Chip Zdarsky has been removed as one of the writers on Marvel Comics’ Star Wars: Age of Republic Special #1. Zdarsky was set to write a story featuring Jar Jar Binks and a Rancor.
The publisher gave no reason for this change, however Ethan Sacks, Jody Houseer, and Marc Guggenheim remain on board for the anthology.
Here is the updated solicitation for the issue, which is due out January 16:
STAR WARS: AGE OF REPUBLIC SPECIAL #1
ETHAN SACKS, JODY HOUSER, & MARC GUGGENHEIM (W)
Carlos Gomez, Paolo Villanelli, Caspar Wijngaard and more! (A)
Cover by ROD REIS
VARIANT COVER BY KHOI PHAM
GREATEST HITS VARIANT COVER BY MIKE DEODATO
PUZZLE PIECE VARIANT COVER BY Mike McKone (5 OF 27)
THE GREATEST HEROES OF THE REPUBLIC, THE DEADLIEST VILLAINS – AND EVERYONE IN BETWEEN!
Four creative teams! Four stories featuring your favorite Star Wars characters!
• The baddest Jedi in the galaxy has a score to settle — MACE WINDU returns in an action-packed adventure from OLD MAN HAWKEYE’S Ethan Sacks!
• You can run, but can you hide from the twin lightsabers of Sith assassin ASAJJ VENTRESS? Feel her fury in a tale expertly woven by veteran STAR WARS comic scribe Jody Houser (THRAWN, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS).
• You can take the clone out of the war but you can never take the war out of the clone — CAPTAIN REX dusts off his blaster and enters the fray in a story by X-MEN: GOLD author Marc Guggenheim.
40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T …$4.99