Republic #51-52 : The New Face of War

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Republic #51-52 : The New Face of War -22 Years BNH

BNH=Before ‘a New Hope’     ANH=After ‘A New Hope’

Republic #51 : The New Face of War #1
Writer:Haden Blackman
Penciller:Tomas Giorello
Inker:Cutris P. Arnold
Cover Artist:Joe Wayne
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.99 US, $4.99 CAN
Publish Date:March 19, 2003
Publisher:Dark Horse
Two Jedi, one hundred clone troopers, and thousands of dead Gungans!

On one of the moons of Naboo, General Obi-Wan Kenobi and his troops make a horrifying discovery: the entire population of Gungan settlers has been wiped out in a genocidal chemical attack by a power-mad Separatist commander. Worse, Anakin discovers that the commander’s next target is Naboo itself, the home of his beloved Padm?! Hopelessly out-numbered by Separatist forces, the soldiers of the Republic have but one hope for success — but that hope seems shattered when General Kenobi is captured in battle! New worlds, new villains, and new heroes, as the epic saga of the Clone Wars unfolds!

Republic #52 : The New Face of War #2
Writer:Haden Blackman
Penciller:Tomas Giorello
Inker:Cutris P. Arnold
Cover Artist:Joe Wayne
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.99 US, $4.99 CAN
Publish Date:April 9, 2003
Publisher:Dark Horse
A Gungan settlement has been massacred, General Kenobi has been captured, and the Separatist’s are planning to wipe out Naboo with a biological weapon! Only Anakin Skywalker and Alpha, a clone trooper specialist, can save the day–but that’s only if they can get past Durge, Count Dooku’s hired assassin who has a centuries-old grudge against the Jedi, and Commander Asajj Ventress, a mysterious Jedi with a dark past!

This Story Collected In …

Clone Wars Volume 2 : Victories and Sacrifices
Cover Artist:Carlo Arellano
Format:Trade Paperback
Details:120 pages – $14.95 US, $22.45 CAN
Publish Date:September 24, 2003
Publisher:Dark Horse
From one of the swamp moons of Naboo, to the war-torn cityscapes of Brentaal IV, the battles of the Clone Wars have thrown the galaxy into turmoil. New Separatist threats, ranging from deadly biological weapons, to dark Jedi, to unkillable alien bounty hunters, have the loyalist Jedi and their clone troops pushed to their limits. This graphic novel collection contains three separate, yet linked stories of heroism and sacrifice set during the time between Episode II and Episode III.

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