Darth Vader #1 Preview

Darth Vader returns to comics on June 7th with an all-new series.

This new series starts at the moment Darth Vader takes his first mechanical breaths. Filled with rage and hate, he must come to terms with the thing he has become. Now ‘more machine than man,’ everything Darth Vader knew was lost in an instant. The power of the dark side may be astonishingly strong, but the weight of that power may be too much to bear.

An character as big as Darth Vader needs an all-star creative team, and Marvel really delivered. Charles Soule is handling the writing. Some of his notable work includes Swamp Thing, Red Lanterns (which I highly recommend), Thunderbolts, Superman/Wonder Woman, Death of Wolverine, Daredevil, and Star Wars: Poe Dameron. In just a few short years, he’s earned a reputation for saving struggling properties and making them can’t-miss titles (see Swamp Thing, Red Lanterns). Darth Vader, of course, is definitely not struggling. It will be interesting to see how he keeps Darth Vader true to character while making the book his own. This one is going to be a great read.

Giuseppe Camuncoli is a part of the Italian revolution that’s been taking comic art by storm the last few years. He’s best known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man which he has been drawing since 2011.

Here is the official Preview from PreviewsWorld.

(W) Charles Soule (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli (CA) Jim Cheung

The most fearsome villain of all time returns with an all-new series! When Anakin Skywalker fell, both to the pull of the dark side and to the blade of Obi-Wan Kenobi, he rose back up, more machine than man. Having lost everything that was once dear to him, the former chosen one must take his first steps into a darker world…as Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith! Join Vader as he learns a new way – the way of Darth Sidious and his newly formed Empire…the way of the dark side.


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