balance – but how much of this deadly scenario is Palpatine’s grand plan? Collecting STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #6-11.

Details: Rated T, $17.99

Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Old Republic Vol 04

Writers: Rob Chestney and more, Artists: Alex Sanchez and more, Cover Artist: Benjamin Carre

The Sith Empire has returned to the galaxy! Determined to crush the Republic that sent them into exile, the Sith launch an attack on the galaxy’s Outer Rim – with their sights set on the Core Worlds, the heart of galactic unity. The Sith’s Dark Council claims to want peace – but both sides have unleashed spies that could turn the tide of war! And on a frozen world, a lost tribe of Sith cut off from the galaxy is about to have its fate changed forever, as a rebellious outcast discovers ancient secrets that will lead him and his allies to the stars – and beyond! Collecting STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC #1-6, STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC – THE LOST SUNS #1-5, STAR WARS: LOST TRIBE OF THE SITH – SPIRAL #1-5 and material from STAR WARS TALES #17 and STAR WARS VISIONARIES.

Details: Rated T, $39.99

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New Releases: ‘The Weapon of a Jedi #1’, ‘Darth Vader #12’ & ‘Doctor Aphra #10’

May 26, 2021 at 6:22 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Three new Star Wars comic releases this week.

Star Wars Adventures: The Weapon of a Jedi #1 (of 2)

Writers: Jason Fry, and Alec Worley, Artist: Ruairi Coleman

The Rebel Alliance has destroyed the Empire’s dreaded Death Star, but the Imperial starfleet continues hunting the rebels throughout the galaxy. Luke Skywalker now seeks to support the Rebellion as an X-wing fighter. But as he flies with the pilots of the Red Squadron, Luke feels stirrings of the Force. And this farm boy turned fighter pilot begins to suspect that his destiny lies along a different path.

Details: $5.99

Darth Vader #12

Writer: Greg Pak, Artist: Guiu Vilanova, Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder

PRELUDE TO WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS: “RESTORATION”. Returned to the fold after his rebellion against the EMPEROR, DARTH VADER faces the horrors of reconstruction in the secret laboratories of CORUSCANT. As he blacks out under the knife, does he still dream of revenge against his master? Or do his thoughts drift towards his son – and the friends who make LUKE SKYWALKER so vulnerable? Don’t miss this next critical new chapter in Vader’s ongoing evolution – featuring the revelation of the first time the Dark Lord learned the name HAN SOLO!

Details: Rated T, $3.99

Doctor Aphra #10

Writer: Alyssa Wong, Artist: Ray-Anthony Height, Cover Artist: Sway

PRELUDE TO WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS: “THE INVITATION”. DOCTOR APHRA and SANA STARROS find themselves cornered by VUKORAH and the UNBROKEN CLAN! Can they pull off a daring escape–even if that means surrendering the NIHIL HYPERDRIVE? And what sets them on a collision course with one of the most deadly BOUNTY HUNTERS in the galaxy?

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #11’ & ‘The 40th Anniversary Covers’

April 30, 2021 at 5:28 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Two new Marvel Star Wars releases this week.

Darth Vader #11
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder
EXEGOL UNLEASHED! As punishment for his rebellion, DARTH VADER was broken by THE EMPEROR, his limbs shattered, forbidden to use THE FORCE. But after surviving OCHI OF BESTOON, THE EYE OF WEBBISH BOGG and the horrors of THE RED NEBULA, Vader stands on the verge of uncovering the Emperor’s greatest secrets. But will the revelations on EXEGOL empower Vader – or his master? And what new doom awaits LUKE SKYWALKER as a result?
Details: Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – The 40th Anniversary Covers by Chris Sprouse
Artist/Cover Artist: Chris Sprouse
You’ve never seen Empire quite like this! To celebrate the 40th anniversary of one of the all-time great cinematic sequels, Marvel asked enthusiastic artist Chris Sprouse (BLACK PANTHER, THORS) to retell The Empire Strikes Back in a stunning series of variant covers! Month by month, across multiple Star Wars series, the film’s unforgettable moments played out through Sprouse’s exquisite artwork. Now the whole story of the resurgent Empire targeting the Rebel Alliance’s icy base on Hoth – and every momentous event that follows – is collected in a single celebratory issue! Bounty hunters target Han Solo! Luke Skywalker seeks out Jedi Master Yoda! Feelings run high between Han and Leia! And as the battle begins for Skywalker’s soul, will his fear lead to anger, hate and the Dark Side?
Details: One-Shot, Rated T, $5.99

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Durge is Canon! And other News

March 17, 2021 at 11:46 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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StarWars.com just dropped some Star Wars news. Marvel is doing an upcoming War of the Bounty Hunters crossover event. This will include a miniseries of the same name, and the main titles (Doctor Aphra, Darth Vader, Star Wars, and Bounty Hunters) will be crossing over to include it. However, the big news is that Durge will be appearing in the Doctor Aphra comic. Click here to check out the official announcement.

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New Release: ‘Darth Vader #5’

February 10, 2021 at 2:10 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has one new Star Wars comic out today.

Darth Vader #10

Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder

THE RED HORROR! After passing the test of THE EYE OF WEBBISH BOGG, DARTH VADER has learned the route to the hidden location of THE EMPEROR’S greatest secrets! But in THE RED NEBULA along the way, can Vader survive the onslaught of the greatest predator in the galaxy? Especially if the monster’s most brutal attack transcends the physical? And what horrors await the Emperor if a transformed Vader makes it to his dark door?

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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April 2021 Comic Solicitations

January 22, 2021 at 1:07 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel and IDW have released their comic solicitations for April 2021. Here’s the Star Wars rundown.

Doctor Aphra #9
Writer: Alyssa Wong
Artist: Minkyu Jung
Cover Artists: Joshua “Sway” Swaby, Ray-Anthony Height (variant cover)

LOST TECH! CRIME SYNDICATES! ASSASSINS! DOCTOR APHRA and SANA STARROS’ search for the NIHIL HYPERDRIVE gets deadlier as GENERAL VUKORAH and THE UNBROKEN CLAN enter the race for possession! • What powerful secrets of the HIGH REPUBLIC era could the lost technology hide? Meanwhile, JUST LUCKY and an old flame are forced to work together — and walk straight into an ambush!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 21, 2019

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – The 40th Anniversary Covers by Chris Sprouse #1
Penciller: Chris Sprouse
Cover Artists: Chris Sprouse and Noriyoshi Ohari

You’ve never seen Empire quite like this! To celebrate the 40th anniversary of one of the all-time great cinematic sequels, Marvel asked enthusiastic artist Chris Sprouse (BLACK PANTHER, THORS) to retell The Empire Strikes Back in a stunning series of variant covers! Month by month, across multiple Star Wars series, the film’s unforgettable moments played out through Sprouse’s exquisite artwork. Now the whole story of the resurgent Empire targeting the Rebel Alliance’s icy base on Hoth — and every momentous event that follows — is collected in a single celebratory issue! Bounty hunters target Han Solo! Luke Skywalker seeks out Jedi Master Yoda! Feelings run high between Han and Leia! And as the battle begins for Skywalker’s soul, will his fear lead to anger, hate and the Dark Side?

Details: 56 pages, Rated T, $5.99
Release Date: April 28, 2021

Darth Vader #11
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder, Chris Sprouse (ESB variant)

EXEGOL UNLEASHED! As punishment for his rebellion, DARTH VADER was broken by THE EMPEROR, his limbs shattered, forbidden to use THE FORCE. But after surviving OCHI OF BESTOON, THE EYE OF WEBBISH BOGG and the horrors of THE RED NEBULA, Vader stands on the verge of uncovering the Emperor’s greatest secrets. But will the revelations on EXEGOL empower Vader — or his master? And what new doom awaits LUKE SKYWALKER as a result?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 28, 2021

Bounty Hunters #11
Writer: Ethan Sacks
Artist: Paolo Villanelli
Cover Artist: Mattia De Iulis, Chris Sprouse (ESB variant)

THE GREAT HUNT OF MALASTARE! BOSSK awakens to find himself as the hunted instead of the hunter on the forest planet of MALASTARE. But who is the mysterious figure behind the hunting party stalking the infamous TRANDOSHAN? A special solo adventure starring the most savage bounty hunter of all!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 14, 2021

The High Republic #4
Writer: Cavan Scott
Artist: Ario Anindito
Cover Artists: Phil Noto, Leinil Francis Yu (variant cover), Natacha Bustos (variant cover)

THE JEDI TURNED AGAINST EACH OTHER?! AVAR KRISS and her band of brave JEDI helpless in the clutches of a traitor in their midst. STARLIGHT BEACON under attack from an insidious foe. Danger from an age-old enemy. Who is really pulling the strings on the distant planet of SEDRI? Plus: The secret history of the terrifying DRENGIR revealed.

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 7, 2021

Star Wars Adventures #8
Writers: Sam Maggs, Danny Lore
Artists: Liana Kangas, Arianna Florean
Cover Artists: Francesco Francavilla (Cover A and B/W Variant Cover), Arianna Florean (Cover B)

The Empire has been defeated, but that doesn’t mean that the danger is over for Luke and Leia, who find themselves in a tricky situation that they have to work together to get out of! Plus, Count Dooku has sinister plans for a Clone troop!

Details: 32 pages, $3.99

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New Release: ‘Darth Vader #9’

January 13, 2021 at 2:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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One new Star Wars comic out today.

Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder

THE ASSASSIN RETURNS! In his search for vengeance in the depths of MUSTAFAR, DARTH VADER has seized the mysterious key to the EMPEROR’S greatest secret. But the key itself needs a key – which only the deadly assassin OCHI OF BESTOON seems to have. Vader and Ochi are in for the fight of their lives with the fate of the Emperor in the balance – but how much of this is all PALPATINE’S plan? And what happens when the SITH LORD and the SITH ASSASSIN start to figure that plan out?

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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