“Star Wars: Darth Maul” by Cullen Bunn is a gripping graphic novel that gives a spotlight on one of Star Wars’ most enigmatic characters. Set before the events of “The Phantom Menace,” the story follows Darth Maul’s journey as he embarks on a secret mission to prove his worthiness to his dark master, Darth Sidious.
Bunn skillfully captures Maul’s relentless pursuit of power and his mastery of combat, making the lightsaber battles and action sequences truly exhilarating. The artwork is visually stunning, breathing life into the Star Wars universe and staying faithful to the franchise’s iconic designs. While the narrative could have benefited from more depth, the graphic novel remains an exciting addition to the Star Wars Universe, providing an intriguing exploration of the Sith and a captivating look into the mind of Darth Maul.
Overall, it was an enjoyable read.