Happy New Comic Books Day Ninja Nation. Man, we are loaded with great new releases today Darth Vader and the Last Command, so let’s get started!
Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Lost Command #1
From Dark Horse Comics and writer Haden Blackman, still haunted by the events in Revenge of the Sith, Darth Vader must set aside his past and put his future on hold for a mission to the mysterious Ghost Nebula to locate–and if possible, rescue–a missing Imperial expeditionary force.
But what seems a perfect opportunity to lose himself in his duty is complicated by two factors: he is paired with a willful yet highly competent co-commander, and the officer they are being sent to locate is the son of Vader’s rising nemesis, Moff Tarkin.
* All-new series starring Vader, the darkest lord of the Sith!
* The first of twelve twenty-fifth anniversary covers. Collect them all! (Ask your local retailer how you can get this special variant cover issue!)
From Marvel Comics and Rick Remender, “THE APOCALYPSE SOLUTION,” PART FOUR.
It all comes down to this! To stop him from bending all reality to his will X-Force must kill Apocalypse. But at a terrible cost. The final set piece: lovers positioned against each other, old friendships irreparably shattered, and the future of the Marvel Universe forever twisted. The story X-fans will be discussing for years to come, the conclusion that will change one character evermore!
Ultimate Spider-Man #152
From Marvel Comics and Brian Michael Bendis, The Black Cat is back!! What secret does Mysterio hold from the Kingpin’s past that will start a turf war across all of New York? And what does it have to do with poor Peter Parker? Speaking of poor Parker, his afterschool super hero training starts right here!! First teacher… Iron Man!!
The Sixth Gun #8
From Oni Press and writer Cullen Bunn, In a decaying mansion in the blackest heart of the Louisiana bog, Drake uncovers more secrets of the Six… and angers a spirit that wants to ensure the gunslinger never leaves the swamp alive! It’s man versus some of the meanest man-eaters to ever crawl out of the marsh!
New Avengers #8
From Marvel Comics and Brian Michael Bendis, Epic in scale and fraught with danger at every turn, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones face their most challenging adventure yet…a date?! Plus: another illustrated chapter of the oral history of the Avengers!
From Mavel Comics and Jeff Parker, more Luke Cage. The T-Bolts leap into HULK’s “Scorched Earth”! At the request of Steve Rogers, Luke Cage must take his hardened team to deal with a doomsday scenario unleashed in the pages of HULK! And now that the squad is a man short, Cage finally uses his power to recruit another prisoner to duty—and his pick will shock you! Will the Thunderbolts accept this new member as a part of their force? Or will this heavy duty wild card destroy the balance of power?
Secret Avengers #9
From Marvel Comics and Ed Brubaker, Will Shang Chi’s father return?! And nowthat their secret enemy’s involvement in his resurrection has been exposed, what will Steve Rogers and his team do to take on the Shadow Council? Brubaker and Deodato keep up the Kung Fu Espionage. You had us at Kung Fu!