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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Set for a 5-Issue Comic Adaptation.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Mega-hit film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is now in line to get adapted into the comic book format. Click ahead for the key details and a few sketches of what Rey, Finn, and Poe will all look like in the 5-issue miniseries.

 

From Comic Book Resources:

Announced today at the annual ComicsPRO meeting, Marvel will publish a five-issue comic book adaptation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens written by Chuck Wendig with art from Luke Ross.
 
“The Force Awakens knocked our socks off from the very first time we saw it, and we could not wait to start being able to play with these new, awesome characters!” editor Jordan D. White told CBR. “Now, we get to bring all of them to the pages of our comics with an adaptation of the film we loved so much! We’re all fans first, so it’s all love that is bringing these pages to life!”

SWTFAC - Rey

SWTFAC - Finn

SWTFAC - Poe

The 5-issue series is slated to start in June of this year – not too long after the first issue of the ongoing series Poe Dameron arrives in April.

 

Writer Chuck Wendig previously worked with Archie Comics on their new version of their superhero The Shield together with Adam Christopher. He is no stranger to Star Wars either, having penned Star Wars: Aftermath with two sequels – Aftermath: Life Debt and Aftermath: Empire’s End – to follow. Artist Luke Ross is a Brazilian comic book illustrator who has worked for many comic book companies, including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and Image. He worked on Spectacular Spider-Man, Captain America and the Mighty Avengers, Iron Man, and many more. He is the artist for the current Hercules series.

 

Grant has been a fan of Star Wars for as long as he can remember, having seen every movie on the big screen. When he’s not hard at work with his college studies, he keeps himself busy by reporting on all kinds of Star Wars news for SWNN and general movie news on the sister site, Movie News Net. He served as a frequent commentator on SWNN’s The Resistance Broadcast.

 

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