Star Wars: Dark Times - A Spark Remains #1

Star Wars: Dark Times - A Spark Remains #1

Writer: Randy Stradley Artist: Douglas Wheatley Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: July 17, 2013 Cover Price: $3.50 Critic Reviews: 4
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Reunited with the ragtag crew of the Uhumele, Jedi Dass Jennir is surprised to find them plotting with another Jedi to take down the iron fist of the new Galactic Empire—Darth Vader himself! Having only just found love and a reason to live, Jennir is reluctant to join—but their plan may be too good to pass up . . .

  • 10
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jul 23, 2013

    This series never fails to entertain. Highest possible recommendation! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Jul 17, 2013

    Star Wars: Dark Times – A Spark Remains #1by all accounts is an excellent comic book that exudes the best tropes of this unending intergalactic saga. Highly recommended. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke Jul 17, 2013

    The story of Jennir and his lover should have important ramifications once Vader reaches him. That is what I'm excited for, but the story is being unveiled for a different reader, one who has grown attached to the cast of characters and has a good sense of what has come before it. That reader isn't me. I can still appreciate this issue though and it wasn't a total loss for me. I think anyone going in fresh might have the same trouble I had, but a couple issues in should rectify this as there's a top notch comic to be read here. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Jul 21, 2013

    A propaganda ad pitches how busy and vital Darth Vader is to the Empire. While much of that seems better suited to Brian Wood's current "Star Wars" series than "Dark Times," it anchors this first issue of the new series nicely, promising an inevitable conflagration. It's a bold first strike, but so much of this issue is told in flashback that readers will anxiously await the story after Darth Vader lets go of the perch he clings to early in this issue. Stradley and Wheatley have teased Vader throughout their run on "Dark Times," it's hopeful that this series will finally deliver in full. Read Full Review

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