Dark Force Rising (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy Graphic Novels, #2)
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Dark Force Rising (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy Graphic Novels, #2)

3.85 of 5 stars 3.85  ·  rating details  ·  230 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The Empire's still kicking, at least with one leg, when Grand Admiral Thrawn takes what's left of the imperial fleet and sets on a Sherman-like tear-ass. Target: the New Republic. This feeble force seems like a minor threat, but...there's a traitor in the New Republic's midst, which can not only spell catastrophe but also turn Luke and Leia to the Dark Side. (Based on the...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 8th 1998 by Dark Horse Comics
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José Pedro Gomes
This is cheap, cheesy, and does not explore anything except using the same clichés of the mega-blast first trilogy, I mean, the second. Pastiches of the original formula... perhaps a "Hero with a Thousand Faces" (not this one), or Plato's cave allegory, or whatever juicy philosophical "Admirable New Worlds" Lucas studied. Anyway, in any terms this sequel doesn't have any of it. Dry as a popcorn hollywood special effects action fantasy blockbuster. Dry as Lucas is since the Ewoks, he became The b...more
I liked this much better than the Heir to the Empire comics. The illustrations were so much better and made the reading experience much more enjoyable. I still prefer the novels just for the extra information you receive in them, but these were still great.
A must read for Star Wars fans. Even if you've read the novel, this is a fun read just for the visual aspect. If you haven't read the Thrawn trilogy, you really should. Thrawn is quite the menacing foe. The comics don't show quite as much of h...more
Bryan Glosemeyer
a pretty terrible adaption of the book. if you are interested in this story, just skip the graphic novel and read the actual book. couldn't even finish it.
Ryan Witalison
Another very good adaptation of Dark Force Rising, a must have for any fan
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