Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Enemy Within
Written by Jeremy Barlow
Art by Brian Koschak
Colors by Mae Hao and Marlon Ilagan
Cover Art by Brian Koschak
Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: February 29, 2012
Cover Price: $7.99
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Enemy Within is a one-shot adventure set during the proceedings of The Clone Wars in the Star Wars universe, published under the Dark Horse Books format. With a mildly enjoyable storyline that focuses in on some new characters, this Star Wars comic is one some fans will be partial to, especially the younger readers among them.
The Enemy Within follows the story of a newly formed platoon of Clone Troopers, rashly rushed together by Republic Commander Griebs Kishpaugh. Lead by Clone Sergeant Banks, new to “boots-on-the-ground” combat, the group deploy to the planet Oznek in an attempt to undermine secret Separatist campaigns there.
As they arrive, their transport ship comes under crippling fire from battle droids near their drop zone area, causing their LAAT/i transport to crash. Behind enemy lines, the Clone Troopers press on with their mission, though it soon becomes clear that not all is what it seems to be, including the potential motivations for this Republic incursion.
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