These droids have only just entered the star wars universe through marvels darth vader comic book series, but i already cant wait to see more of them. Simultaneously, lucasfilm developed two animated series, one featuring r2d2 and c3po, the other wicket and his ewok playmates. In an effort to find new masters, r2d2 and c3po find themselves battling gunrunners, political coups, and other robots. Jul 19, 2019 ironically, although there are many droids in the star wars universe that are specifically designed for destruction, the most dangerous droids in the world are usually the ones that havent been made to destroy anything at all. Olag greck is a con man and arch criminal, and hes hiding out exactly where you might expect. Droids are robots that have artificial intelligence and have a vast number of roles to be played in the universe. The star wars universe is very extensive across different platforms including movies, video games, comic books, and more. Comic book based on the star wars animated series starring the droids c3p0 and r2d2. Sure, there are plenty of droids used as eyecatching props in the star wars trilogies, but the best droids are characters in their own right, as nuanced and captivating as leia, han, vader and the rest.
After finishing marvel star wars, marvel comics made an eightissue comic based upon the show. If not, and you are familiar with lord of the rings or roleplaying games, you might enjoy it. Last week, we officially met k2so middle in the above picture, the newest droid companion to a band of rebels in the star wars universe. When c3po malfunctions and starts to insult everyone from princess leia to lasertoting smugglers. An obvious example of that is the innocent, adorable bb8. Marvels initial star wars series ran 107 issues along with three annuals and a handful of spinoff series, including ewoks and star wars. Darth vader is a 2015 marvel comics star wars series. Recently i found out that they were coming out with the vintage line, along with the ewoks comics.
Sep 05, 2017 last week, we officially met k2so middle in the above picture, the newest droid companion to a band of rebels in the star wars universe. Darth vader reveals his true thoughts on droids star wars comics explained. The series chronicled their subsequent adventures for 107 issues and three annuals, including a sixissue. Jan 10, 2015 marvels initial star wars series ran 107 issues along with three annuals and a handful of spinoff series, including ewoks and star wars.
Droids the adventures of r2d2 and c3po is a 1985 animated television series spin off from the original star wars trilogy. If you are familiar with both, you will enjoy it basically, shamus young, the creator, has treated lord of the rings as the fantasy campaign of a longsuffering dungeon master saddled with all too typical players, and illustrated it in the form of a. The 10 most dangerous droids in the star wars universe, ranked. I think its because the kind of person who thinks, it would be funny to make a comic that spoofs star wars is the kind of person who would read the amount of work you put into each comic and say, omfg wat. Star wars droids 1986 1st series marvelstar comics. Featuring classic star wars characters luke skywalker, princess leia, han solo, chewbacca, c3po, and r2d2, the first six issues adapt the may 1977 film star wars. How marvels rogue one adaptation further explores the films powerful themes look back at the recent happenings in marvels star wars titles, from rogue one to doctor aphra. Taking place 15 years before the events of a new hope, the show followed the famed droid duo as they made their way through the galaxy, meeting new enemies and allies along the way.
The series chronicled their subsequent adventures for 107 issues and three annuals. In an effort to find new masters, r2d2 and c3po find themselves battling gunrunners, political coups, and. Star wars vintage droids action figures in the mid 1980s a new line of star wars vintage droids action figures was released based on star wars droids, an animated tv series launched to obviously try and cash in on the past success of the star wars franchise, but alas it was not to be. While assigned to teach and take care of an ambassadors son, c3p0 and r2d2 get caught right in the middle of the youngsters dream and ambition to become a part of the crew of reddjak,a space pirate and criminal in the scarlet pirate and end of the game. Ewoks later renamed the allnew ewoks aired in an hourlong block dubbed the ewoks and droids adventure hour, each spinning off a variety of childrens storybooks, as well as a corresponding comic book series from marvels star comics imprint. To simplify the pair, you could say theyre kind of like evil versions of c3po and r2d2. Now, after narrowly escaping the dark lords clutches, and wounded and reeling from the revelation, luke, princess leia, lando calrissian, the wookiee chewbacca and the droids c3po and r2d2 must fight their way back to the rebel alliancefor the fate of the entire galaxy is at.
Droids television show, which aired in the 198586 season and was canceled shortly after this series began. The star wars comic books category for a complete list. Oct 20, 2016 the star wars adventure continues in this hilarious, exciting tale of the droids r2d2 and c3po. Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other comic vine users. It focuses on the exploits of droids r2d2 and c3po between the events of revenge of the sith and a new hope. The last jedi is the eighth and final issue of the star wars. These would all be great starter comics for kids that are huge star wars fans just starting out on their comic collections. This omnibus collects, for the first time, all the issues of the ewoks and star wars. The droids represent everything that makes star wars great. Check out individual issues, and find out how to read them. Dec 17, 2019 droids fill a wide array of roles in the star wars world, ranging from loyal companions, like c3po and r2d2, to ominous villains, like ig88 and 4lom, to glorified windowdressing, like mouse. From the pages of marvel comics star wars, and inspired the the famous movies, c3po and r2d2 got their own comic book series as part of marvel comics star comics imprint.
Droids and ewoks r2d2 and c3po find themselves travelling the universe. The star wars adventure continues in this hilarious, exciting tale of the droids r2d2 and c3po. I keep expecting another movie comic to appear someplace, but it hasnt happened yet. Oct 09, 2018 114d 21b 21b surgical droid 264 3po unit 4a7 5m7 4lom a4d asp general purpose droid az3452118962464987247 astromech droid attack on imperial. Apr 07, 2020 the star wars universe is very extensive across different platforms including movies, video games, comic books, and more. Star wars is a comic book series published by marvel comics from april 12, 1977 to may 27, 1986. The comic book series is set before the events of star wars. The droids encounter more than one new master, war droids, megaweapons, time travel, and even ewoks. It is the third comic series set in the rebooted disney star wars universe, after darth maul. I really enjoyed them and some even brought a little smile to my face, but the stories were very short and limited, kind of like sunday newspaper comics. Droids, published by dark horse comics, was a series of comics revolving around r2d2 and c3po, published from 1994 to 1997. Droids 1994 series olag greck is a con man and arch criminal, and hes hiding out exactly where you might expect.
Star wars droids comic book rare print advertisement ebay. Ranking the 59 best droids in the star wars universe blastr. Star wars for all the variations of the subject on the site. Droids was an eightissue comic book series published by star comics, an imprint of marvel comics, from 1986 to 1987. Droids television show, which aired in the 198586 season and was canceled shortly after this series began unlike the tv show, which was set around 15 bby, this series was initially stated to. Comic book galaxy explores marvels star wars comic book releases and provides a discussion point on the culture and climate of the star wars comic book universe april was a stellar month for star wars comics. In 1986, marvel star comics imprint published a star wars. This book has cute stories that share a little more into the day to day life of the star wars droids. From the pages of marvel comics star wars, and inspired the the famous movies, c3po and r2d2 got their own comicbook series as part of marvel comics star comics imprint. Star wars droids 1986 1st series marvelstar comics comic books. However, the comic takes place several years after the show and, in its final issues, tells the story of a certain movie from the droids perspective. Dont pay those taxes and a killer droid makes a visit. Ewoks later renamed the allnew ewoks aired in an hourlong block dubbed the ewoks and droids adventure hour, each spinning off a variety of childrens storybooks, as well as a corresponding comic. Droids this 1985 animated series from abc featured the adventures of r2d2 and c3po, with anthony daniels reprising his role as the golden droid.
Droids comic book stories star seethreepio and artoodetoo. In the star wars galaxy, automatons are so much necessary property, but even firstdegree droids are considered expendable. C3p0 and r2d2 are sent to their new master, lott kemp, a crystal merchant who lives on the planet dodz which is under the control of a governor who demands heavy taxes. Cad bane made his marvel comics debut in the pages of darth maul, dr. Vader did not kill lukes father anakinvader is lukes father.
Droids fill a wide array of roles in the star wars world, ranging from loyal companions, like c3po and r2d2, to ominous villains, like ig88 and 4lom, to glorified windowdressing, like mouse. Considering just how many droids have been used in the current star wars canon, we thought it was time to come up with a definitive. Years later, i found out they had two different comic book series. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. Bibliography star wars publications timelinestar wars insider 23. I bought the star wars omnibus droids from a comic book store and wanted the vintage line too. Oct 16, 2015 these droids have only just entered the star wars universe through marvels darth vader comic book series, but i already cant wait to see more of them.
Aphra and her father fought for their lives against the dangerous eternal rur, and we. Droids comics series, released in the 1980s by marvels imprint star comics. Following the destruction of the death star and the battle of cymoon 1, the emperor begins to lose patience with vaders repeated failures to. Written by dave manak with additional writing by george carragone, star wars omnibus. Jun 06, 2012 written by dave manak with additional writing by george carragone, star wars omnibus. Lets talk about some of the best unique droids in star wars.665 376 1096 1049 789 926 382 1180 304 239 1325 1143 1397 1462 850 835 531 414 140 51 501 108 1270 533 1115 1269 354 260 66 982 171 430 1331 1549 732 225 996 147 856 541 1023 882 600 1415 1166