Star Wars: Age of Republic series by Jody Houser, illustrated by Cory Smith, Wilton Santos, Luke Ross
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Overview: Jody Houser decided she wanted to be a writer when she was eight years old and never looked back. For better or worse, no one ever suggested that she stop. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing at Emerson College in Boston, where she completed her master’s thesis in screenwriting and was a winner of the Rod Parker Fellowship for Playwriting. Starting in 2006, Jody began experimenting with webcomics. She is the creator behind the webcomic Cupcake POW!, which launched in 2010 and is currently available on comiXology Submit. Jody has written Faith for Valiant Comics, Max Ride: Ultimate Flight and Agent May for Marvel, and Orphan Black for IDW. She has been a contributing writer to numerous comic anthologies including Avengers: No More Bullying, Vertigo CMYK: Magenta, and both Womanthology series.
Age of Republic: Qui-Gon Jinn
Jedi Order…or chaos? Considered one of the greatest Jedi Knights or the one who led them to their doom, maverick Qui-Gon Jinn is one of Star Wars’ most controversial heroes. The Jedi Master is known to bend the rules and it’s gotten him into plenty of trouble with the Council. Now, in the face of a mission that goes awry, he’s forced to confront his conflicting beliefs. What will Qui-Gon uncover about his loyalty to the Jedi vs his loyalty to the Force? Guest-starring Master Yoda!
Age of Republic: Darth Maul
Rise of the Sith! A living weapon of rage and bloodthirst, Darth Maul has stayed in the shadows of Coruscant waiting for his chance to strike against the Jedi Order! However, since tasting his first blood, the Sith lord struggles to contain his desire for destruction and questions the wishes of his methodically plotting master. Could Maul have had another path in life, or was he always fated to follow a dark road? Guest-starring Darth Sidious!
Age of Republic: Obi-Wan Kenobi
The early days of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Jedi Knight! Following the wishes of his master, Obi-Wan has taken on Anakin Skywalker as an apprentice. Will his mission alongside his young Padawan bring them closer together, or sow the seeds that will drive them apart? And who else is after the ancient holocron that they seek?
Age of Republic: Jango Fett
The most feared bounty hunter in the galaxy! Jango Fett’s reputation precedes him as he joins a crew for what seems like a simple job. Wait, is that a kid with him?! Will his fellow bounty hunters be foolish enough to betray Jango and his son, Boba Fett?
Age of Republic: Special
The greatest heroes of the Republic, the deadliest villains – and everyone in between! Four creative teams! Four stories featuring your favorite Star Wars characters! The baddest Jedi in the galaxy has a score to settle – Mace Windu returns in an action-packed adventure from Ethan Sacks! You can run, but can you hide from the twin lightsabers of Sith assassin Asajj Ventress? Feel her fury in a tale expertly woven by Jody Houser. And is Jar Jar Binks’ role in the Star Wars story over? Not by a long shot! Because Chip Zdarsky has a rancor bone to pick with the galaxy’s most notorious Gungan. You can take the clone out of the war but you can never take the war out of the clone – Captain Rex dusts off his blaster and enters the fray in a story by Marc Guggenheim.
Age of Republic: Anakin Skywalker
An untold Anakin adventure from the heart of the Clone Wars! A chance to strike a devastating blow to the Separatist cause comes with a high cost. Will Anakin choose the darker path or hold true to the Code of the Jedi? Guest-starring Obi-Wan Kenobi!
Age of Republic: Count Dooku
The former Jedi begins laying the groundwork for his Sith Master! However, an unexpected encounter with an old student threatens his plans. Caught between his old life and his new, will Dooku be able to protect the secrets of the Sith? And does he control the Dark Side or is he merely its tool?
Age of Republic: Padmé Amidala
A desperate diplomatic mission for Senator Amidala! Padmé sets out in secret to try to bring a neutral world into the Republic fold. Is this a genuine offer of alliance or another trap for the outspoken Senator? And will rejecting the help of the Jedi be a deadly mistake?
Age of Republic: General Grievous
The fearsome Separatist general strikes! In his hunt to kill Jedi, Grievous stumbles across a power greater than he imagined. What secrets will the killer cyborg find inside a lost Jedi temple? Can Grievous strike a blow against the very Force itself?