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Star Wars: 30th Anniversary Collection Volume 1–The Freedon Nadd Uprising (review) April 9, 2007

Posted by showmescifi in comic books, comics, Dark Horse, jedi, scifi, sith, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Comic Books, Star Wars Expanded Universe Books, starwars.
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As mentioned recently ShowMeSci is luckly enough to have a copy of Star Wars: 30th Anniversary Collection Volume 1–The Freedon Nadd Uprising Hard Cover.

Beyond just admiring the brilliant construction of this book (hardcover, paper stock, color) we finally got around to actually reading the comic.

The Feedon Nadd Uprising is a pretty good comic – it’s not the best – . It fills in an interesting time gap after Fall of the Sith Empire and well before Jedi vs. Sith.

In this period there are no ‘real’ Sith – but there are those who hoping that the Sith will return and are trying to bring them back. We’re still several thousand years before the rise of Palpatine.

The art is o.k, the plot solid though not extra-ordinary. No crazy plot twists occur but it’s still a fun read that is very enjoyable and a must have for any true Star Wars fan.

Without this hardcover edition, this story has been out of print for nearly a decade. Dark Horse has done a marvelous thing by making it available in such an awesome format.

The ancient Republic and their struggles with the Sith are a really exciting time period in the Star Wars Universe – For better of for worse it is with rare exception a time period that is only explored in the Dark Horse Comics (KOTOR the game and Darth Bane : Path of Destruction being the two obvious exceptions).

By choosing this era as the place to start their 30th anniversary series of Star Wars, Dark Horse is clearly reminding us all of the important role that their comics have played in the creation of the Expanded Star Wars Universe.

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1. Edseverripit - April 9, 2007

Wow! Do you know when it’ll come out in the Land of Oz yet?

2. Star Wars The Sith War « Show Me SciFi - April 30, 2007

[…] Star Wars Hardcover collection – apparetnly Dark Horse thought it had better titles..while The Uprising of Freedon Nad  is an excellent tale as is Jedi vs Sith  both those books pale in comparison to the Sith […]

3. Star Wars: 30th Anniversary Collection Volume 6–Endgame « Show Me SciFi - August 5, 2007

[…] seen the BEST that the expanded universe has to offer. I’ve been buying these since the first one and i just got Endgame (Volume 6) this weekend (haven’t read it […]


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