Dark Horse Reveals Comic Info for June

In the June 2011 solicitations for Dark Horse comics, we learn more about two upcoming Star Wars comics. More information on the recently announced The Old Republic - The Lost Suns is provided, with the first issue slated for June 8. We also get our first summary and the cover art for the second issue of Jedi - The Dark Side, which will be released on June 22. All of the info and the covers for both comics has been included below.

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STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC-THE LOST SUNS #1 (of 5) Alexander Freed (W), George Freeman (P), Dave Ross (P), Mark McKenna (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover) On sale June 8 FC, 40 pages $3.50 Miniseries New hero, New mission! The biggest Star Wars event of 2011—LucasArts and BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic online game—gets a fresh, new story set concurrent with the game, written by one of its senior writers! The Lost Suns stands alone as an accessible Star Wars adventure, introducing a new hero with a new mission! It also intertwines with the narrative of the game, revealing secrets players will find nowhere else! Theron Shan—descendant of the legendary bloodline that includes Jedi Bastila Shan and Satele Shan—is no Jedi he's a Republic spy! His mission: to discover the blackest secret at the heart of the evil Sith Empire!
  • The first issue in a brand-new story!
  • Written by Alexander Freed, a senior writer of the game!
  • Readers who are familiar with The Old Republic game will be able to make connections directly from the game to this comic story line!

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STAR WARS: JEDI—THE DARK SIDE #2 (of 5) Scott Allie (W), Mahmud Asrar (A), Paul Mounts (C), and Stéphane Roux (Cover) On sale June 22 FC, 40 pages $2.99 Miniseries Dispatched to the planet Telos IV, Qui-Gon, his Padawan Xanatos, and the lovely Jedi Master Tahl must uncover the secrets behind a recent political assassination and prevent an outbreak of civil war. For the headstrong Xanatos, this return to the world of his birth has dredged up hidden resentments, while Master Tahl has herself become a target for assassination! Intrigue, action, danger, and the dark side are imminent! Years before the events in Star Wars: Episode I, before Obi-Wan Kenobi was his Padawan, and before he met Anakin Skywalker, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn had his first encounters with the dark side....
  • Writer Scott Allie's first Star Wars story since Star Wars: Empire—Betrayal.
  • Illustrated by rising star Mahmud Asrar (Brightest Day: The Atom Special, Avengers: The Initiative).
  • Covers by acclaimed artist Stéphane Roux (Countdown to Final Crisis, Action Comics).
Source: Rebelscum.com

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