Preview: Marvel Rewrites the Post-EMPIRE Era in New STAR WARS #1

Star Wars #1
Preview

Many consider The Empire Strikes Back the best Star Wars movie. Can Marvel Comics' new canon ongoing comic book series exploring the post-/Han Solo-less Empire era live up to the designation?

Check out this preview of next week's Star Wars #1.

STAR WARS #1
CHARLES SOULE (W) • JESUS SAIZ (A) • Covers by R.B. SILVA 
Vader Variant COVER by Mahmud Asrar 
EMPIRE STRIKES BACK VARIANT COVER BY CHRIS SPROUSE 
Leia Variant COVER by Jen Bartel 
Luke Variant COVER by Adam Hughes 
VARIANT COVER by Art Adams 
Party Variant COVER by TBA 
Premiere Variant COVER by RB Silva 
MOVIE VARIANT COVER 
BLANK VAIRANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE 
“No…I am your father.”
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!
Writer Charles Soule (DARTH VADER) and artist Jesus Saiz (DOCTOR STRANGE) are taking us all to the galaxy far, far away next year! With covers by RB Silva (POWERS OF X)!
THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME BEGINS THIS JANUARY!
40 PGS./Rated T …$4.99
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