Darth Vader and Son
by Jeffrey Brown [741.5 Bro]
A collection of
single-panel cartoons of Star Wars' conflicted villain Darth Vader, presuming
he's aware that he's the father of Luke Skywalker, and raising 4-year-old Luke
as a single father. Brown manages to put a sometimes hilarious, sometimes
low-key spin on both established Star Wars iconography and on the perils and
pitfalls of life with a small child. Luke in these cartoons is a sweetheart,
even if occasionally a pest. The best of the cartoons make use of well-known
lines of Star Wars dialog in a new and humorous setting. Lots of fun --
especially for fans of the original film trilogy! Although not every example is
successful. [If you enjoy this, you may also wish to try the Star Wars cookbooks
and origami books, which also have a lot of fun with established Star Wars
mythology.] -- recommended by Scott C. - Bennett Martin Public Library [Subscribe to
Scott's monthly booklist newsletter It's All Geek to Me! - on the Books,
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