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[A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away...]
Events that occur after Episode IV: A New Hope.

Paperback Graphic Novel
Published as Star Wars:
Volume 3: Rebel Jail
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Star Wars: Volume 2

Comic & e-Comic Book Series
Published December 2015, January thru
April 2016 as Star Wars Annual #1,
Star Wars #15, #16, #17, #18 & #19
by Marvel:

Issue #15Issue #16

Issue #17Issue #18

Issue #19Annual #1

Rebel Jail
Jason Aaron, Leinil Francis Yu, Kieron Gillen et al.

Story published as:
Comic Book Series (2016)
e-Comic Book Series (2016)
Paperback Graphic Novel (2016)
Digital Graphic Novel (2016)
Hardback Graphic Novel (2017)

If you have read this story, please rate it:
1 review [Average review score: 4 / 5]

This book collects the following comic stories:

  • From the Journals of "Old Ben" Kenobi by Jason Aaron et al.
    Moisture farmer Owen Lars may have taken in young Luke, but he refused to let Ben be part of the boy’s life. Now, prepare to discover the reason why!
    This story occurs approximately 10 years before Episode IV: A New Hope.
  • Annual #1 by Kieron Gillen et al.
    Galactic espionage hits the Empire—hard! Haarkon Dak has been undercover in the Imperial bureaucracy for years... but now, he’s the only chance to save Rebel sympathetic senators!
    This story occurs after Episode IV: A New Hope.
  • Rebel Jail by Jason Aaron et al.
    The Rebel crew are en route to a prison base with a very important captive. But, unlucky for them, they aren't the only ones with their eyes on this prize!
    This story occurs between six & twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope.

This story occurs between 6 and 12 months after Episode IV: A New Hope (the flashback story occurs approximately 10 years before Episode IV: A New Hope).

Related Stories (in chronological order):

Reviews by Darth Kondorr, Poland, 2017:

Star Wars Annual #1:
"An unexpexted but very welcome change of pace for this title, but this credit goes to Gillen, the autor of the much better Vader books. This time we get a very well formed new character operating behind enemy lines who becomes a simple pawn in yet another of Palpatine's schemes. For a one shot the story is quite complex and delivered very competently. The protagonist is not your clichéd hero, while the villain is as always: the master of all."

Rating: 5 / 5

Rebel Jail:
"A nice enough story with some twists you see coming rather soon. Three girls unite to fight while two boys just wanna have fun. The idea of Leia, Sana and Aphra teaming up is much more interesting than the actual result. I think Gillen is better at writing witty Aphra than Aaron, Sana has anger issues... as always... and Leia just wants to make peace the inocent way. As with Aaron, the dude does not kow when to stop overdoing things... Leia winning a fistfight with someone called the Depopulator? Seriously?
And he clearly did not know what to do with the male side of the story. I begin to think that maybe he gets tired of this run.
All in all a fair comic. One has to leave it to Marvel... the art is top notch through all the books I have read, but the story telling is a mixed bag. I almost feel like they have to much events in the comics and not enough events in the books. They really should take a breath from time to time and let to story flow a bit slower.
One definite highlight is another excerpt out of the journal of Obi Wan Kenobi. It is a great bonus, but I feel like, they could have waited and released a separate volume called From the Journals of the Jedi, collecting Obi Wan's and Yoda's stories."

Rating: 3 / 5

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