Weekly Releases: June 16 – 22

Weekly Releases

There are a lot of comics to choose from this week, with two one new issue, a new digest, and a new collection releasing on Wednesday. Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #3 takes the most recent Vader focused story to it’s halfway point, while Legacy #4 brings Ania Solo and company to the penultimate issue of their first arcThe Clone Wars – The Smuggler’s Code is a new digest-size comic telling an Obi-Wan Kenobi story, and the Lost Tribe of the Sith – Spiral collection is also out this week.

Update – Thanks to Taral on the forums for pointing out that while Dark Horse’s website said Legacy #4 would out this week at the time this article was posted, it’ll actually be releasing on the 26th.

If that wasn’t quite enough comics for you, take a look at the EU Release Schedule to see Dark Horse Comics’ September solicitations.

Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #3

Darth Vader’s search for the culprits behind an assassination attempt on the Emperor leads to a shattered Star Destroyer floating lifeless above a mysterious moon. On the ground he finds no survivors—instead ancient ruins, and frightening inhabitants. All the while, a hunter follows, waiting for the moment to strike!

The Clone Wars – The Smuggler’s Code

When he encounters a criminal from his past, Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi strikes out, determined to fulfill a promise he made to himself as a young Jedi: to bring in this fugitive on his own! While on the trail, Obi-Wan earns a favor from a local smuggler, but her devotion to working for her own benefit may be more trouble for Obi-Wan than her help is actually worth!

Lost Tribe of the Sith – Spiral

An ambitious Sith rebel, Spinner, is about to upset the balance of a lost tribe of Sith. When he is arrested for treason and sent away on a prisoner vessel, thoughts of overcoming his station, destroying the Tribe, and even finding a way to escape into the galaxy lead Spinner to a powerful, long-forgotten weapon. A rival stowaway Sith on that same vessel has her own ideas about the future of the Tribe. They don’t need eradication; they need a new leader—her! Collects Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith #1–#5.

About the Author

Brian joined EUCantina in 2012 as a news reporter. He saw the Original Trilogy when he was so young that he can’t even remember the first time he saw them. His earliest EU memory is listening to audio books of the Jedi Academy trilogy with his family, and since then he has gotten his hands on as much EU material as he can, loving the novels, comics and video games.