Star Wars-ing: Princess Leia

When I first read Princess Leia, I thought it was a light story that was ok. In fact, I wasn’t even going to review it. Then for some reason, I couldn’t shake the story. I kept thinking about it. So I gave it a reread. It’s not light at all. In fact, I think its one of the best comics I’ve read in some time.

Mark Waid wrote the story with Terry Dodson doing the pencils and Rachel Dodson inking the series. Jordie Bellaire colored the run.

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The story picks up where Episode IV ends. We are at the medal ceremony and our heroes are parting ways. However, every one treats Leia as she should be grieving. She should; her planet was blown to bits in front of her. Because of interplanetary travel, there are surviving Alderaanians. This becomes the mission of Leia in this 5 issue run.

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Episode 5: Wizard World Philly, Weezer, DC Rebirth and Harley Quinn, and Star Wars ComicsPodcasting

The weekly podcast from Nola Nerd Couple recaps Wizard World Philly plus our regular features on music, reading, and Star Wars. In music, we discuss Weezer’s upcoming tour. In reading, we focus on DC especially Rebirth and Harley Quinn. For Star Wars, we stay with comic books with special attention to the Princess Leia run as well as focusing on some of the Star Wars comic book artists that were at Wizard World Philadelphia. We also do our first preview of BayouCon 2016.