Dark Horse has sent out solicitations for their January 2013 titles, including 5 Star Wars comics and a collected hardcover!
STAR WARS: PURGE – THE TYRANT'S FIST #2 (of 2) Alexander Freed (W), Marco Castiello (P/I), Andrea Chella (P/I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Dan Scott (Cover)
On sale Jan 2 FC, 32 pages $3.50 Miniseries
Darth Vader, hand of the new Galactic Empire, must find a new way to dominate the rebellious natives. Simple force won’t work on these people; Vader must carve out the heart of their pride, and fill the hollow that is left behind with fear and obedience to the Empire. But one Jedi blocks the path to power.
• Alexander Freed of The Old Republic writes Darth Vader! • Vader vs. Jedi!
STAR WARS #1 Brian Wood (W), Carlos D’Anda (A), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Alex Ross (Cover)
On sale Jan 9 FC, 32 pages $3.50 Ongoing
This is Star Wars as you remember it . . . and as you have never seen it before! We’re taking you back to those heady, adventure-filled days following the destruction of the Death Star—when the Empire ruled, the Rebels were on the run, and the galaxy was a dangerous place where anything might happen!
• Writer Brian Wood (The Massive, Conan the Barbarian). • Artist Carlos D’Anda (Batman: Arkham City). • Cover artist Alex Ross! • Classic era, classic characters, all-new Star Wars!
STAR WARS: AGENT OF THE EMPIRE – HARD TARGETS #4 (of 5) John Ostrander (W), Davidé Fabbri (P), Christian Dalla Vecchia (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Stéphane Roux (Cover)
On sale Jan 16 FC, 32 pages $2.99 Miniseries
The Imperial Navy has arrived and Agent Cross has been officially told to stand down from his mission overseeing the election of a regent for the young Duke of Serenno. But Cross is not about to allow an innocent boy to be used as a disposable pawn—even if it serves the Empire’s short-term goals.
"This one is the Star Wars book you really check out. Fun and sexy and exciting." —Technorati
STAR WARS: DAWN OF THE JEDI – THE PRISONER OF BOGAN #3 (of 5) John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (P), Dan Parsons (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and David Michael Beck (Cover)
On sale Jan 23 FC, 32 pages $2.99 Miniseries
Xesh and Daegen Lok are on a mission to build Forcesabers—a weapon that Lok knows will take him closer to his vision of being leader of the Je’daii.
But the Je’daii Rangers are on the pair’s trail, and this first encounter between the Je’daii and the prisoners of Bogan will carry heavy consequences!
• Origins of the Jedi!
STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS – DEFENDERS OF THE LOST TEMPLE #10 Justin Aclin (W), Ben Bates (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), Mike Hawthorne (Cover)
On sale Mar 13 FC, 80 pages $7.99 TP, 5 1/4” x 7 1/2”
On a mission with a Jedi general, one trooper contemplates his own worth as a clone of the great Mandalorian warrior Jango Fett. As mission leads through a booby-trapped, abandoned Jedi Temple, this one clone will discover who he is and also where he came from when the Mandalorian Death Watch suddenly appears!
• Set during season 4 of the animated series! • Featuring Pre Vizsla and the Death Watch!
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE GHOST PRISON HARDCOVER Haden Blackman (W), Agustin Alessio (A), and Dave Wilkins (Cover)
On sale Mar 27 FC, 120 pages $24.99 HC, 7” x 10”
A traitorous uprising against the fledgling Galactic Empire leaves Emperor Palpatine close to death. Saving the Emperor—and the Empire—appears to be a lost cause . . . unless Vader can uncover the secrets of the Jedi Council and locate the mysterious “Ghost Prison.” Collects the five-issue miniseries.
• Written by The Force Unleashed’s Haden Blackman! • A beautiful, fully painted graphic novel in hardcover with dust jacket!