Daddy Issues: Preview Star Wars #1 By Soule And Saiz

by Olly MacNamee

Marvel Comics relaunch Star Wars next week with these new adventures taking place after the event fo The Empire Strikes Back. So, no Han Solo, but we do get stories involving Lando Calrissian, which will please many fans. Written by Charles Soule, with art by Jesus Saiz, Star Wars #1 come out January 1st 2020, with your preview below. A series that will have a darker tone to it, no doubt, what with the Rebellion on the back foot and in hiding.

In the wake of the events following The Empire Strikes Back, it is a dark time for the heroes of the Rebellion. The Rebel fleet…scattered following a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Hoth. Han Solo…lost to the bounty hunter, Boba Fett, after being frozen in carbonite. And after being lured into a trap on Cloud City and bested in a vicious lightsaber duel against the evil Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker…learned the horrible truth about his past. Vader did not kill Luke’s father Anakin–Vader is Luke’s father! Now, after narrowly escaping the dark lord’s clutches, and wounded and reeling from the revelation, Luke, Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, the Wookiee Chewbacca and the droids C-3PO and R2-D2 must fight their way back to the Rebel Alliance—for the fate of the entire galaxy is at stake! After so many losses is victory still possible? But, what Leia, Luke and their ragtag band of freedom fighters do not realize is that they have only traded one Imperial trap for another! Enter the cunning and vengeful Imperial Commander Zahra, at the helm of the Tarkin’s Will!

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