Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison

Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison

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Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison by Haden Blackman

A traitorous uprising against the fledgling Galactic Empire leaves Emperor Palpatine close to death. Saving the Emperor—and the Empire—appears to be a lost cause... unless Vader can uncover the secrets of the Jedi Council and locate the mysterious "Ghost Prison." Collects the five-issue miniseries.

* Written by The Force Unleashed's Haden Blackman!

* A beautiful, fully painted graphic novel in hardcover with dust jacket!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616550592
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Publication date: 04/09/2013
Edition description: 12+
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Haden Blackman is the project leader for The Force Unleashed game. He is the author of The Field Guide to North American Monsters and Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels. He has also worked extensively within the Star Wars universe on a variety of video games and comic book projects, including Dark Horse Comics' Jango Fett: Open Seasons, LucasArts' Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided, and The Ruins of Dantooine, the first novel based on Star Wars galaxies.

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Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
dsmeek36 More than 1 year ago
This book just hit the stores and my bookshelf, and I read it immediately. It was excellent. You should read it, too. In this day and age, it's hard to expand on the Darth Vader character or the Star Wars universe - there are literally millions of pages of authorized and unauthorized Star Wars lore, most of it revolving around it's most intriguing hero: Darth Vader. Yes, I said hero; call him an anti-hero, if you like, an accidental hero, a reluctant hero, the worst "hero" imaginable - your choice. Nevertheless, the Star Wars universe doesn't exist without him, and Haden Blackman gives us more of what makes the galaxy far, far away tick. The story is deceptive; it will trick you. It does what only Darth Vader can do so perfectly, so quietly, and then suddenly so viciously - it gives you hope; it makes you want something, and then when you've given in and accepted it and taken it on board, our hero reaches in and rips your heart out in the only way he can: mercilessly. It can't be easy to add to the Dark Lord's legend or make him seem even more than he is, but Hayden Blackman does. He gives us what we have always craved, a devilishly brief insight into that time between the rise of the Empire (post Revenge of the Sith) and the beginning of its end (pre A New Hope), one that endangers every element of the fledgling Empire and brings forth new legends and old foes. And then, in the end, we are reminded that what we hoped for is futile and Darth Vader is the hero that we all love to fear. Great story, great lines and ink - the action sequences are crisp and powerful, as is even line of the Dark Lord. If you heard this was going to be good; you heard right.
Charlemagne3 More than 1 year ago
This graphic novel is satisfying and all about Vader, especially in the end (quite literally). Although the POV is through the eyes of another, The Dark Lord is is main focus. The art is quite satisfying and the setting is that interesting period immediately following the Clone Wars.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Learn to fear the Dark Side with this awesome story!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have one thing to say and one thing only... MAKE THE PICTURE OF DARTH VADER COMPATIBLE WITH MY WALLPAPERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sorry but I did not care bout story line so much too dry and very slow reading
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I don't like it