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Preview: ‘Dreadstar’ Omnibus Vol. 1

Back in the early 80s Jim Starlin wrote the first comic for Marvel’s Epic Comics imprint titled Dreadstar. The series became a seminal achievement, which paved the way for books like “Saga”, “Monocyte, and many others. “Dreadstar” follows the exploits of Vanth Dreadstar, the last survivor of the Milky Way galaxy. Along the way he and his crew attempt to end the long fought war between two evil empires. The series is a touchstone in sci-fi comics and an absolute must read for genre fans. Dynamite Comics is releasing the first omnibus edition this week and it’s well worth the $30 cover price.

WRITTEN BY: Jim Starlin
ART BY: Jim Starlin
PUBLISHER: Dynamite Entertainment
PRICE: $29.99
RELEASE: July 4th

The first complete chapter of Jim Starlin’s epic saga, collected in one volume, chronicling the adventures of Vanth Dreadstar, last survivor of the destroyed Milky Way Galaxy.  Dreadstar finds himself transported to the Empirical Galaxy, where he is recruited by the sorcerer Syzygy Darklock to help bring an end to the 200-year-old war between the corrupt Monarchy and the fanatical Instrumentality.

Created by the highly acclaimed Jim Starlin. His works include Amazing Spider-Man, Batman, Warlock, Captain Marvel, Cosmic Odyssey, Silver Surfer, Incredible Hulk, Kid Kosmos and many more.

“Seminal, a worthy, weighty science fiction chronicle.”-Heidi MacDonald, Publishers Weekly

“Jim (Starlin) has written a story as relevant today as it was when it was first published.” -Walter Simonson

“One of the first real auteurs of this new generation of cartoonists.” -Al Milgrom

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