Comic Solicitations: Marvel – May 2020

STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #4

ON SALE May 6, 2020
ETHAN SACKS (W)
PAOLO VILLANELLI (A)
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
Empire Strikes Back Variant COVER by CHRIS SPROUSE
32 Pages – Rated T – $3.99

 

THE SINS THAT CAN’T BE ABSOLVED!
• With a blaster aimed at this back, cyborg bounty hunter VALANCE closes in on NAKANO LASH, the mentor who abandoned him many years ago.
• But what is the secret that Lash has been hiding ever since that fateful, doomed mission — one that led her to betray her entire crew?
• Those answers may die with her if a vengeful BOBA FETT gets to her first.

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #3

ON SALE May 13, 2020
ALYSSA WONG (W)
MARIKA CRESTA (A)
Cover by VALENTINA REMENAR
VARIANT COVER BY MAHMUD ASRAR
32 Pages – Rated T – $3.99

THE TRIALS OF VAALE!
• Separated from her crew, DOCTOR APHRA finds herself in peril at the hands of RONEN TAGGE’S mercenaries!
• Could there be a traitor in their midst?
• And can Aphra outwit them before the curse of the city swallows her and her new team whole?

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #4

ON SALE May 20, 2020
GREG PAK (W)
RAFFAELE IENCO (A)
Cover By Inhyuk Lee
Empire Strikes Back Variant COVER by CHRIS SPROUSE
32 Pages – Rated T – $3.99

WHO HUNTS THE HUNTER?
• DARTH VADER continues his terrifying quest for vengeance against everyone who hid the existence of his son from him.
• But on NABOO, the DARK LORD OF THE SITH faces a deadly new challenge as his focus turns from LUKE to PADMÉ, the wife of the man Vader used to be.
• And what secrets lie in the tomb of PADMÉ AMIDALA?

STAR WARS #6

ON SALE May 27, 2020
CHARLES SOULE (W)
JESÚS SAIZ (A)
Cover by R.B. SILVA
Empire Strikes Back Variant COVER by CHRIS SPROUSE
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
32 Pages – Rated T – $3.99

THE PATH TO JEDI WISDOM…OR A DEADLY TRAP OF THE DARK SIDE?
• THE FORCE led LUKE SKYWALKER to someone who can provide him with great insight into the path to JEDI wisdom…
• But their meeting will change Skywalker FOREVER. Luke thought his duel against his father, Darth Vader, was the ultimate test. But Luke’s trials have only just begun.
• The galaxy needs Luke Skywalker. And a Jedi needs a weapon!
• Meanwhile, Vader continues his search for his long-lost son, and the REBEL ALLIANCE finds itself on the verge of a losing all hope.

STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION: THE EMPIRE VOL. 6 TPB

ON SALE June 3, 2020
Written by JOHN OSTRANDER, W. HADEN BLACKMAN & MORE
Penciled by STÉPHANE ROUX, STÉPHANE CRÉTY, DAVIDÉ FABBRI, BRIAN CHING, BONG DAZO,
WAYNE NICHOLS, OMAR FRANCIA, MANUEL SILVA & MORE
Cover by STÉPHANE ROUX
480 Page – Rated T – $44.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-92511-6

The Force unleashed! The Empire’s power is at its peak — but not every problem requires military might. Sometimes all you need is the right agent, in the right place, with the willingness to get the job done. An agent like Jahan Cross! But when Boba Fett is framed for murder, Cross finds himself in a situation that even he can’t handle! Plus: Learn the origin of Vader’s secret apprentice, the deadly Starkiller — a story of treachery, deception and the overwhelming power of the Force. And witness the early years of Leia Organa!
Collecting STAR WARS: AGENT OF THE EMPIRE — IRON ECLIPSE #1-5, STAR WARS: AGENT OF THE EMPIRE — HARD TARGETS #1-5, STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED and STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED II — and material from A DECADE OF DARK HORSE #2 and STAR WARS TALES #11 and #15.

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