What a year it has been. It seems like a mere 82 years ago I was looking forward to Star Wars Celebration 2020… Amidst all the hardship and days filled with distance learning, saying goodbye to my daughter as she went off to college, and cancelling all kinds of plans due to a global pandemic,… Continue reading Sal’s Favorite Star Wars 2020 Moments!
The third Darth Vader series in this new era of interconnected storytelling takes our little Sith Lord to the days after his experiences during The Empire Strikes Back. I’ve been waiting for the storytelling to move into new eras as so many stories being told were set in the three years following A New Hope.… Continue reading Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Heart of the Sith Comic Series Moments!
A young Padawan fighting alongside his master and his clone trooper buddies as the Clone War nears it’s end? What could go wrong! I was happy when Star Wars Rebels began airing they had media and toys that featured those stories and characters. It’s something I wish had continued with Star Wars Resistance and The… Continue reading Star Wars: Kanan: The Last Padawan Comic Series Moments!
BOUNTY HUNTERS. WE DON’T NEED THEIR SCUM. Sure, maybe, but how cool are they? This series follows T-800 stunt double Valance on his misadventures, shoot ’em ups, and all around bodily harm. The action and violence are very reminiscent of 80’s and 90’s action movies. Overblown, fantastical, and lots of quippy lines after bloodshed. SPOILERS… Continue reading Star Wars: Bounty Hunters: Galaxy’s Deadliest Comic Series Moments!
The final arc of the 2015 Darth Vader series gets extra crazy. Throughout the series we’ve got Vader, sole survivor and blame-absorber of the biggest military explosive failure in the Empire’s 20 year reign, searching for the pilot who caused that failure, which opens up an entire can of worms involving a rogue archaeologist, a… Continue reading Darth Vader: End of Games Comic Series Moments!
Guess what? Sal likes Star Wars Books and got to join the Star Wars Book Club! We talk Darth Vader: Imperial Machine by Charles Soule with host Kristen Baver panelists Ashley Biancuzzo, Sal Perales, and friend of The Star Wars Show Paul Scheer! Plus, Kristin asks author Charles Soule your questions about the comic. Have… Continue reading Darth Vader: Imperial Machine | The Star Wars Show Book Club
Darth Vader heads on a mission to the mining world of Shu-Torun to quell rebels, get production quotas filled, instill fear, and chew bubble gum. And he’s all out of bubble gum… So what makes this arc awesome? SLIGHT SPOILERS AHEAD May I have this Dance? Shu-Torun is a mining world with an intensely courtly… Continue reading Darth Vader: The Shu-Torun War Comic Series Moments!
So it’s been about 5 years and 75 issues of the main Star Wars comic line since the canon launch in 2015. The relaunch of the next iteration of the series brings our main heroes into the post – The Empire Strikes Back area of the timeline and picks up in the aftermath of the… Continue reading Star Wars: The Destiny Path Comic Series Moments!
Marvel’s first Star Wars crossover stars our favorite Imperial Sith Lord crash landing and lightsaber swinging against heroes and villains alike. In addition to one of the most METAL Vader quotes ever, this story arc has everyone you know and love all trying to kill each other so that’s pretty much worth the price of… Continue reading Vader Down Crossover Comic Series Moments!
Set immediately after the Battle of Yavin, Star Wars: Princess Leia follows our favorite princess’ adventures after losing her home planet. The story is well done and I LOVE the Dodsons’ art style! There are some great locations and lots of excuses for Leia to punch people! … And blaster people, and knee people, and… Continue reading Star Wars: Princess Leia Comic Series Moments!