Book 1, Part VI
Disorder engulfs the galaxy. After the destruction of the DEATH STAR by a mysterious Force-strong rebel pilot, the Sith Lord DARTH VADER was deemed responsible by his master, Emperor Palpatine. Now pursuing his own agenda, Vader enlisted his own assistance – the bounty hunter BOBA FETT and archaeologist DOCTOR APHRA.
With a newly acquired droid army, Darth Vader stormed a secluded stronghold in the Outer Rim where a technology specialist named Cylo has been secretely working for Palpatine creating lightsaber-wielding cyborgs.
Now in the presence of the Emperor himself, Lord Vader must fight for both his honor and his life against Cylo’s team of technically enhanced warriors….
First things first. Darth Vader 6’s cover had me in stitches. We see Palpatine smiling maniacally with Darth Vader looking forlorn in the background. It’s like Palpatine took away Vader’s lightsaber, and Vader is pouting in the back.
Anyway, onto the comic. To be honest; it was awesome. Seeing Vader fight Cylo’s creations was different and exciting, and we are freshly reaffirmed in the philosophy of the Sith. Kill or be killed. The weak die and the strong survive.
Vader learning about the existence of his son was epic. The flashback scenes were artfully done, and it was like we were in Vader’s mind, remembering with him.
This comic easily gets a 5 out of 5 Death Stars.