Marvel Comics and ComiXology digital comics are having a blowout “May the 4th Be With You” Star Wars sale! With titles ranging from long time original Star Wars Marvel comic series that debuted at the same time the movies did in 1977 to some of the newer instant classics from Dark Horse Comics like Star Wars Tales. To even some out of this world – manga type versions of the great galactic saga created by George Lucas so long ago.
This is a fantastic way to add some great Star Wars stories. I will rank my personal favorites and best deal for your federation credits.
Collects Star Wars (1977) #1-27. Collecting the first twenty-six issues of the Marvel Comics Star Wars series that launched in 1977 (the same year as the first film), this first volume of Star Wars Omnibus: A Long Time Ago . . . is a must have for any Star Wars fan!
PopcultHQ recommendation: Of all the fantastic Star Wars titles available in this great sale this is the one you cannot pass up on! The original Marvel Comics series from 1977 and comes with 491 PAGES of Star Wars geekness!! 5 out of 5 Lightsabers!
Collects Star Wars Tales (1999) #1-4. Collecting the first four issues of the anthology smash sensation, Star Wars Tales contains thrilling stories featuring Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Han Solo, Emperor Palpatine, C-3PO, R2-D2, Lando Calrissian and a cast of thousands! Tales explores every corner of the Star Wars galaxy and keeps readers coming back for more!PopcultHQ recommendation: Star Wars Tales to me was a groundbreaking new series with whole new concepts and behind the story tales of aspects we did not witness in the movies. The Vader tale was outstanding in this series but the other short stories will not disappoint you if you’re a true hardcore Star Wars fan. 5 out of 5 Lightsabers!
Collects Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Leader #1-3, Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron #1-8, Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron Handbook. The greatest starfighters of the Rebel Alliance become the defenders of a New Republic in this collection of stories featuring Wedge Antilles, hero of the Battle of Endor, and his team of ace pilots known throughout the galaxy as Rogue Squadron! Meet the Rogues for the first time and learn the fate of the galaxy immediately after the events of Return of the Jedi as the Rebellion’s best pilots battle remnants of the Empire wherever its ugly agenda of fear and domination appears. PopcultHQ recommendation: X-Wing Rouge Squadron has a cult following onto its own. With the dog fighting rag-tag group of fighter pilots who dominate the space battle versus the evil Galactic Empire. Get in the hot seat with these badass pilots and join in their end of fight that no one else sees unless they are getting blown up protecting Luke Skywalker in the trenches of the Death Star. 5 out of 5 Lightsabers!Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 1 $4.99pages 407Collects Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2006) #0-18. Padawan Zayne Carrick is suddenly a fugitive framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi-in-training. Little does the galaxy know, Zayne’s own Masters are behind the massacre and dead set on recovering him before he can reveal the truth.
PopcultHQ recommendation: In one of the newest original series from Dark Horse Comics before the Marvel takeover Knight of the Old Republic is a fresh but old take on the Jedi and Sith legend. Why do they hate each other so bad…..maybe you find out some clues reading this series. 4 out of 5 Lightsabers!
Well it looks like Deadpool gets one of his Christmas wishes fulfilled for Day 5 as he makes his appearance “on the cover of the world’s BIGGEST and BEST movie magazine.” Todays issue of Empire has him wearing a Christmas sweater, which Ryan Reynolds describes as “This sweater is like wearing a coffin made entirely out of adorable.” […]