Star Wars #1 is released toady and will begin the first issue of the Marvel comic book series Star Wars. It is written by Jason Aaron, with artwork by John Cassaday. Star Wars 1 was to be released on January 14, 2015. The comic takes place between the events of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope and Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and features all of the major characters from the original film.
Marvel will also release special variant covers by a dozen talented artist.
The artwork and artist list include:
Joe Quesada Alex Ross J. Scott Campbell Skottie Young Adi Granov
John Tyler Christopher Paul Renaud Bob McLeod Sara Pichelli
Daniel Acuna Alex Maleev Amanda Connor Jenny Frison Dave Dorman
Greg Land Mark Brooks John Tyler Christopher Mike Deodato Alan Davis
Mike Mayhew David Petersen Stephanie Hans Mike Perkins Alex Maleev
Dale Keown Mike McKone Stan Sakai Frank Cho Humberto Ramos
Dale Keown Simone Bianchi Joe Quinones Pasqual Ferry Mico Suayan
Luke Skywalker and the ragtag band of rebels fighting against the Galactic Empire are fresh off their biggest victory yet—the destruction of the massive battle station known as the Death Star. But the Empire’s not toppled yet!
Luke along with Princess Leia, smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca, droids C-3PO and R2-D2 and the rest of the Rebel Alliance as they strike out for freedom against the evil forces of Darth Vader and his master, the Emperor.