The first of three volumes that present for the first time ever the classic Star Wars newspaper strip from 1979-1984 in its complete format--including each Sunday title header and "bonus" panels in their meticulously restored original color. Initially the color Sundays and B&W dailies told separate stories, but within six months the incomparable Russ Manning merged the adventures to tell brand new epic seven-days-a-week sagas that rivaled the best science fiction comics of all time. Volume One contains 575 sequential comic strips from the strip s premiere on March 11, 1979 to October 5, 1980."
The very first Star Wars comic-book series continues! After the events of Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, loveable rogue Han Solo is lost, frozen in carbonite. But as the search for Solo begins, Imperial Forces and other troubles keep getting in the way. Princess Leia clashes with Darth Vader! Luke Skywalker goes on trial for treason! C-3PO and R2-D2 face danger on a droid moon! Lando Calrissian finds Cloud City deserted! If the Crimson Forever doesn't get the Rebels, maybe the new Imperial super-weapon will! And a new member joins the gang, with a crush on a certain handsome Jedi! Meanwhile, the discovery of a gold statue of Han reveals a hidden story from his and Chewbacca's past. And who are the Hoojibs? It's Star Wars in the Mighty Marvel Manner!
Author: Chris Weber
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: 2017-02-14
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
For over four years, Masters of the Universe had its own newspaper comic strip! This story continued the tales from the Filmation cartoon bridged the saga to the space-themed New Adventures of He-Man cartoon relaunch. The comic strip only ran in selected newspapers and was never reprinted, so most fans have never read it... until now! For the first time ever Dark Horse brings you a collection of these strips, restored and ready for you to unleash the Power!
The Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon, is nearing completion, and the Rebel Alliance may be doomed. Enter Jyn Erso, daughter of the Death Star's reluctant creator, who desperately seeks to save her father from Imperial control. On her quest, she'll join forces with Rebel spy Cassian Andor, reprogrammed Imperial droid K-2SO, and other supporters of the Rebel cause, only to discover that their goals may differ crucially from her own. It all culminates in a saga-defining showdown on the tropical planet Scarif, with Jyn and her friends attempting to steal the Death Star's plans and keep hope for the Rebellion alive, leading directly into the iconic opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope.
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
Release Date: 2017-01-25
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Collects Star Wars Special: The Constancia Affair, Classic Star Wars: The Early Adventures #1-9, Classic Star Wars: Han Solo at Stars' End #1-3, Classic Star Wars #1-3, material from Classic Star Wars #4 and Star Wars newspaper strips 3/11/1979-7/26/1981. Classic tales of Star Wars, from the funny pages to your bookshelves! Beginning in 1979, fans got a daily dose of a galaxy far, far away in their newspapers — now, with this volume, you can savor those stories without the 24-hour wait! C-3PO chronicles the adventures of the Rebel heroes! Luke takes his chances on a gambler’s world! A sojourn on Tatooine is anything but peaceful! Princess Leia is put to work as an Imperial servant! Han Solo makes another Kessel Run! Han and Chewie get more than they bargained for on a job! And Boba Fett makes his comic debut!
Collects Classic Star Wars (1992) #1-7. From 1981 to 1984, comic book greats Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson turned out a popular series of Star Wars newspaper strips. Featuring the adventures of Luke, Leia, and Han in the time between the first and second movies, these strips were science fiction adventure at its best.
All your favorite Star Wars characters - from Luke Skywalker to Darth Vader to the Ewoks, in sensational adventures first published a long time ago and far, far away - in Britain in the '70s and '80s! Now, for the first time, these rarely seen tales are collected in a single hardcover - along with a veritable treasure trove of UK-exclusive covers, pinups, posters, articles, interviews, star profiles, activities and other goodies never before seen by American eyes! Savor early stories by classic British creators, tales slated for the U.S. series but never published in America and fascinating Star Wars rarities you didn't know existed! COLLECTING: STAR WARS WEEKLY 60, 94-99, 104-115; EMPIRE STRIKES BACK MONTHLY 149, 151, 153-157; STAR WARS MONTHLY 159; EWOKS ANNUAL 1989; STAR WARS: THE OFFICIAL COLLECTORS' MAGAZINE; MATERIAL FROM PIZZAZZ 10-16; UK EXCLUSIVE COVERS, PINUPS, ARTICLES
Author: Stuart W. Wells III
Publisher: Krause Publications
Release Date: 2011-02-28
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
The force will be with all collectors who own this comprehensive guide to one of today's hottest collecting fields. Star Wars fans will find more than 600 photos and more than 2,000 listings of collectible items related to the popular movie series from 1976 through 2001, including Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. Features photos, up-to-date pricing, and accurate descriptions for more than 40 categories such as action figures, books, clothing, food collectibles, games, trading cards, vehicles, wall art, statues, comics, coins, and more! Star Wars is hotter than ever and this updated and revised edition of the best-selling collector's guide is the ultimate resource for fans.
Collecting one of the most beloved comic strips of all time, with a devoted audience of more than 220 million. This new series, produced with Lynn Johnston's cooperation, is the definitive edition, collecting each decade of the strip in three volumes. Since For Better or For Worse debuted in 1979, the world has watched the Patterson family grow up in real time and to many readers, they feel like family! This book starts at the very beginning and reprints more than three years of the daily and Sunday comics. All Sunday comics are printed in color!
Author: Anahid Kassabian
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Release Date: 2013
How does the constant presence of music in modern life--on iPods, in shops and elevators, on television--affect the way we listen? With so much of this sound, whether imposed or chosen, only partially present to us, is the act of listening degraded by such passive listening? In Ubiquitous Listening, Anahid Kassabian investigates the many sounds that surround us and argues that this ubiquity has led to different kinds of listening. Kassabian argues for a new examination of the music we do not normally hear (and by implication, that we do), one that examines the way it is used as a marketing tool and a mood modulator, and exploring the ways we engage with this music.