Dark Horse has sent out solicitations for their August 2012 titles, including 4 new Star Wars comics, and two trade paperbacks!
STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT – ESCAPE #3 (of 5) John Jackson Miller (W), Marco Castiello (P), Vincenzo Acunzo (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)
On sale Aug 8 FC, 32 pages $3.50 Miniseries
The location of a powerful Sith relic is closer to being uncovered, and so is the fate of Jedi Kerra Holt’s lost family! Kerra’s knowledge has gotten a Sith reconnaissance team closer to the relic than would have been possible without her—but will her desire to find what happened to her family also bring more destruction to Sith territories? How long can she stay undercover and keep one step ahead of the team and their merciless leader?
• John Jackson Miller’s Knight Errant novel from Del Rey was a New York Times bestseller!
STAR WARS: LOST TRIBE OF THE SITH #1 (of 5) John Jackson Miller (W), Andrea Mutti (P), Pierluigi Baldassini (I), Michael Atyieh (C), and Paul Renaud (Cover)
On sale Aug 8 FC, 32 pages $2.99 Miniseries
On a planet ruled by a tribe of Sith—marooned thousands of years ago and cut off from the galaxy—the throne holder is about to be challenged by a power-hungry Sith rebel from the slums . . . and a thwarted royal Sith princess! Their few shared interests set them on a quest together—but most certainly not as partners!
The saga of the lost tribe continues in comics, following the release of John Jackson Miller’s Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories—in print from Del Rey Books!
• Debuts one month after John Jackson Miller’s Lost Tribe of the Sith prose novel from Del Rey Books!
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE GHOST PRISON #4 (of 5) Haden Blackman (W), Agustin Alessio (A), and Dave Wilkins (Cover)
On sale Aug 22 FC, 32 pages $3.50 Miniseries
It’s Vader versus the most dangerous inmates the Ghost Prison has to offer, and Cadet Tohm witnesses the Dark Lord at his fiercest—and most merciless.
The lesson is not lost on the young man, and Tohm follows Vader’s lead, finding strength—and darkness—he never knew he possessed. He is well on his way to becoming the kind of officer for which the Empire will become known. But the biggest test still lies ahead—retaking the Imperial Palace from the insurgents. Today a fight . . . tomorrow a war!
STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL – DEATH SENTENCE #2 (of 4) om Taylor (W), Bruno Redondo (P), and Dave Dorman (Cover)
On sale Aug 29 FC, 32 pages $2.99 Miniseries
It’s a perfect storm of mayhem as brothers Darth Maul and Savage Opress collide with an army of mercenaries, augmented by a team of visiting Jedi!
The only thing that can make Darth Maul angrier than he is about the price on his head is having his brother captured by the man who put it there. If you thought two Sith were dangerous, wait until you see Darth Maul on his own!
• Darth Maul and Savage Opress together—as seen on the TV series The Clone Wars!
STAR WARS OMNIBUS: CLONE WARS – THE ENEMY ON ALL SIDES #2 John Ostrander (W), Haden Blackman (W), Jeremy Barlow (W), Chuck Dixon (W), Jan Duursema (P), Brian Ching (P), Brandon Badeaux (P), Tomás Giorello (P), Hoon (P), Rick Leonardi (P), Dan Parsons (I), Victor Llamas (I), Mark Pennington (I), Brad Anderson (C), Lucas Marangon (C), Michelle Madsen (C), Dan Jackson (C), and Kev Walker (Cover)
On sale Oct 17 FC, 416 pages $24.99 TP, 6" x 9"
Jedi Generals and their clone troops are dispatched to every corner of the galaxy to fight the rising tide of the Separatist movement and its deadly droid armies.
On these far-flung battlefields, Anakin Skywalker commands a strategic, but fateful, retreat; Obi-Wan Kenobi becomes the prisoner of Asajj Ventress; and Master Yoda is forced to trade the life of an old friend for victory. Plus, a Jedi strike force is sent to vanquish General Grievous! This volume collects Star Wars: Republic #54–#66 and #68, Star Wars: Jedi—Yoda, Star Wars: General Grievous #1–#4.
STAR WARS: AGENT OF THE EMPIRE–IRON ECLIPSE TRADE PAPERBACK #1 John Ostrander (W), Stéphane Roux (P/Cover), Stéphane Créty (P), Julien Hugonnard-Bert (I), and Wes Dzioba (C)
On sale Oct 24 FC, 128 pages $18.99 TP, 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
Imperial power is at its height. With Palpatine on the throne and his chief enforcer, Darth Vader, leading fleets of Star Destroyers and legions of stormtroopers across the galaxy, the Empire is an unstoppable force for order and peace.
But not every political problem requires military might; not every negotiation depends on a show of force. Sometimes all diplomacy needs to succeed is the right man, in the right place, with the willingness to get the job done. No matter what it takes. Collects Star Wars: Agent of the Empire—Iron Eclipse #1–#5.