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Oh, thank the maker! Marvel are releasing a C-3PO series UPDATED

September 7th, 2015 by Jonathan Snelling Comments

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It seems the Star Wars universe it yet again going to get another comic title.

Lucasfilm has announced the title of their new series as simply… C3PO. Set after the events of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, it will focus on the details surrounding 3PO’s strange red arm, seen on some Star Wars: The Force Awakens concept and merchandise art – we reported on it in June (here).

We have no idea what it will involve or who all will be in it but it seems there’s no end to the Star Wars films Disney wants to throw at us.

The series will be written by the award-winning Starman team of James Robinson and Tony Harris: “That’s a really exciting part of doing this story,” Robinson said, “I saw a photo of C-3PO with his red arm the other day and I thought ‘Wow, I’m the writer who gets to explain that.'”

C3PO arrives in December…

Source: Newsarama

UPDATED: OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

How Did C-3PO Get His Red Arm?! Find Out in STAR WARS SPECIAL: C-3PO #1!
Witness the Story of How C-3PO Acquired His New Arm This December!

This December, experience a very special one-shot: an exciting new chapter in the Star Warssaga! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce STAR WARS SPECIAL: C-3P0 #1, launching as part of Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Reuniting acclaimed & award-winning creators James Robinson and Tony Harris for the first time in nearly two decades, follow everyone’s favorite protocol droid on a solo adventure leading up to his appearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

Plus, the burning question will be answered here: How did C-3P0 get that red arm?!

STAR WARS SPECIAL: C-3PO #1 is the only place to learn the shocking truth behind how C-3PO lost his original arm – and the exciting origins of how he gained a new one!

“That’s a really exciting part of doing this story,” says writer James Robinson. “I saw a photo of C-3PO with his red arm the other day and I thought ‘Wow, I’m the writer who gets to explain that’. 

You may be fluent in over six million forms of communication…but this book is a must have in any language! Don’t miss the exciting origin of C-3PO’s crimson appendage this December, only in STAR WARS SPECIAL: C-3PO #1!

STAR WARS SPECIAL: C-3PO #1
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art & Cover by TONY HARRIS
On Sale This December!

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My name is Jonathan Snelling. I’ve been a movie fan for a long time now and last year completed a degree in Film and Television Studies at Aberystwyth University. It’s hard to choose a favourite film but I’ve always been a major fan of Christopher Nolan’s Batman saga. I’m really interested to see how Ben Affleck does in Dawn of Justice as it's set to be an incredible film. I’m usually willing to see any genre but naturally some more so than others.

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