Star Wars: Droids comic books issue 5 1994-1996
Written by JAN STRNAD. Art by BILL HUGHES & KEITH WILLIAMS. Cover by KILIAN PLUNKETT. Some believe heroism is a result of genetics; others, that it is a result of teaching. But for Artoo, it's the result of a computer virus! Following their fateful encounter with Boonda the Hutt, Threepio and Artoo are acquired by an Ithorian on Nar Shaddaa. When the Ithorian's herd ship is attacked by alien kidnappers, Artoo is compelled to protect an apparently helpless human. Artoo's selfless act is soon revealed to exceed standard droid programming when Threepio discovers that his small friend has been overtaken by the Caretaker Virus! Cover price $2.50.
Written by RYDER WINDHAM. Art by IAN GIBSON. Cover by KILIAN PLUNKETT. In the droid trade the only use for old units is as spare parts and scrap. So even See-Threepio is impressed when he and Artoo meet veritable antiques Q-E and 2-E, two diminutive Model-Es who have operated a nursery for several generations of Kalarbans. But despite their longevity, Q-E and 2-E carry a horrific secret that could spell the end for all droids! Cover price $2.50.