Lando #1 art revealed!

With Marvel’s Princess Leia miniseries set to wrap up in June, the next miniseries to get rolled out will be Lando, with issue #1 seeing release in July. Thanks to the Star Wars Upcoming Books & Comics Facebook page, here’s a black and white preview of Alex Maleev’s stunning art for issue #1: And as…

Lawrence Kasdan on The Force Awakens

Vanity Fair have posted an extended interview with Lawrence Kasdan, and if you want more reason to be positive about The Force Awakens, this interview gives it in spades. Kasdan talks about his relationship with George Lucas, how he seemed to be one of the few people to be able to “get into [George’s] head”…

Marvel’s plans for Star Wars

Some exciting hints of what’s to come in Marvel’s Star Wars comic titles were dropped at Celebration Anaheim. Firstly, regarding the flagship Star Wars title, Boba Fett will catch up with Luke in issue #6. If you recall, in Darth Vader #1, Vader sent Fett on a mission to track down the Rebel pilot who…

Lando comic announced!

StarWars.com have just announced Lando #1, coming in July, presumably the start of another miniseries to replace Princess Leia, which concludes in June. Set prior to The Empire Strikes Back (and indeed, prior to Cloud City), Lando will follow the titular character “on his greatest caper ever”, joined by the one-and-only Lobot. Here’s the preview:

What can we expect from the stand-alone features?

At the moment, we’re pretty much in the dark when it comes to the stand-alone feature films. We’ve got two directors (Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank), two writers (Gary Whitta and Simon Kinberg) and three rumoured codenames (Boba Fett, Solo and Red Five). However, a bigger picture is emerging. Three out of four of the upcoming…

Card player, gambler, scoundrel… Lando is back!

Yes, according to the Wolfpack podcast, Billy Dee Williams confirmed at Star Wars Weekends that he is indeed working on Rebels, ending no less than seven months of speculation on the matter. UPDATE: Here’s a relevant tweet: As I posted previously, my personal theory is that we’ll see Lando piloting the Millennium Falcon in Rebels, which…

What is the grand spinoff plan?

Over at Star Wars Union there’s a report from a German Hasbro presentation for retailers outlining Lucasfilm’s plans for Star Wars into 2020: Fall 2014: Rebels 2015: Episode VII 2016: Boba Fett 2017: Episode VIII 2018: Solo 2019: Episode IX 2020: Red Five Very interesting indeed. The Boba Fett and Solo spinoffs are not particularly surprising,…