It's a great time to be a Star Wars fan, with tons of great and significant stories being told in a variety of mediums. There are plenty of shows, books, and comics that are being released, and one of those comics that just wrapped up recently was Charles Soule's five-issue Crimson Reign mini-series. That series [...]
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The Hidden Empire comic mini-series will launch in October!
What happened in-between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi? Charles Soule is hard at work currently filling in that time period. He's writing the main Star Wars comic line, which focuses on the time period, but he's also in the midst of a trilogy of stories that is telling an influential story [...]
Star Wars: Crimson Reign #5 review!
The five-part Crimson Reign comic mini-series by Charles Soule has wrapped up! The story is the middle chapter in a trilogy about Qi'ra and Crimson Dawn set in-between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. It comes after the five-part War of the Bounty Hunters series, and it sets up the final chapter, [...]
Star Wars: Crimson Reign #4 review!
The Knights of Ren are back, and they're preparing to infiltrate Darth Vader's Castle on Mustafar! That's the premise of Crimson Reign #4, written by Charles Soule, which is the fourth of five issues in the mini-series detailing Qi'ra's plan to strike against the Sith as she leads Crimson Dawn in the period in-between The [...]
Star Wars: Crimson Reign #3 review!
The third issue of Charles Soule's Crimson Reign comic miniseries was recently released, and this time the focus is on the Archivist! This five-issue series focuses on Qi'ra's plans and attempts to overthrow Palpatine and Vader, as she lays in motion a grand plan with many different pieces allied to Crimson Dawn. So the first [...]
Star Wars: Crimson Reign #2 review!
The second issue of Charles Soule's Crimson Reign miniseries focuses on the two assassins, Ochi and Deathstick, who carry out some missions that fit into Qi'ra's larger plans. The five-issue series is illustrated by Steven Cummings and Victor Olazaba, and both the storytelling and the artwork are superb. Though this second issue wasn't exceptional, it [...]
Star Wars just name-dropped Prince Xizor for the first time in a new canon story!
Another influential figure from Star Wars Legends has just recently been brought into the new Star Wars canon: Prince Xizor himself! In Charles Soule's Crimson Reign #1, which tells the story of Crimson Dawn and the crime syndicates in-between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, Qi'ra puts her plan in motion which [...]
Star Wars: Crimson Reign #1 review!
The War of the Bounty Hunters might be over, but the story is just beginning. Crimson Reign is the new comic mini-series written by Charles Soule, intended as the second act in a trilogy of stories that started with the War of the Bounty Hunters crossover event. That story saw the stunning return of Qi'ra, [...]
Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters #5 review: Boba Fett emerges victorious as Crimson Dawn’s full influence is revealed!
The War of the Bounty Hunters is over! The five-issue miniseries written by Charles Soule has come to an end, filling in the gaps in-between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, looking at how Boba Fett delivered Han Solo to Jabba the Hutt - and the massive trouble he encountered in trying [...]
The Hidden Empire, releasing in 2022, will conclude Charles Soule’s Star Wars trilogy after War of the Bounty Hunters and Crimson Reign!
War of the Bounty Hunters #5 released today, wrapping up the main arc of the massive crossover event. I'll have a full review of that issue coming soon, but on the final page, a brand new comic was announced: The Hidden Empire. Here was the announcement that adorned the final page of the War of [...]