Republic #74-77 : The Siege of Saleucami

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Republic #74-77 : The Siege of Saleucami -20 Years BNH

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

Republic #74 – The Siege of Saleucami #1
Writer:John Ostrander
Penciller:Jan Duursema
Inker:Dan Parsons
Cover Artist:David Michael Beck
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.99 US
Publish Date:March 23, 2005
Publisher:Dark Horse
The Outer Rim Sieges have begun, and Jedi Master Oppo Rancisis leads the Republic forces in a desperate drive against a new and major Separatist threat on the planet Saleucami. Aayla Secura and her army must punch through the Separatist fleet to bring re-enforcements and much needed supplies. On the surface of the planet-and beneath it-battles rage, and betrayal simmers! The Dark Jedi Sora Bulq has allies … and one may be among the Jedi themselves!
Republic #75 – The Siege of Saleucami #2
Writer:John Ostrander
Penciller:Jan Duursema
Inker:Dan Parsons
Cover Artist:Jan Duursema
Cover Artist:Brad Anderson
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.99 US
Publish Date:April 27, 2005
Publisher:Dark Horse
With his supply lines cut and his Clone army decimated, General Oppo Rancisis fears he will not have the forces to prevent Dark Jedi Sora Bulq from taking the Morgukai Shadow Army off-world to threaten the galaxy.

There is a desperate plan for a foray into the magma tunnels of Saleucami, but before the plan can be carried out, Rancisis is attacked by Anzati assassins and by Sora Bulq himself. Meanwhile, Tholme confronts his former padawan, and the battle between them has deadly consequences!

Republic #76 – The Siege of Saleucami #3
Writer:John Ostrander
Penciller:Jan Duursema
Inker:Dan Parsons
Cover Artist:Brad Anderson
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.99 US
Publish Date:June 15, 2005
Publisher:Dark Horse
Two Jedi heroes have fallen and the Republic forces on Saleucami are on the verge of being overrun by the Separatist’s Morgukai clones.

As the Sith move toward their final revenge, it seems only one Jedi can help piece together a plan that might yet give the Republic a chance for victory. Unfortunately, that Jedi is Quinlan Vos-and his plan may be the final betrayal of all the Republic forces on Saleucami!

Republic #77 : The Siege of Saleucami #4
Writer:John Ostrander
Penciller:Jan Duursema
Inker:Dan Parsons
Cover Artist:Brad Anderson
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.99 US
Publish Date:July 20, 2005
Publisher:Dark Horse
The losses for the Republic-and the Jedi-in the Clone Wars have been staggering. And few battles have been as hard fought as the one on Saleucami. Here, the greatest military threat mounted by the Separatists has been encountered, the Republic’s greatest heroes have faltered, and the heart, mind, and motives of Jedi Master Quinlan Vos have been laid bare.

His secret dealings with Dooku exposed, and the depth to which he was manipulated revealed, Vos stands on a knife’s edge between the dark side and redemption!

This is the final issue of Republic before it is overtaken by the events in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. Not to be missed!


This Story Collected In …

Clone Wars Volume 8 : The Last Siege, The Final Truth
Cover Artist:Tomas Giorello
Format:Trade Paperback
Details:144 pages – $17.95 US
Publish Date:March 29, 2006
Publisher:Dark Horse
While both the Republic and the Separatists have suffered staggering losses during the Clone Wars, nothing could have prepared them for the battle they face on the desert world of Saleucami. Beneath the surface of this Outer Rim planet, the Dark Jedi Sora Bulq has begun cloning an army of Morgukai assassins. Unwilling to leave this grave new threat unchecked, the Jedi and their armies soon find themselves entrenched in a five-month siege. Now, time and resources have run out, and it’s up to a crack team of Jedi, led by Quinlan Vos and Aayla Secura, to infiltrate the Separatist base.

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