April 2021 Comic Solicitations

January 22, 2021 at 1:07 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel and IDW have released their comic solicitations for April 2021. Here’s the Star Wars rundown.

Doctor Aphra #9
Writer: Alyssa Wong
Artist: Minkyu Jung
Cover Artists: Joshua “Sway” Swaby, Ray-Anthony Height (variant cover)

LOST TECH! CRIME SYNDICATES! ASSASSINS! DOCTOR APHRA and SANA STARROS’ search for the NIHIL HYPERDRIVE gets deadlier as GENERAL VUKORAH and THE UNBROKEN CLAN enter the race for possession! • What powerful secrets of the HIGH REPUBLIC era could the lost technology hide? Meanwhile, JUST LUCKY and an old flame are forced to work together — and walk straight into an ambush!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 21, 2019

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – The 40th Anniversary Covers by Chris Sprouse #1
Penciller: Chris Sprouse
Cover Artists: Chris Sprouse and Noriyoshi Ohari

You’ve never seen Empire quite like this! To celebrate the 40th anniversary of one of the all-time great cinematic sequels, Marvel asked enthusiastic artist Chris Sprouse (BLACK PANTHER, THORS) to retell The Empire Strikes Back in a stunning series of variant covers! Month by month, across multiple Star Wars series, the film’s unforgettable moments played out through Sprouse’s exquisite artwork. Now the whole story of the resurgent Empire targeting the Rebel Alliance’s icy base on Hoth — and every momentous event that follows — is collected in a single celebratory issue! Bounty hunters target Han Solo! Luke Skywalker seeks out Jedi Master Yoda! Feelings run high between Han and Leia! And as the battle begins for Skywalker’s soul, will his fear lead to anger, hate and the Dark Side?

Details: 56 pages, Rated T, $5.99
Release Date: April 28, 2021

Darth Vader #11
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder, Chris Sprouse (ESB variant)

EXEGOL UNLEASHED! As punishment for his rebellion, DARTH VADER was broken by THE EMPEROR, his limbs shattered, forbidden to use THE FORCE. But after surviving OCHI OF BESTOON, THE EYE OF WEBBISH BOGG and the horrors of THE RED NEBULA, Vader stands on the verge of uncovering the Emperor’s greatest secrets. But will the revelations on EXEGOL empower Vader — or his master? And what new doom awaits LUKE SKYWALKER as a result?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 28, 2021

Bounty Hunters #11
Writer: Ethan Sacks
Artist: Paolo Villanelli
Cover Artist: Mattia De Iulis, Chris Sprouse (ESB variant)

THE GREAT HUNT OF MALASTARE! BOSSK awakens to find himself as the hunted instead of the hunter on the forest planet of MALASTARE. But who is the mysterious figure behind the hunting party stalking the infamous TRANDOSHAN? A special solo adventure starring the most savage bounty hunter of all!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 14, 2021

The High Republic #4
Writer: Cavan Scott
Artist: Ario Anindito
Cover Artists: Phil Noto, Leinil Francis Yu (variant cover), Natacha Bustos (variant cover)

THE JEDI TURNED AGAINST EACH OTHER?! AVAR KRISS and her band of brave JEDI helpless in the clutches of a traitor in their midst. STARLIGHT BEACON under attack from an insidious foe. Danger from an age-old enemy. Who is really pulling the strings on the distant planet of SEDRI? Plus: The secret history of the terrifying DRENGIR revealed.

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 7, 2021

Star Wars Adventures #8
Writers: Sam Maggs, Danny Lore
Artists: Liana Kangas, Arianna Florean
Cover Artists: Francesco Francavilla (Cover A and B/W Variant Cover), Arianna Florean (Cover B)

The Empire has been defeated, but that doesn’t mean that the danger is over for Luke and Leia, who find themselves in a tricky situation that they have to work together to get out of! Plus, Count Dooku has sinister plans for a Clone troop!

Details: 32 pages, $3.99

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New Release: ‘Doctor Aphra #7’

January 20, 2021 at 11:39 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has one new Star Wars release today.

Doctor Aphra #7

Writer: Alyssa Wong
Artist: Minkyu Jung
Cover Artist: Sway

THE OFFER! Hired by DOMINA TAGGE, APHRA sets her sights on a mysterious piece of tech that could shift the balance of the galactic civil war. Her hunt takes her to CORELLIA… and to SANA STARROS’ doorstep! But Aphra’s not the only one on Corellia with an eye on the tech…!

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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New Release: ‘Darth Vader #9’

January 13, 2021 at 2:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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One new Star Wars comic out today.

Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder

THE ASSASSIN RETURNS! In his search for vengeance in the depths of MUSTAFAR, DARTH VADER has seized the mysterious key to the EMPEROR’S greatest secret. But the key itself needs a key – which only the deadly assassin OCHI OF BESTOON seems to have. Vader and Ochi are in for the fight of their lives with the fate of the Emperor in the balance – but how much of this is all PALPATINE’S plan? And what happens when the SITH LORD and the SITH ASSASSIN start to figure that plan out?

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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New Releases: ‘The High Republic #1’ & ‘Star Wars #10’

January 6, 2021 at 7:27 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The High Republic is kicking off in comics today.

Star Wars: The High Republic #1

Writer: Cavan Scott
Artist: Ario Anindito
Cover Artist: Phil Noto

BEFORE THE SKYWALKER SAGA! THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE JEDI! A new era of STAR WARS storytelling begins. It is centuries before the SKYWALKER SAGA. The JEDI are at their height, protecting the galaxy as REPUBLIC pioneers push out into new territories. As the Frontier prepares for the dedication of majestic STARLIGHT BEACON, PADAWAN KEEVE TRENNIS faces the ultimate choice – will she complete her Jedi Trials or rescue the innocent from disaster? New Jedi! New ships! New evils to fight!

Details: Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars #10 (2020)

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Jan Bazaldua
Cover Artist: Carlo Pagulayan

OPERATION STARLIGHT, PART 2 (OF 3)” – REELING FROM THE LOSS OF ONE OF THEIR OWN, THE REBELS FINALLY SEE A PATH FORWARD! THE REBELS attempt to create a new communications code that THE EMPIRE will never be able to crack, in hopes that they might be able to safely reunite their scattered fleet and rejoin the fight. However, the code has a cost, one that LANDO CALRISSIAN is not willing to pay! Meanwhile, STARLIGHT SQUADRON, the group of elite pilots tasked with finding the scattered divisions of the fleet, heads out on its first deadly mission.

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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The High Republic Launch Event

January 4, 2021 at 1:22 pm | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Disney Lucasfilm Publishing, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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New Releases: ‘Bounty Hunters #8’ & ‘Smuggler’s Run #1’

December 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Two new Star Wars comic releases today.

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Star Wars Adventures: Smuggler’s Run #1 (of 2)
Writers: Greg Rucka and Alec Worley
Artist/Cover Artist: Ingo Romling
After the Battle of Yavin, Han Solo and Chewbacca intend to use their reward to settle their debts. But Princess Leia asks them to accept a secret mission for the Resistance. Mortal dangers, traitorous enemies, and thorny situations mark the path of these two heroes of the Star Wars saga.
Details: $5.99

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Bounty Hunters #8
Writer: Ethan Sacks
Artist/Cover Artist: Paolo Villanelli
A DEADLY FAVOR! To pay back a debt, VALANCE undertakes a rescue mission to save the crew of a crippled REBEL transport. That dangerous job will take the bounty hunter deep into the heart of the pirate-infested space in THE OUTER RIM. But lying in wait is both an old enemy…and a new threat!  
Details: Rated T, $3.99

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New Release: ‘Darth Vader #8’

December 16, 2020 at 1:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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One new Star Wars comic out today.

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Darth Vader #8 (2020)
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder
INTO THE FIRE! Hungry for vengeance after his brutal punishment at the hands of THE EMPEROR, can DARTH VADER uncover his master’s secrets in the depths of MUSTAFAR? Stripped of his greatest weapons, can the dark lord survive the fire and the EYE? Or will he be overcome as the EYE turns Vader’s every question back to his own terrible secrets?
Details: Rated T, $3.99

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New Release: ‘Star Wars #9’

December 9, 2020 at 9:29 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

One new Star Wars comic out today.

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Star Wars #9 (2020)
Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Jan Bazaldua
Cover Artist: Carlo Pagulayan
UNDERTAKE A DESPERATE MISSION TO THE IMPERIAL CORE. In the Imperial Museum on CORUSCANT, an ancient droid holds the key to salvation of the REBEL ALLIANCE. The Rebels’ elite operations team, the PATHFINDERS, must pull off a daring heist right under the nose of the EMPEROR himself, with LANDO and LOBOT along for the ride!
Details: Rated T, $3.99

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New Releases: ‘Star Wars Adventures #2’, ‘Doctor Aphra #6’ & More

November 25, 2020 at 11:11 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Five new Star Wars comics out today.

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Star Wars Adventures #2 (2020)

Writers: Michael Moreci, and Shane McCarthy
Artists: Ilias Kyriazis, and Nick Brokenshire
Cover Artists: Francesco Francavilla (Cover A), Megan Levens (Cover B)

Between the events of The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker, Poe and Finn have taken Rey to a remote planet to continue her Jedi training. But they’re surprised to find that the First Order’s reach extends far and wide.

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New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #7’ & ‘The Destiny Path’

November 11, 2020 at 8:38 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

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Darth Vader #7 (2020)
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Daniel Acuna
PAIN LEADS TO ANGER AND ANGER LEADS TO AN ELEMENT FROM EPISODE IXX! As DARTH VADER battered and broken by the EMPEROR as punishment for his rebellion, drags himself across the blasted surface of MUSTAFAR with vengeance on his mind! But can he survive the onslaught of a certain mysterious SITH ASSASSIN? And how will his world change when he learns his enemy’s GREATEST SECRET?!!
Details: Rated T, $3.99

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The Destiny Path TPB
Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Jesus Saiz
Cover Artist: R. B. Silva
It is a dark time for the galaxy in the wake of The Empire Strikes Back. The rebel fleet is scattered following a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Hoth. Han Solo is frozen in carbonite and lost to the bounty hunter Boba Fett. And Luke Skywalker is wounded and reeling from learning the horrible truth about his past. Darth Vader did not kill Luke’s father – he is Luke’s father! Now Luke, Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 must fight their way back to the rest of the Rebel Alliance. But this ragtag band of freedom fighters doesn’t realize they’ve only traded one imperial trap for another! They’re about to cross paths with the captain of the Tarkin’s Will: the cunning and vengeful Imperial Commander Zahra! Collecting STAR WARS (2020) #1-6.
Details: Rated T, $17.99

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