2017 Year In Review: The Comics – SWBTF #230


Another Annual Beyond the Films Year in Review! What NEW LEGENDS stories did we get last year? How did the Comics of 2017 sort out? What did your hosts like, and dislike from 2017? All this, and more, all on the next Star Wars Beyond the Films. YOUR “Star Wars” discussion podcast! YOUR Podcast of Legends! YOUR ticket to that Galaxy far, far away! Your Fandom lies Beyond the Films.swbtf-wallpaper-combo

This week true believers, Beyonders, Fanboys, Fangirls, respected aliens around the galaxy, The Champion of the Multiverse; Mark Hurliman, and your Count of Continuities; Nathan P. Butler sit down to discuss the 2017 Year In Review: The Comics! So strap in and tighten your crash webbing Fandom, Star Wars Beyond the Films is setting off on another rapid-fire trip into that galaxy far, far away!

This episode your hosts discuss:star-wars-phasma-comic-page-4

Star Wars Comics of 2017:

Marvel Mini-Series (or One-Shots)
  • Darth Maul mini-series and TPB
  • Captain Phasma mini-series and TPB
  • Mace Windu: Jedi of the Republic mini-series
  • Rogue One adaptation mini-series, then Cassian and K-2SO Special, and TPB
  • The Storms of Crait
  • The Screaming Citadel (sets up the crossover)
Main Marvel Series
  • Poe Dameron: First annual, The Gathering Storm concluded and TPB, then Legend Lost and TPB, War Stories, beginning of Legend Found
  • Doctor Aphra: first annual, Aphra arc concluded (and TPB), The Enormous Profit, beginning of Remastered arc
  • Star Wars: third annual, Yoda’s Secret War concluded (and TPB), then (Out Among the Stars TPB) Rebels in the Wild, The Thirteen Crates, The Hutt Run, Revenge of the Astromech, Imperial Pride, and then finally the start of Ashes of Jedha
  • New Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith series: Chosen One and beginning of The Dying Light
  • The Screaming Citadel Crossover (Star Wars and Doctor Aphra), arc and TPB
Older stuff now collected
  • Han Solo, SW Last Flight of the Harbinger, Darth Vader V2 hardback, etc.
Old Stuff Being Reprinted Again by Marvel
  • Legends Epic Collections: The Clone Wars 1, The Newspaper Strips 1, The Empire 3, The Old Republic 2, The Rebellion 2, Original Marvel Years 2, Rise of the Sith 2, The New Republic 2
Disney Lucasfilm Press
  • PT Graphic Novel
  • TFA Graphic Novel adaptation
  • Classic Newspaper Strips V1 (IDW)
  • SW Adventure Ashcan, then 1 – 5, TPB1 (Heroes of the Galaxy), Destroyer Down (Loot Crate)
Joe Books
  • Cinestory comics of Spark of Rebellion and Path of the Jedi, ANH
  • All this, and more!

Once more your hosts cover entirely too much comic action this episode. But don’t worry, give it a go; you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you might even get a little education on Star Wars while you’re at it. But no matter how you slice it and dice it, you’ll be having another adventure Beyond the Films. So sit back, hang on, enjoy the show, and may the Force be with you!

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