Darth Vader and Son

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 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"--Publisher's web site.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2012
ISBN: 9781452106557
145210655X
Branch Call Number: GN BROWN 2012
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm

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This playful graphic novel reminds us that before Darth Vader was the Dark Lord of the Sith, he was just a single dad with a precocious young son.

This playful graphic novel reminds us that before Darth Vader was the Dark Lord of the Sith, he was just a single dad with a precocious young son.


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yellow_turtle_330
Oct 15, 2017

This book is hilarious! Vader's Little Princess is also really funny, if you liked this one.

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SenaDoling
Oct 29, 2016

I love this one! If you liked this one, read Vader's Little Princess, same author.

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minion_girl
Oct 01, 2016

I like it but too bad its a boy...

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JoshDavidge
Aug 07, 2015

I like jeffrey brown's books.

they're really funny.

Mark_Daly Feb 12, 2015

Cute cartoon book for parents of young children.

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Dixiedog2
Jun 25, 2014

Jeffrey Brown’s - Darth Vader and Son, clearly mislabelled as an Adult – Graphic Novel & Comic. It should have been rated as Juvenile. Hilarious; should be rated for children but teens and adults will find it funny too. Doctor-at-Bass! T. A.

aforr71 Jun 09, 2014

This is so funny. Parenting is the real danger in Vader's life here, and it is fraught with peril.
My only complaint is that this is more for parents than kids.

Animelover24601 Mar 01, 2014

This is one of the cutest books that I have ever read. If you can recognize the words Star and Wars, This is a book for you. Honestly, it is a family fun book. I'm fourteen, I loved. So did my Mom, my Dad, my 7 year old brother, and my 11 year old sister. It is for ALL AGES!

READ IT!!!!!!!

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SoL357_0
Jan 29, 2014

It makes me sad to think that this is the life Vader and Luke could have had.

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jhirdler24
Nov 18, 2013

This is a collection of single panel cartoons like you might see in a Sunday paper. Each one imagines what the Star Wars universe might have been like if Darth Vader had to raise Luke Skywalker as a single parent. Jeffrey Brown loves Star Wars and he takes that love and a keen knowledge of children and combines it to make these silly little cartoons. If you love Star Wars, you will love this book. I sure did.

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Dec 17, 2014

Ian_Sabourin thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Animelover24601 thinks this title is suitable for 4 years and over

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SoL357_0
Jan 29, 2014

SoL357_0 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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