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War of the Bounty Hunters Gets Wanted Poster Covers by David Nakayama

Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters, the crossover that’s overtaken the galaxy, heats up this August! The story, set after Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, revealed that on route to Jabba the Hutt, Boba Fett lost the carbonite-encased Han Solo and ignited an epic hunt between pursuers from all corners of the galaxy. The Rebellion, the Empire, the galaxy’s most notorious bounty hunters, and a few surprise players are all hot on the trail, and fans can see just how dangerous the hunt has become for their favorite characters on new Wanted Posters Variant Covers by superstar artist David Nakayama.

Throughout the month of August, Nakayama’s stunning takes on Valance, Qi’ra, Doctor Aphra, Jango Fett, Boba Fett, and of course, Han Solo will grace the covers of the main Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters limited series, the tie-in issues of your favorite ongoing Star Wars titles, and the upcoming one-shot, War of the Bounty Hunters: 4-Lom & Zuckuss #1.

Check them out now and collect all six Wanted Posters Variant Covers starting on August 4th!

  • WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS: 4-LOM & ZUCKUSS #1 WANTED POSTER VARIANT COVER by DAVID NAKAYAMA (JUN210739)
  • STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #15 WANTED POSTER VARIANT COVER by DAVID NAKAYAMA (JUN210748)
  • STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS #3 WANTED POSTER VARIANT COVER by DAVID NAKAYAMA (JUN210733)
  • STAR WARS #16 WANTED POSTER VARIANT COVER by DAVID NAKAYAMA (JUN210741)
  • STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #15 WANTED POSTER VARIANT COVER by DAVID NAKAYAMA (JUN210751)
  • STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #13 WANTED POSTER VARIANT COVER by DAVID NAKAYAMA (JUN210745)

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Batman: Reptilian #1

It’s a new week and we have a lot coming at you. We’re kicking off our day with news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Book Riot – Pride-ful Webtoons Comics – What else would you suggest?

The Comichron – Yearly charts up for Capital, Diamond from 1984-1990 – Some comic history.

The Beat – Wattpad WEBTOON Studios announced with $100 million in financing – This should shake things up.

Reviews

Bubblelabber – Aggretsuko: Little Rei of Sunshine
Collected Editions – Batman Vol. 3 Ghost Stories
That Hashtag Show – Batman: Reptilian #1
Geek Dad – Batman: Reptilian #1
Comic Attack – EVE #1
That Hashtag Show – Good Luck #1
Laughing Place – Star Wars: Darth Vader #13
Geek Dad – Wonder Woman: Black & Gold #1

Preview: Star Wars: Darth Vader #13

Star Wars: Darth Vader #13

(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!

Star Wars: Darth Vader #13

Preview: Star Wars: Darth Vader #12

Star Wars: Darth Vader #12

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!

Star Wars: Darth Vader #12

Marvel Reveals Its Star Wars Pride Variant Covers!

Star Wars Pride Variant Covers coming to your local comic shop this June! Created by an all-star lineup of LGBTQ+ comic talent, this collection of incredible artwork will grace the covers of Marvel’s monthly Star Wars series throughout Pride Month. Featuring stunning depictions of popular LGBTQ+ characters from throughout the Star Wars galaxy, these eye-catching covers will also come complete with special rainbow-powered versions of each series’ title along with the official Star Wars Pride logo.

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 Jan Bazaldua, Javier Garrón, Babs Tarr, Jacopo Camagni, JJ Kirby, and Stephen Byrne!

  • STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS #1 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by BABS TARR (APR210950)
  • STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #13 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by JACOPO CAMAGNI (APR210962)
  • STAR WARS #14 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by STEPHEN BYRNE (APR210954)
  • STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #13 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by JJ KIRBY (APR210965)
  • STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #11 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by JAN BAZALDUA with colors by RACHELLE ROSENBERG (APR210960)
  • STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #6 PRIDE VARIANT COVER by JAVIER GARRON (APR210944)

Preview: Star Wars: Darth Vader #11

Star Wars: Darth Vader #11

(W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) Aaron Kuder
Rated T
In Shops: Apr 28, 2021
SRP: $3.99

EXEGOL UNLEASHED!
• As punishment for his rebellion, DARTH VADER was broken by THE EMPEROR, his limbs shattered, forbidden to use THE FORCE.
• But after surviving OCHI OF BESTOON, THE EYE OF WEBBISH BOGG and the horrors of THE RED NEBULA, Vader stands on the verge of uncovering the Emperor’s greatest secrets.
• But will the revelations on EXEGOL empower Vader – or his master? And what new doom awaits LUKE SKYWALKER as a result?

Star Wars: Darth Vader #11

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
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