Weekly Releases: August 18 – 24

Weekly Releases Hopefully you were planning on spending all of your comics money on Star Wars this Wednesday, because Dark Horse Comics is putting out a lot this week. In Dark Times - A Spark Remains #2 the Uhumele crew plots to take down Darth Vader, while Vader trains yet another assassin to help him kill Jedi. Sith sure do love their assassins. Speaking of assassins, Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #5 closes out this most recent Vader-centric series. Will the titular ninth assassin be able to take down the Dark Lord of the Sith? Spoiler alert: no, but we should get a nice battle out of it. If you haven't read the very fun Knights of the Old Republic series by John Jackson Miller, now is the time to start. The first omnibus volume of the series is out on Wednesday, collecting volumes 1 through 3. Fans of the Knights of the Old Republic video game series (and fans of good comics) should take note of this and pick it up. Dark Times - A Spark Remains #2 (of 5)
The crew of the Uhumele have a plan to strike at the heart of the newly formed Galactic Empire—Darth Vader himself! While they seek a certain Jedi to join their cause, secrets among the crew begin to form cracks in their alliance. Could their plan be over before it’s begun? Elsewhere, Vader trains an assassin for Jedi hunting!
Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #5 (of 5)
Having stalked Darth Vader, the assassin is now ready to strike . . . It seems Vader, distracted by threats to the Emperor, could be taken. But the assassin has made one mistake—believing that he has a chance against the most-feared man in the galaxy!
Knights of the Old Republic Omnibus Volume 1
Padawan Zayne Carrick is suddenly a fugitive framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi-in-training. Little does the galaxy know, Zayne’s own Masters are behind the massacre and dead set on recovering him before he can reveal the truth. Collects Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic issues #0–#18 (volumes 1–3).

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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.