New Releases: ‘Lando #2’ and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ HCAugust 12, 2015 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Marvel | Leave a comment
Lando #2 is out today from Marvel as well as a 2nd printing variant cover for Lando #1 and the Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back hardcover collection.
Star Wars: Lando #2 (of 5)
Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Alex Maleev
You know him…you love him…now, join him for his biggest caper as master of charm Lando Calrissian gets his very own comic book! Before he joined the rebellion, before he ran Cloud City, Lando made his way in the galaxy getting by on some swindles, some swagger, and a smile. Lobot at his side, Lando has a plan to steal a very valuable ship…but has he bitten off more than he can chew? Writer Charles Soule (DEATH OF WOLVERINE, INHUMAN, SHE-HULK) and artist Alex Maleev (DAREDEVIL, SPIDER-WOMAN, MOON KNIGHT) bring us the tale of a scoundrel in his natural element—trouble!
Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back HC
Writer: Archie Goodwin
Penciller: Al Williamson
Cover Artist: Adi Granov
Details: 144 pages, Rated T, $24.99, oversized
The comic adaptation of the darkest chapter in George Lucas’ original trilogy is remastered for the modern age! As the Imperial Forces regroup from the Death Star’s destruction, they target the new Rebel base on the ice planet Hoth. Will Darth Vader’s troops find Luke Skywalker, or will a wampa get Luke first? Meanwhile, feelings run high in the galaxy’s greatest love triangle, bounty hunters target Han Solo, and Jabba the Hutt lies in wait. Luke seeks out the great Jedi Master Yoda on swampy Dagobah, but the Emperor has designs on turning the young Rebel hero. As the battle begins for Skywalker’s soul, will his fear lead to anger, hate and the dark side? It’s all heading to one of the greatest confrontations of all time. Prepare for a grave disturbance in the Force! Collecting STAR WARS (1977) #39-44.