Princess Leia is, of course, one of the most famous characters in science fiction, and very arguably the most famous female character. She's iconic, recognizable, and quotable. Leia is a character with a lot of implied depth that the Star Wars movies didn’t fully explore, even across three films in which she appeared. Of course, hardcore Star Wars fans could tell you a lot about Leia's numerous adventures in the Expanded Universe of novels, comics and games, but as evidenced by Marvel's plans to start anew with its own adventures that are fully canonical with the films and new animated series, there's something to be said for offering film fans a fresh start with this most important character.
That start is to be facilitated by some of American superhero comics' most popular creators: writer Mark Waid and penciller Terry Dodson, who along with editor Jordan D. White spoke with ComicsAlliance about their auspicious new gig.
The Cup O' Joe panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday featured one of the biggest announcements of the weekend as Marvel unveiled the creative teams for its first three all-new Star Wars comics. The new books have been hotly anticipated since plans for Marvel Star Wars books were first announced back in January.
Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca will team for a Darth Vader ongoing series; Mark Waid and Terry Dodson will author a five-issue Princess Leia mini series; and Jason Aaron and John Cassaday have been named as the creative team for a Star Wars ongoing series. The three series will launch through the first quarter of 2015.
In our recurring original art feature, writer Chris Sims and artist Rusty Shackles carry on the noble comic book tradition of the imaginary story by bringing you the Best Comics Ever that don't actually exist! This week, as you may have heard, we're heading out to the San Diego Comic-Con, and we were wondering what it might be like if one of our favorite comic book characters went with us!
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen Comic-Con Special #1 (1962)Writer: C! Joseph Simswell
Artist: Russ T. Shaffenberkles
Everyone knows that the world's biggest collection of Superman souvenirs belongs to the Man of Steel's best pal, Jimmy Olsen! But when Ji
Do you like Princess Leia? Do you especially like Princess Leia in that scene from "Return of the Jedi" where she got captured by a giant slug and turned into a slave in a golden, metal bikini? Were you intrigued by the news that a dozen
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