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  • Bookdragon Sean
    2018-10-01 09:48

    A New Hope has always been one of my favourite Star Wars films, most likely because it was my very first glimpse at something that would eventually develop into an epic. Luke Skywalker’s story is where it all began, and I really did enjoy seeing it in this form. The artist has rendered the planetary systems, the deserts of Tatooine and the oppressive nature of the Death Star perfectly. The environments look great, but there are a few issues with the characters. So, I have mixed feelings about its overall quality. The artwork:• Characters 2/5*• Environments and effects 4/5*It must be noted that the cover art image is a modern rendering, and is in no ways a reflection of the illustrations in here that were done in the 70s. Here's what actually Luke looks like:Here's a cool looking explosion:Luke comes across in the necessary degrees of naïve; he acts young, though in some of the images he actually looks older than Han Solo. I’ve had a peak at the second instalment (The Empire Strikes Back Comic) and his rendering is much more appropriate. He actually looks like Mark Hamill rather than some random square jawed dude who needs a good night’s sleep. So his appearance, at odds with the on screen version, is just an issue with this first instalment. I’m glad it improved, but it does make the series feel a little inconsistent. It’s a double edged sword really. The space battles are where the illustrator’s skill comes into play. The colouring is spot on, and the explosive effects are quite impressive. Visually speaking, they were the best aspect of the graphic novel. The fight between Ben Kenobi and Vader was also quite good. Kenobi’s death was incredibly dramatic even in this form. The story- 4/5I’m glad to say that this edition lacked any originality. It is basically an exact copy of the events in the movie. This is a good thing, of course. There isn’t a single plot deviation or major inconsistency that I detected. It’s all very true to its origins. It needed to be. Kenobi has always been the Skywalker’s protector. Firstly, at his master’s behest, he rescues the young Anakin and trains him in the ways of the force. Secondly, he looks after Anakin’s son from a distance, and insures the heir to the Jedi survives. He is Luke’s silent guardian; his shield against the Empire. He is the true hero of this story. Sometimes I just feel like the man deserves a little bit more recognition. He gave his life to the Skywalker’s. He was a wise and powerful Jedi, one that even mastered death. Few Jedi can say the same. Obi-Wan becomes one with the force and escaped being struck down, does this not make him one of the greatest Jedi of all time? Luke was lucky to have him as a master regardless of how brief the experience was. I think this comes across superbly in this form. He’s a great character. Overall, this is a fairly good adaption. There is room for improvement but, like I said, the artwork is better in the next edition, which I will also be reviewing at some point soon. The story makes this what it is; it’s like a breakdown of all the important scenes in the film. It captures both the humour and urgency of the situations. The character dynamic are there in full force along with appropriate personalities. It’s like a pleasant reminder of the movie, that I now have an overbearing urge to watch. I think that’s a good thing, don’t you?Star Wars Original Trilogy Graphic Novels 1. A New Hope-A fair three stars 2. The Empire Strikes Back-An improved 3.5 stars

  • Jim
    2018-10-04 12:41

    A nice way to remember the facts that took place in a far far away galaxy

  • Jelena
    2018-09-22 07:44

    This is one of the few cases (known to me) where the film came before everything else. So maybe this comic has had it easy or easier in a way: It had its plot, pacing and characters already set. And as a reader you know fully what to expect. But still, as visual as they both may be, those are two different media, with different dynamics and focusing of different aspects. The film and the comic aren’t identical. They couldn’t and shouldn’t be. And yes, some things differed from what I had come to know and love in the film or from what I had imagined for myself. Of those different approaches, some irked me. Like Chewie being an aggressive beast rather than a badass but gentle giant. Or Han, who is far less rough around the edges but with his heart in the right place, and far more an outright jackass. Or Luke looking like Prince Adam. (Don’t get me wrong, I love Prince Adam, that was my favourite cartoon as a child. But a He-Man Skywalker is a bit weird.) While I’m at it: The Völsunga/Sigmund/Signy vibe between Luke and Leia was disturbingly gross. Though technically we’re not supposed to know that yet. Also, I missed John Williams’ brilliant score. Which is easily overcome by humming the according themes to oneself while reading. On the other hand, C-3PO was considerably less annoying than usually. But that might just as well be me getting old(er) and going all soft and gooey. But the primary issue, the only real issue here, is that this is a remastered edition of the seventies comic. And that’s what rubbed me. It’s just… too remastered. Too postery, too glossy, to shiny, too bright. Seriously, the beam of a regular light bulb in my living room hit a panel once and almost blinded me. That taught me to read more by natural daylight.But here’s the thing: This is Star Wars and it is the Holy Trinity. And there will never ever be a time when, at seeing the words “In a galaxy far, far away…”, I won’t be transferred back into my eight-year-old, goggle-eyed self, all transfixed and mesmerised. (Seriously, we all know that a parsec is a distance unit, and if you’re going all logical and purist and looking for implausibilities, then kindly fuck off, go make you own space opera with black-jack and hookers, and leave Star Wars, and everything else, for that matter, alone.) Whatever may have bugged me, it never lasted long. This adaptations isn’t good, it’s actually great. And everything else is forgiven. For me, Star Wars has always been highly visual. The novels and novelisations just never really sat with me; I think the galaxy far away loses more than it gains in the process. And this comic is probably the best thing you could have done to the source material when transferring it and giving it a new shape, but without leading it too far from its essence. Like the Force, this comic is in balance between being a good adaptation, true to the original, and being a good genre comic in itself, equally true to the standards of its own form. And hey, here Chewie does get his very deserved medal!

  • Ruel
    2018-10-12 06:02

    I was leaning toward rating this less than four stars when I remembered that it was STAR WARS. This is a collected volume of the original Marvel comics from that magical year of 1977 when something from a galaxy far, far away took over Planet Earth. My dad bought me the oversized version of these comics and I wore them out after repeated readings. As a child I remember thinking that the characters didn't really look like the actors from the movie. Even Chewbacca didn't look like the infamous Walking Carpet; he was more Sasquatch than Wookie. This remains true in this newly colored and remastered version, but I do like the new colors since they seem to make everything "pop" more. Or maybe it's just been so long since I read this six-issue series that I forgot about the artwork.In either case, it's still a blast following the adventures of Luke and the gang, even if the, um, intimate moments between him and Princess Leia seem even creepier now. Since the artists at the time didn't know the big secret about the siblings, their choice of artwork was more, um, romantic. Let's move on, shall we?There are several deleted scenes in the comics, including one of Jabba the Hutt in which he looks vastly different than the version that appeared in the third movie. There's also a scene that explains the friendship between Luke and Biggs while they're on Tatooine. Overall, this was a great way for me to get hyped for The Force Awakens. Not that I needed any more reasons, but still.

  • Anna
    2018-10-12 10:07

    The artwork inside is so '70s that I am actually digging it.

  • BookishBoy
    2018-09-20 09:06

    The artwork was a little bit rough. All the characters looked pretty bad and in particular all their jaws were so distracting. But the icing on the cake was Luke. He looked like a middle aged man, it was that weird. Leia and Chewbacca were also walking disasters.The narration also needed some more work. It felt childish and I couldn’t feel the thrill that I felt while watching the movie or reading the novelization. I don’t know about the original version, it might have been better, but since I read the Brazilian Portuguese translation I can’t be sure.It’s Star Wars, though. It deserves to be experienced in every adaptation. I heard the artwork gets better in the next one, but tbh I would have bought it even if it didn’t. C’mon, it’s Star Wars, I gotta add stuff to my collection.

  • Ned Leffingwell
    2018-09-29 09:57

    This is a reprinting of the original Marvel comic adaptation of Star Wars: A New Hope. The reprint looks great. They did recolor the entire story using a modern method. I have mixed feelings about the recoloring. If I had never seen the original comics I would say that they did a fantastic job. However, the art now has a 21st century comic look to it. It has lost some of the 70's comic charm. I remember that the original cover to issue one showed Darth Vader's helmet with a green hue. Also, the original colors had a bright psychedelic feel to them.I would recommend this. It is interesting to see the adaptation of the film. We are treated to an early appearance of Jabba the Hutt (who looks nothing like he does in Return of the Jedi), scenes with Luke's friend Biggs, and some other treats that differ from the film. Otherwise it is a bronze age adaptation of the film that does the job well.

  • George K.
    2018-09-16 12:59

    Προσφορά της Κυριακάτικης Καθημερινής, πρόκειται για το πρώτο κόμικ από τα τρία που θα κυκλοφορήσουν, η ιστορία του οποίου ακολουθεί επακριβώς την ιστορία της πρώτης ταινίας Star Wars (Επεισόδιο IV). Έχοντας δει την ταινία ένα κάρο φορές, δεν συνάντησα τίποτα εκπλήξεις στην πλοκή, πλην κάποιων λίγων σκηνών στην αρχή με τον φίλο του Λουκ Σκαϊγουόκερ, τον Μπιγκς, που δεν υπήρχαν στην ταινία, όπως και την εντελώς διαφορετική εξωτερική εμφάνιση του Τζάμπα. Λοιπόν, το κόμικ απευθύνεται σε αυτούς που έχουν απολαύσει τις ταινίες στο παρελθόν και παράλληλα αγαπούν τα κόμικς. Προσωπικά έμεινα ευχαριστημένος, τόσο από τους διαλόγους, όσο και από το σχέδιο. Ίσως, βέβαια, το σχέδιο να μην είναι γενικά τρομερό και να μην αρέσει σε όλους, νομίζω όμως ότι κάνει καλά την δουλειά του. Όσον αφορά τα χρώματα, μου φάνηκαν πολύ καλά και ζωντανά. Η έκδοση της Καθημερινής είναι αρκετά ικανοποιητική για το κόστος της, με σκληρό εξώφυλλο αλλά πολύ λεπτά φύλλα. Σίγουρα θα τιμήσω και τα επόμενα δυο της σειράς.

  • Michael Yankovich
    2018-09-28 14:01

    A very cool hardcover remastering and reprinting of the first six issues of Marvel's 1970s and 1980s ongoing Star Wars series, adapting Episode IV. This book features some excellent recoloring that brings a beautiful modern flair to the 1977 artwork. These issues also feature some interesting aspects of the movie that were cut for one reason or another: we see Luke on Tattooine witnessing a space battle and a very different Jabba the Hutt to name a few. Also included is a covers and artwork gallery. This book is great for collectors and new fans alike.

  • Alex
    2018-10-06 08:38

    Han shoots. I'd say Han shoots first, but that would imply there's a second shot. Five stars.This is a reprint of the original comic adaptation of the films. Colors have been retouched. Good stuff.

  • Isis Velasco
    2018-09-18 06:01

    Marcando em livros separados ou o goodreads vai foder minha meta de leitura por ler em volume único u_u

  • Julie Bettina
    2018-10-09 11:48

    A bit bummed about the boring looking Jabba the Hutt (but I just found out that he actually didn't appear until Return of the Jedi in the original theatrical releases), and the comic format made the fighting scenes very chaotic! However, nothing can spoil the pure magic known as A New Hope (well, originally just Star Wars, but you get the point)!

  • Kamillah
    2018-09-23 12:42

    Is it "lightsaber," or "lightsabre"? I never had to think about it until just now, seeing it in writing. This is the reissued, remastered, and freshly colored hardcover collecting the original six issues first published in 1977 prior to the release of the film. (Sidenote: I don't think a pre-release of essentially the ENTIRE story of a hotly anticipated film would ever be released like this way again. Hello, spoiler alert!) Funny that even then, the covers screamed "The greatest space-fantasy film of all!" I picked this up because I wanted to catch up on the original film, but I don't have a copy of it so I thought it would be neat to read the comic adaptation. In the interest of full disclosure, I actually didn't remember what happens in the story because I was really young when I first saw the movies and never really watched them again, so while the characters and ideas were familiar, the story was like new again. I'll have to see how the comic and the film fit together. To be totally honest, it sometimes read as a 2-star book, with the wordy narration and copious exclamation points that seem to be common in older comics, but this is likely a challenge of viewing an older comic through contemporary eyes. The dialogue really kept an adventurous and fun tone in the face of cosmic domination, and each character's personalities comes across very clearly, except maybe for Chewbacca, but then again his characterization must lose some edge when you're reading his language as opposed to hearing it! I loved that Princess Leia played a role in her own rescue, wielding her own blasters--I wasn't very optimistic about how she'd be depicted in a '70's comic...but in the end I was pleasantly surprised and satisfied. The action and emotional tension noticeably picks up in the last issue (#6), which depicts the one final space pilot dogfight with gravity, humor, and excitement at the right moments. So yes, I enjoyed it.As a special re-release, this collection offers little that adds to the experience--there's a new introduction meant to share a bit about how Marvel came to publish a comic adaptation prior to the film release, but it's surprisingly pretty boring. The original cover art (original inks, plus the colored versions) are reprinted at the end of the collection if you enjoy examining covers through the years. The remastered and newly colored pages are the real boon here--the vibrant colors jump off the page in a more three dimensional way that's more pleasing to the modern eye, yet the book still retains the original "throwback" look of the original artwork. The lightsabres (I'm going with the spelling in the comic!) glow in a way I doubt they glowed in the original newsprint.

  • Alex
    2018-09-15 09:07

    It's difficult to say whether it's something to do with the pacing and style of story, or just the plain horrible artwork that's a cross between a 2001-Kubrick style lightshow fantasia and someone vomiting uncontrollably over the page. Either way, this comic adaptation of Lucas' classic movie falls somewhat short, to the extent that I'm struggling to offer even the most ardent Star Wars fan a good reason to pick this up and spend time with it. I suppose the fact that it's the first Star Wars comic and an important piece of Star Wars history. But then again, there's a lot of early Star Wars paraphernalia that helped market the phenomenen at the time that it's just best to forget nowadays ... the 1978 TV Holiday Special springs to mind.What I'm saying is that I'm even struggling to motivate myself to write a review for a book that was just a mediocre adaptation of a decent script. Where the visuals fall so flat, the dialogue fails to ring out and the story doesn't take on any weight, meaning or purpose. It's interesting, I guess, to compare the failure of this to the the success of the movie which achieves so much more with the same plot and dialogue. (there are slight alterations to the plot here - extra scenes with Biggs and a non-slug like Jabba, but you can hear these and more in the much better Star Wars Radio adaptation from a similar period)

  • Todd Bauerle
    2018-10-11 08:07

    I have read these issues before...most notably in the Dark Horse, two-issue collection from the 90's. But here, the art is presented in a new, remastered color...which breathes new life into the comic. Bound in a nice hard cover presentation, this is a fine bookshelf edition. It also includes a digital edition to read with your Marvel online account. If you are hesitating, don't...this is a confident buy.

  • Sylvia
    2018-09-15 13:06

    What I really liked in this adaptation was that Marvel got the script from George Lucas himself before the movie was released. The artists did a good job. They stick closely to to the original lines, so as a Star Wars fan I easily could visualize the movie images. Back in 1977 any fan could enjoy Star Wars again reading this adaptation. The rough sketching of the images aren't always my taste as I'm used to a more detailed and precize coloring of comics as is normal in Europe.

  • Ian Reay
    2018-09-15 14:08

    Absolutely beautiful edition of the original Marvel adaptation. Brand new colouring techniques give life to the artwork like never before! The back of the book contains some sketch covers of the original issues,plus covers of previously collected editions.Perfect!

  • Brian
    2018-10-05 08:38

    fun revisit.....newly re-colored.

  • Kelly K
    2018-10-07 10:58

    This was a collection of the original Star Wars: A New Hope comics by Marvel in 1977. It was great to read the originals that were started shortly after the movie came out.

  • Tracy
    2018-10-06 05:48

    good enough to get you ready for the movie.

  • James
    2018-10-01 05:53

    I enjoyed it. IT has some slightly different lines from the movie so I can see where Lucas might have gone in future episodes.

  • Jaimie
    2018-10-04 12:59

    Even though the comic adaptation of George Lucas’ Star Wars by Marvel contains a few factual flaws (Red Five, and what’s with Jabba the Hutt?) and the illustrated characters rarely look like Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford, it was still quite delightful to revisit the space epic in comic book form. Most of the flaws I can write off as being due to them writing the story before the finalized film was released, but it was a bit weird to see so much exposition within the panels. Most modern comics rely on strong dialogue and visuals to get the story across to readers, but during this period Marvel writers seemed to add a lot of omniscient narrative in addition to these staples - not always necessarily in fact. The majority of the panels adequately depicted the story (with much of the artwork being surprisingly good for non-coloured or shaded work) and the dialogue was generally taken right out of the film, so a lot of their added content in the form of characters’ inner thoughts (which didn’t appear in the film obviously) or in a formalized narration came off as being slightly overkill and in some cases downright forced. All that aside, considering that comic adaptations of films or novels often aren’t successful (even now), Marvel made a pretty strong representation of the Star Wars story!

  • Rielle Greenleaf
    2018-10-07 13:53

    As far as Star Wars comics go, this wasn't my favourite. I prefer the art style of the Prequel adaptations and Darth Vader comics, and there were many discrepancies between this and the film - probably the biggest being Jabba the Hutt. However, this did come out around the time of the movie and is definitely a throwback to the good ol' 70s.

  • Vinoth G
    2018-10-11 09:59

    As good as the movie. too much dialogue for a comic though!

  • Jack Gattanella
    2018-10-15 09:58

    What you should know if you're curious to check out the original/1st ever Marvel Comics run of Star Wars from 1977 (the adaptation of the movie), is that it's taking the source from the actual screenplay that George Lucas was shooting from and not the film. From what I've read in the 'Making of Star Wars' book (the giant one by Rinzler), Lucas made the deal with Marvel around the time or just before editing on the film was going to take place. So if you wonder why there are some scenes mixed-around, like why the Darth Vader/Imperial officer discussion about how to use the Death Star (the "I find your lack of faith disturbing" choke bit) is earlier in the story, or why Luke has interactions with his friends at Anchorhead while the rebel ship is being boarded by Darth Vader (!) it's because that's how it was in the script. And yet even with things that ended up being changed around (though I'm sure for people who read this back then it must have seemed out of this world to see these scenes, like, say, a VERY different than how he would eventually look Jabba the Hutt talking with Solo, or Biggs and Luke being reunited before the big battle), it's still STAR WARS. Roy Thomas and his artists are exceptional people working in their craft, and they brought to this story just what was needed. Of course Lucas' story lent itself to comic books naturally - he took inspiration from many of the pulpiest sci-fi ones - and many scenes fit for the dialog that's being spoken. It's also very cool to see things as they were before the Special Editions reared its head, like, say, Greedo NOT shooting first/simultaneously (yey!)If I give it less than five stars (closer to 4.5 though) is that the final issue, where the attack on the Death Star happens, is a little scattered. That's also an example of why film editing is much different than what editing happens in a comic book sometimes. Of course shots and scenes won't be verbatim, and little one-panel moments of dialog or things work better for emphasis in a comic book. But I didn't feel the same forward momentum and thrills as the film did (with the exception of the death of Biggs - it's not a spoiler, if you haven't seen SW in the past 39 years and are reading this, what are you doing here). It's still well drawn but little things added to make it more comic-booky for the time - i.e. mentions back to Han/Chewie before their surprise appearance, or hints before its supposed to come of Obi-Wan's presence to Luke - are distracting.Nonetheless, this is an essential item for Star Wars fans, and with the new editing put out in conjunction with the Force Awakens (and Disney/Lucasfilm and, oddly enough, Marvel combination), the colors are updated and it feels like you're reading the issue from the period today (minus the feel of the paper of the time). It's near-classic work for a classic film.

  • Christopher Rush
    2018-10-09 12:05

    With the movie imprinted indelibly on our minds (at least for me, the original theatrical release, not the tinkered-with remastered versions), reading the not-final-theatrical-adaptation was interesting for the completist in me, but it was more distracting to read the "inaccurate" dialogue (especially the out-of-place oaths). The artwork isn't sloppy, but it isn't all that crisp either. The original cover of "is Luke Skywalker a hero or menace" doesn't have quite the staying power the movie did. A New Hope is far more political than we usually remember: we keep thinking the Empire has been around for generations and the Rebellion is a long-lasting major thing, but it really isn't. The Empire is still young, there was this thing called the Imperial Senate, and Princess Leia was a part of it. The Emperor dissolved the Senate and let the regional governors rule - yes, it's in the movie and the book, but that means nothing to a 12-year-old. Now, 20 years later, it makes more sense (the movie and book moves faster, too) - did Episode 3 help that? Not really. One of the fine things about the graphic novel is the little additional bits, like more time with Biggs at the beginning. The "Jabba" scene is awkward, in light of Return of the Jedi, of course, but it was a nice try. It was interesting to see the emphasis on how secretive and unfindable the rebellion was - we know exactly where they are most of the time, so we forget back at the beginning they were so secretive not even Luke Skywalker knew where they were or how to get hold of them. I still don't quite get why the Rebels say "May the Force be with you," if Darth Vader is the last of the Jedis (unless they are embracing the "we need Jedis and the Force like the Old Republic days" mentality, but if so, why would they wait so long to start making more Jedis after the events of Endor?). The graphic novel reminds us of the larger implications of the Star Wars universe, and helps keep the Death Star destruction in perspective, even with its many flaws (or things that may seem like flaws only in light of what the Star Wars Universe becomes, like Obi-Wan's description of the Force being unlike what we now think of it as being). Even for non-Star Wars fans, it's worth the time.

  • Mark
    2018-09-30 12:04

    One of my earliest encounters with comics (aside from the weekly adventures of Spider Man) was the Marvel comics adaptation of “Star Wars”, which appeared in the 1978 annual (that my folks got me in the summer, to read in the car on the way to Widmouth Bay). Having watched the original trilogy films over the Christmas period with Dude, I decided a re-read (after several years away) would be in order. Rather than the annual (which is abridged), I went for the Boxtree version, collected from the weekly comics, which was written by Roy Thomas and drawn by Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha.Clearly sourced from an earlier screenplay (Luke is part of Blue Squadron, for instance and Jabba The Hutt resembles something that stood at the bar in the cantina), this follows the film but also includes scenes that were never shown, such as Luke and his friends at Tosche Station, Luke seeing the battle at the beginning and pretty much all of Biggs’ part.As a light read (the editing works well, though some of the “meanwhile…” boxes do get monotonous), it’s generally good fun. The Chaykin artwork is more visceral and immediate (he’s not very good at drawing spaceships) but the Leialoha section, which starts at the encounter with the Tusken Raiders, is more detailed and defined (and, to my eye, better). The book also has several pages of production art from the film.With some peculiar dialogue choices - I can’t imagine Han Solo saying “hold on tight kiddies” as the Millennium Falcon blasts away from the Death Star - and some pruning - only the X-Wings make the run on the Death Star - this is faithful enough and conveys the immediacy and action of the film. Speaking as someone who doesn’t tend to read graphic novels, but loves “Star Wars”, I really enjoyed it and would highly recommend it.

  • David Natiuk
    2018-09-30 11:56

    Classic Star Wars collects the original Marvel comic book adaptation of Star Wars: Episode 4. Not just newly assembled, but recolored and updated in print quality, this is a great way to experience this classic.The comic book adaptation follows more closely the original screenplay then the final movie (although both are fairly close anyway). This means you see some of the "deleted scenes" but also don't get as much polish on the dialogue. Anybody who is a fan of the movie will feel the loss of key timing and sharp lines. For example, when C3PO and R2-D2 shut down the trash compactor, there are no screams of joy followed by C3PO erroneously lamenting everybody's miserable death... it is just cut & dry, "Thanks Threepio, you did it."Because the comic books were finished before the actual movie, you do have some interesting artistic interpretations. Things like a taller more "animalish" wookie, a strange green-creature that is Jabba the Hutt, and a much too small Death Star. Leia seems more generously endowed, but also more manly... I think we'll go with Carrie Fischer.So there is much to like, and it's a neat piece of comic book (and Star Wars) history. But honestly, if you've seen the movie, then you'll find yourself missing the movie as you're reading through this comic book.

  • Lorien
    2018-10-16 06:53

    So I bought Episode 1's comic first, but wanted to start at the real beginning.These comics were released along with the movie, either just before (like Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope) or just after the movie came out. I'm thinking before because it has some scenes that were later cut, and some scenes are very different. It also contains two kisses between Luke and Leia, neither of which were in the movie.My favorite point has to be right at the end, when Leia's greeting the new heroes Luke and Han, and she goes from Luke to Han and flirts with him. Then Obi-wan sighs "something like a gratified sigh." SO IT WAS PLANNED! I died. Obi-wan saw the second kiss and went EW, BLAST I SHOULD'VE SAID SOMETHING.Not so bad, as it's closer to the original version, a tad too close for me.

  • Jamie (TheRebelliousReader)
    2018-09-20 11:52

    4 stars. Basically, it's Episode IV in a condensed trade comic and I adored it. I absolutely love the original Star Wars trilogy (Episode V will forever be my favorite) so I was so excited to pick this up. It was a lot of fun and the artwork was pretty good. The only thing I didn't like was the way Luke was drawn. He just looked really weird and off putting, but that's just me nitpicking. I liked that it had the dialogue from the film and also there were some panels where it was telling you what the characters were thinking at the time. I thought that was a great touch and helped add more to the characters. Overall, really fun read and I need to get my hands on the other two a.s.a.p.