Tag: Stuart Immonen

A Star Wars Anthology Story: Retrospective on Jason Aaron’s Star Wars Comic Run (#1-37)

Since Marvel’s new beginnings with the Star Wars license, the Star Wars mainline series has been the backbone of the comics, providing adventurous tales about the Big Three: Leia Organa, Luke Skywalker, and Han Solo. At the helm of the series since the start has been writer Jason Aaron, who has taken us on anthology-lite arcs of story between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back, filling in what’s becoming quite the crowded era. His stories contained everything from big surprises were you least expected them to character moments big and small. And after 37 issues, stretching from January 2015 to October 2017, Jason Aaron’s run has come to an end. Having read the series since its inception, it’s time now to look back at Aaron’s legacy as this retrospective discusses what I feel has been the good, the bad, and the in-between of his nearly three year run. Continue reading “A Star Wars Anthology Story: Retrospective on Jason Aaron’s Star Wars Comic Run (#1-37)”

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #12

Star Wars #12

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Star Wars‘ second arc, “Showdown on the Smuggler’s Moon,” comes to a thrilling, exciting, action packed conclusion, including the full truth on Sana Solo, in issue #12. Oh, and R2-D2 coming to the rescue had way better results than I ever imagined! Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #12”

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #11

Marvel Star Wars #11

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Chewie vs Dengar. Luke vs…a big old monster. And Han spills mostly all the truth about his dear wife, Sana Solo. Things stay busy as usual in another entertaining issue #11 for Star Wars, continuing the main series’ sense of adventure and pushing us towards what should be an exciting finale. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #11”

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #10

Marvel Star Wars #10

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While there weren’t any Hutts punching anyone again, there were enough epic Wookiee smack-downs to make up for it. Star Wars #10 focuses its time on setting up for bigger events, but manages to do so in a mostly entertaining way. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #10”

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #9

Marvel Star Wars #9

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Sana and Leia might just start to bond over their desire to put snarky Han in his place while Luke gets Hutt-slapped into slavery. Okay, it doesn’t happen exactly like that, but the latest issue of Star Wars, #9, is a return to form and full of fun, adventure-filled moments we’ve come to expect from the flagship series. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #9”

Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #8

Marvel Star Wars #8 Review

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The second arc, subtitled “Showdown on the Smugglers’ Moon,” for the Star Wars series begins in issue #8 and brings with it a new artist in Stuart Immonen. Luke looks for a way to the Jedi’s home while Han and Leia deal with the fallout of Han’s wife tracking them down, making for an entertaining issue that dodges some bigger questions to bring us some fantastic character moments. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Star Wars #8”