Marvel Comics has informed retailers that the solicited five-issue Solo: A Star Wars Story Adaptation will now be a seven-issue series.
No reason was given for the last-minute change - the first issue is due in stores on October 15.
Here is an updated solicitation.
SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY ADAPTATION #1 (of 7)
ROBBIE THOMPSON (W) • WILL SLINEY (A)
Cover by PHIL NOTO
Variant Cover by LEONARD KIRK
Variant Cover by LUKE ROSS
Movie Variant Cover Also Available
FEATURING BACKSTORY AND SCENES NOT SEEN IN THEATERS!
After leaving the IMPERIAL NAVY, a young HAN SOLO seeks adventure by joining a gang of galactic mercenaries — including a 196-year-old Wookiee named CHEWBACCA and a notorious gambler named LANDO CALRISSIAN. But there’s more to the story of the galaxy’s most beloved scoundrel than what you saw in theaters. Why does BECKETT trust him? And what is the connection between the woman who stole Han’s heart and one of Han’s closest friends?
40 PGS./Rated T …$4.99