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Lit Star Wars Adventures & SWA: Forces of Destiny comics (IDW)

Discussion in 'Literature' started by spicer, Apr 14, 2017.

  1. TiniTinyTony

    TiniTinyTony Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    SWA #10 synopsis
    As Han and Chewie evade Zuckass and 4-LOM in their respective star ships, they enter the atmosphere of a nearby planet that essentially bricks both their ships. The Falcon lands in the water and thankfully has a lever where it deploys yellow barrels allowing it to float. The other ship crashes on shore. Han attempts to help a trapped Zuckass, who tries to handcuff him, but even the handcuffs don't work. Everything electrical, even 4-LOM is out for the count.

    Han & Chewie leave Zuckass trapped and search the island. They find a triangle prism with a large glowing ball on top. They disable the ball and almost immediately, giant metal scorpions rise from the sand. They are now able to fulfill their programming - destroy all organic life in the galaxy.
     
  2. BigAl6ft6

    BigAl6ft6 Force Ghost star 6

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    hahahah this was a fun issue as these things usually are but the freakin' twist at the end was a great, unexpected highlight. And the Lando backup was nifty cuz, hey, Lando!
     
  3. TiniTinyTony

    TiniTinyTony Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    She makes a lot of valid points.

     
  4. Senpezeco

    Senpezeco Jedi Master star 3

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    Cute art! Nick was also the writer and artist for "IG-88 vs. the Gatto Gang" in SWA #9.
     
  5. Barriss_Coffee

    Barriss_Coffee Chosen One star 6

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    what is happening what just what
    I really liked this -- her comparison with what makes other franchise dolls sell is spot-on. Girls (and obvs this goes for boys or any kids) play out stories with their dolls. Other franchises have characters with memorable quirks that are great for stirring up drama in imaginary play (the same goes for writing fanfic). You don't want to play as a bunch of heroes who all behave the same, which is mostly what the Forces of Destiny women are portrayed as.
     
  6. Vorax

    Vorax Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Not sure how anyone else aside from Nick there can get excited for Max Rebo, except for maybe Rick McCallum.[face_devil]
     
  7. AV-6R7

    AV-6R7 Jedi Knight star 1

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    Lies! Deception! Every day, more lies.

    I for one am very excited for a story staring an anatomically-correct Mad Max Rebo.
     
  8. Vthuil

    Vthuil Force Ghost star 5

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    I have loved Max Rebo since I was a small child who knew him only as "that blue elephant guy".

    ...although, freakish coincidence though it is, my name is in fact also Nick. Huh.
     
  9. Dr. Steve Brule

    Dr. Steve Brule Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I think California Girl is a good look for Rey.
     
  10. Vorax

    Vorax Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Rey Sunshine meets uncle Max Rebo.
     
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  11. BigAl6ft6

    BigAl6ft6 Force Ghost star 6

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    Hah! Max Rebo backup story! This is why I get the book
     
  12. FiveFireRings

    FiveFireRings Jedi Padawan star 2

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    I'm down for some Max Rebo action.

    That cover (and frankly a lot of the IDW and Marvel art alike) with its preponderance of OT/PT species sure is causing some cognitive dissonance with the species on display in the films... only very slightly corrected for in SOLO.
     
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  13. Senpezeco

    Senpezeco Jedi Master star 3

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  14. TiniTinyTony

    TiniTinyTony Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Synopsis of #11
    So our course with the killer robots activated, so was 4-LOM who came and saved the day. They all swam to the MF where a truce was called and then quickly betrayed. Chewie and Han pretended the ship lost power again and tricked 4-LOM and Zuckass to use the only 2 parachutes. When they realized they had been tricked, it was too late and they were back on the island battling the robots as Han and Chewie pulled up at the last second and left the planet.

    In the Lando comic, Lando and the kid get captured. Lando betrays the kid and they are going to kill him. He begs for his life and they let him go. Lando was working with the "bad guy" all along and was attempting to scare the boy straight which worked. Randomly at the end of the issue, both the "bad guy" and the mother character complained that things need to be different on Cloud City, heavily implying that things will change at some point when the right person steps up... I guess it's later revealed that the kid never becomes a gangster but actually joins the Rebellion. Either way, he's probably dead so I guess better to die for a cause than for none, right?

    Again, I find myself asking myself why I'm bothering with these. Morbid curiosity I guess.
     
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  15. Ancient Whills

    Ancient Whills Force Ghost star 5

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    Star Wars Adventures #12 variants.
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  16. padme.sky

    padme.sky Jedi Padawan

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    ^^^^^^ anidala!!!!! [face_love][face_love][face_love][face_love][face_love][face_love][face_love][face_love][face_love]
     
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  17. Ancient Whills

    Ancient Whills Force Ghost star 5

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    Star Wars Adventures #14 solicit.
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    (W) John Barber (A/CA) Mauricet
    Han has left to get himself into more trouble, leaving Chewie all alone with the perplexing new problem that is a major pain in his hide! The iconic Wookiee will have to use all of his strength, wits, and patience to overcome this latest danger!
    *Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.

    Fan-favorite Chewbacca in his first solo Adventures tale!
    Plus, an exciting new backup feature, Flight of the Falcon!
    In Shops: Sep 19, 2018
     
  18. Dr. Steve Brule

    Dr. Steve Brule Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Major Tartakovsky Mace vibes on the #12 cover.

    Like the beach resort setting on #14.
     
  19. spicer

    spicer Jedi Master star 4

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    A four-limbed ortolan? I thought the canon ortolans had only two limbs?!?
     
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  20. The Positive Fan

    The Positive Fan Jedi Master star 4

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    I have to admit, the vibe I got from that Mace was... slightly different.
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  21. Vthuil

    Vthuil Force Ghost star 5

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    ...Cannot unsee.
     
  22. Darth_Accipiter

    Darth_Accipiter Jedi Master star 4

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    you won't unsee Cheshire Tooka either.
     
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  23. Endol

    Endol Jedi Knight star 3

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    Managed to get the Adventures Annual sent over to me in the UK as no one seems to stock it on this side of the pond.

    Looking forward to reading about Jaxxon,
     
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  24. BigAl6ft6

    BigAl6ft6 Force Ghost star 6

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    Hah I still liked the Han and Chewie story cuz there was a lot of outfoxing and killer robots. Lando story turned out to be a tad more maudlin than you'd expect, though. But great line about "You lost the beard." "I like to think of it as I gained a mustache."
     
  25. Senpezeco

    Senpezeco Jedi Master star 3

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    I just saw that the FCBD 2018 issue is available for free on Comixology. (North America only? Apologies if it's not available everywhere.)

    It will also be collected in a TPB with issues 10 and 11.
     
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