Set to hit the shelves in December is Darth Vader Annual #1 a 40 page book with a cover price of $4.99. With Story by Kieron Gillen and artist Lenil Yu. In Darth Vader Annual #1 we find Darth Vader heading to the planet Shu-Torin, where the Sith Lord sets out to destroy an uprising against the Empire.
Also hitting the shelves in December is Star Wars Annual #1. Star Wars Annual is also a 40 page book with a list price of $4.99 and is also written by Kieron Gillen with art from Angel Unzueta, In Star Wars Annual #1 we find Rebel spy Haarkon Dak has gone undercover within the Imperial bureaucracy for years and may be the only chance for Rebel-sympathetic senators to survive.
“Han and Leia driving an AT-AT in a daring escape (while trying not to kill each other). The discovery of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s journals. Darth Vader learning that the Rebel who destroyed the Death Star is named “Skywalker.”
Marvel’s Star Wars and Darth Vader series have been filled with shocking twists, thrilling action, and witty humor, adding to the Star Wars mythos in major ways. That impact is set to continue this December with each comic’s first entry in a classic comic book tradition: annuals, or oversized special issues that come once a year. And StarWars.com is excited to have your first look at the covers for Star Wars Annual #1 and Darth VaderAnnual #1, by John Cassaday and Lenil Yu, respectively, below.”