New Releases: ‘Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin’, Knight Errant TPB & Star Wars #1 4th Printing

April 17, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | 1 Comment
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Dark Horse Comics has three new Star Wars releases today.

Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #1 (of 5)

Eight assassins hired to murder Darth Vader—eight assassins dead. Now the man who enlisted them seeks a ninth assassin. The price? A cost higher than all the credits in his bottomless coffers. But when it comes to avenging his son, no sacrifice is too great to acquire the one man who can kill the Dark Lord of the Sith…

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: Tim Siedell
Penciller: Stephen Thompson
Inker: Mark Irwin
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Ariel Olivetti

Knight Errant: Escape TPB

Joining a team hunting for a relic of extraordinary evil, Kerra hopes their search will reveal the truth about her missing parents—before it leads the Sith to a tool of ultimate destruction! But Kerra’s desire to find her lost family is clouding her judgment. If the relic falls into Sith hands, the galaxy is doomed! Collects the five-issue miniseries.

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Penciller: Marco Castiello, Andrea Chella
Inker: Vincenzo Acunzo
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré


Star Wars #1 (4th Printing)

This is Star Wars as you remember it . . . and as you have never seen it before! We’re taking you back to those heady, adventure-filled days following the destruction of the Death Star—when the Empire ruled, the Rebels were on the run, and the galaxy was a dangerous place where anything might happen!

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

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for February 2013

November 12, 2012 at 12:04 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics released their solicitations for February 2013. Here’s the Star Wars rundown.

Agent of the Empire: Hard Targets #5 (of 5)

Release Date: February 20
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Miniseries

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Davidé Fabbri
Inker: Christian Dalla Vecchia
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: Stéphane Roux

Everyone—including Boba Fett—is after the young Count Dooku. As Cross and the Count’s loyal security guard attempt to whisk the boy to safety, they are surrounded by enemies! In the past, Cross had the power and authority of the Empire behind him. Now he has nothing but his fists!

Dawn of the Jedi: The Prisoner of Bogan #4 (of 5)

Release Date: February 27
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Miniseries

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jan Duursema
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: David Michael Beck

Even as the Je’daii close in on the mysterious Xesh and his mad ally Daegen Lok, a third party has entered the chase—a powerful woman from Xesh’s past.

Meanwhile, Lok has sought the help of old enemies to help him attain a common goal—the downfall of the Je’daii!

Star Wars #2

Release Date: February 13
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Ongoing

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

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!

 

Knight Errant: Escape TPB

Release Date: April 10

Details: FC, 120 pages, $18.99, TP, 7″ x 10″

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Pencillers: Marco Castiello and Andrea Chella
Inker: Vincenzo Acunzo
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré

Joining a team hunting for a relic of extraordinary evil, Kerra hopes their search will reveal the truth about her missing parents—before it leads the Sith to a tool of ultimate destruction! But Kerra’s desire to find her lost family is clouding her judgment. If the relic falls into Sith hands, the galaxy is doomed! Collects the five-issue miniseries.

Dark Times: Fire Carrier #1 (of 5)

Release Date: February 6
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Miniseries

Writer: Randy Stradley
Artist: Gabriel Guzman
Colorist: Garry Henderson
Cover Artist: Douglas Wheatley

Jedi Master K’Kruhk is on the run with a group of young Padawans. In a galaxy suddenly hunting Jedi, they are forced to land on an Imperial-run planet, hiding in the refugee camp, among other beings who were displaced by the Clone Wars. But K’Kruhk senses there is something wrong!

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Lost Tribe of the Sith Production Notes

October 12, 2012 at 7:27 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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John Jackson Miller has caught up on a bunch of his production notes and has posted them online. You can find them all here with links for The Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories, Spiral #1, Spiral #2, Spiral #3, and Knight Errant: Escape #5.

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Knight Errant Production Notes and a New Project

October 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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John Jackson Miller posted on his blog the production notes for Knight Errant: Escape #2, 3, and 4. He also mentioned that while there isn’t anymore Knight Errant stories in the near future, he does have another project he’s working on. Hopefully we might here an announcement from Dark Horse this weekend at New York Comic Con.

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Comic Review: ‘Knight Errant – Escape #5’

October 10, 2012 at 12:11 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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Escape comes to a close with Knight Errant: Escape #5. Does Odion destroy the universe? Does John Jackson Miller dive into the darkest Star Wars story ever told? You can read our full review to find out. Fair warning, there are lots of spoilers.

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New Release: ‘Knight Errant – Escape #5’

October 10, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment
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Knight Errant: Escape #5 is out today and brings and end to the third arc in the Knight Errant series.

Kerra Holt, lone Jedi Knight, may have let her personal mission bring disaster to a planet of innocents—and possibly the entire galaxy! With the truth behind her missing family almost revealed, Kerra scrambles to find some solution to what she has done. The battle between the three Sith armies continues to new heights, and one Sith lord has reached the dangerous relic that will enable him to draw insurmountable power from the misery of others . . .

Click here for a 6 page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Penciller: Marco Castiello
Inker: Vincenzo Acunzo
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré

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Comic Review: ‘Knight Errant – Escape #4’

September 12, 2012 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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Knight Errant: Escape #4 hits stores today and things take a turn for the worse. Odion has not only captured the Helm of Ieldis for himself, but Kerra Holt as well. Wielding immense power, the destroyer of the galaxy stands to make good on his promise. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Star Wars Releases from Dark Horse Comics

September 12, 2012 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | 1 Comment
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Dark Horse Comics has four new Star Wars releases today.

Knight Errant: Escape #4 (0f 5)

Who are the Doomed? Caught in a battle between three Sith armies, Jedi Kerra Holt does her utmost to prevent them from finding a powerful Sith relic. Her mission to find her lost family brought the war onto this world, and as she reaches the end of her search for her parents, she realizes the extent of the danger that could be brought to the galaxy if the relic falls into Sith hands! Has Kerra let her personal gain override the needs of thousands of innocents?

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Penciller: Marco Castiello
Inker: Vincenzo Acunzo
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré

Lost Tribe of the Sith: Spiral #2 (of 5)

Having set sail on a prisoner vessel to uncharted territories, a rebel and a stowaway princess find themselves in a losing battle with their crewmates against a society of strange self-proclaimed exiles. When they are taken in by the exiles, new opportunities for power within the civilization pique their interest. The rebel recklessly takes the first opening to go after a guarded weapon he believes could upend the entire tribe of Sith!

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Penciller: Andrea Mutti
Inker: Pierluigi Baldassini
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Paul Renaud

The Crimson Empire Saga (hardcover)

The blood-soaked tale of the last surviving member of Emperor Palpatine’s Royal Guard is now complete in one dust-jacketed hardcover edition! From revenge to redemption, the story of Kir Kanos takes him from the deserts of Yinchorr, to the halls of Imperial power, and to the inner circle of the New Republic. Included are encounters with Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Luke Skywalker, and Leia Organa Solo. An epic tale in one epic tome!

*The complete Crimson Empire Saga in one deluxe edition!

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: Mike Richardson and Randy Stradley
Penciller: Paul Gulacy
Inker: P. Craig Russell and Randy Emberlin
Colorist: Michael Bartolo and Dave Stewart
Cover Artist: Dave Dorman

Crimson Empire III: Empire Lost TPB

Kir Kanos, the last surviving member of Emperor Palpatine’s Royal Guard, is ready to settle a score with Luke Skywalker and those others whom he blames for the death of his Emperor. But standing in Kanos’s path is his former adversary and almost love interest Mirith Sinn. And both of them have become pawns in a secret plot by an Imperial cabal!

Click here for a three page preview.

Writer: Mike Richardson and Randy Stradley
Penciller: Paul Gulacy
Colorist: Michael Bartolo
Cover Artist: Dave Dorman

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Comic Review: ‘Knight Errant – Escape #3’

August 8, 2012 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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Knight Errant: Escape #3 steps up its game with an awesome little storyline, however it loses some serious points with the interior art. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: Lost Tribe and Knight Errant Comics

August 8, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Miscellaneous, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Today Dark Horse Comics has two new Star Wars releases. First up, Knight Errant: Escape #3.

The location of a powerful Sith relic is closer to being uncovered, and so is the fate of Jedi Kerra Holt’s lost family! Kerra’s knowledge has gotten a Sith reconnaissance team closer to the relic than would have been possible without her—but will her desire to find what happened to her family also bring more destruction to Sith territories? How long can she stay undercover and keep one step ahead of the team and their merciless leader?

Click here for a 6 page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Penciller: Marco Castiello
Inker: Vincenzo Acunzo
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré

The other release is a brand new series also by John Jackson Miller. Lost Tribe of the Sith: Spiral #1 continues the journey of the Lost Tribe and their messed up Sith denizens.

On a planet ruled by a tribe of Sith—marooned thousands of years ago and cut off from the galaxy—the throne holder is about to be challenged by a power-hungry Sith rebel from the slums . . . and a thwarted royal Sith princess! Their few shared interests set them on a quest together—but most certainly not as partners! The saga of the lost tribe continues in comics, following the release of John Jackson Miller’s Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories—in print from Del Rey Books!

Click here for a 6 page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Penciller: Andrea Mutti
Inker: Pierluigi Baldassini
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Paul Renaud

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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