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[A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away...]
Events that occur before Episode IV: A New Hope.

Paperback Graphic Novel
Published as Obi-Wan & Anakin.
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[things from another world]


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Comic & e-Comic Book Series
Published January thru May 2016
as Obi-Wan and Anakin #1, #2, #3, #4 & #5
by Marvel:

Issue #1Issue #2

Issue #3Issue #4

Issue #5

Obi-Wan and Anakin
Charles Soule, Marco Checchetto et al.

Story published as:
Comic Book Series (2016)
e-Comic Book Series (2016)
Paperback Graphic Novel (2016)
Digital Graphic Novel (2016)

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1 review [Review score: 3 / 5]

Before their military heroism in the Clone Wars, before their tragic battle on Mustafar, and many decades before their final confrontation on the Death Star, they were Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his young Padawan, Anakin Skywalker. Now join them a few years into the „chosen one“ Anakin’s training. Teacher and student have grown closer over time, but it’s been a difficult road. And things aren’t about to get any easier. In fact, when they are called to a remote planet for assistance, the pair may be pushed to breaking point. As they find themselves stranded on a strange world of primitive technology and deadly natives, will they be able to save themselves? First they must learn who called for help…and why!

This story occurs approximately 29 years before Episode IV: A New Hope (3 years after Episode I: The Phantom Menace).

Related Stories (in chronological order):

  • The Phantom Menace
  • Obi-Wan and Anakin
  • Attack of the Clones

Review by Darth Kondorr, Poland, 2016:

"There we have it… chronologically speaking this is the first read you get in the New Expanded Universe. I was hesitantly excited to read this, as I have some sentiments towards the objectively mixed bag of pre-Clone Wars comics. There were some great ones, some truly horrible ones… and many so mediocre I was glad the Clone Wars came and shook up this universe.
"Regrettably I have to say, that this second attempt at making it right, is as a mixed bag as what came before it. Although the art is gritty and great, seldom do the characters look like the actors portraying them. That is not always a very bad point, but with good Star Wars fiction I can normally hear the actors voices when reading their lines… here it was not so. Neither Obi Wan’s nor Anakin’s characters were truly captured and as the story moved along I understood that all of this was written more as a tool, a means to get from start to finish, rather than a work of passion for the characters that were on this road.
"Yes, the ending had a nice twist, nothing major, just enough to justify a slightly higher rating but overall this was nothing special. A showcase of lack of subtlety in parallels between the major characters and the secondary ones and an attempt at feeding the story of the movies with additional details. And here I can say, that the one highlight of this book is a not completely successful attempt at showing the origin of the friendship between Palpatine and Anakin. Something that truly requires to be much deeper explored."

Rating: 3 / 5

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