Collects Star Wars: Empire (2002) #1-6, 10-11, 13-14, 19-22, 24-25, 31. Collected here are stories of the early days of the Rebel Alliance and the beginnings of its war with the Empire—tales of the Star Wars galaxy set before, during, and after the events in Star Wars: A New Hope! In this volume: Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine are targeted for assassination by rogue Imperial officers; Princess Leia gets her first taste of war and the sacrifices the coming rebellion will require; Vader, after surviving the destruction of the Death Star, must fight to become the leader of a pack of savage beasts; and many other stories!
Collects Star Wars: Jedi—The Dark Side (2011) #1-6. Following a shocking political assassination, young Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn is dispatched to prevent the outbreak of a civil war on the homeworld of his Padawan Xanatos—whose father is king. For the headstrong Xanatos, this return to his home has dredged up hidden resentments and passionate emotions. It is a mission that will lead Qui-Gon into close contact with the dark side and start him on a quest that will have a major impact on the future of the Jedi Order!
Taking place after the events in Solomon Kane: The Castle of the Devil-but written to stand on its own-this new tale delves deep into the horrors scattered throughout Germany's Black Forest and adapts two of Robert E. Howard's most beloved Solomon Kane pieces. When Kane comes across gypsies being terrorized by roving bandits, he's not sure what's worse-the bandits who wish to rob and rape innocent travelers or the evils that spew forth from the forest, intent on killing every man and woman around! This book also features the "All the Damned Souls at Sea" Kane comic by Scott Allie, Guy Davis, and Dave Stewart; creature designs by Eisner Award-winning artist Guy Davis; and a new cover by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. • "Solomon Kane is a welcome addition to the other excellent Howard properties produced by Dark Horse."-ComicsBulletin.com
From the mind of pulp titan Robert E. Howard comes a slew of thrilling tales of savage heroism and brutal adventure! This collection features larger-than-life Howard heroes like Dark Agnes, El Borak, the Sonora Kid, and, of course, Conan, and showcases some of today's top creators like Sean Phillips, Tony Parker, Joe Casey, Paul Tobin, and many, many more! This trade paperback collects all the original material from Robert E. Howard's Savage Sword #1 – #4, along with a cover and pin-up gallery.
Robert E. Howard's vengeance-obsessed Puritan begins his supernatural adventures in the haunted Black Forest of Germany in this adaptation of Howard's "The Castle of the Devil." When Solomon Kane stumbles upon the body of a boy hanged from a rickety gallows, he goes after the man responsible-a baron feared by the peasants for miles around. Something far worse than the devilish baron and the terrible, intelligent wolf that prowls the woods lies hidden in the ruined monastery beneath the baron's castle, where a devil-worshiping priest died in chains centuries ago. • This team's debut Kane story is available for free at myspace.com/darkhorsepresents. • "Solomon Kane is one of the toughest Robert E. Howard heroes to adapt to the comics page, but Scott Allie and Mario Guevara have done a stunning job. Unsettling, moody and eerily beautiful, their Kane is absolutely worthy of his creator."-Kurt Busiek • Collects the Solomon Kane five-issue miniseries.
The Cleft Skull may be the most dangerous place for travelers in Germany's Black Forest, but, for the moment, it is Solomon Kane's only sanctuary from the deadly demons withoutDeath's Black Riders! They have surrounded the rickety inn and are waiting for the opportune moment to strike! If he and the priest are to see England again, they'll have to confront the Riders head on! Outnumbered and with only two shots in his guns, Solomon Kane will have to rely on his wits and his sword arm to save the priest and escape the inn alive! "Solomon Kane is a welcome addition to the other excellent Howard properties produced by Dark Horse."Comics Bulletin
Travelers, beware! The roads of Germany's Black Forest are haunted by all manner of wolf, bandit, and demon! After a harrowing battle with the disgusting and deadly Black Rider creatures, even confident, stalwart combatants like Solomon Kane and the mysterious l'Armon know enough to seek safety during the sinister hours of the night. The shelter they've stumbled upon looks foreboding, but its heavy doors will keep those that lurk in the forest at bay. However, will the wickedness _within_ this strange tavern prove to be deadlier than the evil beasts roaming outside? Solomon Kane and l'Armon will soon find out. They're staying at the ominously named Cleft Skulla place, it is said, that few come to visit twice! Scott Allie (_Star Wars: Empire_, _Exurbia_) adapts Robert E. Howard's classic "Rattle of Bones" tale, as Mario Guevara (_The Lone Ranger and Tonto_) and Juan Ferreyra (_Rex Mundi_, _Small Gods_) join him in another excursion into horror, suspense, and adventure. "_Solomon Kane_ is a welcome addition to the other excellent Howard properties produced by Dark Horse."Comics Bulletin "Guevara's art is the right fit for this series; it's dark and moodyjust like Kane."_Comics Buyer's Guide_
In _Solomon Kane: The Castle of the Devil_ #3, more dead bodies are discovered around the fabled Castle of the Devil. The determined Puritan adventurer Solomon Kane and his new ally John Silent look for answers in a pile of ancient bones buried deep in the abbey beneath Baron Von Staler's fortress. When the baroness turns up missing, the baron accuses Solomon Kane! Tempers flare, and blades are drawnbut the real monster remains unseen. _The Castle of the Devil_ expands upon Robert E. Howard's fan-favorite, unfinished story. "Solomon Kane is one of the toughest Robert E. Howard heroes to adapt to the comics page, but Scott Allie and Mario Guevara have done a stunning job. Unsettling, moody and eerily beautiful, their _Kane_ is absolutely worthy of his creator."Kurt Busiek
Mysteries emerge during Solomon Kane's stay in the Castle of the Devil, the beasts that prey upon the local peasantry make their presence known, and another body is discovered. Kane begins to doubt the legends about the ancient chapel beneath the castle. Did a devil-worshiping monk really die there at the hands of his brothers, or was there something even more sinister afoot? Don't miss this heroic tale, which expands upon Robert E. Howard's unfinished "The Castle of the Devil." "With art and writing that perfectly captures the pulp weirdness of his birth, Solomon Kane officially becomes the only Puritan I've ever been a fan of. Don't miss out on these weird tales, you'll regret it."Ed Brubaker (award-winning writer of _Captain America_, _Criminal_, and _The Immortal Iron Fist_)
In _Solomon Kane: The Castle of the Devil_ #5, Kane discovers that the Castle of the Devil hides several more secretsthe most horrible of which may still be locked at the base of the castle in the ruins of an ancient abbey. Solomon Kane gets closer to unveiling the truth behind the crazed monks who used to live there, as he deals with the castle's current batch of strange inhabitants. Escaping with John Silent, his wounded companion, is out of the question, because Kane also seeks justice for the souls of innocent children who were killed on the gallows that litter this evil, tainted region of Germany's Black Forest. "With art and writing that perfectly captures the pulp weirdness of his birth, Solomon Kane officially becomes the only Puritan I've ever been a fan of. Don't miss out on these weird tales, you'll regret it."Ed Brubaker **Don't miss this epic retelling of the fan-favorite story as it rolls into its shocking finale!**
Andrew doesn't always make the best choices (see Season 6). And now Buffy finds herself and the very course of her life profoundly affected by one of Andrew's over-the-top, idiotic__harebrained__schemes. Together with Andrew and Spike, the worried Slayer will have to confront herself and her comrades, as well as a long-standing annoyance, the number-one Buffy hater of all Buffy haters: Simone, the gun-toting Slayer. Executive produced by Joss Whedon! **Slayer vs. Slayer vs. Slayer!**
_Solomon Kane: The Castle of the Devil_ #4 is an action-filled frenzy! With his host woundedand bodies piling up in both the Black Forest and the Castle of the DevilSolomon Kane tries to keep himself and his deceptively simple companion, John Silent, from quick deaths on the gallows. The lovely, scheming Mahasti is missing, supernatural horrors lurk in the forest, and Baron Von Staler becomes a bit unhinged. Expanding upon Robert E. Howard's unfinished "The Castle of the Devil" story, writer Scott Allie (_The Devil's Footprints_, _Star Wars: Empire_), newcomer Mario Guevara (_The Lone Ranger and Tonto_), and coloring visionary Dave Stewart (_The Umbrella Academy_, _Hellboy_) deliver a compelling, horror-filled adventure that is faithful to Howard's original _Solomon Kane_ work. "Solomon Kane is one of the toughest Robert E. Howard heroes to adapt to the comics page, but Scott Allie and Mario Guevara have done a stunning job. Unsettling, moody, and eerily beautiful, their Kane is absolutely worthy of his creator."Kurt Busiek
There is something seriously wrong with Buffy! She and Spike discover that the one person who can help her is actually_Andrew? Buffy's situation becomes even more dire as she discovers that Simone, the Slayer with an enormous grudge, has been targeting her. Buffy, the one-armed Slayer of San Francisco! Executive produced by Joss Whedon!
While Buffy is undertaking an away mission with Spike and Andrew, the SFPD is starting to really feel the effect of the rapid zompire population growth_With Buffy out of town, as the only Scoobies in the vicinity, Xander and Dawn have been approached for guidance. Buffy needs to get herself back together and home to SF quick, but facing Slayer Simone and her unexpected ally is going to make it a rough job! Zompires attack the SFPD! Executive produced by Joss Whedon!
Taking place after the events in _Solomon Kane: The Castle of the Devil_but written to stand on its ownthis new series delves deep into the horrors scattered throughout Germany's Black Forest. When Kane comes across gypsies being terrorized by roving bandits, he's not sure what's worsethe bandits who wish to rob and rape innocent travelers or the evils that spew forth from the forest, intent on killing every man and woman around! With creature designs by Eisner Award-winning artist Guy Davis, this series uses Robert E. Howard's "Death's Black Riders" fragment and the "Rattle of Bones" short story as springboards to launch into a suspenseful and terrifying new excursion with Howard's troubled Puritan hero. Dark Horse's new _Solomon Kane_ series features the return of writer Scott Allie and artist Mario Guevara (_The Lone Ranger and Tonto_), who are joined by colorist Juan Ferreyra (_Rex Mundi_) and cover artist Darick Robertson (_The Boys_, _Transmetropolitan_)! "With art and writing that perfectly captures the pulp weirdness of his birth, Solomon Kane officially becomes the only Puritan I've ever been a fan of. Don't miss out on these weird tales, you'll regret it."Ed Brubaker
When you're trapped inside an inn that's been the scene of multiple murders and is now surrounded by a pack of evil, gruesome demons, the last thing you want to find out is that there's something equally gruesome trapped _inside_ with you! Solomon Kane and a frightened priest may not live through the night! One will rely on his guts and guile, while the other will feel that consecrating the building with prayer will be enough to protect them. The Cleft Skull tavern seems to attract the deadliest sort of troubles Germany's Black Forest can offerand the dangers found within and without the Cleft Skull threaten to destroy our strange hero and his frightened new companion! Scott Allie (_The Devil's Footprints_, _Exurbia_) expands upon Robert E. Howard's classic Solomon Kane tale "Rattle of Bones" and the unfinished "Death's Black Riders" fragment, as Mario Guevara (_The Lone Ranger and Tonto_) and Juan Ferreyra (_Rex Mundi_, _Small Gods_) join him to illustrate another horror-tinged adventure. Covers by Darick Robertson! �"Solomon Kane is a welcome addition to the other excellent Howard properties produced by Dark Horse."Comics Bulletin