(W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) Aaron Kuder Rated T In Shops: Jul 21, 2021 SRP: $3.99
“THE BLADE BEHIND THE CURTAIN” • For decades, no figure has stood as close to the EMPEROR with so much mystery surrounding her. • Who is the UMBARAN? What is her role within the EMPIRE and in the WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS? And what happens when she emerges from the darkness to challenge Darth Vader himself? • Featuring an unprecedented look at the inner workings of the Emperor’s inner circle – and the return of IG-88!
The frights and delights of Hawkins, Indiana return to comics with the upcoming Stranger Things: Tomb of Ybwen miniseries arriving September 2021! Writer Greg Pak returns, along with artist Diego Galindo, colorist Francesco Segala, and letterer Nate Piekos.
It’s January 1985. The Hawkins crew survived their battle with the terrible Mind Flayer, but Will is still reeling from the recent death of Bob Newby. Will’s friends have been too busy with their girlfriends to notice how much he is struggling. However, Will finds a way to bring the team back together again when he and Mr. Clarke discover a mysterious map Bob left in a box of old nerdy memorabilia. Will rallies the crew to investigate and they find more than they could have imagined. Stranger Things: Tomb of Ybwenexplores grief and friendship all while capturing the Stranger Things’ sense of adventure.
Stranger Things: Tomb of Ybwen #1 (of four) arrives September 29, 2021 and is available for pre-order now through your local comic shop. Along with the main cover by Marc Aspinall, fans can pick up variants by Kyle Lambert, Diego Galindo, and Irvin Rodriguez.
(W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) Aaron Kuder 32 PGS./Rated T In Shops: Jun 23, 2021 SRP: $3.99
DARK LORD VS. DARK DROID! • DARTH VADER and OCHI OF BESTOON embark upon a search for the carbonite-frozen body of HAN SOLO. • Get ready for intrigue, betrayal and action in the heart of HUTT SPACE with the explosive reappearance of EVERYONE’S FAVORITE ASSASSIN DROID, IG-88! • …And a shocking cliffhanger brings the shadows to life!
(W) Greg Pak (A) Guillermo Sanna (CA) Bengal In Shops: May 26, 2021 SRP: $3.99
THE NEW ERA OF FIREFLY CONTINUES! The crew of Serenity need to go where the Alliance can’t reach them. And that one place may be The-Earth-That-Was, a strange world filled with ancient artifacts, a new civilization and…maybe some semblance of hope. Well, if Captain Kaylee and Captain Mal can somehow get along…
Writer: Greg Pak Penciler: Guiu Vilanova Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder, Chris Sprouse
PRELUDE TO WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS: “”RESTORATION”” Returned to the fold after his rebellion against the EMPEROR, DARTH VADER faces the horrors of reconstruction in the secret laboratories of CORUSCANT. As he blacks out under the knife, does he still dream of revenge against his master? Or do his thoughts drift towards his son – and the friends who make LUKE SKYWALKER so vulnerable? Don’t miss this next critical new chapter in Vader’s ongoing evolution – featuring the revelation of the first time the Dark Lord learned the name HAN SOLO!
Netflix has announced Mech Cadets (2023), a 3D animated series based on the BOOM! Studios comic book series Mech Cadet Yu by writer Greg Pak and artist Takeshi Miyazawa. The animated series is executive produced by BOOM! Studios, Japanese studio Polygon Pictures Inc., and Aaron Lam who serves as the writer and an executive producer of the series.
Fifty years in the future, after a terrifying alien species attacked our planet, teenager Stanford Yu works as a janitor at the Sky Corps Military Academy. But he’s only dreamed of one thing his entire life — to pilot a Robo Mech, giant robots from outer-space who came to our aid. When he finally gets his shot, Stanford and his classmates must put aside all personal differences and work together as a team in order to defend humanity against a new invasion of aliens.
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Marvel has announced that this summer will see the launch of a brand-new Marvel’s Voices one-shot spotlighting some of the most legendary Asian superheroes: Marvel’s Voices: Identity #1! This thrilling issue will take readers across the Marvel Universe with a collection of tales written and drawn by new and established Asian creators. Following in the footsteps of the mega-popular Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices and Marvel’s Voices: Legacy, Marvel’s Voices: Identity #1 will continue the tradition of featuring inspiring and uplifting stories reflecting “the world outside your window.” These new stories will celebrate Marvel’s ongoing, ever-expanding representation of the vastness of all Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Island cultures and identities including South Korean, Chinese, and more.
The giant-sized one-shot will be full action-packed of stories told in the Mighty Marvel Manner! Eisner Award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang continues his groundbreaking work on the Shang-Chi mythos in an all-new tale with artist Marcus To. Get ready for some fireworks when Generation X writer Christina Strain and artist Jason Loo catch up with everyone’s favorite mutant mallrat Jubilee. Greg Pak takes secret agent Jimmy Woo on another hair-raising mission that will mark the Marvel Comics debut of artist Creees Lee. Also new to Marvel, artist Lynee Yoshii joins critically acclaimed Maurene Goo to weave another unpredictable adventure in the saga of Silk. Plus, an amazing tale starring Ms. Marvel drawn by Mashal Ahmed and some bonus surprises that will be announced at a later date.
Check out Jim Cheung’s cover below and stay tuned for more information on Marvel’s Voices: Identity #1 including new story details, variant covers, and more!