Lit Purge: The Tyrant's Fist #1 (of 2)

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  1. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV

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    STAR WARS: PURGE – THE TYRANT'S FIST #1 (of 2)
    Alexander Freed (W), Marco Castiello (P/I), Andrea Chella (P/I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Dan Scott (Cover)

    On sale Dec 5
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    $3.50
    Miniseries

    Shortly after the birth of the Empire, Darth Vader master of combat, terror of his enemies, continues his purge of the Jedi Knights on a planet where his Jedi prey are revered. Amidst a planetwide insurgency, the Dark Lord must snuff out one surviving Jedi, as well as kill the fire of rebellion in the native populace. All will bow to the power of Vader and the Galactic Empire!

    • Alexander Freed of The Old Republic writes Darth Vader!
    • Follows the events of Revenge of the Sith.

    Short preview.
  2. Gorefiend Chosen One

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    Hmm the cover had me hoping for classic Storm Troopers, though the preview still has them in Clone Trooper garb. Oh well, will properly be fun anyway. :)
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  3. Zorrixor Chosen One

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    Terror of his enemies? Count me in.
  4. CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus

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    Is it too much to hope for Barab I?
  5. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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  6. CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus

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    [face_worried] :_|
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  7. Gorefiend Chosen One

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    Barab is way to green to be worth drawing. :p
  8. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Based on the other cover, it seems we're dealing with Wayland.
  9. Gorefiend Chosen One

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    Somehow everyone seems to get stuck on Wayland these days, a rather waylaying world it must be. [face_plain]
  10. Sith_Knight087 Jedi Master

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    Wayland, long before it went all SPIKEY! :p
  11. Black Sun 4 Life Jedi Youngling

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    Come on, Wayland is not Tatooine.
  12. Rogue_Follower Manager Emeritus

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    Preview

    This is out today, I believe.
  13. Esg Jedi Grand Master

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    You can pretend the Knight Vader captured was a Barbel despite looking nothing like one
  14. CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus

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    Man, I read this like an hour ago and forgot all about the Barab I thing. Way to freshly disappoint me. :p
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  15. Danz Borin Jedi Master

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    When does this take place, like 1yr or less post-ROTS? Is this a long-term arc or just like a 5comic short?
  16. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV

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    Pretty sure it's supposed to follow Ghost Prison and the last Dark Times. Sort of an informal arc for Vader. But The Tyrant's Fist is just two issues.
  17. Havac Some Guy Who Moderates Lit

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    Please tell me Vader isn't as dumb in the rest of the comic as he is the preview.
  18. Esg Jedi Grand Master

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    Where was he being dumb?
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  19. JoinTheSchwarz Comms Admin & Community Manager

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    Why the hell is an ISB agent wearing an Imperial Intelligence uniform? :_| [/pet peeve]
  20. Esg Jedi Grand Master

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    >White-Gray uniform
    >Intelligence

    What
  21. MasterDillon Jedi Master

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    Honestly I thought that we had already seen enough of the Great Jedi Purge in EU. I mean we have all the comics, the books, and of course The Force Unleashed series.
  22. JoinTheSchwarz Comms Admin & Community Manager

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    Oh, you're right. I forgot about good old Yularen. I guess all spy-ish Imperials wear white.
  23. blackmyron Force Ghost

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    Vader actually gets slammed hard by Palpatine verbally, and appears to be changing his style to more subtle tactics at the end of Issue One.
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  24. Havac Some Guy Who Moderates Lit

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    So, what, he didn't know how to fight a battle throughout the entire Clone Wars? Well, good thing he's learning now. :rolleyes:

    He knew he was going into hostile territory, but still led his men into an area that had a flashing neon sign reading "PERFECT AMBUSH ZONE" over it. "Hey, is our target hiding in a high, narrow canyon with inhabited walls? Great! Let's amble down into the shooting gallery main street on foot!"

    And then he threw his subordinate guy into a wall for . . . I'm still trying to figure out the reason. It's all DUMB BRUTE VADER and it's stupid.
  25. JoinTheSchwarz Comms Admin & Community Manager

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    The story is set "a few months" after Episode III, so he's probably still adapting to his new circumstances and, let's say, kind of touchy.