New Release: ‘The Force Awakens Adaptation #1’June 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Adaptation #1 (of 5)
Writer: Chuck Wendig
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Esad Ribic
Variant Covers: John Cassaday, Joe Quesada
It’s true—all of it! The biggest movie of the year jumps from the big screen to the comic book page! It’s been three decades since the Rebel Alliance destroyed the Death Star and toppled the Galactic Empire…but now, on the remote planet of Jakku…there is a stirring in the Force. A young scavenger named Rey…a deserting stormtrooper named Finn…an ace pilot name Poe…and a dark apprentice named Kylo Ren…Their lives are about to collide as the awakening begins. Written by Chuck Wendig (STAR WARS: AFTERMATH) and drawn by Luke Ross (HERCULES), take us on our first steps back into the Saga of a lifetime!
Details: 40 pages, Rated T, $4.99
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Rebellion Vol. 1 TPB
Writers: John Wagner, Paul Alden, Randy Stradley, Darko Macan and Brian Wood
Pencillers: Cam Kennedy, Raul Trevino, Davide Fabbri, Dave Gibbons, Carlos D’Anda and Ryan Kelly
Cover Artist: Alex Ross
When the Death Star falls, what will happen next for the galaxy? Find out in this collection of tales set in the immediate aftermath of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope! Stinging from defeat, Darth Vader is consumed with tracking down the Force-strong young pilot who destroyed his battle station. What would it mean for the Empire if Vader and the evil Emperor Palpatine discover Luke Skywalker’s identity? With the Rebellion emboldened, Princess Leia leads a stealth squadron, Han Solo and Chewbacca face off against the bounty hunter Boba Fett, and Luke and Wedge Antilles infiltrate an Imperial Destroyer. Witness the continuing adventures of everyone’s favorite Star Wars heroes and villains! Collecting STAR WARS: EMPIRE #7, #14 and #16-18; STAR WARS: VADER’S QUEST #1-4; and STAR WARS (2013) #1-12.
Details: 504 pages, Rated T, $39.99