Darth Vader and Son
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Darth Vader and Son

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What if Darth Vader took an active role in raising his son? What if 'Luke, I am your father' was just a stern admonishment from an annoyed dad? In this hilarious and sweet comic reimagining, Darth Vader is a dad like any other- except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith. Celebrated comic artist Jeffrey Brown's delightful comics give a fresh twist to classic Star Wars TM moments, presenting the trials and joys of parenting through the lens of a galaxy far, far away, including lightsaber baseball practice, using the Force to raid the cookie jar, and Take Your Child to Work Day on the Death Star ('Er, he looks just like you, Lord Vadern, and the special bond shared between any father and son.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 167.64 x 175.26 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • CHRONICLE BOOKS
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • approx. 60 4-color illustrations, a combo of stips and single illustrations
  • 145210655X
  • 9781452106557
  • 8,313

Review quote

"Darth Vader and Son is cute, and perfect for the little Star Wars fan in your life. It playfully posits the question "What if Darth Vader had actually raised Luke?" Author and illustrator Jeffrey Brown turns run-of-the-mill parenting activities into fun moments full of Star Wars references...Overall, Darth Vader and Son is a fun read for adult Star Wars fans who like a good laugh, as well as for children just learning to love these characters." Wink Books and BoingBoingshow more

About Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown has written and illustrated numerous graphic novels and comics. He is the author of our Cat Getting Out of a Bag and Cats Are Weird. His work has been featured in McSweeney's in the U.S.show more

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What if Darth Vader took an active role in raising his son? What if "Luke, I am your father" was...show more

Rating details

15,335 ratings
4.14 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (5,085)
3 17% (2,663)
2 4% (568)
1 2% (263)
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