It looks like Greg Pak and Phil Noto will be the new creative team of Marvel’s main Star Wars title starting in July, at least according to the Amazon listing for November’s Star Wars Vol. 12 trade paperback collection, as noticed by redditor gorosaur on Reddit’s /r/starwarscomics.
The trade paperback, which collects Star Wars #68-75, lists Pak as writer and Noto as illustrator on the title. Writer Kieron Gillen’s long run on the title ends with June’s Star Wars #67.
Darth Vader is on the hunt for Luke Skywalker! Thousands of remote probes are sent into the far reaches of space looking for the Rebel Alliance. But the rebels send out desperate, heroic missions to lead them astray. Chewie and C-3PO lure a drone to a planet with an unstable core but learn of a secret droid civilization. With Star Destroyers and Darth Vader approaching, they must now protect these newfound droids. Luke Skywalker undertakes a mission to lead a drone away from a rebel refueling station but runs into theForce-sensitive human Bendoh. With Luke training to be a Jedi, will Bendoh be a valuable teacher or a simple grifter? Then, Han Solo and Princess Leia plan to use a drone to take down a local crime boss, but things get complicated when they run into Leia’s ex! What could possibly go wrong?!
COLLECTING: STAR WARS 68-75
Fans looking to get a sneak peek at what Pak will bring to Star Wars comics can check out the two one-shots he’s writing that hit stores tomorrow: Star Wars: Age of Rebellion: Grand Moff Tarkin and Star Wars: Age of Rebellion: Princess Leia.
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion: Grand Moff Tarkin #1
(W) Greg Pak (A) Marc Laming (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
THE SOUL OF THE DEATH STAR!
The EMPIRE has built the deadliest weapon the galaxy has ever seen. But even the most ruthless Imperial officer might hesitate before unleashing the DEATH STAR’s power to kill millions in an instant. Behold the secret story of GRAND MOFF TARKIN, the horrors that hammered and honed his resolve, and the terrifying steps he takes to ensure that the Death Star lives up to its deadly name!
In Shops: Apr 10, 2019
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion: Princess Leia #1
(W) Greg Pak (A) Chris Sprouse (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
BOUNTY HUNTER PRINCESS!
With HAN SOLO frozen in carbonite in the palace of JABBA THE HUTT, PRINCESS LEIA prepares for a daring rescue by taking on the identity of the bounty hunter BOUSHH. But in order to succeed, she’ll have to prove herself in her new identity to the ruthless bounty hunter BOSSK! With her life and all of her principles on the line, how far will Leia go to rescue a scoundrel? Co-starring CHEWBACCA and LANDO, who almost certainly have a bad feeling about this!
In Shops: Apr 10, 2019