Darth Vader and Son is a non-canon picture book written and illustrated by Jeffrey Brown. It is comprised of one-page comic illustrations that show Darth Vader parenting Luke Skywalker, and it was first published on April 18, 2012 by Chronicle Books. A sequel, Vader's Little Princess, was published in 2013.
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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 artist Jeffrey Brown's delightful illustrations give classic Star Wars moments a fresh twist, presenting the trials and joys of parenting through the lens of a galaxy far, far away. Life lessons include lightsaber batting practice, using the Force to raid the cookie jar, Take Your Child to Work Day on the Death Star ("Er, he looks just like you, Lord Vader!"), and the special bond shared between any father and son.
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Editions[edit | edit source]
- ISBN 9781452106557; April 18, 2012; Chronicle Books; US hardcover
- ISBN 9781452138220; April 7, 2015; Chronicle Books; US eBook, EPUB2
- ISBN 9781452138237; April 7, 2015; Chronicle Books; US eBook, EPUB3
- ISBN 9781452152189; April 7, 2015; Chronicle Books; US eBook, MOBI
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