Star Wars Comic News: Dark Horse Solicitations for October 2011July 9, 2011 at 9:09 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | 1 Comment
Tags: crimson empire, dark empire, invasion, knight errant, the lost suns
Comic Book Resources has released Dark Horse’s comic book solicitations for October 2011. Here are the Star Wars highlights including new covers and details (make sure to click the continue link below the picture to see all of the new release dates, cover reveals, etc).
Crimson Empire III: Empire Lost #1
The first of six issues, Empire Lost #1 goes on sale October 26 (40 pages, $3.50).
Star Wars: Crimson Empire, the story of the last Imperial Guardsman, returns after over a decade of anticipation! The reach of the New Republic is expanding, but the days of fighting for the galaxy have not ended. A threat against Princess Leia and Han Solo’s family disrupts usual business on Coruscant—and Luke Skywalker’s Jedi training on Yavin 4! In another part of the galaxy, a former Imperial Guardsman turned bounty hunter, Kir Kanos, is ready to settle an old score after three years in hiding—if a new adversary doesn’t kill him first!
Writer: Mike Richardson
Cover Artist: Dave Dorman
Variant Cover Artist: Paul Gulacy
Colorist: Michael Bartolo
Dark Times: Out of the Wilderness #4
Issue four of five, 32 pages, on slae November 2 for $2.99.
The mystery man is revealed! If Boba Fett is the man you call when you want someone captured, Falco Sang is the one to call when you want someone dead. Sang has been on Dass Jennir’s trail for months, and now the Jedi is in his sights. But Sang isn’t the only one searching for Jennir, and he should be careful that he doesn’t come between Jennir and Darth Vader!
Writer: Mick Harrison
Artist: Douglas Wheatley
Colorist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: Pablo Correa
Star Wars: Episode I Adventures
Will be released on January 4 (120 pages, $7.99).
The main characters from Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace—Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Qui-Gon Jinn, and Queen Amidala—have unseen adventures set within the timeframe of the film. This volume collects Star Wars: Episode I—Anakin Skywalker; Star Wars: Episode I—Queen Amidala; Star Wars: Episode I—Qui-Gon Jinn; Star Wars: Episode I—Obi-Wan Kenobi; and Star Wars: Episode I #1/2.
Writers: Henry Gilroy, Mark Schultz, Timothy Truman, Ryder Windham
Pencillers: Steve Crespo, Martin Egeland
Inkers: Chris Chuckry, P. Craig Russell
Colorist: Chris Chuckry
Cover Artist: Tim Bradstreet
Episode I – The Phantom Menace
Will be released on January 4 (104 pages, $7.99).
A perfect companion to the release of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace in 3-D, this adaptation is a must-read for any Star Wars follower. Characters that have now become icons in the Star Wars mythos and events that laid the foundation for the ongoing epic struggle between the Jedi and the Sith got their start in Episode I. This collects Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace #1-#4.
Writer: Henry Gilroy
Penciller: Rodolfo Damaggio
Inker: Al Williamson
Colorists: Dave Nestelle, Harold MacKinnon
Cover Artist: Ravenwood
Invasion: Revelations #4
Issue four of five, Revelations #4 will be released on October 12 (32 pages, $3.50).
Queen Nina and Princess Kaye’s attack on the Yuuzhan Vong collaborators on Shramar has brought Warmaster Tsavong Lah and his armada to the scene. But the New Republic has some special forces in reserve: namely, every free ship in the sector! It’s a space battle of epic proportions as pirate ships, freighters, and Imperial vessels join the New Republic’s fleet against the invaders from another galaxy!
Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Colin Wilson
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: Chris Scalf
Knight Errant: Deluge #3
Issue number three of five will be released on October 19 (40 pages, $3.50).
Jedi Knight Kerra Holt’s elation at the prospect of being part of a team again has quickly deflated now that she realizes the motives of the Republic’s Devil Squadron are a far cry from her own. But with crime lord Zodoh the Hutt returning to Kerra’s home planet and the Sith Lord Daiman about to enter the fight, Kerra must sort out her allies or be destroyed!
Writer: John Jackson Miller
Penciller: Iban Coello
Inker: Sergio Abad
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Joe Quinones
The Old Republic: The Lost Suns #5
The final issue in the five part series will be released on October 12 (32 pages, $3.50).
Republic spy Theron Shan puts all he has into surviving—and stopping—the Sith’s star-killing Sun Razer. This megaweapon must be destroyed and the Republic must be warned of the threat! Alexander Freed, senior writer of the online game The Old Republic, brings this story to a thrilling close, preparing readers for the biggest Star Wars event of 2011!
Writer: Alexander Freed
Pencillers: George Freeman, Dave Ross
Inker: Mark McKenna
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré
Star Wars Omnibus: At War With The Empire Volume 2
Will be released on December 14 (464 pages, $24.99).
In this volume: Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine are targeted for assassination by rogue Imperial officers; Princess Leia gets her first taste of war and the sacrifices the coming rebellion will require; Vader, after surviving the destruction of the Death Star, must fight to become the leader of a pack of savage beasts; and many other stories! This volume collects Star Wars: Empire #1–#6, part of #9, #10–#11, #13–#14, #19–#22, #24–#25, #31, and the complete novel-length story “Betrayal”!