Plenty to be thankful for when it came to Marvel’s November slate of Star Wars comics, including a pair of double-dips for the Star Wars and Darth Vader series. Reading Poe Dameron gave us all kinds of feels, especially if you harbor affection for not just Leia Organa, but Padme Amidala.
Meanwhile, Alex Ray and Jim Mello struck gold with their latest issue of A Star Wars Comic where a Gonk droid serves as the focal point of a certain view from A New Hope. It’s a shame the series is drawing to a close, but we’ve got high hopes they’ll find a way to keep it going.
Speaking of creators, it’s official: Otis Frampton’s quest to get Jawa Adventures into IDW Publishing’s Star Wars Adventures is a go. Look for a variant cover and backup story in issue #8 next year. Be sure to check the Previews catalog on Dec. 20 for the order codes.
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Star Wars comics reviewed this month, include:
- Star Wars #38 and #39
- Doctor Aphra #14
- Darth Vader #7 and #8
- Poe Dameron #21
- A Star Wars Comic #11
- Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic — Mace Windu #4
Looking ahead through December, we’ll be reading several issues, too. They include, by release date and title:
_ Darth Vader #9
_ Star Wars #40
_ Star Wars Adventures #5
_ Poe Dameron #22
_ Doctor Aphra #15
_ Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic — Mace Windu #5
_ Star Wars: The Last Jedi — Storms of Crait One Shot
If you’re into trades, December’s got plenty of offerings, including Star Wars: Darth Vader — Dark Lord of the Sith, Vol. 1 Imperial Machine, collecting issues #1-#6 (Dec. 5); Star Wars Vol. 6, “Out of the Stars,” which collects issues #33-#37 of the flagship monthly (Dec. 5); IDW Publishing’s adaptation of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Dec. 12); the trade paperback collecting Marvel’s Rogue One six-issue adaptation (Dec. 19); and Star Wars Epic Collections, Vol. 3, which collects the Dark Horse-published Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron issues #17-#35 (Dec. 19).
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