Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. Star Wars continues! Luke faces Vader . . . in a hallucination! Han Solo faces Chewy . . . in a zero-G arena! Leia faces stormtroopers . . . …
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“Deathgame” continues Archie Goodwin’s original Star Wars tale taking place on The Wheel, a space casino that puts everyone in danger! And the stakes just keep on rising! In a world where Empire Strikes Back was still only in script form, the Star Wars universe grew here!
The death wheel in the sky keeps on turning and our team doesn’t know where they’ll be tomorrow! Today, however, they know they’re in danger from both the Empire and the people of the space station they found themselves on, which was supposed to be a safe haven!
The empire strikes! But it’s not striking BACK…not yet, anyway. (And do they really strike in THIS issue? We’ll talk about it.)
This month’s Star Wars is a fill in issue, meant to fill in the gap for scheduling purposes as the regular team worked on the series, but also meant to fill in the gap on some of Luke Skywalker’s past!
NEW EPISODE! A delightful “birthday” surprise for Ben, as new characters are introduced and old characters are revisited and MOVIE characters are almost forgotten! Almost. Bounty hunters and droid hatred abound in “The Hunter”!
It’s a duel of the scoundrels as Han Solo faces off with the pirate Crimson Jack to wrap up the remaining plot threads from issue #7!
The water planet story arc ends here as Luke, Leia, Han, Chewie and the droids help when a war breaks out between the inhabitants of the planet!
It’s space opera fantasy adventure fun as the back story of the water world society is revealed and war is engaged!
The old new adventures of the Star Wars universe continue!
Luke was looking for a new rebel base, and now he’s caught by pirates on a water world…
…while Han, Chewie, and Leia were looking for Luke, and now they’re caught by pirates on a captured star destroyer, heading to that same water world!
The new adventures continue!