Thursday, June 2, 2016

Retro Foreign: German Star Wars #124

Star Wars is a German title that ran for 125 issues from June 1999 to September 2015.  The first publisher was Dino Verlag and Panini Comics took over with issue #61.  The title contains translations of Dark Horse Star Wars comics for German readers.  The Lucas Books brand is used on the covers until issue #118.  From issue #119 on, the Disney-Lucasfilm Press brand is used.  Issues #121 - 123 use the Legends title, highlighting they are outside of the current Star Wars continuity.  Issues #124 and 125 are not branded as Legends however and contain the Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir story which is the only Dark Horse title that is part of continuity.

Star Wars #124 translates Star Wars: Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir #1 and 2.

Star Wars #124a - Panini Comics, Germany (August 2015)
The cover used is from the Atlanta Wizard World Comic Con exclusive for issue #1 of the mini-series.

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