Dark Horse Solicitations for August 2011

Dark Horse has released a preview for their comics for August-September 2011. The lineup includes five Star Wars comics, and a glimpse at the content for each comic is provided. We also get a look at four new covers as the Invasion, Dark Times, The Old Republic: The Lost Suns, and Jedi – The Dark Side continue their exciting stories. Information is also given for the first issue of Knight Errant: Deluge, though that cover had been revealed previously. You can view all of the covers and summaries below.

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STAR WARS: INVASION—REVELATIONS #2 (of 5)

Tom Taylor (W), Colin Wilson (A), Wes Dzioba (C), and Chris Scalf (Cover)

On sale Aug 10
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

Kaye and Nina Galfridian have been on the frontlines of the Yuuzhan Vong war, gathering refugees from their home planet, and others, along the way. Now, as they prepare to reunite the refugees with their families at a safe haven, an attack on their ship comes from a most unexpected quarter!

Set within the time frame of the New Jedi Order novels from Del Rey!

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STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC—THE LOST SUNS #3 (of 5)

Alexander Freed (W), George Freeman (P), Dave Ross (P), Mark McKenna (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)

On sale Aug 10
FC, 32 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

The war that ended in a tense peace agreement is in danger of beginning again, but elite Republic spy Theron Shan is going to do everything in his power to prevent it—including infiltrating the Imperial space of Darth Mekhis to find out what is happening! Along with Master Zho, and the criminal in his custody, Teff’ith, Theron is headed to Port Nowhere. He hasn’t got a plan or any idea what he may be going to face, but for a spy, he’s got great style!

The soon-to-be-released online game comes straight to comics!

Starring Theron Shan, the son of legendary Jedi Master Satele Shan!

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STAR WARS: JEDI—THE DARK SIDE #4 (of 5)

Scott Allie (W), Mahmud Asrar (A), Paul Mounts (C), and Stéphane Roux (Cover)

On sale Aug 24
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries

The situation on Telos IV is getting darker: sabotage, assassination attempts, secret meetings, undercover agents . . .

But right now, Master Qui-Gon Jinn’s main concern is controlling his headstong Padawan. The homecoming on Telos has proved incredibly difficult for the proud and bitter Xanatos. His difficulties in reconnecting with his father and sister are putting the team of Jedi in peril as they near the shocking facts behind the burgeoning civil war . . .

Illustrated by rising star Mahmud Asrar (Brightest Day)!

Covers by acclaimed artist Stéphane Roux (Countdown to Final Crisis, Action Comics).

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STAR WARS: DARK TIMES—OUT OF THE WILDERNESS #2 (of 5)

Mick Harrison (W), Douglas Wheatley (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Pablo Correa (Cover)

On sale Sept 7
FC, 32 pages
$2.99
Miniseries

Everyone is after fugitive Jedi Dass Jennir. An assassin broke into an Imperial facility seeking information about Jennir’s whereabouts, and the specifics of what was stolen have put Darth Vader on Jennir’s trail—with the Emperor’s blessing! Even the outlaw crew of the Uhumele are searching for their erstwhile companion.

Swashbuckling adventure in the Star Wars tradition!

The “Verpine Jedi” in action!

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STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT—DELUGE #1 (of 5)

John Jackson Miller (W), Ivan Rodriguez (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), Joe Quinones (Cover), and Paul Renaud (Variant cover)

On sale Aug 17
FC, 40 pages
$3.50
Miniseries

In answer to a distress call, Kerra returns to her Sith-controlled homeworld for a daring rescue . . . but her arrival on the planet coincides with an ambush from a Hutt mastermind! The clash with his invasion and a number of other unexpected surprises place Kerra’s small-scale rescue into a hot spot. She has to troubleshoot fast—and, as always, alone!

Look for John Jackson Miller’s Knight Errant novel from Del Rey!

A Jedi reclaims her homeworld from the Sith!

Source: Newsarama (via NJOE)

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