Amid the hype and conjecture in the buildup to the December release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a key issue that is vexing fans old and new is simply: What happened in the three decades since the end of the events of Return of the Jedi.Lucasfilm is looking to fill in the gaps in the coming months through books, including a...Blog Posts
I'd been wondering when Marvel Comics was going to decide to give Lando Calrissian is own comics series. Just ahead of the start of Star Wars Celebration, the House of Ideas made it happen.In an announcement made on Marvel's sister site, StarWars.com, the publisher revealed Thursday, April 16, that legal eagle and comics scribe...Blog Posts
With artist John Cassaday leaving Marvel's flagship Star Wars series after issue #6 in June, the publisher says it's got another critical and customer favorite illustrator locked-in to replace him: Stuart Immonen.In a statement released March 17, Marvel and Lucasfilm said that Immonen, whose previous work includes runs on All-New...Blog Posts
Writer Greg Weisman will discuss Marvel's fourth Star Wars comic, Kanan -- The Last Padawan, in a 90-minute panel Sunday at the Long Beach Comic Expo.Hosted by The Hollywood Reporter's Aaron Couch, the two will talk about the upcoming first issue of the series -- due out in April -- and how the comic book developed out of...Blog Posts
Marvel Comics released several previews of its variant covers for next month's launch of Princess Leia, the third of its four planned Star Wars comics, and what makes these offerings stand out is what they don't feature.The Slave Leia outfit.The only trace of that costume is in the image by artist Mark Brooks, which...Blog Posts
This review is spoiler-free, save for one obvious tenet: Darth Vader is a bad, bad man.There's no escaping the simple truth after reading the first issue of Marvel Comics's Star Wars: Darth Vader #1: He's a thoroughly evil and vile man-machine filled with paranoia, self-loathing and vindictiveness.In short, he's just what the...Blog Posts
Ahead of its release in March, Marvel Comics has confirmed that pre-orders of the first issue of its five-issue Princess Leia mini-series has surpassed 200,000 copies, a significant milestone.Marvel, which publishes ongoing monthlies Star Wars and Darth Vader told Comicbook.com's Lucas Siegel about the milestone, while the line's...Blog Posts
With the first issue of Marvel's Star Wars on the shelves and a second- and third-printing soon to follow, readers like you are gearing up for next month's debut of the publisher's Darth Vader series, too.For many readers, this is the first time they've experienced Marvel publishing Star Wars titles. For other, older readers for whom...Comic-Con
Marvel Comics announced Oct. 11 that it's going to detail how Kanan Jarrus was transformed from a serious, sober skeptical Jedi Padawan to the smug, sarcastic and loyal gunslinger that's helped Star Wars Rebels draw critical and popular acclaim in an ongoing comic series Star Wars: Kanan: The Last Padawan.
The first, five-issue arc,...Star Wars Comics
Marvel Comics will detail how Kanan Jarrus was transformed from a serious, sober and somewhat skeptical Jedi Padawan to the smug, sarcastic and loyal gunslinger that's helped the Star Wars Rebels show draw critical and popular acclaim in an ongoing comic series Star Wars: Kanan: The Last Padawan.
The first, five-issue arc, starting in...