🟢 The Magic People Behind the Comic 🟢
Charles Soule – Writer
Luke Ross – Artist
Neeraj Menon – Colorist
Steve McNiven and Laura Martin – Cover Artist
VC’s Travis Lanham – Letterer
🟢 Publisher and Date 🟢
Marvel Comics / June 2021
🟢 Non Spoiler Spew 🟢
This team who is bringing us this bounty hunter series is brilliant! They are bringing us a side of Star Wars that I have always wanted to see. This first issue is full of action and it brings us character twists. The excellent storytelling and the off the charts artwork really elevates this comic series above others. This is going to be a wonderful comic series full of action, adventure, and mystery.
Charles Soule knows exactly what he is doing. He brings in characters that we are familiar with, but changes them in a wonderful way. Well, more so he truly expands on their character and makes us love them even more. and breathes new life into them. Even though we have been getting stories that are still in the realm of the main timeline, Soule knows how to make this storyline feel fresh and new. Even though I know how it is going to end, I am still enjoying it. Sometimes I even forget where it is going to end up 😅 He really knows how to make an issue be full of adventure and still be able to fully tell the story.
You know, even the bubble work is pretty cool. I like when a character who speaks a different language talks, there are “<>” in the bubbles to show us the translation.
Ross and Menon have a wonderful marriage in his issue. They are both able to make everything pop off the page. I really feel like I am in the Star Wars universe. After I read it I went back just so I can really appreciate all the artwork. Everything is so realistic it is mind blowing. I honestly forget that I am reading a comic. This is perfect enough to be on the big screen. Hopefully with the new Boba Fett series it will be similar to this. Anyway, like I said before, the details are outrageously stunning. The facial features are amazing and even the buildings are amazing. Ross and Menon really bring this comic to life.
This was such an exciting first issue of a new comic series. I was genuinely surprised with some of the plot twists. I really do think any Star Wars fan will enjoy this story. Boba still has is wonderful badassery.
🟢 Where to Buy 🟢
If your local comic shop does not have it then you can always buy it on Amazon.
🔴 Spoiler Summary Spew 🔴
The Crawl. . . Boba Fett claimed the bounty of notorious smuggler and rebel officer, Han Solo. But Solo was stolen from Fett on Nar Shaddaa. Who would dare steal from the galaxy’s most dangerous bounty hunter? This single act may change the galaxy forever. . .
Deep Space. The Mid Rim. The Vermillion. Han Solo was taken by someone named Trinia. They know Boba Fett was the one who had him first, but they aren’t scared of him.
Hutt space. Nar Shaddaa: The Smuggler’s Moon. Boba is at a cantina and the bartender tells him that the person who stole from him is tough or really stupid. While they are talking, two bounty hunters at a table nearby see there is an extremely large bounty on Boba Fett. They go after him but Boba shoots one of them. A guy named Zuckuss and his robot, 4-Lom attack Boba because they want Han Solo. Boba blows them up and Zuckuss is hanging off the edge and gives Boba a future prediction. He tells Boba that he sees him in a sea of red. Boba then kicks him off the edge. Boba takes the robots head to see what he knows. He finds out the he is the bounty, not Han Solo.
Tatooine. The palace of Jabba the Hutt. Boba goes to see Jabba because he finds out he is the one who put the bounty on him. Bib Fortuna tells Boba that Jabba is not here and he put the bounty on his head because he thinks Boba sold Han Solo to someone else. Bib tells him that Jabba got an invitation from the people who took Han Solo and they want to buy Boba. Bib takes Boba to see the invitation. And the invitation is for Jabba to go witness the return of Crimson Dawn. Boba wants to head to Jekara to get even.
Hyperspace. The Shad’ruu war barge of Jabba the Hutt. The Hutt’s are talking to each other and wondering why Han Solo was taken from Boba Fett. What’s funny about this whole scene is that there is a buff ass Hutt who has a six pack 🤣 The Hutt’s talk about how they will be ready for anything that comes their way.
The Mid-Rim. Jekara. Trinia asks the cloaked person why is Han Solo so important. The cloaked person tells her that is because he is connected to every powerful faction in the galaxy. We finally get to see who is under the cloak and it was exactly who I expected. . . Qi’ra.