Marvel’s celebration of Star Wars characters continues this April, with epic one-shots of heroes and villains of the original film trilogy in Age of Rebellion!
Following the legendary sagas of the Jedi, the Sith, and more from Age of the Republic, join writer Greg Pak (The Incredible Hulk, Weapon H) and artist Chris Sprouse (Black Panther) for new tales about some of the most iconic Star Wars heroes and artist Marc Laming (Beckett, Star Wars Annual) for new stories about the galaxy’s most dangerous villains. With covers by Terry and Rachel Dodson, these are stories you don’t want to miss!
Also in April, discover brand new sides of some of your favourite – and deadly – heroes and villains in Age of Rebellion Special #1, written by superstar team Marc Guggenheim (X-Men Gold), Jon Adams (The New Yorker, Love Romances), and Si Spurrier (Doctor Aphra), and drawn by Adams, Caspar Wijngaard (Doctor Aphra Annual), and Andrea Broccardo (Star Wars), with cover art by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Guru-eFX!
Princess Leia #1
Bounty Hunter Princess!
With Han Solo frozen in carbonite in the palace of Jabba the Hutt, Princess Leia prepares for a daring rescue by taking on the identity of the bounty hunter Boushh. But in order to succeed, she’ll have to prove herself in her new identity to the ruthless bounty hunter Bossk! With her life and all of her principles on the line, how far will Leia go to rescue a scoundrel?
Co-starring Chewbacca and Lando, who almost certainly have a bad feeling about this!
Grand Moff Tarkin #1
The Soul of the Death Star!
The Empire has built the deadliest weapon the galaxy has ever seen. But even the most ruthless Imperial officer might hesitate before unleashing the Death Star’s power to kill millions in an instant.
Behold the secret story of Grand Moff Tarkin, the horrors that hammered and honed his resolve, and the terrifying steps he takes to ensure that the Death Star lives up to its deadly name!
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion Special #1
A one-shot special featuring your favourite (and unexpected) characters from the original Star Wars trilogy!
Move over, Boba Fett. The most dangerous bounty hunter in the galaxy isn’t who you think. The cold, calculating assassin droid IG-88 had a deadly reputation. Wanted criminals should tremble in fear because IG-88 will stop at nothing to get the job done. But where did it come from? What does it want? Perfection might be a good place to start.
Si Spurrier (Doctor Aphra) and Caspar Wijngaard (Doctor Aphra Annual) bring the terrifying droid to life!
The destruction of the Order, the death of his friends, exile – no matter what he has endured, Yoda will always be a Jedi. Even in hiding on the isolated planet of Dagobah, far from the evil Empire’s reach, a Jedi’s work is never done.
Marc Guggenheim (X-Men Gold) and Andrea Broccardo (Star Wars) will pay the wise, old master a visit!
The freedom-fighting Rebel Alliance has more than its fair share of heroes – like ace pilots Biggs Darklighter and Jek Porkins. But they’ve been fighting the evil Galactic Empire for a long time and sometimes, even noble warriors like Biggs and Porkins need a little rest and relaxation. Is anywhere truly free from the trials of the galactic conflict?
Writer and illustrator Jon Adams (The New Yorker, Love Romances) has the answer!
Han Solo #1
The Scoundrel’s Code!
After helping destroy the Death Star, Han Solo’s ready to cash in his reward and return to life as a scoundrel. But when Luke Skywalker asks for one last favour, Han gets pulled into a rebel mission that might wreck all of his plans. Co-starring Chewbacca and introducing Akko, an old friend who might actually out-scoundrel Han himself!
Boba Fett #1
The hunter’s heart!
As the implacable bounty hunter who tracked down Han Solo, Boba Fett earned his reputation as one of the greatest villains in the galaxy. But what happens when Boba Fett picks up the trail of an actual villain? Find out what kind of heart — if any — beats under that Mandalorian armour!
Lando Calrissian #1
Cloud City Blues!
Former smuggler Lando Calrissian has a beautiful dream: a life of leisure and luxury as the totally legitimate Baron Administrator of Cloud City. All he needs to do is take care of his money troubles with one last, big scam. But what will get in his way the most — his bad luck or this annoying sense of ethics he seems to be developing? Co-starring Lobot!
Jabba The Hutt #1
It’s great to be Jabba!
Across the galaxy, Imperials, rebels and scoundrels alike speak in hushed tones of Jabba The Hutt, the greatest gangster in the Outer Rim. Discover what makes the name of Jabba so feared, in a crime story that stretches from the casinos of Canto Bight to the deserts of Tatooine!
Luke Skywalker #1
The first temptation of Luke Skywalker!
After learning the true identity of his father, Luke continues his training and prepares for the inevitable showdown, determined never to follow the path of Vader. But when a rebel general’s mistakes lead to disaster and Luke must seize command, the Dark Side tempts him as never before. Featuring the eerie influence of the Emperor!
Darth Vader #1
Your humble servant Vader!
Darth Vader may be the most feared man in the galaxy. But to the proud Grand Moffs of the Empire, he’s just the Emperor’s apprentice – below them in the hierarchy. But what fury burns in the heart of a Sith with such overwhelming rage when a mere Moff dares command him? And at what point does Darth Vader show them his true power?