Star Wars: Darth Vader, Vols 1 – 3

A number of months ago, Brown’s Review made a firm statement that it intended to “avoid” Darth Vader.  This arose after reading Tarkin by James Lucerno, which is as much a buddy adventure between the future Grand Moff Tarkin and Darth Vader, as it is a biography of the book’s namesake.  While Tarkin, itself, was…

Star Wars: Star Wars, Vols 1 -3, – Review

Until 2015, there were probably three types of comic book readers when it came to Star Wars on the illustrated printed page.  Those who first dove into the new adventures produced by Marvel from the release of A New Hope through to the late 1980s, those who first experienced it with the titles released by…

Star Wars: Lando, Vols 1 – 5, Recap & Review

In the Original Trilogy, one character rises almost overnight into a role of great responsibility and authority.  It’s not Luke Skywalker nor Han Solo, but a city administrator in an out of the way gas mining colony: Lando Calrissian.  Lando, played to perfection by Billy Dee Williams, was introduced in The Empire Strikes Back and…