MARVEL's next Star Wars comic is 'Obi-Wan & Anakin'

Star Wars: Obi-Wan & Anakin is a five-issue mini-series that will focus on the two iconic Jedi heroes in the period in between Episodes I and II.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

he series unfolds several years after the events of The Phantom Menace, as Obi-Wan is struggling to train his willful Padawan and the two Jedi are dispatched on a dangerous new mission on a remote world. While story details are vague, it seems this mission will test the growing bond between master and student.

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The series will feature two veteran creators from previous Marvel Star Wars projects - writer Charles Soule (Star Wars: Lando) and artist Marco Checchetto (Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Shattered Empire).

Obi-Wan & Anakin will be the first of Marvel's Star Wars comics to explore the period before the Clone Wars. Previously, Dark Horse's Star Wars: Republic was set in this era, but that series now falls under the out-of-continuity "Legends" banner.

Look for Star Wars: Obi-Wan and Anakin #1 to be released in January 2016.