New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #4,’ ‘The Empire Vol 3,’ & ‘Darth Vader Vol 2’February 8, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases today.
Doctor Aphra #4
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Kev Walker
Cover Artist: Kamome Shirahama
Variant Cover: Pepe Larraz (Star Wars 40th Anniversary)
Aphra’s father has led her straight into danger – of course. Her business on Yavin 4 concluded, Aphra journeys off…in search of one of the most powerful weapons imaginable!
Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Empire Vol. 3 TPB
Writers: Haden Blackman, Randy Stradley, Tim Siedell
Pencillers: Agustin Alessio, Gabriel Guzman, Douglas Wheatley, Stephen Thompson, Ivan Fernandez
Cover Artist: Dave Wilkins
Dark times for the galaxy! But will the Empire’s rise be forestalled when Emperor Palpatine is left at death’s door? Or will Darth Vader find a way to save him in the ominous Ghost Prison? As the Dark Lord takes a killer under his wing, it could be grave news for a group of Jedi youths — but when Master Dass Jennir reunites with the Uhumele’s ragtag crew, Vader himself will be the target! But the Empire’s enforcer does not go down easily — just ask the eight assassins who try and fail. The man who hired them will risk everything on the ninth. Collecting STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE GHOST PRISON #1-5, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES — FIRE CARRIER #1-5, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES — A SPARK REMAINS #1-5 and STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE NINTH ASSASSIN #1-5.
Details: 472 pages, Rated T, $39.99
Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 2 HC
Writer: Kieron Gillen and Jason Aaron
Pencillers: Mike Deodato, Salvador Larroca and Leinil Francis Yu
Cover Artist: Kaare Andrews
Vader’s down — but not out! When a rebel encounter sends the Sith Lord crashing onto a nearby planet, two of the biggest titles in comics collide in the first crossover of the new Marvel age of Star Wars! Will the heroes of the Alliance seize this opportunity to put an end to one of their greatest enemies — or will they be made to feel the full power of the dark side? Darth Vader has been secretly pursuing his own agenda, but now the time has come for the end of games. He will either find favor in the eyes of the Emperor, or his schemes will prove his undoing! The imperial march of Darth Vader hits in full stride! Collecting STAR WARS: VADER DOWN #1, STAR WARS (2015) #13-14, and DARTH VADER #13-25 and ANNUAL #1.
Details: 432 pages, Rated T, $39.99, oversized trim