Comics With Kenobi #44 — The Delilah S. Dawson Interview

From Phasma to Porgs, writer Delilah S. Dawson is a fan favorite among Star Wars literature fans and, now, thanks to her work on IDW Publishing’s Star Wars Adventures and Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, comics, too.

A writer of renown and long-time Star Wars fan, she joined us to talk about her stories in Star Wars Adventures #5 and #6, as well as the upcoming Forces of Destiny — Rose and Paige, along with her career putting pen to paper to create such stirring stories.

So sit back and enjoy this Comics With Kenobi conversation and afterward, be sure to check out Dawson’s web site, Whimsydark, and follow her on Twitter, too.

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IDW Star Wars Comics Review: Star Wars: Forces of Destiny — Hera

This review of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny — Hera contains minor spoilers.

The one thing Star Wars has always lacked is more Selonians. What Star Wars comics have lacked is Hera Syndulla.

Well, no more and for that we owe a debt we can never repay to writer Devin Grayson, artist Eva Widermann, colorist Monica Kubina and letterer Tom B. Long.

It’s a stirring combination and they mesh quite nicely within the pages of IDW Publishing’s third issue in the Star Wars: Forces of Destiny series, this one focused on Hera.

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Comics With Kenobi #43

Marvel’s team behind Darth Vader Vol. 2 delivers a knockout punch, a history lesson and road map for the future in the pages of issue #10, while in IDW Publishing’s latest Forces of Destiny offering, focused on Rey, suffers no sophomore slump.

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IDW Star Wars Comics Review: Star Wars: Forces of Destiny — Rey

This review of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny — Rey contains minor spoilers.

After a banner debut for its Forces of Destiny mini series, IDW’s sophomore offering builds on the series’ successful debut.

Jody Houser, who penned the devastatingly good Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for Marvel, has delivered a solidly executed and briskly paced story that zeroes in on Rey, expanding her inner nature and inherent kindness, while showcasing her good heart and sense of duty to all creatures great and small and flesh and mechanical.

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Comics With Kenobi #42

IDW Publishing makes a strong debut with the first of its five-issue Star Wars: Forces of Destiny series, while in the pages of Marvel’s flagship Star Wars monthly, Luke Skywalker’s bright light dims as he tackles a very real vestige of the dark side on the Jedha moon in issue 41 of Star Wars.

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Comics With Kenobi #41.1: Young Padawans Edition

Luke goes missing and Leia goes undercover, while Emil Graf shares stories about how bullies can be overcome not by force, but by compassion, and gives us a history of … PORGS!

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IDW Star Wars Comics Review: Star Wars: Forces of Destiny — Leia

This review of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny — Leia contains minor spoilers.

There was real excitement when IDW Publishing revealed in 2017 it would be carrying over the stories from the popular series of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny animated shorts into its own five-issue comics series.

The inaugural issue, with its focus on Princess Leia, doesn’t disappoint.

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Comics With Kenobi #41

Bravestarr’s Tex Hex makes his Star Wars Saga debut, while Mace Windu gets a lesson in humility — or does he? — in the Marvel-published Star Wars comics that were released Dec. 27.

Were they worth the time and money?

Listen as Jeff and Matt discuss each issue’ pros and cons, as well as news that A Star Wars Comic will begin is second year on Jan. 25 with issue #13.

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Comics With Kenobi #40

Crooks, cons, mercs, ne’er-do-wells and a loving tribute to Carrie Fisher on the first anniversary of her untimely passing.

It’s all that, plus details about Star Wars: Rebels‘ Hera Syndulla’s upcoming appearances in IDW Publishing’s Star Wars: Forces of Destiny mini series and March’s Doctor Aphra #18, as well as the Loot Crate-only edition of Star Wars AdventuresDestroyer Down 60-page comic book.

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IDW Star Wars Comics Review: Star Wars Adventures #3

This review of Star Wars Adventures #3 contains minor spoilers.

With the third issue, IDW Publishing has cemented Star Wars Adventures as true all-ages title.

There’s great storytelling and visuals in this issue with the main feature a kid-friendly romp focused on The Force Awaken’s Finn and his effort to curtail a purple pest from planetside that caused my kids — and myself — to laugh aloud.

For adults? Plenty of subtle nods to the relationship dynamic between Kylo Ren, Gen. Hux and Capt. Phasma, too.

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