Star Wars #1: Cover Gallery

February 12, 2013 at 11:14 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Regular Feature, Star Wars, The Roqoo Depot Galleria | Leave a comment
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Star Wars #1 is off to a good start. The first two printings sold out, and collectors have no shortage of variant covers to chose from. But with all the flurry of news, just how many covers are there? Well, the answer is six (so far). We decided to put together a gallery of the covers and cover art to give everyone a visual reference on what’s out there, and what’s to come.

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Around the Web

February 1, 2013 at 8:41 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Let’s kick things off with some Star Wars Celebration Europe news. Warwick Davis has been announced as Star Wars Celebration Europe’s celebrity host. If you needed any further proof just how awesome Ewoks are, look no further.

In other convention news, Ashley Eckstein will be heading to C2E2. Star Wars comic writer Brian Wood, and cover artist Alex Ross will also be there. C2E2 will be held from April 26-28 this year in Chicago.

Authors John Jackson Miller and Christie Golden will be heading to Memphis, TN for MidSouthCon (March 22-24). Continue Reading Around the Web…

Star Wars Variant Covers

January 12, 2013 at 8:08 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse has released some official information on the additional variant covers.

To add to the excitement, Dark Horse announces today that it will produce special variant covers for Star Wars #1–#4, which will be consecutively tied to issues #4–#7. These special variant comics will feature artist Alex Ross’s original cover sketches!

Comic Book Resources also has an exclusive look at the variant covers.

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Cover for ‘Star Wars #2’

November 6, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment
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Cover artist Alex Ross has posted the cover for Star Wars #2.

Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Carlos D’Anda
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Alex Ross

On sale Feb 13 FC, 32 pages, $3.50, Ongoing

A cagey young Imperial officer seems to anticipate the Rebels’ every move, so Princess Leia forms a “stealth squadron” – including Luke Skywalker – to expose a suspected spy within their ranks. Meanwhile, Han Solo and Chewbacca run afoul of bounty hunter Boba Fett, and the Emperor sends Darth Vader on a secret mission!

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Brand New Star Wars Comic Unveiled

July 10, 2012 at 10:10 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has announced via io9 that they have a brand new Star Wars comic called…Star Wars. The new title will be an ongoing series set during the Original Trilogy and written by Brian Wood. They also reveal cover art by Alex Ross, interior art by Carlos D’Anda, and some answers from Dark Horse editor Randy Stradley.

Randy Stradley: As for how this series is “different” from past entries in this time period, I guess the answer would be that we’re trying very had to keep everything fresh — as if Episode IV had just come out in theaters. This is the Star Wars series for everyone who has loved the films, but has never delved into any of the comics or novels. There is no vast continuity that a reader needs to know beyond the events in A New Hope. This is the beginning of the adventures of Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie.

The new series will debut in January. Follow the link to see all of Stradley’s teasers as well as the interior art.

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