Dark Horse has released information and covers for their comics coming in April, including a look at six new Star Wars products! We’ll see the continuation of Knights of the Old Republic – War and Dawn of the Jedi – Force Storm, the conclusion of Agent of the Empire – Iron Eclipse, and the first issue of Blood Ties – Boba Fett is Dead. You can also look for the release of the Droids and Ewoks Omnibus and the collection of Knight Errant – Deluge in June. You can view all of the solicitations below, and check out our updated 2012 EU Release Schedule for more information on upcoming Star Wars items.
STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC—WAR #4 (of 5)
John Jackson Miller (W), Andrea Mutti (P), Gigi Baldassini (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)
On sale Apr 11
FC, 32 pages
The battle for the future of the Republic is on!
The Republic, the Mandalorians, and even some of the Jedi are corrupt—so Zayne Carrick is going to take matters fully into his own lightsaber-wielding hands. It’s high risk and utterly insane, and the allies Zayne has to work with aren’t exactly what you’d call trustworthy . . . but at least this time he knows that up front!
STAR WARS: AGENT OF THE EMPIRE—IRON ECLIPSE #5 (of 5)
John Ostrander (W), Stéphane Roux (P/Cover), and Julien Hugonnard-Bert (I)
On sale Apr 11
FC, 32 pages
Jahan Cross finally learns the truth about the deadly project called “Iron Eclipse.” Now all he has to do is defeat the crazed mastermind behind it all, keep his allies from double-crossing him, and escape the Corporate Sector with his life!
All in a day’s work for an Agent of the Empire!
• The final action-packed issue!
STAR WARS: DAWN OF THE JEDI—FORCE STORM #3 (of 5)
John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (P/Cover), Dan Parsons (I), and Wes Dzioba (C)
On sale Apr 18
FC, 32 pages
The balance of the Force on Tython has been thrown into turmoil. A ship has fallen from the sky, bringing with it a strange, dark, and hostile individual. Three young Jédaii who felt “called” to the site of the crash now fight for their lives with their swords and the Force. But live or die, the storm that will engulf the homeworld of the Je’daii has already begun!
• Establishes the beginnings of the Jedi!
• The Ostrander/Duursema team returns!
STAR WARS: BLOOD TIES—BOBA FETT IS DEAD #1 (of 4)
Tom Taylor (W), Chris Scalf (A/Cover), and David Palumbo (Variant cover)
On sale Apr 25
FC, 40 pages
The news spreads from one end of the galaxy to the other like wildfire: Boba Fett, the galaxy’s most feared bounty hunter, is dead.
But when members of the team that killed Fett are themselves picked off one by one, Connor Freeman—the son of one of Jango Fett’s clones—gets pulled into the action in a most unexpected way!
• Writer Tom Taylor brings Blood Ties back with Boba Fett!
• Interiors and covers by Chris Scalf!
STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT VOLUME 2—DELUGE TP
John Jackson Miller (W), Ivan Rodriguez (P/I), Iban Coello (P), David Daza (P), Sergio Abad (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Joe Quinones (Cover)
On sale June 13
FC, 120 pages
TP, 7″ x 10″
Alone, deep behind enemy lines, Jedi Knight Kerra Holt has a new plan—liberate her homeworld from the Sith! But when her arrival on the planet coincides with an ambush from a Hutt mastermind, her daring rescue quickly starts looking like a suicide mission. Collects the five-issue miniseries.
• The sequel to John Jackson Miller’s New York Times bestseller!
STAR WARS OMNIBUS: DROIDS AND EWOKS TP
David Manak (W), George Caragonne (W), Warren Kremer (P), Ernie Colon (P), John Romita (P), Mary Wilshire (P), Jon D’Agostino (I), Carlos Garzón (I), Jacqueline Roettcher (I), Marie Severin (I/C), Joe Sinnott (I), Al Williamson (I), and George Roussos (C)
On sale June 20
FC, 528 pages
TP, 6” x 9”
Based on the children’s television cartoon series of the same names, Ewoks and Droids explores further adventures in the lives of the Ewoks on Endor and the droids R2-D2 and C-3PO. The Ewoks become embroiled in the dangers of their planet—lizard warriors, underwater kingdoms, magic spells—and the outside world—pirates, invaders, and more! The droids encounter more than one new master, war droids, megaweapons, time travel, and even Ewoks! This omnibus collects all the issues of the Ewoks and Star Wars: Droids comics series, released in the 1980s by Marvel’s imprint Star Comics.
• Collected for the first time!