[TF.N Main] [Contact Us]
[Comics - Main]
[Comics -  More]
[Dark Horse Comics]
Dark Horse Comics Reviews

[Marvel Comics]
Marvel Comics Reviews

[Fan Comics]
[Popular Stories]
CEII: Jabba's Palace Reunion - Massive Guest Announcements

Star Wars Night With The Tampa Bay Storm Reminder

Stephen Hayford Star Wars Weekends Exclusive Art

ForceCast #251: To Spoil or Not to Spoil

New Timothy Zahn Audio Books Coming

Star Wars Celebration VII In Orlando?

May The FETT Be With You

Mimoco: New Mimobot Coming May 4th

[Jedi Council Forums]
Republic #80

The new series of the Sith Wars

How can I read the Marvel comics?

Upcoming Release Dates
There are no polls
currently operating
in this sector.
Please check
back soon.

View Poll Archives

XWing X-Wing Rogue Squadron #27 [Family Ties (Part 2 of 2)]
Story: Michael A Stackpole
Pencils: Jim Hall
Inks: Gary Martin
Colors: Perry McNamee
Editor: Peet Janes


The rogues team up with a pair of Corsec security to solve the Fel baby kidnapping.

EnsViews Comic Review
Reviewed 02/06/98

Regular readers of Batman comics will tell you that while it is hard to compare... the art and story of the cartoony "Animated Adventures" series has greater consistent quality than the other "serious" titles. It is clear to me that this issue falls in the "Adventures" genre and it is reviewed as such...

Uncharacteristically, we don't get a whole lot of character development nor unique insights into the life of a Rogue. What we get is a fun adventure with our crew on land rather than in the air, and it works. I must admit that a lot of the dialog struck me as clever and made me smile.

If the story had a weakness, I'd say it's the ending after the rescue is complete where it felt a bit like pages were being filled. One panel of ironic Corran Horn "foreshadowing" would have been enough.

First, this issue pulls off an impressive feat in changing pencilers in mid- stream without a noticeable change. If I hadn't counted out the pages to see where the change happened I might have missed it altogether.

I liked the art style as a change of pace. It suited the story very well. It's hard to find words to define this style without making it sound inferior to other comic styles. It's simpler... but keep in mind that it's much harder to convey the same message using fewer lines.

Remember that simpler does not mean inferior. This is a high quality issue and is nice as a brief change of pace. (But now... back to the war.)

7.5/10. Recommended.

Cover Image

Dark Horse Profile

"EnsViews" are copyright ? 1997-8 by Paul Ens. They are posted to rec.arts.sf.starwars.misc, emailed to Dark Horse Comics and archived on theForce.net. With the exception of Dark Horse Comics Inc, they may not be reprinted without permission.

Titles, Cover images, Dark Horse Comics, and the Dark Horse logo are trademarks of Dark Horse Comics Inc. and its respective Licensors.

[All Posters]
Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Search For Posters, Cardboard Stand-Ups & T-Shirts!
Upcoming Birthdays
(next 10 days)
4/5 - Phil Brown
4/10 - Daisy Ridley
4/10 - Max von Sydow
[Rebelscum.com - Star Wars Collecting]
[TheForce.Net - FanFilms]
[TheForce.Net - FanForce] [TheForce.Net - Fan Art]
TheForce.Net - Your Daily Dose of Star Wars
The Galaxy is Listening
[TF.N Main] [TF.N FAQ] [Contact Us]