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|image=[[File:ClassicStarWars8CC.jpg]]
|image=[[Image:ClassicStarWars8CC.jpg|250px]]
 
 
|title=Classic Star Wars 8
 
|title=Classic Star Wars 8
 
|writer=[[Archie Goodwin]]
 
|writer=[[Archie Goodwin]]
|penciller=[[Al Williamson]]
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|penciller=*[[Al Williamson]]
|inker=Al Williamson
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*[[Allen Nunis]]
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|inker=
 
|letterer=
 
|letterer=
|editor=
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|colorist=[[Steve Buccellato]]
|colorist=[[Steve Buccallato]]
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|cover artist=[[Mark Schultz]]
|cover artist=[[Al Williamson]]
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|editor=*[[Anina Bennett]]
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*[[Bob Cooper]]
 
|publisher=[[Dark Horse Comics]]
 
|publisher=[[Dark Horse Comics]]
|publication date=[[April 1]], [[1993]]
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|publication date=[[April 1]], [[1993]]<ref name="Dark Horse">{{DarkHorse|url=Comics/92-697/Classic-Star-Wars-8|text=Classic Star Wars #8|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20180302034430/https://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/92-697/Classic-Star-Wars-8}}</ref>
|pages=24
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|pages=27
|isbn=
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|upc=
|canon=C
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|timeline=[[0 ABY/Legends|0 ABY]]
|era=[[Rebellion era]]
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|series=''[[Classic Star Wars]]''
|timeline=[[0 ABY]]
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|issue=8
|series=[[Classic Star Wars]]
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|preceded by=''[[Classic Star Wars 7]]''
|issue=1
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|followed by=''[[Classic Star Wars 9]]''}}
|preceded by=[[Classic Star Wars 7]]
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'''''Classic Star Wars 8''''' is the eighth issue of ''[[Classic Star Wars]]'' series, published by [[Dark Horse Comics]] on [[April 1]], [[1993]]. It reprints the latter half of "[[Traitor's Gambit]]" and the first half of "[[The Night Beast]]," comic strips written by [[Archie Goodwin]], illustrated by [[Al Williamson]], and originally published in [[1982]].
|followed by=[[Classic Star Wars 9]]
 
}}
 
'''''Classic Star Wars 8''''' is the eighth issue of the ''[[Classic Star Wars]]'' series, published by [[Dark Horse Comics]].
 
 
This particular ''Classic'' series were reformatted and colored reprints of the Star Wars [[Comic Strips|daily newspaper strip]] by [[Archie Goodwin]] & [[Al Williamson]] from the early 1980s.
 
Williamson supplied new panels and art to flow the stories for traditional comic format.
 
   
 
==Publisher's summary==
 
==Publisher's summary==
''When our heroes stop off on the water planet [[Aquaris]] to meet with new [[Alliance to Restore the Republic|Rebel]] allies, they find that at least one of those allies may be an Imperial spy. [[Han Solo|Han]] and [[Leia Organa Solo|Leia]] both have plans to trap the traitor by using [[Luke Skywalker|Luke]]'s droids as bait -- but their plans may go awry when Luke and Han wind up in the clutches of a deadly denizen of the deep!''
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''When our heroes stop off on the [[Water/Legends|water]] [[Planet/Legends|planet]] [[Aquaris/Legends|Aquaris]] to meet with new [[Alliance to Restore the Republic/Legends|Rebel]] allies, they find that at least one of those allies may be an [[Galactic Empire/Legends|Imperial]] [[Spy/Legends|spy]]. [[Han Solo/Legends|Han]] and [[Leia Organa Solo|Leia]] both have plans to trap the traitor by using [[Luke Skywalker/Legends|Luke's]] [[Droid/Legends|droids]] as bait&ndash;but their plans may go awry when Luke and Han wind up in the clutches of a deadly denizen of the deep!''<ref name="Dark Horse" />
   
==Collects==
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==Plot summary==
*''[[Traitor's Gambit]]''
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{{Opening_crawl
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|name=WHAT<br />HAS<br />COME<br />BEFORE
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|text=Luke, Leia, and Han
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have been reunited
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after their adventure with
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Tanith Shire, and flee
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the planet Kabal in the
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Millennium Falcon. A decoy
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message soon lures them to a
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dwarf star, which is rapidly
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sucking ships in orbit around it to
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their fiery deaths. Their ship
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trapped, Luke and Han find the
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source of the message in a wrecked
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Imperial transport, where Doctor
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Arakkus awaits them in an artificial
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paradise. Arakkus turns out to be a
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survivor of a failed Imperial weapons
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experiment, and reveals that he amuses
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himself by luring ships to the dwarf star to be
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destroyed. Han devises a means to explode the
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graveyard and blast the Falcon free.
   
==Collected in==
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The rebels return to their base, only to find it
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under attack by the Empire. Leia detours them to
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Aquaris, where they are welcome as guests in a new
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underwater rebel base. The base's leader, Silver Fyre, a
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former pirate and mercenary, has just invited the rebels to
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participate in an underwater hunt with her and her second-
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in-command, Kraaken&hellip;}}
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==Media==
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===Editions===
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*Direct edition; [[April 1]], [[1992]]; [[Dark Horse Comics]]<ref name="Dark Horse" />
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**Print; Cover A; [[Mark Schultz]]
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*[[Star Wars Legends|''Star Wars'' Legends]] edition; [[November 3]], [[2015]]; [[Marvel Comics]]<ref name="Marvel">{{Marvel|comics/issue/53762/classic_star_wars_1992_8|Classic Star Wars (1992) #8|https://web.archive.org/web/20180302034525/https://marvel.com/comics/issue/53762/classic_star_wars_1992_8}}</ref>
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**Digital; Cover A; Mark Schultz
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===Cover gallery===
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<gallery>
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File:ClassicStarWars8CC.jpg|Direct edition
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File:CSW8-Legends.jpg|''Star Wars'' Legends edition
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File:CSW08-FCart.jpg|Unlettered artwork
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</gallery>
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==Collections==
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{{Imagecat|Images from Classic Star Wars 8}}
 
*''[[Classic Star Wars Volume 2: The Rebel Storm]]''
 
*''[[Classic Star Wars Volume 2: The Rebel Storm]]''
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*''[[Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Newspaper Strips Vol. 2]]''
   
[[Image:CSW8-FC.jpg|left|thumb|150px|Full cover art.]]
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
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==External links==
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*{{DarkHorse|url=Comics/92-697/Classic-Star-Wars-8|text=Classic Star Wars #8|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20180302034430/https://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/92-697/Classic-Star-Wars-8}}
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*{{Marvel|comics/issue/53762/classic_star_wars_1992_8|Classic Star Wars (1992) #8|https://web.archive.org/web/20180302034525/https://marvel.com/comics/issue/53762/classic_star_wars_1992_8}}
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{{Interlang
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[[Category:Classic Star Wars|Classic Star Wars 08]]
 
[[Category:Classic Star Wars|Classic Star Wars 08]]

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Classic Star Wars 8 is the eighth issue of Classic Star Wars series, published by Dark Horse Comics on April 1, 1993. It reprints the latter half of "Traitor's Gambit" and the first half of "The Night Beast," comic strips written by Archie Goodwin, illustrated by Al Williamson, and originally published in 1982.

Publisher's summaryEdit

When our heroes stop off on the water planet Aquaris to meet with new Rebel allies, they find that at least one of those allies may be an Imperial spy. Han and Leia both have plans to trap the traitor by using Luke's droids as bait–but their plans may go awry when Luke and Han wind up in the clutches of a deadly denizen of the deep![1]

Plot summaryEdit

WHAT
HAS
COME
BEFORE
Luke, Leia, and Han
have been reunited
after their adventure with
Tanith Shire, and flee
the planet Kabal in the
Millennium Falcon. A decoy
message soon lures them to a
dwarf star, which is rapidly
sucking ships in orbit around it to
their fiery deaths. Their ship
trapped, Luke and Han find the
source of the message in a wrecked
Imperial transport, where Doctor
Arakkus awaits them in an artificial
paradise. Arakkus turns out to be a
survivor of a failed Imperial weapons
experiment, and reveals that he amuses
himself by luring ships to the dwarf star to be
destroyed. Han devises a means to explode the
graveyard and blast the Falcon free.

The rebels return to their base, only to find it
under attack by the Empire. Leia detours them to
Aquaris, where they are welcome as guests in a new
underwater rebel base. The base's leader, Silver Fyre, a
former pirate and mercenary, has just invited the rebels to
participate in an underwater hunt with her and her second-
in-command, Kraaken…

MediaEdit

EditionsEdit

Cover galleryEdit

CollectionsEdit

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