STAR WARS: DARTH VADER BY GREG PAK VOL. 9 - RISE OF THE SCHISM IMPERIAL

Author Greg Pak
Cover Design or Artwork by Leinil Yu
Paperback
$19.99 US
0"W x 0"H x 0"D   | 13 oz | 32 per carton
On sale Sep 10, 2024 | 144 Pages | 9781302954765
| Rated T
FOC Jul 1, 2024 | Catalog May 2024
The saga of Darth Vader continues as the Empire is rocked by treason! In the wake of DARK DROIDS, Vader explores his powers and takes on the most dangerous team of rebel heroes he's ever faced! Meanwhile, the greatest threat to the Emperor's rule is rising - from within the Empire itself! Will the Dark Lord quell this insurrection…or join it? Palpatine's aide and double agent, the Umbaran Sly Moore nurtures her conspirators! Kitster and Wald return - along with the death machinery of Governor Tauntaza! But when a group of betrayers comes together, how long will it be until they turn on one other? Plus: A rebel squad of cyborgs brings chaos - and meet Vader's enforcers! But what treasure or horror lies within the Martyrium of Frozen Tears? Collecting STAR WARS: DARTH VADER (2020) #42-45, STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL and material from STAR WARS: REVELATIONS (2023) #1.
Film director and screenwriter Greg Pak’s first feature, the sci-fi anthology Robot Stories, won 35 awards; he broke into the comics industry when his agent sent Marvel the screenplay. After writing a Warlock reboot, Pak made a splash with the X-Men: Phoenix — Endsong limited series and a lengthy run on Incredible Hulk, highlighted by the “Planet Hulk” storyline and the World War Hulk crossover. In addition to the acclaimed Magneto: Testament and Red Skull: Incarnate limited series, a War Machine revival and the retitled Incredible Hulks, Pak has written Dynamite’s Battlestar Galactica and contributed to Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology. His efforts with co-writer Fred Van Lente include Incredible Hercules, Herc, Heroic Age: Prince of Power, an Alpha Flight relaunch and the Chaos War crossover. Pak introduced Amadeus Cho as a new Green Goliath in The Totally Awesome Hulk and delivered mutant mayhem in Weapon X.

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The saga of Darth Vader continues as the Empire is rocked by treason! In the wake of DARK DROIDS, Vader explores his powers and takes on the most dangerous team of rebel heroes he's ever faced! Meanwhile, the greatest threat to the Emperor's rule is rising - from within the Empire itself! Will the Dark Lord quell this insurrection…or join it? Palpatine's aide and double agent, the Umbaran Sly Moore nurtures her conspirators! Kitster and Wald return - along with the death machinery of Governor Tauntaza! But when a group of betrayers comes together, how long will it be until they turn on one other? Plus: A rebel squad of cyborgs brings chaos - and meet Vader's enforcers! But what treasure or horror lies within the Martyrium of Frozen Tears? Collecting STAR WARS: DARTH VADER (2020) #42-45, STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL and material from STAR WARS: REVELATIONS (2023) #1.

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Film director and screenwriter Greg Pak’s first feature, the sci-fi anthology Robot Stories, won 35 awards; he broke into the comics industry when his agent sent Marvel the screenplay. After writing a Warlock reboot, Pak made a splash with the X-Men: Phoenix — Endsong limited series and a lengthy run on Incredible Hulk, highlighted by the “Planet Hulk” storyline and the World War Hulk crossover. In addition to the acclaimed Magneto: Testament and Red Skull: Incarnate limited series, a War Machine revival and the retitled Incredible Hulks, Pak has written Dynamite’s Battlestar Galactica and contributed to Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology. His efforts with co-writer Fred Van Lente include Incredible Hercules, Herc, Heroic Age: Prince of Power, an Alpha Flight relaunch and the Chaos War crossover. Pak introduced Amadeus Cho as a new Green Goliath in The Totally Awesome Hulk and delivered mutant mayhem in Weapon X.