Marvel Comics has confirmed exclusively with ComicBook.com that Darth Vader #1 has received over 300k pre-orders, making it another strong start from Marvel's recently launched Star Wars comic book line.
Darth Vader #1 is written by Kieron Gillen and drawn by Salvador Larroca, and is the first issue of Darth Vader's first ever ongoing comic book solo series. Taking place after the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, the series will tell Vader's story following the Battle of Yavin.
Marvel has also provided ComicBook.com with an exclusive first look a several variant covers for the issue, including several retailer exclusives. Check them out below.
Whilce Portacio Variant
Newbury Comics Exclusive
Mike Del Mundo Variant
Mark Brooks Midtown Comics Exclusive
Mico Suayan Hastings Exclusive
Greg Land Dynamic Forces Exclusive
Alex Ross Variant
J. Scott Campbell Variant
Greg Horn Gamestop Exclusive
Alex Ross Webstore Exclusive Boba Fett Variant
Darth Vader #1 goes on sale February 11.
Darth Vader #1
Publisher: MARVEL COMICS
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Adi Granov
The original Dark Lord of the Sith stars in his first ongoing series!
Ever since Darth Vader made his first on-screen appearance, he became the one of the most popular villains to ever haunt an audience's dreams! Now, follow Vader straight from the ending of A NEW HOPE (and the pages of the new STAR WARS comic book) into his own series, showing the Empire's war with the Rebel Alliance from the other side! Writer Kieron Gillen (Uncanny X-Men, Journey Into Mystery, Iron Man) and artist Salvador Larroca (Invincible Iron Man, X-Men: No More Humans) bring us a peek behind the mask of evil!
Item Code: DEC140792
In Shops: 2/11/2015