Comics From A Galaxy Far, Far Away… Previewing Marvel’s ‘Star Wars’ Comics

by Olly MacNamee

This week sees three new Star Wars comic book titles out; Star Wars: Crimson Reign #2, Star Wars: The Halcyon Legacy #1 and Star Wars: The High Republic #14. All out Wednesday 2nd February from Marvel Comics.

Written by: Charles Soule
Art by: Steven Cummings

“THE ASSASSINS! QI’RA sends two killers to do what they do best to continue with her plan to plunge the galaxy into chaos. The relentless, Force-blinded OCHI OF BESTOON and the mysterious, unstoppable DEATHSTICK each have a target, and nothing will get in their way.”

Cover by: Leinil Francis Yu

Written by: Ethan Sacks
Art by: Will Sliney
Colours by: Rachelle Rosenberg
Letters by: Joe Sabino

“THE VOYAGES OF THE GREATEST OF ALL-STAR CRUISERS! As the legendary HALCYON embarks on a momentous…cruise, the ship heads toward a confrontation with THE FIRST ORDER! But what secret from THE HIGH REPUBLIC ERA can help the passengers and crew all these years later? And how did JEDI NIBS and BURRY fend off a NIHIL attack on one of the ship’s first ever voyages?”

Cover by: E.M. Gist

Star Wars: The High Republic #14

Written by: Cavan Scott
Art by: Ario Anindito

“THE EDGE OF DESTRUCTION! From Hero of Hetzal to…murderer? Can Keeve Trennis stop Marshal Avar Kriss from making a fatal mistake? Death and danger await the Starlight Jedi as they finally close in on their enemy. Tying directly into Claudia Gray’s Star Wars: The Fallen Star, phase one of Star Wars: The High Republic enters its cataclysmic final wave of stories. Everything is about to change.”

Cover by: Phil Noto

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