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Marvel Announces New Star Wars Series – Vader: Dark Visions

Well, if you were bummed about less Vader after the recent cancellation announcement regarding Shadows of Vader – fear not, Marvel has you covered with Vader: Dark Visions. Judging by this cover, Vader fans are in for a treat! Not much is known about this, but it makes me wonder if the canceled series morphed into this. Either […]

Star Wars Thrawn: Treason Announced

Holy heck! Just in time for the holidays, the Star Wars Show announced a new Thrawn novel from Timothy Zahn. After attending his panel this September, I really didn’t think we’d be hearing from the author until after Episode IX, but it sounds like the he’s prepping another book to cover the adventures of everyone’s favorite […]

Review – Vader Faces His Destiny in Marvel’s Darth Vader #24

  “FORTRESS VADER” – PART 6 The FORTRESS will stand, but at a terrible cost. The fire will come to MUSTAFAR, and all will burn. The final design is revealed, woven from war, treachery and pain. Written by Charles Soule Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli Colors by David Curiel and Dono Sanches-Almara Jelena Bidin (LadyMusashi)Staff member, […]

Review – Han Will Work Shirtless For Beer In Marvel’s Star Wars #57

First, I want this cover by Jamal Campbell framed and in my living room, preferably over the fireplace. The best thing about this American Gothic homage is that it fits with the story of this issue. Honestly, this issue was like comfort food and everything fun I look for in a Star Wars story. We find […]

Chuck Wendig’s ‘Shadow of Vader’ Comic Gets Scrapped, Charles Soule Hints at Things to Come, and Authors Are Announced for Star Wars Celebration Chicago

After being met with initial excitement, Chuck Wendig’s limited series titled Star Wars: Shadow of Vader (one of the many Star Wars titles announced at New York Comic Con this year) has been completely cancelled following the recent firing of Wendig from Marvel Comics. Wendig had already completed over half of the series, and I, […]

Review – Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy is a Gorgeous Tribute to the Women of Star Wars

They are heroes and villains, Sith and Jedi, senators and scoundrels, mothers, mercenaries, artists, pilots…. This is the opening line of the brand new book from Chronicle Books titled Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy by author and StarWars.com contributor Amy Ratcliffe. From the films, novels, comics, animation, and games – the beautifully-illustrated book profiles […]

Review – The Countdown Begins in Marvel’s Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #26

This month’s issue of Doctor Aphra finds the rogue archaeologist locked at the hip with the murderous protocol droid and crime lord, Triple-Zero, a machine of her own creation that has become her worst nemesis. In this brand-new story arc, titled “Worst Among Equals”, Aphra and Triple-Zero are forced to work together (or die trying) […]

Review – An Ancient Sith Returns in Darth Vader #23

Written by Charles Soule Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli Colors by David Curiel and Dono Sanchez-Almara “FORTRESS VADER” – PART 5 Darkness rises above MUSTAFAR as the brutal designs of LORD MOMIN begin to take shape. But the planet’s inhabitants cannot take this desecration lightly, and shape plans of their own. Jelena Bidin (LadyMusashi)Staff member, comic […]

Review – Our Heroes Search For Hope In Star Wars #56

First off, let me give huge props to artist Jamal Campbell on this Drew Struzan homage cover. This is probably my favorite cover of the titular series, so far. After the dreadful events of “Hope Dies”, our heroes are regrouping and licking their wounds. Han’s been separated from the Millennium Falcon, Leia is unable to […]

Review – The Empire Gets A New Recruit In Han Solo: Imperial Cadet #1

I like to think there is still a bundle of related content Lucasfilm has tucked away to follow-up on the characters and stories Solo set up. You don’t need to hear me gush about that film anymore but one of the reasons I loved it so much is because of the depth it added to the […]

The Dark Lord Returns In Doctor Aphra #25

While Doctor Aphra has been trying to stay alive as a passenger onboard the last voyage of Accresker Jail, Darth Vader has made his way across the galaxy to tie-up any loose ends. Aphra is the only one in the galaxy who knows his grand plan to overthrow the Emperor by joining forces with his […]

Review – The Tale of an Ancient Dark Lord Comes to Light in Marvel’s Darth Vader #22

“FORTRESS VADER” continues! The Tale of LORD MOMIN! Plans are drawn…a foundation is laid…and darkness rises on MUSTAFAR! Written by Charles Soule Layouts by Giuseppe Camuncoli Finishes by Daniele Orlandini Colors by David Curiel Jelena Bidin (LadyMusashi)Staff member, comic and book reviewer. Cheers for the Light Side, but would drink with Grand Admirals.

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