Dark Horse and Lucasfilm announced on Friday at Comic-Con International in San Diego that Dark Horse Digital is now offering legal downloads of official Star Wars comic books. The rollout begins with 50 Star Wars comics -- including material first published a long time ago by Marvel Comics -- with more added weekly. Among the products available right now are the original Star Wars: Crimson Empire series, Marvel's adaptation of Episode IV: A New Hope, The Clone Wars, Knights of the Old Republic, Legacy: War, Knight Errant, The Old Republic, Jedi: The Dark Side, and the top-selling Darth Vader and the Lost Command.

Prices range from $1.99 to $0.99 to free.