New Release: ‘Blood Ties – Boba Fett is Dead’ TPB

January 23, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Today the trade paperback release of Blood Ties: Boba Fett is Dead hits stores.

The news spreads from one end of the galaxy to the other like wildfire: Boba Fett, the galaxy’s most feared bounty hunter, is dead. But members of the team that killed Fett are themselves being picked off one by one by a mysterious avenger, and Connor Freeman—the son of one of Jango Fett’s clones—gets drawn into the whodunit. Freeman is recruited against his will to find and safeguard a particular bounty hunter on a distant world with an unknown connection to Boba Fett . . . Collects Star Wars: Blood Ties—Boba Fett Is Dead #1–#4.

Click here for a 3 page preview.

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Chris Scalf
Cover Artist: David Palumbo

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New Release: ‘Blood Ties – Boba Fett is Dead #4’

July 25, 2012 at 7:20 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Blood Ties: Boba Fett is Dead comes to an end with #4 which hits stores today.

The man behind the murder of Boba Fett has sent his army of mercenaries to kill Fett’s ex-wife and child, and Boba’s half-brother Connor Freeman. But what if Boba Fett isn’t quite as dead as everyone thinks? Then there might be . . . Hell. To. Pay.

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Chris Scalf
Cover Artist: Chris Scalf

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Review- Star Wars: Blood Ties: Boba Fett is Dead #4

July 25, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment
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Today sees the release of the final issue of the Boba Fett is Dead arc from Tom Taylor.  All the main characters are heading together on Concord Dawn for the final showdown.  Is the final issue worth your time?  After the break you can find out what I think.

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Tom Taylor at Supanova

June 28, 2012 at 8:13 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Interview | Leave a comment
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AccessReel sat down with comic writer Tom Taylor at Supanova in Sydney, Australia. They discuss the Star Wars comic series Invasion, Blood Ties, and Darth Maul: Death Sentence. The interview also touches on Tom’s preference for the mini-series format and his original graphic novel The Deep.

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Review- Star Wars: Blood Ties: Boba Fett is Dead #3

June 27, 2012 at 12:01 am | Posted in Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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The third issue of Boba Fett is Dead has dropped today and we learn a lot about monsters.  The complicated kind and the uncomplicated kind, considering this is a Boba Fett tale imagine lots of complicated monsters ahead.  After the break you can read my review of this issue.

SPOILERS AHEAD!!!

 

 

 

 

 

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New Release: ‘Blood Ties – Boba Fett is Dead #3’

June 27, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Blood Ties: Boba Fett is Dead #3 is out today.

Boba Fett’s half-clone half brother Connor Freeman has stepped into a firefight! Tasked with protecting Boba’s former wife and daughter while Fett’s killer is found, Connor finds himself up against a Devaronian hit-squad! Meanwhile, as Darth Vader searches for the intruder who so explosively infiltrated the Imperial base on Blackfel, the intruder is setting up an elite stormtrooper platoon for a huge fall!

Click here for a four page preview.

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist/Cover Artist: Chris Scalf

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New Release: ‘Blood Ties – Boba Fett is Dead #2’

May 30, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Blood Ties: Boba Fett is Dead #2 hits stores today.

Boba Fett is dead, and whoever hired the hit squad had better run—as fast and as far as possible! A mysterious avenger is on the trail of Boba Fett’s killers. Connor Freeman—a clone relation to Fett—has been drawn into the whodunit. Freeman, who feels like he could use some protection himself, has been recruited against his will to find and protect a particular bounty hunter on a distant world—in Mandalorian space!

Click here for a three page preview.

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist/Cover Artist: Chris Scalf

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Newsarama Interview with Tom Taylor

April 30, 2012 at 8:47 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Interview, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Newsarama did an interview last Friday with comic writer Tom Taylor covering the recent release of Blood Ties: Boba Fett is Dead #1. They talk about Fett’s family, revenge, westerns, and I really liked the last answer Tom gave in the interview. It’s worth checking out.

It says it all in the title: “Boba Fett Is Dead”. How did it happen, and where does that lead this story?

Tom Taylor: For starters, the most infamous bounty hunter in the galaxy isn’t the most universally-loved guy. Boba Fett probably doesn’t receive a lot of holocards on Valentines Day, he probably has a quiet one with the Sarlacc pit.


If you leave that many bodies behind and cause that much pain, eventually you’re going to find someone with the money and resources to take revenge, and that’s exactly how our story begins, not with a whimper but with a bang… a lot of bangs. Well, not ‘bangs’… blasters don’t go bang. More ‘Choom!’ ‘Choom!’‘Fwwooom’ and ‘Agghhh, I needed that limb!’ ‘Rrrrrrrnnnn… Thud!’

Click here to read the full interview.

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Zombie Fett? Tom Taylor Talks with CNN

April 26, 2012 at 8:39 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Interview, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Tom Taylor is still making the rounds for Blood Ties: Boba Fett is Dead #1. CNN posted this interview earlier in the week covering Boba Fett,Tom and Daniel Logan’s Twitter war, the possibility of a zombie Fett, and a cameo by Vader.

What other Star Wars favorites, if any, will put in an appearance in this book and series?

Taylor: I can tell you that Darth Vader does make an appearance amidst a whole lot of fire and explosions. Artist Chris Scalf first came to comics prominence illustrating Vader, and it’s great to see him illustrating the Sith Lord again. There’s another smaller character, too, but I don’t want to spoil that one for the readers.

You can read the full interview here.

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New Release: ‘Blood Ties – Boba Fett is Dead #1’

April 25, 2012 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Today Blood Ties returns with Boba Fett is Dead #1. The issue is available with two different covers.

The news spreads from one end of the galaxy to the other like wildfire: Boba Fett, the galaxy’s most feared bounty hunter, is dead. But when members of the team that killed Fett are themselves picked off one by one, Connor Freeman–the son of one of Jango Fett’s clones–gets pulled into the action in a most unexpected way!

Click here for a 3 page preview.

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Chris Scalf
Cover Artists: Chris Scalf, David Palumbo (alternative cover)

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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