Shadows of the Empire – Comics Adaptation

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Shadows of the Empire – Comics Adaptation ~3 Years ANH

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

Shadows of the Empire #1
Writer:John Wagner
Penciller:Kilian Plunkett
Inker:P. Craig Russell
Cover Artist:Hugh Fleming
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.95 US, $4.15 CAN
Publish Date:May 7, 1996
Publisher:Dark Horse
While a grim Luke Skywalker reels from Darth Vader’s revelation on the cloud city of Bespin, the tattered remnants of the Rebel fleet desperately seek sanctuary and time to muster new allies. Their forces are weak, and that has not escaped the notice of Emperor Palpatine — ultimate victory lies within his grasp. All it will take is another blow to crush this Rebel Alliance, one more straw to break their backs. A blow, Palpatine reasons, that could be struck by the vast, criminal underworld that lurks within the Shadows of the Empire…

 

Shadows of the Empire #2
Writer:John Wagner
Penciller:Kilian Plunkett
Inker:P. Craig Russell
Cover Artist:Hugh Fleming
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.95 US, $4.15 CAN
Publish Date:June 4, 1996
Publisher:Dark Horse
Prince Xizor controls the largest merchant fleet in the galaxy — that makes him a valuable asset to the Empire and to the Emperor. And that makes him Darth Vader’s hated enemy. As Luke, Leia, and Chewbacca head to Tatooine to rescue Han Solo, they get caught in the crossfire of the galaxy’s deadliest rivalry . . . in the Shadows of the Empire.

 

Shadows of the Empire #3
Writer:John Wagner
Penciller:Kilian Plunkett
Inker:P. Craig Russell
Cover Artist:Hugh Fleming
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.95 US, $4.15 CAN
Publish Date:July 3, 1996
Publisher:Dark Horse
They outnumber him and outgun him. By all rights, Luke Skywalker should be one dead Jedi-in-training, the target of a surprise attack by Jabba’s swoop gang. But he’s not . . . and even he isn’t certain of the reason!

 

Shadows of the Empire #4
Writer:John Wagner
Penciller:Kilian Plunkett
Inker:P. Craig Russell
Cover Artist:Hugh Fleming
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.95 US, $4.15 CAN
Publish Date:August 7, 1996
Publisher:Dark Horse
What would it take for you to step into the den of a rancor? What treasure would tempt you to stare death in the face? Aboard Boba Fett’s ship is a carbonite-encased Han Solo. Jabba’s willing to pay plenty for Solo, making him a tempting treasure for every bounty hunter in the galaxy. But tempting enough to board the Slave I? Apparently, somebody thinks so!

 

Shadows of the Empire #5
Writer:John Wagner
Penciller:Kilian Plunkett
Penciller:John Nadeau
Inker:P. Craig Russell
Cover Artist:Hugh Fleming
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.95 US, $4.15 CAN
Publish Date:September 4, 1996
Publisher:Dark Horse
The bounty on Skywalker’s head is good cold or warm, dead or alive. A live bounty will always bring a bigger reward than a dead one, but when the target leaves you no choice you take what you can get.

 

Shadows of the Empire #6
Writer:John Wagner
Penciller:Kilian Plunkett
Penciller:John Nadeau
Inker:P. Craig Russell
Cover Artist:Hugh Fleming
Format:Comic
Details:32 pages – $2.95 US, $4.15 CAN
Publish Date:October 2, 1996
Publisher:Dark Horse
Leia has been captured by Prince Xizor, underlord of the galaxy’s most ruthless criminal organization, and Han Solo has been encased in carbonite by Darth Vader, a package Boba Fett intends to deliver to Jabba the Hutt. As the Rebels approach their most desparate hour, it appears as though their long battle may be at an end. But looks can be deceiving in the Shadows of the Empire!

 


This Story Collected In …

Shadows of the Empire
Cover Artist:Christopher Moeller
Format:Trade Paperback
Details:160 pages – $17.95 US, $27.95 CAN
Publish Date:April 1, 1997
Publisher:Dark Horse
Darth Vader wants Luke Skywalker — alive. Prince Xizor, the largest trader in the galaxy, wants Skywalker dead. And Skywalker, along with Leia, Chewbacca, and the droids, have a goal of their own: rescue Han Solo. But Solo has been encased in carbonite and taken by the most notorious mercenary in the galaxy, Boba Fett, who intends to deliver him to Jabba the Hutt. It’s a clash of good against evil, of right against wrong, and it comes to a head in the Shadows of the Empire . . . Featuring all your favorite characters from the Star Wars motion picture trilogy and a score of new ones, Shadows of the Empire is everything a Star Wars fan could hope for.

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