At the Star Wars Celebration, Marvel Comics teased details for its Star Wars: Age of Resistance
one-shots featuring characters from the most recent movies in the Skywalker saga (see “'Star Wars' Comic News from Celebration
”), and now it has revealed covers and full details on the first four titles.
Star Wars: Age of Resistance – Finn #1 is written by Tom Taylor, with art by Ramon Rosanas, and a main cover by Phil Noto. Variants covers will include a puzzle piece variant by Mike McKone, an artist concept variant, a promo variant by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Elia Bonetti, and a movie variant. Before Finn was a rebel hero, he was a janitor. FN-2187 apparently saw some life-changing things when he was dealing with a pest problem while mopping floors. The one-shot releases on July 3.
The Star Wars: Age of Resistance Special
features three stories covering different characters from the newest trilogy. G. Willow Wilson will pen a story of Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo’s early years. Her ship is at the mercy of a dangerous enemy, young Holdo will have outsmart them, but first she must win the confidence of her shipmates. Art is provided by Elsa Charratier.
Pirate Queen Maz Kanata has seen a lot in her 1,000 years of running a bar and hiring smugglers. Writer Tom Taylor has a curveball for her though, when Han Solo and Chewbacca accept a job from her.
The droid BB-8 is sent on a new adventure by Chris Eliopoulos. The main cover is provided by Phil Noto, and a variant Greatest Moments variant will be provided by Patch Zircher. The 40-page one-shot will release on July 31. MSRP is $4.99.
Star Wars: Age of Resistance – Captain Phasma
#1 will be written by Tom Taylor, with interior art by Leonard Kirk. The main cover is by Phil Noto, and variants include a puzzle piece variant by Mike McKone, an artist concept variant, and a movie variant. Stormtroopers are anonymous, they don’t have names. But Captain Phasma has a name, and one ambitious young trooper is going to figure out how she got it. The one-shot releases on July 10.
Another Star Wars
series teased at SWC was Star Wars: Target Vader.
Written by Robbie Thompson and drawn by Marc Laming, the first issue main cover is drawn by Nic Klein. Variant covers by Carmen Carnero and Marco Checchetto will also be available, as will a movie variant. The six issue series will see a group of bounty hunters, led by fallen imperial Officer Beilert Vance, trying to bag Darth Vader. While his grudge is personal, Vance is happy to take money from a mysterious criminal syndicate that -surprise! is currently being hunted by Vader.