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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: Doctor Aphra #9

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #9

(W) Alyssa Wong (A) Minkyu Jung (CA) Sway
Rated T
In Shops: Apr 21, 2021
SRP: $3.99

LOST TECH! CRIME SYNDICATES! ASSASSINS!
• DOCTOR APHRA and SANA STARROS’ search for the NIHIL HYPERDRIVE gets deadlier as GENERAL VUKORAH and THE UNBROKEN CLAN enter the race for possession!
• What powerful secrets of the HIGH REPUBLIC era could the lost technology hide?
• Meanwhile, JUST LUCKY and an old flame are forced to work together – and walk straight into an ambush!

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #9

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

Around the Tubes

WonderCon was this past weekend. Did anyone watch the virtual event? What’d you enjoy? Sound off in the comments below. While your day begins, here’s a bunch of reviews from around the web.

Good Men Project – A House Without Windows
Polygon – Alien #1
Laughing Place – Alien #1
ICv2 – Allergic
Screenrant – Harley Quinn #1
Collected Editions – Red Hood: Outlaw Vol. 4: Unspoken Truths
Laughing Place – Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #8

Alien #1

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Alien #1

The weekend is almost here! What geeky things will you all be doing? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for the weekday to end and the weekend to begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

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The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: DRUGS & WIRES is a singular Cyberpunk vision – Free comics!

Reviews

Laughing Place – Alien #1
Screenrant – Harley Quinn #1
Laughing Place – Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #8

Preview: Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #8

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #8

(W) Alyssa Wong (A) Minkyu Jung (CA) Sway
Rated T
In Shops: Mar 24, 2021
SRP: $3.99

OLD WOUNDS!
• After a narrow escape, APHRA and SANA’s investigation takes them to the site of an ancient battlefield!
• But VUKORAH and the UNBROKEN CLAN are hot on their heels!
• What answers await them amid the devastation?

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #8

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: Doctor Aphra #7

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #7

(W) Alyssa Wong (A) Minkyu Jung (CA) Sway
Rated T
In Shops: Jan 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99

THE OFFER!
• Hired by DOMINA TAGGE, APHRA sets her sights on a mysterious piece of tech that could shift the balance of the galactic civil war.
• Her hunt takes her to CORELLIA… and to SANA STARROS’ doorstep!
• But Aphra’s not the only one on Corellia with an eye on the tech…!

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #7

Preview: Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #5

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #5

(W) Alyssa Wong (A) Marika Cresta (CA) Valentina Remenar
Rated T
In Shops: Oct 28, 2020
SRP: $3.99

POWER TO RULE THE GALAXY?
• RONEN TAGGE has the legendary RINGS OF VAALE.
• Will he destroy the priceless artifacts or fall to their temptation?
• If they truly give him the power to rival the EMPEROR, what hope do APHRA and crew have to stop him?

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #5
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