We found out today that there will be many changes since we last saw Han, Luke and Leia onscreen… The Empire is now The First Order, for one thing.
Well, Marvel aim to bring us up to speed before the new movie opens. And we’l welcome the history lesson:
Marvel’s SHATTERED EMPIRE #1 To be Written by Greg Rucka and Art by Marco Checchetto
The Empire has fallen. It is now a time for resurgence. It is a time for new beginnings. This September, Marvel Comics and Lucasfilm are excited to present the newest chapter of the Star Wars mythos with Star Wars: Journey to The Force Awakens – Shattered Empire written by comic book legend, Greg Rucka (Cyclops) with art by Marco Checchetto (Avengers World).
Created in close partnership with Lucasfilm, this new Marvel Comics limited series will exist as part of the canon for the Star Wars universe and will offer a glimpse into December’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens!
“The world has been wondering what happened after the fall of the Empire since the credits first rolled on ‘Return of the Jedi’ in 1983,” says series editor Jordan D. White. “Now, on the dawn of the next chapter of the saga, we’re incredibly proud to be involved in revealing the events that happen immediately following the end of ‘Return of the Jedi’!”
Once again, Marvel brings the biggest creators in the industry to the biggest characters in a galaxy far, far away. Be there when the Star Wars line expands this September in Star Wars: Journey to the Force Awakens – Shattered Empire #1!
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Star Wars: Journey to The Force Awakens – Shattered Empire #1
Written by GREG RUCKA
Art by MARCO CHECHETTO
Cover by PHIL NOTO
On Sale in September!