In the ruins of a once-thriving city, King Tiger battles alone against the Dragon and its brood. It's a fight he must win if he is to confront the most damning secret of his lifea secret made monstrous, all-devouring flesh. If Tiger falls, so does the world! * Written by Randy Stradley (_Star Wars_, _Aliens vs. Predator_). * Illustrated by Doug Wheatley (_Star Wars, Aliens_). * Visit the Dark Horse Youtube channel to see our King Tiger videos!
King Tiger has used all his strength, expended every weapon, cast his last spell. His adversary is trapped, and Tiger is trapped with it. But Rikki Boyd, the woman whose heart he broke, refuses to let Tiger die alone. When magic fails, can the heart prevail? ���_King Tiger_ looks to blend the spirit of classic kung-fu comics with some supernatural mystery for an adventure comic you won���t want to miss.��_���Nerdist
Collects Star Wars: Republic (1998) #49-54, 61, 63, 67, Star Wars: Jedi - Mace Windu, Star Wars: Jedi - Shaak Ti, Star Wars: Jedi - Aayla Secura, Star Wars: Jedi - Count Dooku. The Clone Wars explode across the galaxy! From the stormy seas of Kamino to the rocky hills of Devaron, the battle lines have been drawn, and the Jedi Knights who were once protectors of the peace must become generals, leading the clone armies of the Republic to war! These are the stories that were published immediately after the release of Attack of the Clones, featuring Jedi heroes Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Mace Windu, and Quinlan Vos.
Collects Star Wars: Crimson Empire (1997) #0-6, Star Wars: The Bounty Hunters - Kenix Kil #1, Star Wars: Crimson Empire II: Council Of Blood (1998) #1-6, Star Wars: Hard Currency, Star Wars: The Third Time Pays for All, Star Wars: Crimson Empire III - Empire Lost (2011) #1-6, Star Wars: Crimson Empire Handbook. The blood-soaked tale of the last surviving member of Emperor Palpatine's Royal Guard is now complete in one dust-jacketed hardcover edition! From revenge to redemption, the story of Kir Kanos takes him from the deserts of Yinchorr, to the halls of Imperial power, and to the inner circle of the New Republic. Included are encounters with Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Luke Skywalker, and Leia Organa Solo. An epic tale in one epic tome!
Let the dark times begin! Marvel welcomes Star Wars to the Epic Collection program, with this first volume of a series focusing on the years that follow "Episode III: Revenge of the Sith"! After the end of the Clone Wars, the Republic has fallen and Palatine exerts his ruthless grip on his new Galactic Empire. Now, the few Jedi that remain must decide whether to hold true to their faith, or abandon it completely in the face of a brutal purge- one carried out by the new Dark Lord of the Sith. Rise, Darth Vader! Collects: Star Wars: Republic #78-80; Star Wars: Purge, Purge - Seconds To Die, Purge - The Hidden Blade One-Shots; Star Wars: Purge - The Tyrant's Fist #1-2; Star Wars: Darth Vader And The Lost Command #1-5; Star Wars: Dark Times #1-5.
A long-lost Predator clan stakes its claim for galactic dominance, intent on exterminating its rival clan, the self-same trophy hunters who have plagued Earth's history. And if the advanced technology and military precision of this new threat weren't enough, they have an even more terrifying weapon-a horde of Aliens under their malefic control. Earthmen must now side with the warriors who have relentlessly hunted them, but is the enemy of my enemy my friend or just another enemy waiting for its turn to strike? * One of the most popular science-fiction/action franchises, spawning countless films, games, comics, and toys over three decades. * Aliens vs. Predator: Three World War is the biggest action blowout yet, written by original AvP scribe Randy Stradley and illustrated by Rick Leonardi and Mark Pennington. * Collects issues #1-#6 of the miniseries.
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 Empiretales 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!
As the Empire strengthens its grip in the wake of the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, the remaining Jedi are marked for death! Jedi Master K'kruhk faces a battle for his life, one with deadly parallels for Bomo Greenbark and the crew of the smuggler vessel Uhumele. Meanwhile, Master Dass Jennir is down to his last credit, and faces a stark choice: compromise his ideals or starve. Being a Jedi may make him an outlaw, but will being an outlaw mean he's no longer a Jedi? Darth Vader doesn't care- he's on the trail of Jennir either way, and so is the dread assassin Falco Sang! Collecting Star Wars: Dark Times #6-17, Star Wars: Dark Times - Blue Harvest #0, Star Wars: Dark Times - Out of the Wilderness #1-5.
A centuries-old interstellar conflict threatens humanity's very existence as a long-lost Predator clan stakes its claim for galactic dominance, intent on exterminating its rival clan, the selfsame trophy hunters who have plagued Earth's history and every world they have touched. And if the advanced technology and military precision of this new threat weren't enough, they have an even more terrifying weapon at their disposalAliens, weaponized and under their malefic control. This puts earthmen in the dangerous position of parlaying with the same alien warriors who have relentlessly hunted them, and who better to carry out the negotiations than Machiko Noguchi, the only human known to have spent time alongside the Hunters. Features the creative team of original _AvP_ writer Randy Stradley and penciller Rick Leonardi (_Cloak and Dagger, Uncanny X-Men, Vigilante)_, and stunning cover art by Raymond Swanland (_Aliens_, _Predator_). Ties together story threads introduced in the original _AvP_ series, _Aliens: More Than Human_, and _Predator: Prey to the Heavens_, setting the stage for the most epic _AvP_ brawl ever imagined!
Machiko Noguchi is the only human known to have lived among the extraterrestrial hunters known as Predatorsand she's had plenty of up- close-and-personal experience with another deadly, otherworldly life form, the xenomorph Aliens, hunting the beasts alongside her Predator hosts. Machiko thought those days were long past, but now a long-lost rival clan of warlike Predators has emerged, using specially bred Aliens as weapons, and both Predators and humans are threatened. Now, Machiko must again don her Predator armor and negotiate a possible alliance with the very same race that made trophies of humans for centuries. And when you "negotiate" with Predators, there will be blood! Featuring the creative dream team of original _AvP_ writer Randy Stradley, superstar penciller Rick Leonardi, inker Mark Pennington, colorist Wes Dzioba, and stunning cover art from Raymond Swanland, _Aliens vs. Predator: Three World War_ ties together story threads introduced in the 1989 _AvP_ series, _Aliens: More Than Human_, and _Predator: Prey to the Heavens_, setting the stage for the most epic _AvP_ brawl ever imagined.
This time it's war! The forces of the shaky alliance between the "Hunter" Predators and Colonial Marines hits the beachhead established on the former colony world of Caparis VII by the enemy Predator clan and the Alien warriors under their control. No quarter is asked, and none is given, but as the attack unfolds, Machiko Noguchi suspects that the Human/Predator allies have made a fateful blunderand no one in command will listen to her warning! Featuring the creative dream team of original _AvP_ writer Randy Stradley, superstar penciller Rick Leonardi, inker Mark Pennington, colorist Wes Dzioba, and stunning cover artist Raymond Swanland, _Aliens vs. Predator: Three World War_ ties together story threads introduced in the 1989 _AvP_ series, _Aliens: More Than Human_, and _Predator: Prey to the Heavens_, setting the stage for the most epic _AvP_ brawl ever imagined. "Here's hoping the people holding the reins of the movie franchise are paying attention, because this book already sounds better than both _AvP_ movies put together." -GeekWeek
Collects Star Wars: Empire (2002) #8-9, 12, 15-18, 23, 36-40. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron (1997) #0.5, Star Wars: Rebellion (2006) #0-5. In the Galactic Civil War, Luke Skywalker was not the only hero to hail from Tatooine. Luke's story has been told time and again, but what about the journeys of his boyhood friends, Biggs Darklighter and Janek "Tank" Sunber? Two very different paths led them both to be heroes in their own right: one a hero of the Rebellion, the other a hero of the Empire...Plus, a tale starring galactic smuggler BoShek, yet another son of Tatooine!
Whoever said "War is Hell" didn't know the half of it. The Colonial Marines and their Predator allies look to take the fight to the enemy Predators and the Alien horde they controlbut the daunting numbers of the bug swarm may be more than human and hunter can overcome. Their last hope may lie in the synthetic hands of the android David Sereda, who discovers the enemy's bug hatchery and a secret that may stem the deadly Alien tideif he can survive long enough to tell the tale! Featuring the creative dream team of original _AvP_ writer Randy Stradley, superstar penciller Rick Leonardi, inker Mark Pennington, colorist Wes Dzioba, and stunning cover artist Raymond Swanland, _Aliens vs. Predator: Three World War_ ties together story threads introduced in the 1989 _AvP_ series, _Aliens: More Than Human_, and _Predator: Prey to the Heavens_, setting the stage for the most epic _AvP_ brawl ever imagined. "Highly recommended for all sci-fi fans!" -Hypergeek.com
The violent clash of Alien against Predator left the planet Ryushi a desolate wasteland. But now, years later, a mysterious alien beacon beams a distress signal from the supposedly abandoned world. When Colonial Marines from the _Brilliant_ respond to the call for aid, they step neck deep into disaster! Written by original _AVP_ writer Randy Stradley (_AVP, Star Wars_) and illustrated by Javier Saltares (_Ghost Rider, X, Predator_) and Jimmy Palmiotti (_Catwoman, Daredevil_), _Aliens vs. Predator: Duel_ is the story sequel to the groundbreaking _Aliens vs. Predator_ series that set the comics world on its ear!
Collects Star Wars (1977) #86-107. All your favorite Star Wars characters Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewie, the droids, and others are bringing peace to the recently liberated galaxy after Return of the Jedi. Even without the oppressive Empire, the young Republic is finding that there are still troubles to confront, and battles to be won!
Against her better judgment, Machiko Noguchi is back with the Predators, trying to forge a coalition between the clan that once accepted her and a strike force of Colonial Marines. But it's an uneasy alliance at best, as neither side understands the motives or mores of the other. Every gesture is a challenge, every altercation an invitation to battle. But the real battle is yet to comeagainst a rogue clan of warlike Predators with an army of Aliens under their control. It is said that no plan survives contact with the enemy, but Machiko's plan can barely stand up to her allies! Featuring the creative dream team of original _AVP_ writer Randy Stradley, Rick Leonardi, Mark Pennington, Wes Dzioba, and Raymond Swanland, _Aliens vs. Predator: Three World War_ ties together story threads introduced in the 1989 _AvP_ series, _Aliens: More Than Human_, and _Predator: Prey to the Heavens_, setting the stage for the most epic _AvP_ brawl ever imagined.
On the remote planet Ryushi, a small ranching community becomes an unwilling participant in a deadly ritual: extraterrestrial Predators have seeded Ryushi with Alien eggs in order to create the ultimate hunt. But what the Predators don't know is that an Alien queen egg is amongst those they've sent as potential hunting stock, and when the Predators arrive, the hunters become the hunted amidst a monumental swarm of Aliens, and they may need to turn to the very same humans they regard as little more than potential trophies to give them any hope of survival. Written by Randy Stradley (_Star Wars_), _Aliens vs. Predator_ is the story that launched the popular franchise. Includes the related short story Blood Time.�
**The apocalyptic conclusion to the ultimate battle royal!** With the enemy Predator clan and their murderous legion of Alien war slaves ready to close the book once and for all on the alliance of Human and Predator, the Colonial Marines and "Hunter" Predators mount a desperate offensive behind enemy lines to unleash the one surprise element that could even the odds and win the day. But humans should never make the mistake that "the enemy of my enemy" can be counted on as a true friend, and with each Hunter packing a fissile self destruct, could this courageous assault really be nothing more than a nuclear suicide mission? Featuring the creative dream team of original _AvP_ writer Randy Stradley, superstar penciller Rick Leonardi, inker Mark Pennington, colorist Wes Dzioba, and stunning cover artist Raymond Swanland, _Aliens vs. Predator: Three World War_ ties together story threads introduced in the 1989 _AvP_ series, _Aliens: More Than Human_ and _Predator: Prey to the Heavens_, setting the stage for the most epic _AvP_ brawl ever imagined.
Machiko Naguchi, last survivor of a human colony's catastrophic struggle against both Aliens and Predators, has been inducted into a Predator clan but as low on the totem pole as a Predator can get. Machiko must earn her stripes in the capture of an Alien queen, but when the Predators converge on the seed planet Bunda for the biggest bug hunt yet, the arrival of an unexpected group of humans turns sport deadly serious. And Machiko must decide where her loyalties lie: with the monstrous hunters who accepted her or the human family she herself rejected. Continuing the storyline began in the original _AVP_ series, War is written by _AVP_ scribe Randy Stradley and illustrated by Chris Warner, Mike Manley, and others.
Collects Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison #1-5, Star Wars: Dark Times - Fire Carrier #1-5, Star Wars: Dark Times - A Spark Remains #1-5, Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #1-5. Dark times for the galaxy! But will the Empire's rise be forestalled when Emperor Palpatine is left at death's door? Or will Darth Vader find a way to save him in the ominous Ghost Prison? As the Dark Lord takes a killer under his wing, it could be grave news for a group of Jedi youths - but when Master Dass Jennir reunites with the Uhumele's ragtag crew, Vader himself will be the target! But the Empire's enforcer does not go down easily - just ask the eight assassins who try and fail. The man who hired them will risk everything on the ninth...
**BLOOD OF A KING, HEART OF A TIGER!** Blood, death, and firethe darkest kind of magic. A monstrous secret from King Tiger's past has found the mystic warrior, but can Tiger's skills and sorcery triumph against an unthinkable supernatural obscenity linked to his own destiny? If the Tiger falls, the Dragon will rise! * Written by Randy Stradley (_Star Wars_, _Aliens vs. Predator_). * Illustrated by Doug Wheatley (_Star Wars_, _Aliens_). [Doug Wheatley]'s got a gift in being able to draw very fine, thin lines that make the pages look almost photo-realistic, but without making his character look stiff or posed.�Comic Book Resources
From the Arctic Circle to the equatorial jungles, from isolated wilderness to overpopulated city, any place can be a hunting grounddepending on your choice of game, and the most dangerous game is Man. Paloverde State Penitentiary houses some of the most dangerous men on Earth. They say that when you kill a killer, all his kills belong to you; so when a creature from the stars chooses Paloverde for his latest hunting expedition, this Predator clearly intends to rack up big numbers!
Eleven-year-old Jimi has a crush on his older cousin Nancy, who's a pilot for creepy Dr. Dakien, who also has the hots for Nancy. Unbeknownst to Nancy, Dakien's not just creepy, he's completely mad, and Nancy's rejection has driven him off the deep end. He's killed himself to set in motion a plan to go after Nancy and Jimi! Between rescuing Jimi, staving off Dakien's cybernetic doppelg�_nger, and battling the Aliens Dakien has unleashed, there may not be enough Nancy to go around!
When Death Star falls, what will happen next for the galaxy? Find out in this collection of tales set in the immediate aftermath of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope! Stinging from defeat, Darth Vader is consumed with tracking down the Force-strong young pilot who destroyed his battle station. What would it mean for the Empire if Vader and the evil Emperor Palpatine discover Luke Skywalker's identity? With the Rebellion emboldened, Princess Leia leads a stealth squadron, Han Solo and Chewbacca face off against the bounty hunter Boba Fett, and Luke and Wedge Antilles infiltrate an Imperial Destroyer. Witness the continuing adventures of everyone's favorite Star Wars heroes and villains! Collects STAR WARS: EMPIRE #7, #14, #16-18; STAR WARS: VADER'S QUEST #1-4; STAR WARS (2013) #1-12.
Scott Travers's special suit lets him move through our world unseen and untouchable within a shadowy parallel dimensionbut he doesn't know how the suit works or where it came from. With his benefactor missing and unfriendlies after his Blackout gear, Scott must find answers before the answers find him! * Story by Frank Barbiere (_The White Suits_, _Five Ghosts_). * Special _King Tiger_ feature by _Star Wars_ stars Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley! * Part of Project Black Sky! * Introduced in the award-winning _Dark Horse Presents_.
The dimension-jumping Blackout suit is a powerful weaponexcept when it doesn't work! And if you're Scott Travers and don't know how the suit functions and are facing off against enemies wearing ultrapowerful combat armor, the Blackout suit is just extra weight_dead_ weight! * Story by Frank J. Barbiere (_The White Suits_, _Five Ghosts_), art by Colin Lorimer (_UXB, Curse_). * Special _King Tiger_ feature by _Star Wars_ stars Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley!
Blood, death, and fire--the darkest magic. A monstrous secret from King Tiger's past has tracked the warrior mystic to his sanctuary in the Nevada desert. With the lives of his friends and tens of thousands of innocents at stake, can Tiger's skills and sorcery triumph against an unthinkable supernatural obscenity linked to his own destiny? If the Tiger falls, the Dragon with rise! A supernatural action/thriller of epic proportion, King Tiger: Blood of the Tiger features the writing of acclaimed Aliens vs. Predator scribe Randy Stradley and the eye-popping art of Star Wars: Dark Times artist Doug Wheatley.
Scott Travers's mysterious suit grants him unseen, unlimited access to almost anywhere and may hold the key to his benefactor's disappearance. But others will do anythingincluding killto possess the suit. Will Scott give up the search and ditch the suit to save his own skin? * Story by Frank Barbiere (_The White Suits_), art by Colin Lorimer (_UXB_). * Special _King Tiger_ feature by Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley! A fascinating character.�The Red Shirt Crew ![Project Black Sky](http://images.darkhorse.com/digital/common/pbs.png "Project Black Sky") http://images.darkhorse.com/digital/common/pbs.png
The search for Scott Travers's missing benefactor has turned up nothing but mystery and even more trouble. And this time he's up against eight-foot-tall, cheetah-fast, bulldozer-strong, plasma-cannon-wielding, made-of-metal trouble. Good thing there are only� three of them . . . for now! * Story by Frank Barbiere (_The White Suits, Five Ghosts_), art by Colin Lorimer (_UXB, Harvest_). * Special _King Tiger_ feature by _Star Wars_ stars Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley!
John Cassaday continues his classic Lobster Johnson serial, while Mark Ricketts (_Nowheresville_) and Eric Wight (_Buffy the Vampire Slayer_) reduce special agent Kate Corrigan to tears and temper tantrums at the hands of her dead mother. Finally, Randy Stradley and Seung Kim, artist from the _Jackie Chan_ animated show, place Hellboy himself in a demonic hot spring. This eclectic mix of stories about the world's greatest paranormal detective and his friends and foes continues, driven by some of the most interesting mainstream and up-and-coming artists in comics.