Star Wars Comics are returning to Marvel Comics, in the wake of the purchase of the Star Wars franchise by the Disney Company, which also owns Marvel Comics.
Writer Jason Aaron, artist John Cassaday and colorist Laura Martin are the creative team behind a brand-new series spotlighting beloved characters from the original Star WArs trilogy. Taking place immediately after the events of “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope,” follow the continued adventures of Luke, Han, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, Darth Vader and more as the growing Rebel Alliance battles for freedom against the Imperial Forces of the Galactic Empire, according to Marvel Comics.
Phat Collectibles, a comic book store in Anaheim, is going to be hosting a Star Wars Launch Party on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6 pm. This will be your only chance to score one of several variant covers of the new Star Wars #1.
The Launch Party will be filled with raffles, prizes and giveaways! (Toys, Statues, Comics, and more). They will also have a Star Wars costume contest.
Phat Collectibles is located at 1201 S. Euclid St., in Anaheim.
Update: Tom Hodges will be at the event selling his amazing art and doing sketches as well.
Update: The 501st Legion will be at the party.
Update: The super awesome people at MyCoolCarStuff.com will be bringing down their amazing DARTH VADER MOBILE for the Star Wars Launch Party!!! They will have some goodies to give away too.