A New Star Wars #1 by Charles Soule and Jesus Saiz, Darth Vader #1 by Greg Pak and Raffaele Ienco from Marvel, Set After Empire Strikes Back

We knew that Marvel Comics was bringing its long-running Star Wars comic to an end in 2019. But the Lucasfilm Publishing panel at New York Comic Con has revealed what will be replacing it. A new Star Wars #1 by Charles Soule and Jesus Saiz, recently seen drawing Doctor Strange with Mark Waid, to much critical acclaim. It will begin in January 2020Marvel Comics to Publish Star Wars #1 and Darth Vader #1 in 2020

A new Darth Vader #1 by Grek Pak and Raffaele Ienco of Epic Kill, beginning in February 2020.

Marvel Comics to Publish Star Wars #1 and Darth Vader #1 in 2020

And it begins with Luke Skywalker losing his hand.

Marvel Comics to Publish Star Wars #1 and Darth Vader #1 in 2020

 

So, just as the earlier series was set between A New Hope and Empire Strike Back, look for this to take place just after Empire Strikes Back and to fill in the space between then and Return Of The Jedi.

 

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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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