Star Wars The Classic Newspaper Comics Vol 2

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Al Williamson on early 1980s Star Wars? Absolutely! After consuming Volume 1 and enjoying the stories and what new elements were brought to the pre-Empire days I was hungry for the next volume. After cracking it open and giving it a quick thumbing I was blown away by the Al Williamson art. I skipped to his work and started from there, marvelling at each gorgeous black and white panel. Going back to the Alcala strips afterwards I found I just couldn’t get into them. This art was jarringly different then what came…read more

Star Wars The Complete Classic Newspaper Comics Vol 1

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The first of three volumes that reprint for the first time the classic Star Wars newspaper strip from 1979-1984 in its complete format — including each Sunday title header and “bonus” panels in their meticulously restored original color. Initially the color Sundays and B&W dailies told separate stories, but within six months the incomparable Russ Manning merged the adventures to tell brand new epic seven-days-a-week sagas that rivaled the best science fiction comics of all time. Volume One contains 575 sequential comic strips from the strip’s premiere on March 11,…read more

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