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The Hunt for Han Solo Begins in May

Throughout the week a series of teasers spotlighting the major players of the highly-anticipated Marvel crossover, Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters have been revealed! Drawn by artist Giuseppe Camuncoli, these headshot images will also serve as variant covers for upcoming tie-in issues of the event that will see Darth Vader, Princess Leia, Doctor Aphra, Boba Fett, the galaxy’s deadliest bounty hunters, and more on a collision course for the greatest prize of all: Han Solo! The final teaser was unveiled today and revealed that Jabba the Hutt, the infamous Tatooine crime lord, will also be joining the hunt in a special one-shot.

Jabba the Hutt is one of the most powerful and ruthless gangsters in the galaxy—and Boba Fett, his most trusted bounty hunter, has failed him. How will Jabba deal with betrayal and what does this have to do with a bounty hunter with ties to the High Republic? Star Wars: War of the Bounty HuntersJabba the Hutt #1 by writer Justina Ireland and artist Luca Pizzari will be the first of four action-packed “War of the Bounty Hunters” one-shot tie-ins about the criminal underworld’s most notorious hunters and scoundrels, all told by the best Star Wars writers and illustrators in the galaxy.

Check out all six teasers and the main cover for Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters — Jabba the Hutt #1 by Mahmud Asrar. And don’t miss the start of this pulse-pounding epic when War of the Bounty Hunters Alpha #1 by Charles Soule and Steve McNiven hits stands on May 5th!

On Sale in July!

  • STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS #2 (OF 5) HEADSHOT VARIANT COVER by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
  • STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS — JABBA THE HUTT #1 COVER by MAHMUD ASRAR
  • STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS — JABBA THE HUTT #1 HEADSHOT VARIANT COVER by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
  • STAR WARS #15 HEADSHOT VARIANT COVER by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
  • STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #12 HEADSHOT VARIANT COVER by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
  • STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #14 HEADSHOT VARIANT COVER by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
  • STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #14 HEADSHOT VARIANT COVER by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

Celebrate Pride with Lando Calrissian, Doctor Aphra, and More on Star Wars Covers

In addition to an all-new series of covers by Phil Jimenez starring Marvel’s most popular LGBTQ+ heroes, Marvel Comics will also be honoring Pride Month with Star Wars Pride Covers. Throughout June, outstanding depictions of LGBTQ+ characters from the Star Wars galaxy will adorn the covers of Marvel’s monthly Star Wars titles. Fans can see Doctor Aphra, Sana Starros, Rae Sloan, Yrica Quell, Terec and Ceret, and Lando Calrissian all brought to life in spectacular artwork by an incredible lineup of LGBTQ+ talent. These eye-catching covers will also feature exclusive new Pride versions of each title’s logo.

Check out the first cover below, a stunning portrait of Sana Starros by artist Jan Bazaldua and colorist Rachelle Rosenberg. And stay tuned for more reveals in the coming weeks featuring artwork by Javier Garron, Babs Tarr, Jacopo Camagni, JJ Kirby, and Stephen Byrne!

  • STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #13 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by JACOPO CAMAGNI
  • STAR WARS #14 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by STEPHEN BYRNE
  • STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #13 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by JJ KIRBY
  • STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #11 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by JAN BAZALDUA with colors by RACHELLE ROSENBERG
  • STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #6 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by JAVIER GARRON
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #11 Pride variant

Boba Fett Ignites the War of the Bounty Hunters

War of the Bounty Hunters” is an upcoming Star Wars crossover event, will begin in May. The event will kick off with War of the Bounty Hunters Alpha #1, written by Charles Soule and drawn by Steve McNiven. From there, the event will tie into Marvel’s entire post-Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back lineup including Star WarsStar Wars: Bounty Hunters, Star Wars: Darth Vader, and Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, starting with special prelude issues throughout May. The crossover will continue in June, centering around a five-issue War of the Bounty Hunters miniseries from Soule and artist Luke Ross. The epic story will see the entire galaxy from the Rebellion to the Empire at war for the greatest prize of all: Han Solo!

The notorious bounty hunter Boba Fett is on route to Tatooine to collect the massive bounty placed on Han Solo’s head by the fearsome crime lord Jabba the Hutt. But no one said it would be easy. The hunter becomes the hunted as pursuers from all corners of the galaxy set their sights on Boba and his precious cargo. Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Doctor Aphra, the galaxy’s deadliest bounty hunters, and more are all on a collision course that will reveal surprising new details about this long-unexplored era in the Star Wars mythos.

Fans will also be able to pick up a special Director’s Cut version of Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters Alpha #1, complete with Steve McNiven’s mind-blowing black and white art and more incredible bonus features. Be there when Boba Fett fires the first shot of the WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS this May!

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS ALPHA #1

Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
On Sale 5/5

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS ALPHA #1

STAR WARS #13

Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by RAMON ROSANAS
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN
On Sale 5/12

STAR WARS #13

STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #12

Written by ETHAN SACKS
Art by PAOLO VILLANELLI
Cover by MATTIA DE IULIS
On Sale 5/19

STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #12

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #12

Written by GREG PAK
Art by GUIU VILANOVA
Cover by AARON KUDER
On Sale 5/26

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #12

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #10

Written by ALYSSA WONG
Art by RAY-ANTHONY HEIGHT
Cover by SWAY
On Sale 5/26

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #10

Preview: Star Wars: Darth Vader #10

Star Wars: Darth Vader #10

(W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) Aaron Kuder
Rated T
In Shops: Feb 10, 2021
SRP: $3.99

THE RED HORROR!
• After passing the test of THE EYE OF WEBBISH BOGG, DARTH VADER has learned the route to the hidden location of THE EMPEROR’S greatest secrets!
• But in THE RED NEBULA along the way, can Vader survive the onslaught of the greatest predator in the galaxy? Especially if the monster’s most brutal attack transcends the physical?
• And what horrors await the Emperor if a transformed Vader makes it to his dark door?

Star Wars: Darth Vader #10

Preview: Star Wars: Darth Vader #9

Star Wars: Darth Vader #9

(W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) Aaron Kuder
Rated T
In Shops: Jan 13, 2021
SRP: $3.99

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?

Star Wars: Darth Vader #9

Read the Dark Side of the Force with the Marvel Darth Vader Sale

If you’ve missed them, now’s your chance to read Star Wars comics starring Darth Vader! The “Marvel Darth Vader Sale” is currently being held on comiXology.

You can get Star Wars: Darth Vader, Star Wars: Target Vader, Star Wars: Vader: Dark Visions, and Star Wars: Vader Down!

There’s 77 items on sale now with collected editions on sale for 62% to 67% off. Single issues are just $0.99.

The sale runs until on January 10.


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Read the Dark Side of the Force with the Marvel Darth Vader Sale

If you’ve missed them, now’s your chance to read Star Wars comics starring Darth Vader! The “Marvel Darth Vader Sale” is currently being held on comiXology.

You can get Star Wars: Darth Vader, Star Wars: Target Vader, Star Wars: Vader: Dark Visions, and Star Wars: Vader Down!

There’s 77 items on sale now with collected editions on sale for 62% to 67% off. Single issues are just $0.99.

The sale runs until on January 10.


This site contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links and make a purchase, we’ll receive a percentage of the sale. Graphic Policy does purchase items from these sites. Making purchases through these links helps support the site.

Around the Tubes

Reckless

It’s a new week and though a holiday is later in the week and we’re a bit focused on that, we’re also packed with interviews, previews, reviews, and more! It’s a pretty normal week here and we’re kicking it off with some news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

iO9 – George Clooney Still Isn’t Down With the Critical Reappraisal of Batman and Robin – There’s some things that are just bad. Uncle Alfie would agree.

Copyright Lately – No Fair Use Defense for Dr. Seuss/Star Trek Mashup – That’s not good.

Reviews

Games Radar – Reckless
Laughing Place – Star Wars: Darth Vader #8

Around the Tubes

It was a pretty quiet Thursday as far as comic news that we didn’t cover. But, here’s some things from around the web that might be interesting! With the weekend coming up, what geeky things will you all be doing? Sound off! While you wait for the weekday to end and the weekend to begin, here’s some news and a review!

CBDLF – The History of Censorship in America – Some good history here.

Review

Laughing Place – Star Wars: Darth Vader #8

Star Wars: Darth Vader #8

Preview: Star Wars: Darth Vader #8

Star Wars: Darth Vader #8

(W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) Aaron Kuder
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 16, 2020
SRP: $3.99

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?

Star Wars: Darth Vader #8
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