Next year Marvel will kick off several new Comic series, one being Star Wars: Darth Vader, written by Kieron Gillen with art by Salvador Larroca and cover art by Adi Granov. We were recently treated to a look at the variant cover for the first issue, and today we're getting our first taste of this new story involving the Dark Lord of the Sith. Today Marvel.com unveiled an intriguing preview of the comic, featuring Darth Vader confronting Jabba the Hutt, which you can check out below:
They also provided an official description for the first two issues:
"The original Dark Lord of the Sith stars in his first ongoing series!
Ever since Darth Vader made his first on-screen appearance, he became the one of the most popular villains to ever haunt an audience’s dreams! Now, follow Vader straight from the ending of "Star Wars: A New Hope" (and the pages of the new STAR WARS comic book) into his own series, showing the Empire’s war with the Rebel Alliance from the other side! Writer Kieron Gillen and artist Salvador Larroca bring us a peek behind the mask of evil!
ISSUE #1 - 48 PGS./Rated T …$4.99
ISSUE #2 - 32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99
On sale in February 2015!"
Remember, just like all other upcoming books and comics, this series is canon alongside the films(past & future), The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. Be sure to pick up an issue(or two) when the hit shelves next year!
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